It is mostly in the margins that political branding is most effective these days and the Conservatives have proven particularly adept on that front.
In the process, they have turned their party into a monarchist vehicle.
But who speaks for the growing legions of Canadians who have no British roots and no inclination to see their country as a natural part of the anglophile compact that so recently spearheaded the misguided war on Iraq?
It is hard to think of a stance that would go a longer way to reconnect the federal Liberals with Quebec and with many of the constituencies that make up the New Canada than the offer of a strong post-monarchy vision of the country.
Click here to read the entire Toronto Star article (October 5, 2012).
Should a new Canadian Constitution recognize historical ties to the British monarchy and Commonwealth but end the monarchy’s role in Canadian governments (as a majority of Canadians want)? You can send a letter letting key politicians across Canada know what you think HERE.