Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian citizenship guide ’

Jason Kenney’s new citizenship guide — are some Canadians today more equal than others?

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

Canada’s Conservative minority government has just introduced a new guide for prospective new Canadian citizens. The person responsible for this quite ideologically charged political document is Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney. And our always controversial Citizen X thinks its essential subtext is that some Canadians really are more equal than others. How else, Citizen […]

The strange new Canadian citizenship guide: forcing the 19th century relic of the “constitutional monarchy” down our throats

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

The prize-winning economist Paul Krugman recently wrote: “Every once in a while I feel despair over the fate of the planet.” Earlier this year he also wrote about his “Financial Policy Despair.” One of the arguably good things about Canada has been that nothing quite important enough to despair over ever quite happens here. But […]