Brigette DePape was right when she vowed that “despite the Harper government making it harder for us to vote, young people are going to be the game-changers nobody saw coming” during the 2015 federal election. Elections Canada’s 2015 National Youth… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canadian Youth Overcame Harper’s Fair Elections Act, Owned 2015 Federal Election
Why game-changing activist Brigette DePape’s Get Out the Youth Vote tour is a much-needed youth democratic insurgency against Stephen Harper.
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Canada’s best interests weren’t represented at the recent COP20 climate conference in Peru, argues Leehi Yona, a Canadian youth delegate recently named one of Canada’s top environmentalist under 25.
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OMG. Can you believe that shameless Jason Kenney? First him and his Cons brought in a flood of foreign workers.Then he claimed there was a skill shortage and there wasn't.Then it was revealed that he has been pimping for a McDonald's franchise.And now he's trying to get some political mileage by cracking down . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Great Foreign Workers Scam
Last week I wrote a post looking at how important it is to get more young Canadians to vote in the next election.Because if more of them do vote, we will almost surely defeat Stephen Harper. I said that if you want them to cast a ballot, first you must move them with a . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: How To Motivate Young Canadians to Vote (Part Two)
It should be obvious by now that the key to winning the next election is getting out the vote.For why else would Stephen Harper and his Con regime be going to such desperate lengths to suppress it?And there isn't a group that needs to be encouraged more to vote than young Canadians.Not just because, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: How To Move Young Canadians To Help Defeat Stephen Harper
One of the most despicable things about Stephen Harper's foul voter suppression bill, is the way it would prevent the Chief Electoral Officer from educating young Canadians about our democracy. And encouraging them to vote. So am glad to see that the NDP is defending Elections Canada's youth outreach programs.
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Well I suppose it was inevitable eh? Ever since the Quebec students began marching, the Con media has been attacking them like a pack of rabid hyenas.
The Con liberal Andrew Coyne called them a violent mob. The windy little teabagger Rex Murphy called their protest a self-indulgent parody.
The petty-bourgeois hack Margaret . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Quebec Students: If You Can’t Beat Them Cane Them
At first glance they are two very different stories. Quebec students stripping down to their underwear, and then meeting with the government.
Hoping that they can also make the Education Minister an offer she can't refuse.
And the British criminal Conrad Black cavorting on the grounds of his massive mansion, after being released from . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Quebec Students and the Angry Canadians
It's reached a point where I almost can't bear to read or watch any MSM coverage of the Quebec student strike.
Because all I usually see is a bunch of kooky old right-wing pundits flapping their gums, or hissing like kettles. Like the grotesque Con dwarf Rex Murphy.
Who should have been locked in . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why I support the Quebec Student Strike
It is with extreme disappointment that we learned today that the Government has decided to end its funding commitment to Katimavik. Today’s announcement comes as a surprise, since we are entering the third year of a funding agreement whose terms … Continue reading →