“The truth about Clarity” (National Newswatch)


“Some observers, namely a few political scientists sympathetic to the NDP, have wondered in the last few days why the Leader of the Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, decided to raise the issue of national unity at the Maclean’s debate last week.”

“By stating unequivocally he would repeal the Clarity Act that gave effect to the Supreme Court judgment on Quebec secession, it is Mr. Mulcair, not Mr. Trudeau, who is making the Sherbrooke Declaration an issue of the current election campaign. As someone who aspires to become Prime Minister, he should explain to Canadians why he disagrees with the Supreme Court. And more importantly why we don’t ever hear him talk about the Sherbrooke Declaration outside Québec.”

Full column here