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Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading.- David Akin reports that MPs from multiple parties are rightly challenging offshore tax evasion – though it remains to be seen how many will actually demand a change to the practice. And Tanya Tagala notes that it… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Accidental Deliberations: On unclear pictures

David Akin may have been right to point out that Justin Trudeau’s response to the federal government’s latest fiscal update was based on an avoidable lack of knowledge. But it’s worth noting why it’s so difficult for anybody to have an accurate picture of what’s actually happened within the federal government – as Akin himself . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On unclear pictures

Accidental Deliberations: On youth outreach

David Akin claims that Canada’s political parties should ignore youth turnout in an election year and focus on older citizens who are more likely to vote. But it’s worth taking some time to examine the issue in a bit more detail.

At the outset, I’d think there’s little doubt Canada’s main political parties have a . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On youth outreach

BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Pat Martin Affair: Straight Talk, Lost Gonch

So Pat Martin arrives in the HOC today looking disgruntled, uncomfortable.  In the middle of this morning’s session, during a vote on a motion to salute Canada’s Crappie fishermen, he sneaks out, comes back a little bit later…at ease and smiling!  Turns out his underwear was too tight, but they’re better now!  So what happened . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Pat Martin Affair: Straight Talk, Lost Gonch

BigCityLib Strikes Back: David Akin, Yuk Yuk Yuk

David Akin has finally made the Conservative  big time.  He’s got a link from RealClearEnergy on RealClearPolitics: Something you’re not telling, David?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Someone Tell David Akin!

How will Leonard Cohen feel when he picks up NY Times and finds out he’s dead, according to the Style section? pic.twitter.com/3nNhPjLnFS— Jessica Allen (@jessieraeallen) June 23, 2013

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Akin’s Got A New Show On Fox News North

The description:

This show is 100% focused on the political battles taking place across Canada, in the United States…even around the world. We’re not about the corridors of power or the inside processes of government, it’s about how you get there in the first place. It’s about bringing you every twist and turn in . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Akin’s Got A New Show On Fox News North

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week.

– Andrew Jackson thoroughly demolishes the argument that after three decades of wage stagnation and soaring corporate profits, Canada’s economy somehow needs to see workers suffer even more: The reality is that the pay of most workers has stagnated in real terms over the past thirty years as the . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

BigCityLib Strikes Back: If Colby Cosh Shaved He Could Probably Find A Real Job

Blogger and BCL gal-pal Lisa Kirbie breaks some honest to gawd news, and Colby Cosh, the Werewolf Of Northern Alberta, trashes her for it.  This is twice we’ve seen this kind of sour grapes in the past week, the other incident being  David Akin from The Sun using research compiled by The Sixth Estate and then complaining . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: If Colby Cosh Shaved He Could Probably Find A Real Job

BigCityLib Strikes Back: David Akin Indeed Out At Sun TV

…replaced by more Krista Erickson, as was rumored earlier this month.  Confirmed here, though it sounds like he might still be writing for the chain.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV Swaps Akin For Extra Krista

David Akin is apparently out At Sun TV.  Instead we’ll be getting three hours of:

…which, frankly, is still not enough to make me watch.  Good luck to David Akin, who is one of the marginally not awful ones.  FWIW I figure Menzies is next off the island. . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV Swaps Akin For Extra Krista