Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian political culture ’

How will Canadian history judge Stephen Harper .. very early night thoughts from Citizen X ??

Oct 30th, 2015 | By | Category: In Brief

It seems appropriate — if also impossible in any deadly serious way — to suggest something about Stephen Harper’s legacy to Canada (and a small patch of the wider universe?), during his final days as Conservative leader and federal prime minister. (Justin Trudeau will officially succeed him on Wednesday, November 4. A  new interim leader […]



Happy 60th anniversary Mr. Massey .. and why aren’t more Canadian leaders like Leo Gerard in Canada today?

Feb 28th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

FEBRUARY 28, 2012. Today marks the 60th anniversary of the swearing-in of Vincent Massey as “the first Canadian” Governor General of Canada. (“Until 1952, Governors General were British. The 1952 installation of Vincent Massey, the first Canadian to hold the office, reflected Canada’s new sense of autonomy and identity in the post-war era.”) In our […]