Our North is shameful. Our future lies there and so its foundation must be rebuilt. A rich culture, amazing people, but living in conditions unacceptable for a wealthy nation.
Thin-walled houses, overcrowding, poor education and health.
Read Michael Byers' insightful article on Tyee.ca.
The Liberal Party must highlight this situation and demonstrate why our dollars should clean up our own backyard and care for our own citizens and environment.
The North is an opportunity for Mr. Dion to apply his three-pillar approach in a tangible, productive way that captures the imagination of Canadians.