Left Over: No Non-Polluting Victories on Victoria Day…

  Stephen Hume: Province’s secrecy puts people’s health at risk STEPHEN HUME More from Stephen Hume Published on: May 20, 2016 | Last Updated: May 20, 2016 3:25 PM   Finally, the  Mayor of Vancouver, BC,  Gregor Robertson is earning the trust that voters have given him for a few years now…and possibly starting the ...

Alberta Politics: Victory Day in Moscow: some thoughts about the wisdom of messing with Russia

PHOTOS: A scene for last year’s May 9 Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The red banner visible in the centre is one of the Soviet victory flags hoisted over the Reichstag in Berlin in May 1945. Below: My military history professor, Reginald H. Roy and British World War II Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery, both ...

The Canadian Progressive: #PMHarperMustResign: A Twitter storm demanding Harper’s resignation is proposed

Via: KW Protests Greetings, concerned Canadians and global opponents to the Harper Government. We know how ridiculous and scandalous this excuse for a Government of Canada is. The most recent events concerning the Senate have only exacerbated the frustration and anger of average people everywhere. Enough of trumpeting openness and transparency while doing the exact ...

The Canadian Progressive: Prominent Canadians want Victoria Day renamed to honour Aboriginals

From Victoria Day to ‘Victoria and First People’s Day’. How does that sound? Prolific author Margaret Atwood, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, actor Gordon Pinsent  and other prominent Canadians are demanding that “Victoria Day” be renamed “Victoria and First Peoples Day”.  To honour Aboriginal peoples’ contributions to  Canada. The group, which also includes politicians, is supporting ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Ten indredibly true facts about Queen Victoria

Yay, it’s almost Victoria Day — one of my favourite holidays, mostly because it’s so necessary. For those of you who don’t live in Canada, in many provinces we celebrate the birthday of Queen Victoria, Regina Atroxica, who was born … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Why Canadians celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday

Here in Canada we celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday, and it is known as Victoria Day. Why? She has been dead for more than 110 years, and our current Queen has now been reigning almost as long as Vicky did. I … Continue reading →