The Harper Conservatives have been as revolutionary or reactionary a government that Canada has ever seen. But it has been change through subterfuge, duplicity and artifice—not with shouting from the barricades.
And trying to fix the upper chamber means complicated constitutional contortions.
The disappearing Arctic ice cover is but one of the many consequences of worse things to come.
Canada’s response to the kidnappings in Nigeria is especially ironic given the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women.
In most cases, the concept of motherland places the state at the centre of the political system, with people relegated to supportive roles.
Over the years Canadian foreign policy has maintained as a fundamental article not to create foreign enemies or supporters for Quebec independence.
Canada’s original claim to the Polar waters was based on a principle that has faded from use.
Never in the history of Canadian diplomacy has such a delegation left our shores and used in support of a contentious foreign policy issue.