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Justin Trudeau declines a hand shake from Donald Trump

Peter Loewen in Globe and Mail: Trump and Trudeau are on a collision course over COVID-19 isolation

March 26, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-trump-and-trudeau-are-on-a-collision-course-over-covid-19-isolation/

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Robert Asselin and Sean Speer for Public Policy Forum: COVID-19 shows us why Canada needs a challenge-driven growth strategy

March 26, 2020

Asselin & Speer: COVID-19 shows us why Canada needs a challenge-driven growth strategy

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau heads to a press conference

Dan Breznitz and Sean Speer in The Logic: 34 things Canada’s innovators think the government should do to help the economy through the COVID-19 crisis

March 25, 2020

Steal these ideas: 34 things Canada’s innovators think the government should do to help the economy through the COVID-19 crisis

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Xi and Putin shake hands in Moscow, June 2019

Adam E. Casey & Seva Gunitsky for Foreign Affairs: Power Grabs by Putin and Xi May Bode Well for Democracy’s Future

March 23, 2020

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2020-03-23/weakness-strongman

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A big crowd of shoppers line up outside of a grocery store

Eric Merkley for Washington Post: Many Americans deeply distrust experts. So will they ignore the warnings about coronavirus?

March 20, 2020

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/19/even-with-coronavirus-some-americans-deeply-distrust-experts-will-they-take-precautions/

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Robert Bothwell on CKOM.com: US-Canada border closing temporarily to non-essential travel

March 19, 2020

US-Canada border closing temporarily to non-essential travel

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers an address on COVID19 outside of his home

Robert Bothwell in iPolitics: States of emergency across Canada, what’s been done before, and what can be done now

March 19, 2020

ANALYSIS: States of emergency across Canada, what’s been done before, and what can be done now

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People working in a manufacturing plant

Dan Breznitz in EE Times: Pandemic Renews Calls to Revive U.S. Manufacturing

March 19, 2020

https://www.eetimes.com/pandemic-renews-calls-to-revive-u-s-manufacturing/#

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A man walks toward the Via Rail station entrance at a deserted Union Station on Monday.

Shauna Brail in Toronto Star: Toronto’s public life all but vanishes amid COVID-19 crisis

March 17, 2020

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/03/16/torontos-public-life-all-but-vanishes-amid-covid-19-crisis.html

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A young woman wears a backwards "Make America Great Again" hat

Ron Pruessen for LSE: Trump’s appeals to America’s past and nostalgia in the face of new problems are closing off new ways to tackle them

March 16, 2020

Trump’s appeals to America’s past and nostalgia in the face of new problems are closing off new ways to tackle them

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