Posts Tagged ‘ Lester Pearson and Canadian republic ’

“Hard to think of a stance that would go a longer way to reconnect the federal Liberals … ” — guess what it is?

Oct 6th, 2012 | By Counterweights Editors | Category: In Brief

As a kind of coda, footnote, or l’envoi to various recent postings on this site (including the October 4 tribute to the late great Charles Roach), we’d just like to offer a quick thumbs up to a provocative passage in Chantal Hébert’s October 5 column in the Toronto Star, “Here’s how the Liberals can make [...]



Remember when Mike Pearson said “I hope Canada will become a republic” ..

Apr 14th, 2010 | By Counterweights Editors | Category: In Brief

As the almost always interesting Chantal  Hébert is reporting today, Ottawa insiders are currently agog over: “the expulsion of ex-minister of state Helena Guergis from the benches of the government;” the unhappy fate of “Rémy Beauregard … late president of Rights and Democracy” who had some kind of trouble with “the government’s preferred pro-Israel line;” [...]