OpenMedia.ca: Huffington Post: Liberals were caught off guard when candidate MacLeod stepped down over C-51 vote

After candidate MacLeod stepped down over Trudeau’s C-51 vote, the Liberal party issued a statement saying his resignation was for personal reasons… Article by Althia Raj for the Huffington Post OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are staying mum about a star candidate who just turned on them.  read more

Alberta Diary: In four letters, Brian Jean, the Crossword King of Parliament Hill, has Q-U-I-T

How Brian Jean may have started to see himself after whiling away too many hours on Parliament Hill over the decade. Amateur psychologizing by blog authors is unlikely to resemble the actual mental state of real Parliamentarians. Below: The real Mr. Jean, who announced yesterday he is quitting his job as MP for Fort McMurray ...

Calgary Grit: 2014: Year in Preview

We don’t know what will make headlines in 2014. After all, most political predictions are about as accurate as a Forum poll. So I won’t try to guess how 2014 plays out, but here are a few things we can reasonably expect to see this year: With the new electoral map coming into force, all ...

Art Threat: Managing Public Art – An interview with the Bryan Newson of Vancouver’s Public Art Program

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas ‘Abundance Fenced’ Bryan Newson is the Manager of the City of Vancouver’s Public Art Program. He and his staff have been responsible for bringing you everything from Ken Lum’s Monument for East Vancouver to Rodney Graham’s Aerodynamic Forms in Space, and hundreds more. I met with Bryan a few weeks ago to ...