Ken Taylor

Legendary Diplomat Says Harper Government Being 'Mischievous'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Ken Taylor, the former ambassador behind the 1979 Canadian Caper in Iran, says Canada's modern-day diplomats are underpaid and will hopefully...

Is 'Argo' Canada's Story if We Never Claimed It?

Mark Bourrie | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada
Mark Bourrie

Ah, the Argo-bashing. Yeah, it was a bad rehash of the story that -- until now -- was called the Canadian Caper. It was our story. But it's not that we didn't have 32 years to make our own decent movie. Someone could have gotten a grant to write a solid, interesting book that told the whole story. Affleck clued in to the story when he read a piece about the Argo ruse in Wired magazine. The Walrus and Maclean's somehow lost track of this great Canadian moment. So, if it was really a Canadian Caper, Canadians didn't give much of a damn about it.