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Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle

“Politics is the art of the possible, but for people of principle it can also become the art of the impossible.”

In December 1988, Clifford Lincoln resigned from Bourassa cabinet which had decided to invoke the notwithstanding clause to override the Supreme Court judgement favouring bilingual signage.

He is praised for being a “bridge-builder and consensus maker”, and will be awarded the QCGN’s Goldbloom Award.

Read the article published in The Senior Times