The Dominion blogs: Grand Ravine’s Massacre: A Respond to Michael Deibert

1st anniversary of Grand Ravine massacre july 27th, 2007 116.jpg Commemoration of the first anniversary of Gran Ravine’s Massacre.The parents and friends of victims of July 27 massacre walked with tears, Jul. 27, 2007. Photo by Wadner Pierre. By: Jeb Sprague On Martissant, Gran Ravine, and Missing the Proportionality and Chief Cause of Violence The ...

Action Sandy Hill Profile in Local Paper

The local neighbourhood newspaper in Sandy Hill is the Image. They are profiling Action Sandy Hill board members and I was asked what surprised me the most upon joining the board.     read more

The Liberal Scarf: Equal Voice National Leadership Summit

The Equal Voice National Leadership Summit is going on in Ottawa today, and I’ll be providing live updates via Twitter if you want to follow along at www.twitter.com/WilliamNormanYou can also watch the live webcast at http://equalvoice.ca/

punditman: Are Violent Video Games Preparing Kids For The Apocalypse? (Funny!)

punditman says… This is hilarious, but sad at the same time. I believe Ronald Reagan once said something to the effect that he liked arcade video games because they prepared young boys to become fighter pilots. It’s been downhill ever since. Yep, we’ve come a long way since Pac-Man. Punditman would like to see a ...

punditman: Are Violent Video Games Preparing Kids For The Apocalypse? (Funny!)

punditman says… This is hilarious, but sad at the same time. I believe Ronald Reagan once said something to the effect that he liked arcade video games because they prepared young boys to become fighter pilots. It’s been downhill ever since. Yep, we’ve come a long way since Pac-Man. Punditman would like to see a ...

punditman: Are Violent Video Games Preparing Kids For The Apocalypse? (Funny!)

punditman says… This is hilarious, but sad at the same time. I believe Ronald Reagan once said something to the effect that he liked arcade video games because they prepared young boys to become fighter pilots. It’s been downhill ever since. Yep, we’ve come a long way since Pac-Man. Punditman would like to see a ...

Liberal Video Depot: "Demand Better." In his own words.

Brilliant. The Liberals could run a whole campaign just using Harper’s own words on accountability or even their own ads from the 2006 election. {Video by enoughharper} Please send LVD your political and news videos and clips.

Liberal Video Depot: "Demand Better." In his own words.

Brilliant. The Liberals could run a whole campaign just using Harper’s own words on accountability or even their own ads from the 2006 election. {Video by enoughharper} Please send LVD your political and news videos and clips.

Liberal Video Depot: "Demand Better." In his own words.

Brilliant. The Liberals could run a whole campaign just using Harper’s own words on accountability or even their own ads from the 2006 election. {Video by enoughharper} Please send LVD your political and news videos and clips.

djkelly.ca: CBC Radio column: Tech for seniors

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with guest host Holly Preston and I talk about technology and how it impacts the aging. There’s a lot more tech being built for seniors. We chat about why and what are the changes in designs being made to tech to cater to seniors. albertaatnoon March 9 ...

Life...A Small Spark Between Two Eternities: Unbelievable Arrogance !

Democracy double: Harper government takes twin blows for defying Parliament “Baird interpreted Milliken’s ruling to mean the government could either hand over more information or provide better reasons for witholding it.”

Liberal Arts and Minds: Demand Better

Hudak resigns, joins cast of "Two and a Half Men"

Erstwhile Ontario Tory leader Tim Hudak shocked everyone at today’s Queen’s Park session when he unexpectedly tendered his resignation. Hudak has been tabbed as Charlie Sheen’s replacement on the popular television sitcom “Two and a Half Men”, seen weekly on the CBS network. Provincial Conservatives are left scrambling to name a successor soon, with an ...

Bouquets of Gray: I’m feeling lucky

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Alberta Environment Minister Rob Renner on Oilsands Environmental Monitoring

“The fact remains that there are naturally occurring substances in the water. And if we had never set foot in the region those kinds of results would still be there.” — Minister Rob Renner, September 1, 2010. “The RAMP that’s been there for a long time has done an admirable job.” — Minister Rob Renner, ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: No, You’re Out of Order!

Source: CBC News: Speaker Rules Against Government, OdaIn a ruling that should shock no one, Speaker of the House Peter Milliken, has ruled against the Government and cabinet minister Bev Oda in two separate rulings. The ruling against Oda suggests that she may be guilty of misleading Parliament, given that she asserted before a Parliamentary ...

the disgruntled democrat: How to Best Stop Natural Gas Drilling in Quebec? Give the Administrative Regions the Power to Revoke Corporate Personhood.

Like the majority of Quebecois, I feel that we are being taken for a ride when it comes to the drilling for natural gas using the controversial hydofracking process.Essentially, a toxic mixture of water and known carcinogens are pumped into the ground under high pressure in order to fracture the shale in which the bubbles ...

Progress report

Remember the two benfits of failure.First,if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work;and second, the failure give you the opportunity to try a new approach.Roger Von Oech Well I have been failing miserably with the new Year’s goals…walking-3 times and I don’t mean 3 times a week…maybe I could push the total to 6 ...

Just Another Willy Loman: Sometimes branding back fires

Centre 454

Here's a little background on the media release that was sent out last week. Centre 454 is a day-shelter that is moving back into Sandy Hill. The communications regarding the move was not handled well and many in the community are upset about the shelter—both what they know about it and what hasn't been communicated. ...

Half an Hour: More on Sameness

Responding to the enquiries posted to this blog post. Originally intended as a comment, but Blogger very arbitrarily limits the size of comments, and I can’t seem to change that. I honestly don’t think that most people think of the definition of ‘group’ when they use it, beyond the obvious connotations of ‘more than one ...

Chronicles of a Pure Laine: Mon pays, ce n’est pas Vancouver! – Take 2

In the words of Pample the Moose: “I had to shake my head in amused bewilderment in reading Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong’s whining in his memoirs about how the issue of French in the Olympics’ opening and closing ceremonies was criticized by people like Graham Fraser and James Moore…” In his recent book, the ...

Democratic Progress: On Majorities

I was just reading 308.com’s “Best and Worse Cases” for February, and had a brief thought. If the Cons win a majority (and I don’t believe they can) it’s not going to be a big one. If that happens, I think it’s going to be incredibly difficult to keep that majority together. The Liberal majorities ...