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The Quebec election and the Internet Generation

The Parti Québécois lost Quebec’s election on April 7 – and it deserved to. [Issue 35, 2014]
by Henry Milner
 

 
 
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Medically assisted dying

Quebec’s extraordinary citizens’ debate [Issue 35, 2014]
by Geoffrey Kelley
 

 

 
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How citizens became democratic consumers

In recent years, a number of journalists have published books on Canadian politics. Some are forgettable, some quite good, but one stands out from all the others. [Issue 35, 2014]
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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Make the Senate less partisan

Tom Flanagan focuses attention on what should be done with Canada’s upper chamber. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Tom Flanagan
 

 

 
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Acknowledge the elephant in the Red Chamber

Stéphane Dion on what should be done with Canada’s upper chamber. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Stéphane Dion
 

 
 
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Revisit the Senate as it was meant to be

Vincent Pouliot proposes looking back at how the Fathers of Confederation originally conceived of the Senate to make it truly representative of the interests of the provinces. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Vincent Pouliot
 

 

 
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Unrepresented no more

Mike Medeiros and Benjamin Forest propose noncontiguous federal electoral districts as a way of increasing Aboriginal representation in Parliament. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Mike Medeiros
 

 
 
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Seven reasons to support (something like) the Quebec values charter

Columnist Arthur Milner finds seven reasons why something like the Quebec values charter deserves support – in Canada, not only in Quebec. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Arthur Milner
 

 

 
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A society in search of itself

Reactions to Quebec’s “Lucide” manifesto [Issue 19, 2006]
by Joseph Facal
 

 
 
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Veils of ignorance

How the Supreme Court of Canada came to render Muslim women outlaws (sometimes) – and what it should have done instead [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Gareth Morley
 

 

 
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The militantly rational voters of B.C.

A response to John Richards' piece “Tax policy by referendum,” Inroads, Winter/Spring 2013" [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Doug McArthur
 

 
 
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British Columbia’s tax referendum

An introduction to BC's HST Referendum section of Inroads 33 written by Bob Chodos [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Bob Chodos
 

 

 
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British Columbia’s tax referendum

An introduction to BC's HST Referendum section of Inroads 33 written by Bob Chodos [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Bob Chodos
 

 
 
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The stench of corruption

Is Montreal different, and if so, why? [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Brian Tanguay
 

 

 
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“Everything is rigged”

An introduction by Bob Chodos on the 'Corruption in Montreal' section of Inroads 33. [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by Bob Chodos
 

 
 
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Saving medicare for the next generation

A look at some of the politically controversial reforms that will probably be necessary to “save medicare.” [From Inroads 33, 2013]
by John Richards
 

 

 
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The Northern Gateway to nowhere

Every few decades an issue arises that unexpectedly becomes a defining moment for the country. Such issues can creep up and catch decision-makers unawares. Reg Whitaker looks at the issue of the Northern Gateway. [From Inroads ...
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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Harper’s axe hits Canadian Studies abroad

The end of the Understanding Canada program reflects changing foreign policy priorities [From Inroads 32, 2013]
by Richard Nimijean