The following lists the factors that denied the Harper Tories a majority despite facing the weakest lineup of opposition leaders in recent memory. 1. They played Liberal identity politics with a vengeance. Tribal/religious/territorial payoffs, apologies, pandering, appeasement to Chinese, Punjabis, Aboriginals, Sikhs, Quebecois, etc. What about Canada? The vast majority of Canadians are united in […]
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The final say on jurisdictions, structures and roles would rest with the Canadian people responding to a new constitution recommended by a Citizens’ Assembly. An Assembly would have to be authorized by parliamentary legislation. Obviously then, enough members who favour renovating Canada’s governance would have to be elected to parliament to pass the necessary enabling […]