throne speech

Dec 4, 2015
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Throne Speech is most notable for what it does not say

Karl Nerenberg
Justin Trudeau's team chose the route of generalities and platitudes in its Throne Speech. The exceptions are committing to the inquiry on missing Indigenous women and to ending first-past-the-post.
Oct 22, 2013

The mania for monuments

Elizabeth May
My intention with the speech from the throne, as in all my work as a Member of Parliament, is to quicken the pulse of democracy -- to find ways to increase awareness among Canadians.
Oct 17, 2013
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Harper's throne speech: No more Mr. Nice Guy

rabble staff
The pre-throne speech spin told us that it would unveil the new, kinder and gentler Conservative government, but it seems the spinners and the speech writers were not on the same page.
Jun 27, 2013
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Short B.C. throne speech neglects climate crisis, poverty

Iglika Ivanova
There's nothing in Christy Clark's recycled throne speech today to suggest that her new government intends to follow through on its commitment to address rising inequality or the climate crisis.


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