Progressive Proselytizing: Why I voted as I did in the Ontario Election

While I wrote quite a few blog posts on the 2011 Ontario Election, both generally and specifically with regards to my riding of Parkdale-Highpark, I never actually indicated precisely who I was voting for. I thus explain my reasoning here, belatedly, partly with the intent of being a record for myself in the future, and ...

Progressive Proselytizing: 2011 Ontario Election: Parkdale-Highpark All Candidates Forum Response

The following is my observations and reflections from attending an All Candidates Forum for the riding of Parkdale-Highpark. Click here for an overview on the candidates for this riding. While this post will obviously be specific to this particular Ontario riding, hopefully there will be some universal interest for my non Parkdale-Highpark readers. The event ...

Progressive Proselytizing: 2011 Ontario Election: Religion in the Riding of Parkdale Highpark

Religion usually isn’t a dominant issue in Canadian politics. While there is certainly a general correlation with higher levels of Christian religiosity among conservatives, prominent debates over religion as the key polarizing issue is quite rare. During the debates in the Parkdale-Highpark riding in Ontario for the 2011 Federal Election, for instance, there was absolutely ...

Death By Trolley: Endorsing Justin Trottier, Green Party of Ontario Candidate, Parkdale-High Park

I am proud to throw my out-of-riding support behind Justin Trottier, Green Party of Ontario, whom is seeking to represent the Parkdale – High Park riding. Justin Trottier is a principled and active advocate for science, reason, freedom of and from religion, nontheism, free speech, gay rights, and environmental responsibility. I have had the pleasure ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Ontario Election 2011: Candidate Overview for the Riding of Parkdale Highpark

This post is intended to fill a void on Google that does not, as yet, have a non-partisan summary of the basic facts about the candidates running in the Parkdale-Highpark riding in the 2011 Ontario Election. I will not offer any commentary here but shall defer that to later posts. The blurbs about the candidates are ...