In the context of Brexit, alternative facts, the rise of the National Front in Europe and talk of screening immigrants for “Canadian values,” there is increasing worry about the rise of xenophobic nationalism and the resurgent power of extreme right-wing parties and what it means for democracy and human rights. Join the conversation on how we got here and where we are headed.
A fascinating political memoir, Not My Party , by a longtime Conservative Party insider, and former Mulroney Cabinet Minister, Tom McMillan , explores the evolution-or devolution-of Canada's Conservative Party, how backroom party politics operates, and political leaders succeed or fail. He urges Conservative progressives to reclaim their party from rightwing extremists and revive its commitment to nationbuilding and national unity; to re-brand itself, once again, as Progressive Conservative.
Please note that Henry A. Giroux is no longer able to participate in this event.
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