He does not rule out that he could have resigned after a referendum defeat, but not right away and possibly not unless he was under great pressure to do so.
This Hour Has 22 Minutes stars Susan Kent and Shaun Majumder talk about their show ahead of this week’s taping in Ottawa, the first ever outside Halifax.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks at Canada 2020 luncheon
Canada’s commitment to both official languages is rooted in our history.
In Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies, Patrice Dutil and Roger Hall extract a multi-dimensional portrait of the man who is still surprisingly relevant today.
This wily politician, a man who reeked of humanity and all its juices, played the key role in bringing the Fathers of Confederation to the table. Once he had them in his pocket, he went on to extend his vision for Canada all the way to the Pacific Coast.
Years of hunger and despair that coincided with extermination of the bison and relocation of groups to reserves, exacerbated by inadequate food aid from the dominion government, created ecological conditions in which the disease exploded. Half-hearted relief measures during the famine of 1878-80 and after, which kept plains people in a constant state of hunger, not only undermined the government’s half-baked self-sufficiency initiative but also illustrated the moral and legal failures of the Crown’s treaty commitment to provide assistance in the case of a widespread famine on the plains.
Sir John A. Macdonald’s Toast to Colonial Union, delivered in Halifax after the Charlottetown Conference, September 1864.
Here are some things Canadians don’t know about their first prime minister.
Michael Harris says he gets criticized as someone who doesn’t like Prime Minister Stephen Harper, but he says he doesn’t know Mr. Harper or dislike him. He just doesn’t like what Mr. Harper has done to the country.
Justin Trudeau’s high ranking for both Most Valuable Politician and Least Valuable suggests ‘we’re in for a really brutal partisan election coming up,’ says Lorne Bozinoff.
Donald S. Macdonald: friend to all, including John Diefenbaker, enemy to almost none, this is the tall, devoted man we meet in this revealing book.
Leilah Nadir says Canada should have restricted its involvement to humanitarian assistance in Iraq.