Big Society

Will David Cameron's 'Big Society' Work in Ottawa?

Donald Lenihan | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada
Donald Lenihan

Maybe British Prime Minister David Cameron will light a policy fire under the Harper government while he's in Ottawa. His Big Society idea challenges citizens to get Big Government out of the way. But putting cost-cutting and community empowerment side-by-side can produce the perfect storm of political opportunism.