During political conversation, resorting to “experts say” is bound to elicit groans and eye-rolling; it often signifies poor argumentation and uncritical, directionally motivated reasoning. There is no shortage of experts who can back up almost any opinion.
Despite the rise of identity politics, the average voter, for all their elusiveness, doesn’t really care for or pay attention to politics beyond their immediate economic and personal well-being.
Alberta is becoming more like the rest of Canada and even losing its distinctiveness. Rather than between the province and the rest of the country, Alberta’s importance differences are now internal and split between urban and rural.
The notwithstanding clause may be the only tool to solve Ontario's regularly recurring teacher strikes
The continuing limits placed on legislative mechanisms entail that there are few other solutions other than invoking the notwithstanding clause to move past this unsustainable status quo.