Instead of trying to go it alone, provinces are stronger when they work together.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has been positively glowing in his exhortations for partners across the country to work together. Quebec Premier François Legault is promising a fulsome investigation into the deplorable situation in some of the homes in his province. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade & handout
OTTAWA—The death of separatism is an unintended outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'You don't stop trying to find ways of resolving differences in opinion, but I do think in this day and age you need a whole range of ways of expressing concern and trying to move opinion,' says Bob Rae.
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez dodged questions if the government was responsible for setting the stage for a stand-off that could trigger an election, saying the question should be asked of the Conservatives.
Global Brief magazine editor Irvin Studin says politicians and policy-makers' thinking is 'too small, it’s too linear, it’s too path dependent, and it looks increasingly absurd as these systemic crises.'
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.