In discussing the upcoming century, it was inevitable that some writer in your yearend issue would make reference to Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s famous quote about the 20th century belonging to Canada and include the oft-repeated comment that he was wrong.
Many MPs start their stints in Ottawa with open-minded idealism, hoping to serve their constituents on a wide range of issues. But since the Liberals came to power in 1993, many urban MPs have found themselves swamped by demands for help in just one area—immigration.
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