"In modern Canadian history, Elijah Harper made his point by quietly saying, “No” in the Manitoba legislature to the Meech Lake Accord which would have recognized Quebec as a “distinct society” but completely ignored any mention of the First Nations peoples.”
The power of one person is remarkable.  With the motion of one feather, Mr. Harper derailed federal legislation.  

"In modern Canadian history, Elijah Harper made his point by quietly saying, “No” in the Manitoba legislature to the Meech Lake Accord which would have recognized Quebec as a “distinct society” but completely ignored any mention of the First Nations peoples.”

The power of one person is remarkable.  With the motion of one feather, Mr. Harper derailed federal legislation.  

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