Quebec Ink

It’ll take a lot of power to fix Hydro-Québec. Enter Michael Sabia.

Michael Sabia’s tenure in the upper echelons of the federal government is remarkable in part for how long he lasted. Or didn’t last. Paul Rochon, the guy Sabia replaced as deputy finance minister in 2020, had the job for six years. Sabia didn’t even manage three. He logged less than a year in his previous gig as director of the University of Toronto’s Munk School. Most people slow down in their golden years. Sabia, who will turn 70 this year, has instead been struck with professional wanderlust.

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