I voted yesterday. It was the provincial election. I registered weeks ago, changing my address online, in preparation for this day. I was even going to advance vote last week, but I didn’t get a chance to make it to … Continue reading...―
If nothing else, the BC Liberals' entirely unexpected and dominating win in BC last night will be a useful lesson in humility for pollsters and those that rely on them to prognosticate about elections. All the polls showed a strong (and possibly...―
I was very critical after the NDP Leadership election that the inboxes of supporters were full of emails from the candidates who did not win the leadership, but had extensive campaign debt to repay. Unfortunately, it looks like that story may ...―
The full text of Justin Trudeau's speech can be found here. I wanted to highlight the section talking about the Conservatives and Stephen Harper. It is the first major section after thank you's, and while there are many positive things that come...―
Even before Justin Trudeau announced his candidacy to be the next Liberal leader, pundits were tripping over each other to declare the inevitability of his eventual success. With Marc Grarneau dropping out of the race following internal polling...―
In keeping with my goal of policy centric coverage of the Leadership contest, this post contains largely a list of various policies mentioned by the respective Candidates at the Toronto Liberal Leadership Debate. The ability to articulate a clear...―
For years, one of the few things that I have agreed with Harper has been on the issue of Senate reform. I don't necessarily agree on all the details, and I think the NDP's idea of abolishing the senate over reforming it holds some merit, but to ...―
Chief Beau Dick, his family, and supporters of the Idle No More movement arrived in Victoria today for the Cutting of the Copper Ceremony. The hereditary chief and others had walked much of the length of Vancouver Island. The copper cutting is a...―
The reality of the narrowing political spectrum in Canada is a huge problem for the Federal Liberals as they go about choosing their next leader. I discussed some of the factors behind this declining political space in my previous post, but in ...―
In this post I investigate the 30,000 foot view of the Canadian political landscape, and consider various factors for what I consider to be a defining political trend of the last several decades: the declining political space between parties....―
Choosing a candidate to lead a political party is ostensibly a task with the lofty goals of deciding the scope and direction a party is heading, the relative importance of the party's various values, and the policies that go with them. ...―
Hindus have termed Canadian government billboards in Hungary targeting Roma (Gypsy) asylum-seekers as highly inappropriate and blatant racism. by The Canadian Progressive reporters on Jan. 30, 2013 Hindus have termed Canadian government billboards ...―
You may have noticed a new crop of fresh berries at your market lately. I buy fresh ...
This week’s gorgeous guest is the lovely Meg from Gillmergirl.com. Meg is a ...
Sunday love. @kippeterschnaps requested steak and so: One pan, roasted London broil it is- ...