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The Equivocator: Hot or Not: Liberal Biennial Convention Edition (Part 2)

Hot:

Peter Milliken: Canada’s longest-serving Speaker of the House can still silence a room with a stern look or wry turn-of-phrase , which is even more impressed when that room is filled with 3200 Liberal delegates instead of 308 MPS.

Cannabis: With 77% of the vote it looks like the policy motion put forward by . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Hot or Not: Liberal Biennial Convention Edition (Part 2)

The Equivocator: Biennial Convention Guest Post: The Liberal Identity: Hard work, Progressive policies & Unfettered inclusiveness.

Micah Goldberg (Delegate from Winnipeg, Manitoba.)

The Liberal Convention held in Ottawa was supposedly a three-day convention aimed at rebuilding the party brand and picking up the mess from May 2nd 2011. There are many highlights over the past three days: the newly minted “supporters” category and their right to vote in leadership races, the . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Biennial Convention Guest Post: The Liberal Identity: Hard work, Progressive policies & Unfettered inclusiveness.

The Equivocator: Hot or Not: Liberal Biennial Convention Edition

Hot:

Lanyards: This fashion accessory is hot, hot, hot. They will literally take you places (John Ivison didn’t have the right kind of lanyard so he couldn’t get into the most exclusive Liberal break-out sessions.)

Same-sex marriage: A policy first proposed by the Young Liberals, this progressive recognition that true love is truly equal in . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Hot or Not: Liberal Biennial Convention Edition

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Opening Remarks of 2012 Biennial Convention

In an interesting twist of events, Bob Rae goes off the cuff, and totally disregards his prepared remarks. I had a chance to read his prepared remarks and they were a bit different then what he ended up saying. He gives a passionate speech that defende… . . . → Read More: Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Opening Remarks of 2012 Biennial Convention

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Opening Remarks of 2012 Biennial Convention

In an interesting twist of events, Bob Rae goes off the cuff, and totally disregards his prepared remarks. I had a chance to read his prepared remarks and they were a bit different then what he ended up saying. He gives a passionate speech that defended the party and our history and future.

I . . . → Read More: Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Opening Remarks of 2012 Biennial Convention

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Live Blogging from Biennial

As of tomorrow morning, I will be liveblogging sessions from Biennial. I will only be live blogging the sessions that are available to the media. I don’t feel like exposing any party secrets to everyone. . . . → Read More: Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Live Blogging from Biennial

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Live Blogging from Biennial

As of tomorrow morning, I will be liveblogging sessions from Biennial. I will only be live blogging the sessions that are available to the media. I don’t feel like exposing any party secrets to everyone.

Impolitical: Another Summerville endorsement

Well, I’m pushing it a little here. But there is an interesting endorsement of sorts for a constitutional amendment proposal co-authored by Paul Summerville, the removal of the leader’s veto over policy, in the form of Andrew Coyne’s positive citation of the proposal: There are some exciting-looking proposals in this regard on the convention schedule: . . . → Read More: Impolitical: Another Summerville endorsement

The Equivocator: Looking For A New Liberal Leader? Why Not Scott Brison?

If you are looking for something to do at the Liberal biennial convention this weekend I have a suggestion for you: Walk up to Scott Brison (only if he isn’t engaged in conversation. I don’t want you to bother him) and tell him that it would be great if he ran for the Liberal . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Looking For A New Liberal Leader? Why Not Scott Brison?

Impolitical: Team Summerville update: Great endorsement

This is a notable endorsement for Paul Summerville and certainly a heartfelt one from MP Carolyn Bennett: It is an honour to be supporting the candidacy of Paul Summerville for National Policy Chair of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Paul was the NDP candidate in St. Paul’s during the 2006 election. Throughout that very long . . . → Read More: Impolitical: Team Summerville update: Great endorsement

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Biennial is coming….

The Liberal Party of Canada is choosing a new national executive at the Biennial convention in Ottawa in January. The people in the party have a lot of choices to make in terms of party renewel. I think there are some people that warrant specific endor… . . . → Read More: Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Biennial is coming….

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Biennial is coming….

The Liberal Party of Canada is choosing a new national executive at the Biennial convention in Ottawa in January. The people in the party have a lot of choices to make in terms of party renewel. I think there are some people that warrant specific endorsements as to why they should be elected in their . . . → Read More: Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Biennial is coming….

Impolitical: Renewal: For Paul Summerville, candidate for National Policy Chair

In connection with the upcoming Liberal Biennial Convention in Ottawa in January, part of the proceedings will involve elections of new party officers to the national executive. Jumping right in here, as today is the day that nominations draw to a clos… . . . → Read More: Impolitical: Renewal: For Paul Summerville, candidate for National Policy Chair