Category Archives: Constitution

In defence of defence

With Vladimir Putin drooling over the rest of Ukraine the plan seems to be to stick our tongues out at him. Laden with sententious rhetoric, to be sure. But we can’t shake our fist at him because we haven’t got … Continue reading

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Stay if you like, go if you must

With the PQ dusting off their threat to take their province and go straight home, I find myself dusting off some reflections from the last referendum crisis that still seem relevant. Including that people’s obsession with “Will Quebec go?” and … Continue reading

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Mon dieu! What a difficult client!

Ladies and gentlemen, the Wolfe, Dauntless and Co. Advertising Agency faces a serious challenge. Our client Lise LaFleur needs a new campaign to sell the “Canadian” product line or she’s leaving us. And field research and past experience indicate we’re … Continue reading

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A few choice words about Quebec’s election

There are many things I could say about the upcoming Quebec election, some of which my editors would even let me print. But can we start with this “fixed election date” business?
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Leave it to parties to mobilize voters

Here we go again. Apparently the Harper Tories are undemocratic because they don’t want the Chief Electoral Officer running voter mobilization campaigns for left-wing parties.
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