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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-04 07:36 PM
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14. well, if there's a draft next year ...
During the Vietnam War, the NDP were able to help put pressure on the Liberal government to allow Americans to stay here. Immigration restrictions are tighter now, but one newspaper columnist in Victoria suggests that concerted lobbying of Parliament, plus the help of the NDP, Greens, left-leaning Liberals, and even the Bloc could get Martin to cave in and allow draft-dodgers sanctuary on "humanitarian and compassionate" grounds. If the NDP had been wiped out, or the Conservatives had locked down a majority, this wouldn't be nearly as likely.

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  -Can anyone tell me if the Canadian results are good or bad for us? Miss_Bevey  Jun-30-04 01:29 PM   #0 
  - Let me put it this way:  cprise   Jun-30-04 01:30 PM   #1 
  - Better check out your immigration status before you get your hopes up  TrogL   Jun-30-04 01:34 PM   #2 
  - Good to know. I'm an 81.  MallRat   Jun-30-04 01:42 PM   #5 
  - Looking pretty good  Miss_Bevey   Jun-30-04 01:47 PM   #6 
  - Hot Damn...  TN al   Jun-30-04 01:54 PM   #8 
  - The results are good.  SeveneightyWhoa   Jun-30-04 01:38 PM   #3 
  - It is sort of good news  camero   Jun-30-04 04:22 PM   #12 
  - my take  WMass astronomer   Jun-30-04 01:39 PM   #4 
  - Considering the Rightward moves by the Liberals  cprise   Jun-30-04 04:00 PM   #9 
  - Immigation could theoretically get tighter  TrogL   Jun-30-04 01:51 PM   #7 
  - The BQ suffers the contraditions of Quebec nationalism:  Minstrel Boy   Jun-30-04 04:14 PM   #10 
  - the straight goods  iverglas   Jun-30-04 04:18 PM   #11 
  - Canada's not far enough  ibegurpard   Jun-30-04 04:45 PM   #13 
  - well, if there's a draft next year ...  Lisa   Jun-30-04 07:36 PM   #14 
     - don't forget refugee claims  iverglas   Jul-01-04 11:35 AM   #15 

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