Bob Ramsay

Born in Edmonton. Educated at Princeton and Harvard. Speechwriter. Book editor. Copywriter. Communications strategist. Presentation trainer. Marathoner. Explorer of the world's distant places. Travel writer. Op-ed page writer. Fund-raiser. Board member. Speaker series host. Arts addict. And of course, relentless enthusiast.

Fit for a Maharaja: Not Your Traditional Adventure Through India

Everyone who travels to India returns to say a variation of this: “I am inside the most opulent palace in the world—and outside its gates, the most pitiful beggars are pleading for enough rupees to keep them alive.” In other words, the contrasts between wretched wealth and clutching poverty are so inescapable in India that lots …

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Canadian Women Are Storming The Ivory Towers

True, Hilary Clinton didn’t break through the Everest of glass ceilings. True, 44 per cent of Canada’s public companies don’t have even one woman on their boards. True, Canadian women earn just 73.5 cents for every dollar a man makes. But women are breaking through in the very place where their numbers will not only make gender parity a …

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How White American Males Can Walk Away From Donald Trump

The news that Donald Trump’s support is falling within his fortress of white males puts many of them in an awkward spot: how to abandon their leader while holding on to their pride. So here’s a 10-point guide to doing that very thing. 1. Don’t vote on November 8.  This will be hard since you’ve likely poured …

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Where Is This Generation’s Joseph Nye Welch When We Need Him?

Imagine you’re Justin Trudeau’s speechwriter and you’re on the phone with his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeu, who will soon give a speech in support of her husband. She says that one of the people she has always liked is Laureen Harper, Stephen Harper’s wife. Over the phone, she reads some passages from Ms. Harper’s speeches …

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Where else can you buy your way onto a war memorial?

The site, size, design, charitable status, funding model and budget aren’t the only problems hobbling Ottawa’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism. There’s the matter of dignity and taste. It seems you can send $1,000 to the Tribute to Liberty group and get back not only a tax receipt but your name inscribed forever on …

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