Posted March 27, 2020

Coronavirus: How Are Governments Doing?

In times like this, we find out what our governments are made of. Every one of them is making it up as they go along. Some are doing well, and others aren’t.
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The immediacy of our governments’ responses to the Coronavirus makes it difficult for us to maintain a longer-term perspective.
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The principle that leaders should be chosen by and accountable to the people they represent is not a mere colonial artifact. It is the cornerstone of how we are governed. That the principle is enshrined in the Indian Act, the subject of many valid criticisms, does not make it less truthful and important.
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A mid-December article in this space highlighted some of the many difficulties that would confront legislating the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration).

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Prime Minister Trudeau’s love of airy platitudes has set a new record for incoherence. Read More »