Geoff Stevens

Geoffrey Stevens is a former Ottawa-based national political columnist for The Globe and Mail, as well as Queen's Park bureau chief, national editor, sports editor and managing editor for that paper. He has also been managing editor of Maclean's. Author of four books on political subjects, he currently teaches political science at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Guelph. His blog, "How they play the game," comments on current events and people in power.

Geoff Stevens
Blog
Jun 30, 2014
F-35 fighter jet

F-35 fighters not what Canada needs

Geoff Stevens
Common sense says the government should develop policy about what Canada needs before it goes shopping for expensive -- $45 billion -- aircraft.
Photos
May 27, 2014
Image: Wikimedia Commons

Harper and MacKay favour Nadon over Bich

Geoff Stevens
Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay went to torturous lengths to avoid appointing Justice Marie-France Bich from the Quebec Court of Appeal -- so they ended up with Marc Nadon.
Blog
May 26, 2014
Image: Wikimedia Commons

Trying to make the Supremes sing right

Geoff Stevens
Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay went to torturous lengths to avoid appointing Justice Marie-France Bich from the Quebec Court of Appeal -- so they ended up with Marc Nadon.
Blog
Jan 20, 2014
Justice Marc Nadon, nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada

Harper should withdraw Marc Nadon's nomination

Geoff Stevens
The single-minded PMO lacks ability to see around corners and anticipate the consequences of partisan appointments. Diminishing the importance of the Charter is important to the Harper government.
Blog
Jan 6, 2014
Image: michaelchong.ca

Parliamentary reform is in the air

Geoff Stevens
After years of complaints about the Prime Minister's tight control over party and House, MPs from all parties are supporting Michael Chong's Bill to shift power back to the grassroots.

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