Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau, and Andrew Coyne, among others, are wrong to suggest separatism was recently defeated by Quebec voters. Well they aren’t just wrong, they’re hypocritical.
Since the close defeat of separatism in the 1995 referendum, federalists have demanded a clear question for any public decision on Quebec sovereignty. Parliament even passed the Clarity . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Quebec Election Shows Hypocrisy On Clarity Act
Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau, and Andrew Coyne, among others, are wrong to suggest separatism was recently defeated by Quebec voters. Well they aren’t just wrong, they’re hypocritical.Since the close defeat of separatism in the 1995 referendum, feder… . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Quebec Election Shows Hypocrisy On Clarity Act
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 . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: Quebec, Referendums, and Formulas for Secession
Nope. Just looked out the bus window and the Gatineau Hills are still there. I guess Marois’ scheme to pry her province from the RoC using bars and pulleys didn’t succeed. Anyone in O Dot feel the quake last night? Happened around midnight and was centred around Montreal. (6) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario
Quebec politics are unique in North America because of the two distinct dimensions along which political battles are fought. In addition to the standard left-right dimension, there is the sovereignty-federalism one. For whatever reason, sovereigntists in the province have, as a general rule, tended to align themselves with the left, while federalists have tended . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: Quebec’s Election: Endorsements and Analyses
The long-gun registry is endorsed by Hitler, Liberals should help Quebec separate to get rid of Harper, and Canadians are either Conservative or child pornographers.
With a few recent cases of individual politicians lowering civil discourse in Canada, one could say they’re just isolated incidences, but in looking at their audience, it’s clear . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Canada Can Be Civil Or It Can Stand With Child Pornographers
Just a quick post this weekend to link to a story in Le Devoir today by Guillaume Bourgault-Côté, occasioned by Justin Trudeau’s recent remarks about how the possibility of living in a Canada whose identity actually did correspond to the refashioning that PM Harper has undertaken could make him contemplate Quebec separatism. I am quoted . . . → Read More: Pample the Moose: Canada at the breaking point? Justin Trudeau, Le Devoir and Me
Canada, we have a problem!
We have a problem and its name is the Conservative Party of Canada.
Sovereignty not the boogeyman it once was. Really, it’s not. If you think it is, then you don’t understand what happened during the last election and why Québec voted the way it did.
You want to know . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: Canada, we have a problem!