By Douglas Farrow

It is said of progressives that they always go on making mistakes. And of conservatives that they work tirelessly to ensure that mistakes are never corrected. Canada, of course, even managed to produce a party called the Progressive Conservatives, to demonstrate the harmony of these habits. Arguably its heir, though it has dropped the adjective, still fits the bill. Its idea of maintaining tradition is to go on making someone else’s mistakes, while adding a few of its own. Or so it seems from the Chief Whip’s speech in the House on 26 April, concerning M-312.

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