Opposition Duel Spices Canada's Politics the Western Reform Party and Bloc Qucois Are Set to Vie for Leading Role
Mark Clayton, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
AS Canada's 35th Parliament swings into gear, there is growing anticipation that this grand institution everyone wants so badly to reform will be less predictable and a lot more interesting to watch than usual.
Canadians yesterday watched the televised Throne Speech given by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn, the Queen's representative, which outlined the new Liberal majority agenda of Prime Minister Jean Chretein's government. Jobs, deficit-cutting, and reestablishing trust in government were the major themes.
Holding the prime minster and his 177-seat Liberal majority government to such reforms normally falls to the "official opposition" - the party with the second …
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