One of the questions I posed in this space a few weeks ago was: who will be the next big-name Jewish MP? With apologies to Joe Oliver, Canada’s first Jewish federal finance minister, what I may subconsciously have been asking is who will be the next Irwin Cotler, now that the 75-year-old Mount Royal Liberal . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: A national icon takes his leave
Last week, we examined four “Jewish” battleground ridings, including two – York Centre in Toronto and Mount Royal in Montreal – where, one way or another, a Jewish candidate is likely to win. This week, we look at Jews running for all four major parties across the country. Jews have served in the House of . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: Who will be the next big-name Jewish MP?
It’s no secret that Jewish voters have apparently shifted from being largely supportive of the Liberal party to heartily supporting the Conservatives in what seems like majority numbers, due largely to the party’s full-throated support for Israel under Prime Minister Stephen Harper (and to a much lesser degree its commitment to security for religious institutions). . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: Four ‘Jewish’ battleground ridings to watch
TweetWhen was the last time we talked about opening a new school in the urban core, rather than closing one down? Packed into the gym of the hundred year-old Highlands Junior High School, hundreds of school and community members heard about plans to replace three already existing schools with a brand new Kindergarden to Grade . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Building a replacement school in Greater Highlands?
“Tonight we will witness a debate of Epic Proportions! “In the Right Corner, the Freedom Fighter—Danielle Smith!!! In the Left Corner, the Protector of the People—Brian Mason!!!”
Mount Royal University was hosting the ninth and final debate between Wildrose leader, Danielle Smith, and NDP leader, Brian Mason. We expected to see sinewy kickboxers pouncing . . . → Read More: Susan on the Soapbox: The Smith vs Mason Debate: An Enlightening Evening
Saulie Zajdel, former Harpercon candidate who ran against Irwin Cotler in Mount-Royal and up until today, James Moore’s “employee” has left under the same cloak of secrecy he was hired under. Yep, ol’ Saulie resigned his post as Irwin Cotler’s shadow.
“I’m no longer working for the federal government,” Zajdel said in a . . . . . → Read More: Bye Bye Saulie!
Harper is an unusual man, could easily be the “quiet neighbour who always kept to himself”. Unusual because of his absolute obsession with destroying the Liberal Party of Canada and satisfying himself, it seems, solely with pure vengeance. Holding onto power and vengeance are the key motivators of his regime, look at his crime bill . . . → Read More: Politics Canada: Why Harper’s obsessed with winning Mount Royal
Mere days ago the Conservative Party finally admitted their guilt in the “In & Out” election fraud scandal (remember that the Conservative Party headquarters was raided by the RCMP.) Months ago, the Conservative Party admitted that they paid to make phone calls in Mount Royal (saying Irwin Cotler was going to resign, which is . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Why Nobody Believes the Conservative Talking Points on the RoboCon Scandal.
I visit Montreal often. The city seems to have a special hold on me and I feel compelled to spend weeks on end there for no particular reason aside from an urge just to be there.
While I’m there, my time is usually spent exploring its streets, soaking up as much of the city as . . . → Read More: Straight Outta Edmonton: Holy Mountain — Mohand the Jogger
I visit Montreal often. The city seems to have a special hold on me and I feel compelled to spend weeks on end there for no particular reason aside from an urge just to be there.While I’m there, my time is usually spent exploring its streets, soaking u… . . . → Read More: Straight Outta Edmonton: Holy Mountain — Mohand the Jogger