Andrew Stark is a Professor of Strategic Management and of ­Political Science at the University of Toronto. His most recent book is The Consolations of Mortality: Making Sense of Death.
 (July 2018)

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Oh, Canada!

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posing with airport staff as they await the first planeload of Syrian refugees, Toronto, December 11, 2015

Common Ground

by Justin Trudeau

Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests

by Peter H. Russell
A cover of The Economist in 2003 featured a moose—that universally recognized symbol of Canada—wearing sunglasses. Inside, the magazine extolled Canada’s new sophistication: its openness, even then, to legalizing gay marriage and decriminalizing marijuana; its cosmopolitan cities (Toronto would soon become the most diverse metropolis in the world, with over …