Robert Keith Rae, PC CC OOnt QC is a Canadian lawyer, negotiator, public speaker, and former politician. He was the member of Parliament for Toronto Centre and was the interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011 to 2013. He was previously leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party and the 21st Premier of Ontario, from 1990 until 1995. Between 1978 and 2013, he was elected 11 times to federal and provincial parliaments.
|As I grow older, I have had to discard some ideas and policies because they no longer make sense. This strikes me as entirely healthy. I would invite others to do the same.||Reform, Change, Transformation & Reformers|
|Change is the cliché of our time. It also happens to be the prevailing truth.||Reform, Change, Transformation & Reformers|
|Many on the right confuse the "is" of globalization with the "ought" of simply accepting all its effects. They preach a political quietism that is really just a cloak for greed.||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|
|Politics is about the persuasion required to move people to judgment.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|We do not yet have a politics that is equal to the economics around us.||Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs|