Tanya Lester

  • How Manitoba’s Indigenous Community Stopped Meech

    Provincial politicians also showed restraint in refraining from any attempts to bask in Harper’s limelight. It must have been tempting, especially within the MLA’s NDP caucus, to grandstand for votes in the next provincial election with the province’s electorate so strongly behind the Cree MLA. On June 23, it was official. Harper, a politician with roots on the trapline and not in the boardrooms, had used legislative procedural tactics to defeat the accord.

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