Monthly Archives: February 2015

MEECH LAKE AND THE ORIGINS OF WEDGE POLITICS

BY Jim Harding In 1982 Canada repatriated its constitution and added the Charter of Rights. Quebec didn’t sign on, which some believed increased the threat of separation. In 1987 Mulroney’s Progressive Conservative government tried to bring Quebec into the new … Continue reading

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WILL WEDGE POLITICS RULE IN THE 2015 ELECTION

BY Jim Harding A Conservative ad came on the radio as I drove home from meetings in Regina. It was another attack ad on Justin Trudeau. It was trying to get listeners irate that Trudeau would take money back that … Continue reading

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