Hugh Segal

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Kellie Leitch says she has no regrets about Conservative leadership ...

The Conservative leadership candidate may agree that the reaction to her campaign video shows she needs 'acting lessons,' but she stands by her ...and more »...

Segal: The Senate must move past partisan paralysis

... when deployed for partisan purposes, replace strategic debate, discussion, examination, considered hearing and ultimate disposition, is to bring the institution into unnecessary disrepute around...

Former senator Hugh Segal makes his pitch for a $1320 basic income

That's the idea behind a basic income pilot program for Ontario. This week, former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal released a discussion paper on how the...

Basic income would benefit everyone

I was pleased to read this article. Many readers may not be aware that the Ontario government has appointed retired senator Hugh Segal as special...

ONTARIO, CANADA: New Report on Minimum Income Pilot

Ontario's provincial government is on track to begin a pilot study of a guaranteed minimum income, according to the latest comments by former Conservative senator...

Ontario to test guaranteed-income program amid warnings about costs, effectiveness

The long-debated idea of a guaranteed minimum annual income for Canadians moves a small step closer to reality this week. Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

YOU CAN'T MAKE IT UP -- On Thursday, Hugh Hewitt tried to get Donald Trump to explain why he was calling Barack Obama and Hillary...

Where is the 'balance' among Tory leadership contenders?

Hugh Segal is master of Massey College at the University of Toronto and a former Conservative senator. ----------------------------------------. When British Tories selected Theresa May as...

Kellie Leitch's fundraising success indicates deep shift in party dynamics

(subscription) (subscription)... Conservative sphere, including the 1993 Progressive Conservative leadership campaign of Jean Charest, who later became a premier of Quebec with the province's...

Maclean's on the Hill: Let's talk CANADIAN politics

... a new era? After a few years under the spotlight over an expense scandal, the Red Chamber is now operating with an unprecedented amount...

Maclean's on the Hill: Welcome to our first summer episode

To talk about the future of the Senate, we speak with prominent former senator Hugh Segal. Next year, 338 young women from across the country...

'The institution has made a mistake — it should admit it made a mistake,' Hugh Segal says

Hugh Segal, a former top Conservative member of the Senate, says it should formally apologize to the senators who were subjected to legal scrutiny over...

Millennials likely benefit most from Ontario basic minimum income: Expert

The province announced last week it was appointing former senator Hugh Segal to report back by fall on what a pilot basic minimum income project...

Provincial panel to draft welfare reform roadmap

His group will work closely with the province's basic income pilot, a form of guaranteed annual income, being designed this summer by former Conservative senator...

Province aims to boost support for low-income residents

Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal, who co-authored a 2009 report with Liberal Senator Art Eggleton that recommended studying the concept, was appointed last Friday to...

CANADA: Ontario reaches further into basic income implementation

CanIndia NewsMr. Segal's involvement will be of a technical nature, such as giving advice on potential criteria for selecting subjects, locations and evaluation of results.

Hugh Segal, Champion Of Basic Income, To Design Ontario's Pilot Project

Former Sen. Hugh Segal has been a vocal proponent of basic income for decades, and now he will have the opportunity to help make the...

Hugh Segal: two freedoms should shape our foreign policy

(blog) (blog)Hugh Segal has been involved in politics and has had an interest in foreign and security policy for more than 30 years. A...

The Duffy coda: The hypocrites hit back

(subscription) (subscription)A month after that outrage, which left even Conservative senators like Hugh Segal shaking their heads, the suspensions began as if that little...

Boyko: The R.B. Bennett statue is in town. Let's get it to Parliament Hill

Former prime minister John Turner, former senator Hugh Segal and Queen's University's Arthur Milnes have all written editorials and letters to decision-makers, and many current...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 2, 2016

HEARD at White House Press Briefing -- Q: "Senators Kaine and Murphy, both Democrats who support the Iran ideal, have introduced legislation that would extend...

Daily Kickoff: Haim Saban talks Trump - “he's not a billionaire” | Trump may tour Israel's wall

HEARD at White House Press Briefing -- Q: "Senators Kaine and Murphy, both Democrats who support the Iran ideal, have introduced legislation that would extend...

CANADA: Liberal Party passes resolution for Basic Income

Senator Art Eggleton has been relentlessly pushing this issue, as has his retired counterpart, retired Conservative Senator Hugh Segal. Mayors across Canada are also on...

Pamela Wallin will not face criminal charges over her Senate expense claims

During the debate on her suspensions, a number of senators, including retired Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal and sitting Conservative Don Plett, argued that Wallin and...

Discussion on poverty

Retired Canadian senator and current master of Massey College, Hugh Segal, and the current Anglican Bishop of Ontario, Rt. Rev. Michael Oulton, will each speak...

