PHOTOS: Happy New Year! Wouldn’t 2016 be a great time to start allowing the sale of beer, wine and liquor in safe, clean and unionized Alberta grocery stores? Below: Saskatchewan CCF Premier Tommy Douglas and Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson, w… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Happy New Year! In 2016, let’s improve workplace safety, forgive student loans and pull the plug on daylight savings
So bye-bye 2015 and hi to 2016! 2015 was pretty momentous, yo. What with a new game in town on the Hill, the Jays making a legit run to the WS and Donald Trump proving once again that are neighbours to the south can be a bit unbalanced from time to tim… . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Crazy will beget more crazy…
“As 2015 has been declared the Year of Soil, let us recognize that in the seed and the soil we can find answers to every one of the crisis we are facing.” Dr Vandana Shiva * “The joy of growing food, the joy of eating food, is what the future is all about.” Dr Vandana . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: “We Are All Seeds”
While I am long past the age where personal New Year resolutions are anything other than exercises in futility, I can’t help but think that a few well-placed aspirations for both Canada and the world would improve everyone’s lives tremendously. Although some of the following may sound a tad sanctimonious, they are bound by . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: 2015: Less Can Be More
The last big bump has been before the long yawn that is January and February has just been crossed. Happy New Year everyone.
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Like any year, there were ups and downs over the past 12 months. However, 2014 was unfortunately a bit more about downs, than ups. On the positive side (cuz I like to mention good things first): First, and most importantly, the kids are thriving. My eldest is working full-time in retail and had come to . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Bring on 2015!
With the dawning of 2014, may the new year see increasing numbers of Canadians who:
REJECT the Conservative Party of Canada and its efforts to excise the heart and soul of our country;
RENEW their faith in a fair, just and compassionate Canada
REENGAGE in the democratic and political process as agents of change
RECLAIM . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Happy New Year
Happy New Years all! And thanks to The Cartoon Blog for the cartoon. Alltop is always new and funny.
We all have dreams and hopes for a better future. It is good to remember that there is more that connects us than divides us. Let’s hope that 2013 is a time that we the people remind our elected representatives of this fact.
Your blogger, at right, wishes everyone a happy, prosperous and fairly treated New year 2013, from the United Nurses of Alberta picket line at Edmonton’s Devonshire Care Centre, where Registered Nurses are fighting for respect and fair treatment by their employer – and by courageously doing so in the middle of a Prairie . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Happy New Year 2013 from UNA’s Devonshire Care Centre picket line in Edmonton, Alberta
We’ve made it past the Mayan Apocalypse and are poised enter 2013, a brand spankin’ new year. ‘Tis the season for reviewing 2012. Here’s my personal, and entirely random, “best of 2012″ list: Best NonFiction: * Goodness knows we need inspiration and encouragement in these times, and Andrew Harvey gives the reader just that. Thanks . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Best of 2012