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Patrick Brode

Constitutional lawyer, author of Why Canada Died

The problem is the charter [the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms] itself. The issue is always, who has the authority to make the laws? The charter constituted a wholesale transfer of power to the judges. [The adoption of the charter was] an unacknowledged revolution, and another revolution will be required to reverse it.

Jan. 19, 1998 - quoted in "The makings of a counter-revolution", an essay in Alberta Report