Song of the Watermelon: Quebec, Referendums, and Formulas for Secession

National unity is back in the news after the NDP tabled a private member’s bill yesterday, a bill that would repeal the Clarity Act and set the bar for Quebec sovereignty negotiations at a mere 50 percent plus one in a clearly worded referendum. We all know what that means. The NDP, it will be ...

The Disaffected Lib: Is Harper Giving British Columbia Real Cause to Secede?

Some weeks ago Conservative senator Mike Duffy dismissed opponents of the Northern Gateway bitumen pipeline as “anti-Canadian.”   The more  I think about it, he may just have a point. Does the prime monster’s insistence on grievously imperilling the British Columbia coastline and fisheries with dangerous supertanker traffic not give British Columbia cause to secede from ...