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The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Supreme Court of Canada #nlpoli

When the Church Lady shows up,  you know your comment on the Internet has hit the mark.The term comes from the self-righteous character made famous by Dana Carvey on Saturday Night Live and if there was a male equivalent, your humble e-scribbler w… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Supreme Court of Canada #nlpoli

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Supreme Court of Canada #nlpoli

When the Church Lady shows up,  you know your comment on the Internet has hit the mark.The term comes from the self-righteous character made famous by Dana Carvey on Saturday Night Live and if there was a male equivalent, your humble e-scribbler w… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Supreme Court of Canada #nlpoli

Montreal Simon: The Con Oil Pimps and the Dangerous Pipeline Debate

It's quite the confrontation. Denis Coderre, the blowhard Mayor of Montreal, jackhammering plans for an Energy East pipeline. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced the city's official opposition to proposed Energy East pipeline project Thursd… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Oil Pimps and the Dangerous Pipeline Debate

Bill Longstaff: Ceci forced to slap Harper’s wrist

In the midst of this tiresomely long election campaign, Stephen Harper appears to find attacking his NDP and Liberal opponents isn’t enough to occupy his time. He has decided to pick fights with a couple of provinces as well, recently assailing the Alberta government for raising taxes and not coming down with a budget.

Alberta . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Ceci forced to slap Harper’s wrist

Montreal Simon: The Winter from Hell and the National Unity Hysteria

In his well known song Mon Pays, the Quebec poet and singer Gilles Vigneault famously sings: "My country is not a country, it's the winter."And in this seemingly never ending one, this Winter from Hell, I think we can all relate to that. But since just a few weeks ago during the Olympics we . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Winter from Hell and the National Unity Hysteria

Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper is the Real Separatist-in-Chief

I see Pierre-Karl Péladeau's decision to run for the Parti Quebecois in the Quebec election has sent shockwaves rolling across the country.With some in the media predicting trouble for Stephen Harper and his ghastly Con regime.Pierre Karl Péladeau’s emergence as a superstar Parti Québécois candidate represents a seismic shock for not only Quebec politics. . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Why Stephen Harper is the Real Separatist-in-Chief

The Liberal Scarf: What happened to Tom "Captain Canada" Mulcair now that the writ has dropped in Quebec?

Looks like Captain Canada is staying “neutral” in the face of a PQ government which would almost certainly call a referendum and which of course, will be running on the regressive so-called “Charter of Values” that would ban observa… . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: What happened to Tom "Captain Canada" Mulcair now that the writ has dropped in Quebec?

The Liberal Scarf: What happened to Tom "Captain Canada" Mulcair now that the writ has dropped in Quebec?

Looks like Captain Canada is staying “neutral” in the face of a PQ government which would almost certainly call a referendum and which of course, will be running on the regressive so-called “Charter of Values” that would ban observant Jews, Sikhs, Muslims, and Christians from being a part of the civil service.

If Mulcair is “neutral” against this, . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: What happened to Tom "Captain Canada" Mulcair now that the writ has dropped in Quebec?

A BCer in Toronto: NDP puts its flawed unity policy on the table for 2015 election

You might say I was against the NDP’s Sherbrooke Declaration before it was cool. Having somewhat of an interest in the unity of Canada, I’ve long been aware of the emptiness of NDP policy when it comes to handling the unthinkable but not implausible – a referendum on a province leaving confederation – and their . . . → Read More: A BCer in Toronto: NDP puts its flawed unity policy on the table for 2015 election