Reflecting on what unions have done -

Standard Freeholder- Community editorial boardStandard FreeholderAt the time, the Canadian Press reported even former Conservative senator Hugh Segal said he opposed the bill, and predicted...

HARPER: Senate owes Duffy money and should pay up

Former senator Hugh Segal argued the tougher the penalty, the greater the need for due process. “Due process is not a speech made under duress...

Senate should repay Mike Duffy: Harper

Former senator Hugh Segal argued the tougher the penalty, the greater the need for due process. "Due process is not a speech made under duress...

The Senate owes Duffy money. It should pay up: Tim Harper

It was not unanimous. Former senator Hugh Segal argued the tougher the penalty, the greater the need for due process. “Due process is not a...

Will Mike Duffy's return overshadow Senate reforms?

After all, no less an authority than Hugh Segal, then among the most respected senators, now retired, said on the day Duffy was suspended (along...

Two Freedoms: Hugh Segal's Bold Call to Put Ethics at the Centre of Canada's Foreign Policy

(press release)Hugh Segal has been active in foreign and security policy for over thirty years, and has chaired the Senate Foreign Affairs and Special...

'Strains credulity' to think Harper unaware during Senate scandal, Duffy's lawyer says

“That's what the judge found at the end of the day.” Bayne said he thought senators would have had “better judgment” than to rush to...

Hugh Segal's 'Two Freedoms: Canada's Global Future'

Hugh Segal is a former Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, as well as the Special Senate Committee on...

Hugh Segal: A muddled foreign policy

(subscription) (subscription)With a new Liberal government in power, Canada is said to be “back” internationally—but Hugh Segal, a former Conservative Senator now master of...

Good Thursday morning to you…

(subscription)The Ottawa International Writers Festival presents a talk and book launch by former senator Hugh Segal, hosted by Policy Options editor Jennifer Ditchburn. Justice...

Good Thursday morning to you…

(subscription)The Ottawa International Writers Festival presents a talk and book launch by former senator Hugh Segal, hosted by Policy Options editor Jennifer Ditchburn. Justice...

COMMUNITY SECRETS

Back at the Officers Mess, over 400 community members enjoyed a hot breakfast and listened to Hugh Segal, former senator, former chief of staff, and...

Book Excerpt: Hugh Segal calls for focused foreign policy

Hugh Segal is a former senator, a former chief of staff to Ontario premier William Davis and to prime minister Brian Mulroney. He is a...

Ten politics stories that have nothing to do with the budget

Former Supreme Court justice Ian Binnie delivers his arbitration report today into the expenses of 14 senators who disputed the results of an audit. >...

The biggest questions for Tories aren't about a new leader

Hugh Segal is master of Massey College at the University of Toronto and a former Conservative senator. His new book, Two Freedoms: Canada's Global Future,...

How independent will Canada's new senators be?

“I think the appointments the prime minister made were superb,” said former Conservative senator Hugh Segal. He thinks they have impressive resumes, and doesn't believe...

Maher Arar

(subscription) (subscription)This oversight body will be modeled on Bill S-220 which was introduced by senators Grant Mitchell, Roméo Dallaire and Hugh Segal, but which...

Accused in Rosedale stabbing appears in mental health court

Since 1999, she has been a vice-president at the NATO Association of Canada, an education and support group for the international organization with an executive...

What's the point of the Commonwealth? | The Economist

The new secretary-general will have to be tough, dynamic and crafty, if the oddest of post-imperial clubs is to rekindle its sense of purpose.and more »...

@Kady liveblog recap: Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam ...

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef will take questions on the new Senate appointment process during a committee meeting on Thursday morning.and more »...

It's time to test a basic guaranteed annual income

Conservative economist Milton Friedman was a proponent of basic income, as is former Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal. On the other end, Green Party Leader Elizabeth...

National Viewpoint -- It's time to test a basic income for Canadians

Conservative economist Milton Friedman was a proponent of basic income, as is former Conservative senator Hugh Segal. On the other end, Green Party Leader Elizabeth...

Its Time to Test Basic Income – Senator Eagleton

Conservative economist Milton Friedman was a proponent of basic income, as is former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal. On the other end, Green Party Leader Elizabeth...

It's Time For Canada To Test A Basic Income

Recently I tabled a motion in the Senate calling on the government to create a pilot project that would test a basic income in Canada,...

'It's the right thing to do' — Guy Giorno on proportional representation

(subscription) (subscription)Giorno is not the first Conservative to support proportional representation. In 1996, Stephen Harper and Tom Flanagan co-authored a paper advocating proportional representation.