Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Kelly MacNamara writes about the slowing of Antarctic ocean circulation as a calamitous consequence of climate change which is happening far sooner than predicted. And Alex Cooke reports on the state of emergency in Nova Scotia reflecting the immediate impact of extreme weatherContinue reading
Kersplebedeb: NYC-ABC PP/POW updates May 30, 2023
Click here for the latest compilation of every other week updates. NYC ABC, along with several other individuals and prisoner support crews, now send hard copies to all political prisoners and prisoners of war we support. If you consistently mail the latest updates to a specific prisoner, please let usContinue reading
A Puff of Absurdity: On Letting Them Fail
In my recent “Kids Today” post, I mentioned the problems with not letting kids fail classes as one of many examples of how we swoop in to rescue them instead of actually supporting their learning and growth as human beings, arguing that their behaviour is being affected by never having to experienceContinue reading
Wise Law Blog: Legal Tweet of the Day: May 31, 2023
#LegalTweetoftheDay: ‘Waiter, where’s my patio?!’ Toronto restaurant and bar owners left high and dry over delays in CaféTO approvals #law #legal #lawtwitter via @TorontoStar https://tinyurl.com/jfenf8tr – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.netContinue reading
Warren Kinsella: Jagmeet Singh, coward-in-chief
@theJagmeetSingh to @JennyKwanBC: We don't care about you. We don't care about your family. My deal with @JustinTrudeau matters more than you. #cdnpoli #lpc #cpc #ndp — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) May 31, 2023Continue reading
The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Moving Beyond The Partisan
A couple of years ago, I expressed my disgust with partisan politics and proposed a model that is intended to break the connection between party discipline, insularity, and policy platforms. One of the first things Danielle Smith has proposed in the wake of the UCP being shut out in EdmontonContinue reading
Wise Law Blog: Paul Adam on Wills and Estates: What is an Executor?
What is an Executor? An Executor is the person who’s the legal representative of your Estate. After you die, your Executor is responsible for taking all of the assets and properties that you own and distributing it to your heirs. If you’re thinking about who should be your Executor, youContinue reading
Excited Delirium: So many things …
Just a few quick notable headlines that everyone should take a moment to absorb … The post So many things … first appeared on Excited Delirium.Continue reading
Northern Reflections: Up To No Good
Jagmeet Singh has introduced a resolution to remove David Johnston from his role as special rapporteur. Michael Harris writes: So David Johnston is a hack cashing in on a jammy per diem, the prime minister is a rank manipulator, and the report by a former governor general into alleged ChineseContinue reading
Politics and its Discontents: AI: Threat To Humanity, Or Its Saviour?
You decide, but I’m thinking that if ChatGPT could get a senior diplomatic posting, it could help avert disaster. (If you have trouble reading the text, please click on the above link and expand the test there.) Recommend this PostContinue reading
Things Are Good: No Mow May No Mo’?
Maybe, maybe not. It’s the end of May and hopefully you haven’t been mowing. The No Mow May campaign encourages people with lawns to let them grow during the month of May to let insects and other critters thrive. This makes sense, and if you have a lawn then youContinue reading
Dead Wild Roses: Protest Gender Ideology in Canadian Schools on June 9th – Keep The Children Home
This is call to action by one parent who is very concerned about the pernicious effects of gender ideology on children. Apparently, he lost his child to the transgender cult – because that is what cults do – insert a wedge between parents and their children to break the bondsContinue reading
Canadian Dimension: Trust us? Whether it’s government or media, you have simply got to be kidding
Research shows that more than 60 percent of Canadians believe journalists are purposely trying to mislead them, with government not far behind at 58 percent. Photo by Thomas Hawk/Flickr. Special rapporteur David Johnston’s recent report into alleged Chinese election interference said basically “trust me, there’s nothing to see here,” whichContinue reading
Cathie from Canada: Update: "We all belong" is the message that Saskatoon Catholic Schools just don’t get
Following up on my Saturday post, here’s the latest news. I wonder if Saskatoon Catholic School administration is now beginning to understand the difficult situation they have created for their teachers and their students? Rally planned in response to Greater Saskatoon Catholic School leaked email | https://t.co/WL6g5VZMGW. https://t.co/KW1XD2qLAT — DennisContinue reading
Babel-on-the-Bay : Crazies in Control.
With the vote, such as it was, on Monday, the Loony Tunes have polarized Alberta. Their next target is Canada. We are headed down the rabbit hole with the Americans. In the land of the free, nobody stands on guard for thee. More and more, talking to American relatives andContinue reading
Alberta Politics: Premier Danielle Smith, fresh off election victory, suggests resurrecting the Family Compact to run Edmonton!
Even before the dust from the historically close 2023 Alberta general election has settled, Premier Danielle Smith was blabbing about creating an extra-parliamentary council of UCP electoral losers to act as Edmonton’s MLAs. University of Calgary Law Professor Martin Z. Olszynski (Photo: University of Calgary). Of course, the day beforeContinue reading
Warren Kinsella: New one: Winlaw
Winlaw BC barn. 10×12. For sale. pic.twitter.com/NWvZz5aWSj — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) May 31, 2023Continue reading
Views from the Beltline: Danielle Smith’s Alberta
No one had a bigger win on Alberta election night than Danielle Smith. Her UCP (and this is definitely her party now) won a solid majority of seats and a majority of the popular vote (how many parties win elections in this country with over 50 percent of the popularContinue reading
Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Afternoon Links
This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Martin Sandhu writes about the development of degrowth as a viable economic organizing principle. And Kevin Drum offers a reminder that the growth we’ve been trained to demand has been entirely funneled into corporate coffers for over four decades, rather than creatingContinue reading