Week2. Tuesday July 2, 2013
“Tolerance” begins at the point of difference?
Fiscal prudence with fairness and justice
Equal education opportunities – dependent on various factors.
Influence of a Backbench MPP
What are some challenges?
Difference between adversity and adventure is attitude
Backbenchers can be „extremely‟ productive if taking the right approach
Cabinet VS backbencher
Select committee with the three concurrent leaders
Diversity & Regionalism
1. Does Canada have an identity? If so, what is it? If not, why not?
2. What voices comprise the Canadian polity?
a. Regionalism, media, nationalism(s) – Aboriginals, English-Canada, French-
b. Three different perspectives? Regionalism, Federalism, Nationalism
c. How does the topic of regionalism helps us understand the power politics of
i. Regionalism – Territory, capitalistic, economic. What might be good for
one province; might not be good to anot