Canadian Century highlighted in prestigious Wall Street Journal…An article in the most widely read newspaper in the United States borrowed from the title and theme from MLI’s best-seller. Author Phred Dvorak, in a column titled Emerging From the Shadow, cites MLI’s Brian Lee Crowley as she sets out to show, “After years of being treated like the U.S.’s poor cousin, Canada is increasingly demanding a place in the global spotlight.”
See the article here…
Canadian Century chosen one of Best Books 2010 by Ottawa’s influential political must-read The Hill Times. This year’s list was published on November 22, 2010.
See the Hill Times list.
Those who believe in bigger government will likely find plenty to wince at in this book including the arguments against corporate capital taxes, personal income tax, and the arguments for the entry of the private sector into healthcare and more cooperation/trade with the United States among other things. Those with a predilection for small government, however, will find in The Canadian Century a breath of fresh air not to mention elements of a prophet’s message in which the Canadian people are called back to the former ways from which they have deviated with a promise of prosperity if they do.
Joel’s Blog at Barnzilla.ca
“… the intriguing message from three public-policy gurus writing in a newly published book sponsored by the MacDonald-Laurier Institute”.
Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun
Ron Kirbyson, Winnipeg Free Press The Globe and Mail’s Neil Reynolds calls The Canadian Century a “visionary work”. May 24, 2010.
MLI Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley was a guest on “The Advocates” radio show along with co-author Jason Clemens to talk about The Canadian Century. Wednesday June 16 at noon. Click here to listen.
At the request of the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine, the co-authors of The Canadian Century produced an article about what Americans might learn from Canada’s experience. That article has just been published and is available here. An audio version is also available. June 25, 2010.
On Canada Day weekend, Brian Lee Crowley introduced more Canadians to The Canadian Century on one of Canada’s most popular weekly political radio shows… The House on CBC. In conversation with Rita Celli, Crowley provided an introduction to the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s first book publication and a primer on why Wilfrid Laurier was just a 100 years ahead of his time when he said, “…it is Canada that shall fill the twentieth century.” You can hear the entire interview here (it starts at the 15:00 minute mark).
On his blog Filibuster… J.J. McCullough writes: “As a book on the fiscal state of the continent, and the challenges that await in the new decade, it may prove enormously prescient.” 14 July 2010.
The July-August issue of Canada Watch, a monthly digest from the Consulate General of Canada (New York), highlights the recent appearance of MLI’s first book, Canadian Century, in Foreign Policy magazine.
“In a glowing June 25 Foreign Policy magazine article, entitled “The Canadian Century,” its authors (Brian Lee Crowley, Jason Clemens, and Niels Veldhuis) present the piece as a record of “what the United States could learn from its northern neighbour.”
Matt Bufton, who is the current Executive Director of the Institute for Liberal Studies, wrote a review of Brian Lee Crowley’s Fearful Symmetry last year. The article appeared in The Lance at the University of Windsor. In his look at the best-seller Bufton concluded:
“This book is an important contribution to the public policy debate in Canada. Crowley mixes economic analysis with big ideas and enjoyable prose in a style that is all too rare.”