Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian Senate reform ’

In the strange spring of Stephen Harper new voices of region are rising in the east .. true or false?

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Ever since the 1980s the modern quest to at last reform The Unreformed Senate of Canada has had its main base in Western Canada (with a brief variation on the theme from Clyde Wells in Newfoundland, in the last days of the Meech Lake Accord). Now in minority PM  Harper’s strange spring of 2010, there […]

C+ for Stephen Harper so far : the sleeping Frankenstein of Senate reform

Jun 25th, 2006 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) is slyly asking people to grade new minority Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s first five months in office, on what passes in English-speaking Canada for national TV. In our book Mr. Harper himself could be graded as high as C+. Whatever else, he has at least tried to gain ground […]