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Two Tribes, Part 2

Two Tribes, Part 2 By Mark Wegierski Many of Canada’s problems derive from the fact that the country consists of “two nations warring in the bosom of a single state”, to quote from Lord Durham’s famous Report of 1840. The … Continue reading

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What Hope for Canadian Conservatism?

What Hope for Canadian Conservatism?  by Mark Wegierski Donald Trump is currently renegotiating Free Trade with Canada. Over 80% of Canada’s trade is with the United States; and probably over 80% of the population detests him. Canada’s armed forces are … Continue reading

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Third Parties in Canada

Third Parties in Canada Seasonal fare for anoraks, courtesy of MARK WEGIERSKI “Third parties” are an endlessly fascinating topic of study. The notion arises in polities characterized by “first-past-the-post” voting systems, where there are usually only two major parties. Polities characterized … Continue reading

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Canada, Matrix of Modernity

Canada, Matrix of Modernity  On the Sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation, Mark Wegierski considers the emergence of the “managerial-therapeutic regime” The Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary) of Canadian Confederation is being celebrated in 2017 (July 1). Nevertheless, it is clear that Canada today … Continue reading

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