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Old 09-27-2015, 07:37 PM
 
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Is the Laurentian consensus dead? Can and will it be bringed back? This will have strong consequences for our future so I am wondering how others think about this.
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:09 PM
 
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Is the Laurentian consensus dead?
We can always hope that it is.

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Can and will it be bringed back?
Lord, I hope not.

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This will have strong consequences for our future so I am wondering how others think about this.
It is unlikely that it will have any consequences whatsoever for our future.
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Old 09-28-2015, 03:21 AM
 
Location: Alberta, Canada
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Old 09-28-2015, 05:22 AM
 
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For those having no clue what a Laurentian consensus is
The Collapse of the Laurentian Consensus | Literary Review of Canada
Bit of a yawnfest topic..
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:12 AM
 
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For those having no clue what a Laurentian consensus is
The Collapse of the Laurentian Consensus | Literary Review of Canada
Bit of a yawnfest topic..
One that a few of our resident 'slow moving fishermen in small boots' spend hours of google exercises to find so they can post inane stuff like this while pretending to be controversial with an educational intent.

"Bringed" What's up with that?
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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For those having no clue what a Laurentian consensus is
The Collapse of the Laurentian Consensus | Literary Review of Canada
Bit of a yawnfest topic..
The author of that, John Ibbitson, is know for his borderline giddy predictions about the decline of francophones and their influence in Canada. He is the poster boy for the post-bilingual Canada.
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Old 09-28-2015, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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The author of that, John Ibbitson, is know for his borderline giddy predictions about the decline of francophones and their influence in Canada. He is the poster boy for the post-bilingual Canada.
I tried digging through that article, and all I get is the strong impression that if he were flexible enough to reach it, he'd never leave the house, and nothing would make him happier.
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Old 09-28-2015, 10:08 AM
 
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Somewhat like Pierre Berton and his well know penchant for nationalistic fervour overriding his tendency towards historical accuracy.
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Old 09-28-2015, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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I tried digging through that article, and all I get is the strong impression that if he were flexible enough to reach it, he'd never leave the house, and nothing would make him happier.
I am sure there is an intelligent metaphor in your post, but somehow I don't get it!
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Old 09-28-2015, 10:12 AM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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OK, mikeyyc... now I get it!

It's what the Dutch refer to as "eihenpipe"... not sure how to spell it.

Giving yourself a...
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