Charlottetown Accord

Where's the NDP's Big Promise to Quebec?

David Gratzer | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada
David Gratzer

As the NDP looks to reinvent itself as Quebec's party, let's pause for a moment and consider what that actually means: advocacy for La Belle Province, modest flirtation with separatist positions, and bilingual frontrunners (both Mulcair and Topp speak French). And here is what it doesn't involve: a full court effort to outflank separatists.

How I Learned to Live With the Unelected Senate

Donald Lenihan | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada
Donald Lenihan

The wind has gone out of the Triple-E movement's sails. The West no longer wants in because it is in. Quebec's long-standing lock on the political agenda has been broken and Ontario is too busy worrying about tumbling into have-not status to focus on anything else.