The Case for Strategic Voting

I’ve written about so-called “strategic” voting before, here, here, and here.  It’s obviously something that I don’t advocate. Firstly, I object to the misuse of the word “strategic”.  Using that word implies that your actions are being taken to advance a long term plan.  In times of war or in athletic competitions, there may even ...

Finding Common Ground – Health Care

Click here to view the embedded video. The Greens are asking all parties to clearly state support for the five principles of the Canada Health Act: public administration, comprehensiveness, universality, portability, and accessibility.

Can Democracy and Censorship co-exist?

Censorship comes in many forms, and usually when it is included in a discussion about democracy it mean Government censorship and the control of information.  In this case, I am not talking about Government control of the media, but rather about media censorship/control of the information Canadians have in this, their 41st general election. Here is ...

GPC – Finding Common Ground – High Speed Rail

The Green Party of Canada is releasing policy proposals throughout this election under the heading of “Finding Common Ground”.  These are policy ideas which ALL parties should be able to agree are in the best interest of Canadians. Click here to view the embedded video. http://greenparty.ca/media-release/2011-03-29/green-party-calls-common-ground-high-speed-rail

GPC – Finding Common Ground – Youth

The Green Party of Canada is releasing policy proposals throughout this election under the heading of “Finding Common Ground”.  These are policy ideas which ALL parties should be able to agree are in the best interest of Canadians. Click here to view the embedded video. http://greenparty.ca/media-release/2011-03-28/common-ground-employment-and-education-youth