Published Oct. 1, 2012, in Waterloo Region Record and Guelph Mercury.
What a difference a generation makes!
A generation ago, Pierre Trudeau, father of today’s dauphin, burst on the political scene, “like a stone through a stained glass window” (in the memorable simile of the late journalist Gordon Donaldson).
Does devolution produce positive outcomes for territorial governments and residents? I examine this question with a former graduate student, Steven Kennedy, and a former civil servant in the Yukon Territorial Government, Whitehorse city councillor Kirk Cameron.
This article is free to the public (open access) and can be found here. Below is the abstract.
Published on The Hill Times on September 17th, 2012
“Using the results from 2011, it’s natural to think that in fact the Conservatives would pick up the lion’s share of those seats…But let me say that those areas in fact are swing areas,” said Prof. Kay.