BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Future Of The Green Party Of Canada: Glory Or Oblivion?

The CDN Green Party is in tough these days.  Some are suggesting they throw in the towel and throw their voters to the federal Liberals.  But I can’t say who exactly because I can’t find the link.  But believe me. But I think that kind of thinking gets it backwards.  The Green Party should continue ...

Calgary Grit: Take a Seat

Independent MP Bruce Hyer has put forward a motion to improve House of Commons decorum: Independent MP calls for ‘random’ Commons seating plan NDP-turned-Independent MP Bruce Hyer told the CBC’s Julie Van Dusen Thursday he’s introducing a private member’s motion calling for random seating in the House of Commons. The seating plan could change a ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: NDP MP Bruce Hyer Quits and Then Wants Back In

Okay, wouldn’t it have made sense for Hyer to discuss his concerns with Mulcair BEFORE taking an extreme action that he now obviously regrets? All of this only shows poor judgment on Hyer’s part. Hyer was really just sore because he wasn’t picked for a shadow cabinet position. Of course he wasn’t – because he ...

Accidental Deliberations: Hyer Ground

When Lise St. Denis decided last year to leave the Official Opposition to move down the opposition back benches, I noted that the most important issue was likely less her individual choice than whether it would lead to more MPs following suit. (Which of course it didn’t.) And to a large extent, the same goes ...