The Constitution Today
Has been debated hotly for two decades.
The end of mega-constitutional rounds:
The feds/provinces’ landscape has changed considerably since 1999.
The Clarity Act (so-called Plan B) seems to have been a catalyst to weakening sovereigntist
forces in Quebec.
Liberal leader Jean Charest’s time in office was not marked by constitutional questions.
The new premier, Pauline Marois has not indicated that she will deviate from Charest’s
Other Quebec issues:
Harper’s “open federalism,” while ill-defined, is not antagonistic to many demands from
Harper’s “Quebec as a nation in a united Canada” has been lukewarm in Quebec, but
indicates a federal government that’s willin