A Canadian Election Primer

The details change. The characters change. But the issues remain the same.

A Little Too Much Of The Whip

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.

J.W. Bengough cartoon: A Little Too Much Of The Whip

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 16th, 1883.