The Right-Wing Observer: Is Omnibus legislation a Conservative Disease?

The following data visualization shows the total number of pages of legislation drafted to implement budgets tabled from 1994 to 2014. It also shows the average per year for the Liberal regime versus the Conservative regime. It illustrates the Conservatives’ significant tendency towards bloated budget implementation bills. I would like to take this to another ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Environmental law is funny (really)

Thursday, November 1, 2012 When asked in polls, a large majority of Canadians think that it’s important for BC and Canada to have strong environmental laws.  The trouble is, when public interest environmental lawyers start talking about different models of environmental assessment, or the legal definition of “critical habitat”, most people’s eyes just glaze over.  ...

Canadian Progressive World: Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s “Bond Girl” Shines At The 2012 London Olympics

That’s right, our absentee head of state is the newest Bond girl.  The Queen made her acting debut in the spectacular and humorous Bond sequence during the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. I think the Queen should take up acting. Here are my three reasons: First, the 86-year old is a bundle of untapped acting ...