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Issue 22 Articles


Claude Ryan’s vision and Liberal renewal

A key event for the Quebec Liberal Party and its renewal is a members’ convention scheduled for March 7–9, 2008, in Quebec City. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Geoffrey Kelley


Quebec Liberals and the Quebec identity

John Parisella gives an insider's reflection on the Liberal Party of Quebec [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by John Parisella



Individuals as actors in their own civic life

Why voters with young families supported the ADQ, and how to get them back [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Camil Bouchard

Mario Dumont , leader of the rightist Action Democratique du Quebec (ADQ),

Rupture or moderation?

Bryan Breguet and François Vaillancourt take a look at ADQ’s social and economic policies [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Francois Vaillancourt



When liberalism and pluralism conflict

David Goodhart the editor of the London-based magazine Prospect, recounts his week long trip to Canada. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by David Goodhart

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Bouchard-Taylor and nation-building

Lurking behind reasonable accommodation in the commission’s consultation document, Seeking Common Ground, are issues relating to nation-building in Quebec. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Alan Cairns


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The Quebec language question is back

From Saint-Léonard to the Bouchard-Taylor Commission [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Christian Rioux


Religion is the elephant in the room

Official public inquiries backed by public hearings and extensive research are a practice of which Canadians, or at least their governments, seem particularly fond. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Garth Stevenson



Seeking common ground

Gérard Bouchard and Charles Taylor offer an overview of the origin and practice of accommodation [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Gerard Bouchard


Canadian Studies and the Harper foreign policy agenda

Budgetary and administrative measures are altering the federal government’s historic support for promoting knowledge of Canada, both abroad and at home. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Richard Nimijean



More money for universities, but…

The government’s new funding strategy has brought money into the universities, but shaped them in a particular way. It is time to ask whether this is really what we want. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Keith Archer


Canadian federalism and the would-be nation builders

Our destiny, if we are to remain Canadians, is to be non-American. It simply will not do, if one wants to understand our federation, to ignore this reality. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Gary Caldwell



As Pakistan goes, so goes the world

The importance of Pakistan in the security and stability of the world has suddenly got the world’s attention. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Doug McArthur