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The English Canadian fragment is bourgeois. " ELECTORAL SUPPORT There is a dearth of information about the influence of class on voting behaviour in Canada, but there are strong indications that the higher strata are more likely than the lower to vote Conservative, the lower strata are more likely than the higher to vote CCF-NDP, and both groups are about equally attracted to the Liberals. This would, of course, confirm the picture of Conservatives as the right, NDP as the left, and Liberals as the "classless" centre.
For a vivid depiction of the essential opposition between commerce and politics, see Jane Jacobs, Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics (New York: Random House, 1992). 13. S. F. Wise argues that although "the fortunes of nineteenth-century radicalism have attracted the interest and sympathy of later historians, the Canadian radical tradition is so episodic in character that it may scarcely be said to have existed" (145). 14. Gordon T. Stewart, The Origins of Canadian Politics: A Comparative Approach (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1986).
The Canadian Conservatives lack the American aura of rugged individualism. Theirs is not the characteristically American conservatism that conserves only liberal values. It is possible to perceive in Canadian conservatism not only the elements of business liberalism and orthodox toryism, but also an element of "tory democracy"—the paternalistic concern for the "condition of the people" and the emphasis on the tory party as their champion—which, in Britain, was expressed by such figures as Disraeli and Lord Randolph Churchill.