Grant places blame on the LIBERAL PARTY's willing surrender to CONTINENTALISM, which inexorably reduced Canada's role to a mere branch plant of American corporate capitalism. He further suggests that while John DIEFENBAKER's government struggled to reverse the trend, in a last gasp of nationalism, it did not succeed. Although some critics praised Grant's theories as brilliant and profound, others rejected them as overstated and simplistic; nevertheless, Grant's analysis did provoke a lively debate on the issue of Canada's capability to maintain some independence from the American empire.
Author DONNA COATES
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...