John Ibbitson / @JohnIbbitson

CIGI senior fellow
John Ibbitson is a CIGI senior fellow, effective January 2014. An award-winning writer and leading political journalist in Canada, John will research, write, and speak on Canadian foreign policy at CIGI, while on a one-year leave from The Globe and Mail.

Most Recent Posts


Farewell Mr. Flaherty

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April 1, 2014
John Ibbitson looks back on Jim Flaherty's tenure as finance minister and his great achievement of showing the world how a nation should manage its finances.

Old Arguments, New Horizons

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March 13, 2014
The old debate over Quebec’s place in Confederation has very little relevance to Canada's economic future or the people chasing that future, argues John Ibbitson.