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Globe and Mail Opinion: With democracy in retreat, the world needs a bigger, bolder Canada

April 10, 2022

Although Canada is a champion of democracy globally, democracy has been in retreat. Canadians are waking up to global and domestic threats to freedom, to the rules-based international order and to our national security. Canadians are prepared to do more about it. The simple fact is that bigger and more prosperous countries are better able to advance their interests – and global security – than smaller ones.

A bigger, bolder, more prosperous Canada is one that can defend its interests and advance its values – both at home and abroad.

The world needs more Canada. And that means that we need more Canadians – and we need to put in place the physical and social infrastructure to support them. Please read the full article from Century Initiative's CEO, Lisa Lalande.