State of the Nations
Bloc Québécois supply day motion, debate to be held (whoops! Updated:) Thursday, vote to be held Monday or Tuesday:
"Que cette Chambre reconnaisse que les Québécoises et les Québécois forment une nation."
This is going to put Stephen Harper in an awkward situation since he has repeatedly (and wisely) dodged the question (I bet he wishes he had an EU meeting or something to run off to!). My prediction is he'll use the "nation is an ambiguous term" defense but, even then, he's damned either way he votes.
And, strange as it sounds, the Liberal leadership contender this is going to be the most difficult for is Stephane Dion. Muddled as he is on this, it's clear enough that Iggy can vote yes and be (relatively speaking) consistent with his position(s). Kennedy and Rae don't have seats so they get a crucial exemption. That leaves Stephane Dion to tap-dance.