Host of CBC Newsworld's Straight From the Hip, past president of the Canadian National Action Committee for Women, socialist activist. Ms. Rebick can be reached via Elm Street Magazine.
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|After years of provincial attempts to grab more and more power, who would have thought that a fistful of money was all that it would take to preserve the federal role in social programs? ... With the social union, the Liberal government has managed to buy off the right-wing governments of Ralph Klein and Mike Harris with health care dollars; bring the NDP governments back to their values; and silence the decentralist Reform Party, which wants the co-operation of Klein and Harris to move forward on its United Alternative strategy.|
Mar. 01, 1999 - from her essay in Elm Street magazine, page 112