Britain’s first Brexit referendum was, by Canadian standards, deeply unserious. Now, it’s squeaky bum time.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been struggling to lead her country through its planned departure from the European Union in March. U.S. Department of Defense photograph by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
As any journalist old enough to have worked during the era of rolling constitutional crises knows, referendums are Canada’s third national specialty after hockey and export-grade Ryans (see: Gosling, Reynolds).
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‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.