BigCityLib Strikes Back: Kirsty Duncan: The Science Minister And Science

So Kirsty Duncan once supported a “largely disproven MS treatment” known as chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, or CCSVI.  And indeed it seems like the treatment is not particularly effective, and the theory behind it hasn’t been borne out.  But it might have been.  It takes time to determine such things; they can’t usually be shown a priori. And ...

Scott's DiaTribes: Despite the end result, a good night in Whitby-Oshawa

I’ve sufficiently recovered from lack of sleep Monday night to comment on the byelections Monday evening and specifically the Oshawa-Whitby byelection, where LPC candidate Celina Caesar-Chanvannes came up just a bit short in her efforts to win the seat. Still, it should be considered a good night for Liberals. Their vote total jumped from 14% ...

Toronto Lawyer | Omar Ha-Redeye, J.D. » Politics: 2013 CJPAC Action and “Buttgate”

The Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee (CJPAC) hosted its ACTION Party on March 8, 2013 at the Arcadian Court. Justin Trudeau and Omar Ha-Redeye Marc Garneau and Omar Ha-Redeye Omar Ha-Redeye and Kirsty Duncan Omar Sharif Jr and Omar Ha-Redeye Rob Ford and Omar Ha-Redeye An incident at the event involving Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and ...

Calgary Grit: An update on all the people MAYBE running for Liberal leadership

The expectation is that rules for the Liberal leadership race will come down in June, setting the stage for a summer of getting to know the men and women wanting to lead Canada’s third party. But while we won’t know the rules of the race for another month or two, that hasn’t limited speculation in ...