‘Big Ottawa’ of years past gone but not too late to visualize a ‘Big Canada’
Harper’s abuse of Parliament, done in part through centralizing power around the Prime Minister’s Office, is designed in part to alienate Canadians from federal politics and reduce Ottawa’s perceived legitimacy, thus curtailing federal power and influence in Canada, argues Zach Paikin.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has created a Tiny Ottawa, says Zach Paikin. 'The Big Ottawa of years past is gone.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright