Home to some of the fastest-growing economies of the 21st century, it has never been more urgent to build new trading relationships there.
After, say, five years, we will have ample evidence of the social and economic effects. Enough to give legislators the confidence to go the next step – or not.
Voters habitually opt for parties of the Right when times are tough, only to ditch them for the Left once there’s money to spare. But now populists seek to break the cycle.
Bill English, his successor, worked co-operatively with him and Wayne Eagleson. There’s a lesson here for Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill.
We need a new law to defend the vulnerable victims of sex trafficking.
He became Prime Minister in 2006, improved his position in 2008 and won a majority in 2011. A video series tribute to Conservative government in Canada for almost 10 years.
“As long as I am Prime Minister…Canada will take that stand.”
“What I see is people who are excited about the opportunities and possibilities of the new land they’re in.”
“Tonight’s result is not the one we had hoped for, but the people are never wrong.”
It would be more constraining, unfamiliar and undoubtedly messy. But it need not be as bad as some fear.
It’s a modern form of One Nation Conservatism. Harold Macmillan would have liked it.
But the Conservatives need fundamental change.
A conservative, fiscally responsible approach to improving the management of natural resources is a better solution.
Tony Abbott, like Stephen Harper and John Key, is a convinced monarchist – and support for the institution in the countries they govern is stronger than many believe.
Tony Abbott and Stephen Harper are more reliable models for the Prime Minister to follow than South Africa’s former President.