‘They’ll Be After Something Else Fairly Soon’: Regina Park’s Macdonald Statue Latest to Go


 "Most people ... don't have a clue about the National Policy of 1878, or the grand coalition of 1864, or the fight for responsible government in the 1840s and 1850s, the whole wrangling between French and English that Macdonald worked out with Cartier, the fear of American takeover of the West-the whole gamut of things that Macdonald was involved with," he said. "Because even after 1867, the whole country could have gone down quite easily. It was struggling, and he kept pulling it all together."