Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: #ERRE Electoral Reform Committee in Regina

First Expert guests I watched presenting to the committee were unable to understand French question fired at them because they were not equipped with translation headphones. Nathan Cullen leaped up and got the headsets for them. CLC points out they are a political org and that is why they are interested in this subject of ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Haste Makes Waste

“Opposition parties accuse the Harper government of stooping to a petty, new low in the muzzling of dissent.” Note that says a “new low”, an acknowledgement that accountability is already at a low point. Rae cited the incident as one of many examples that Canadians are “now living in a democracy with dictatorial tendencies.” Garneau ...

Polygonic: A vote for reality – a congratulations to the NDP

Quel jour! Quel nuit! And, for most New Democrats, thank god it didn’t take two jours and two nuits to finally sort the question out. Indeed, poor me – UK clocks leaped ahead one hour into summer time yesterday, leaving me drowsy-eyed in front of the CBC live feed at 2 a.m., still waiting for ...

The Scott Ross: A Layton-22

Jack Layton never based his decisions on what one person would do, to ask New Democrats to do that is doing anything but honouring the man or the party. Finishing a speech at the NDP Leadership Convention Olivia Chow told the crowd of orange, “Ask yourself, what would Jack do.” The thing is of course, ...