The details change. The characters change. But the issues remain the same.
The Federal Government continued from time to time to manifest a disposition to
encroach upon the rights reserved to the Provinces under the British North America Act.
For prudential reasons, however, Quebec was interfered with less than the others.
John Bull is saying: "Gently Johnnie! I never meant you to use such a whip as that."
Quebec is saying: "He never hits me!"
Published in the Grip, June 16