Canadian Progressive World: Quebec votes 2012: Separatist Option Nationale’s disingenuous appeal to Anglophones

This might come as a surprise to most Anglophones in Canada and Quebec. But it’s true. Option Nationale, a party unconditionally committed to separating Quebec from Canada, invites Anglophones to help shape the “future” of the province. To help the province “reach its full potential”. The party’s leader, Jean-Martin Aussant,

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They Call Me "Mr. Sinister": Wedge

The hiring of a uni-lingual English speaker has nothing to do about qualifications. Like everything else with this government, it is about throwing meat to the base and practicing wedge politics. Harper has calculated that he can rule forever if he keeps his rural-Ontario/Alberta axis intact. He knows his voters

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They Call Me "Mr. Sinister": Wedge

The hiring of a uni-lingual English speaker has nothing to do about qualifications. Like everything else with this government, it is about throwing meat to the base and practicing wedge politics. Harper has calculated that he can rule forever if he keeps his rural-Ontario/Alberta axis intact. He knows his voters

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