Category: University of Calgary

Empire of Fear: How the Pandemic Made a Canadian University Lose its Mind

Commentary Universities have traditionally been the home and sponsor of critics and commentators, but as institutions they are neither critics nor commentators. Like the Governor General, the university has no official position on controversial social and political policies. Nor does the institution pick one such policy and impose it on its members. As for university…


Former Harper Chief of Staff to Head Conservative Leadership Race Rules Committee

OTTAWA—The Conservative party is turning to a one-time chief of staff to former prime minister Stephen Harper to head the committee setting the rules for the party’s leadership race. Ian Brodie, now an associate professor at the University of Calgary, will chair the leadership election organizing committee that includes 20 other members. The party’s constitution…