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Gomerys Blinders and Canadian Federalism Ruth Hubbard

Gomerys Blinders and Canadian Federalism

Ruth Hubbard

Published February 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780776606415
Paperback
128 pages
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In 2004, Paul Martin asked Justice John Gomery to lead a public inquiry into potential misspending in the federal Sponsorship Program, a relatively small investment of taxpayers money to try to convince Quebeckers of the benefits of CanadianMoreIn 2004, Paul Martin asked Justice John Gomery to lead a public inquiry into potential misspending in the federal Sponsorship Program, a relatively small investment of taxpayers money to try to convince Quebeckers of the benefits of Canadian federalism in the aftermath of the 1995 referendum on Quebec separation.The Gomery inquiry chose to focus exclusively on the sordid details of the money laundering and paid no attention to the deeper causes and sources of the problem: the dysfunctions of an existing centralized governing apparatus that is tearing the fabric of the country apart and the collusion of centralizing groups defending the status quo.