Finally, a decent analysis of one of Canada’s darkest days – last summer’s G20 protests and police repression explored in Into the Fire.Continue reading
Two Supreme court justices announce retirements. Both were appointed by Liberal prime ministers.
Majority in the House. Majority in the Senate. And now he gets to appoint more top-court justices.
Still don’t believe that Harper’s going to …
The following are the proposed Clauses 6-9 of the new party’s constitution. They have, as with the other clauses, grown out of a series of discussions and meetings around our Constitutional Committee and Project.These are the heart of the intent of the…Continue reading
I’d like to see if I can dip my toe in this pool, without getting scolded for being disrespectful. Mark Garneau has thrown his hat into the interim leader ring, and I think he’s a strong choice, no problem if that’s the selection. Reading a Susan Riley…Continue reading
Elizabeth May in a tweet just now responded to my query last week about travel expenses for a recent coast to coast trip May took to attend a memorial.
@confute I personally paid for that trip (link)
First of all, I’d like …Continue reading
The pledge was pretty straightforward. This, after all, was the government of the “steady” hand. The Conservative platform proclaimed that: “Through accelerated reductions in government spending, a re-elected Stephen Harper government will eliminate t…Continue reading
TheCloudIsEphemeralPrintEverythingVilleSorry everyone. All PGrey bye-bye election stuff is gone.I’ll try and piece some of it back together if time and/or inclination permits. _____Update: Holy doodles!….They’re back!!! (see below)…Comments still g…Continue reading
Let’s see if any of the following are true: 1. Stephen Harper is bipolar 2. His wife, Laureen, has been having an affair with an RCMP officer 3. Laureen is leaving Stephen but they decided not to do the split until after the election. Want my bookies number? Filed under: Political Humour Tagged: affair, bipolar, […]Continue reading
With the Hudak attack on Ontario’s economy and jobs continuing today, one of Hudak’s most senior MPP’s demonstrated how little faith he really has in Hudak’s wreckless rookie scheming.http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/990868–tory-mpp…Continue reading
AllTheBallotBoxesThatFitVille…They really are doomed. On the night of the Point Grey Bye-Bye, I wondered what would happen west of Blanca which, essentially is all the high end condos and townhouses at UBC. Me, I figured that would be a big swing for…Continue reading
Well, the first thing we can do is carve out some time to ponder, imagine, dream, inhale, exhale, chat, brainstorm, breathe some more, and forget for a minute that we’ve had a decade of hard-core privatizing, de-funding of the public education system. It’s hard to imagine a better future when we’re constantly fighting the latest […]Continue reading
The Harper Government TM is still attempting to shut down Insite, Canada’s only supervised injection site. The case is now before the Supreme Court of Canada, which is where I spent yesterday morning.
I had to line up to go through a scanner, and empty my pockets and put metal things in a bin and so […]Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, May 13, 2011 – The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, announced today that Justice Ian Binnie and Justice Louise Charron have written to the Minister of Justice, the Honourable Robert Nicholson, to inform him that they will retire from the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Charron’s retirement will […]Continue reading
I don’t have much to add to the post-election discussion on the NDP’s past, present, and future, as most of the key points have already been beaten to death. But it’s worth a moment to pause and appreciate what Jack Layton accomplished last Monday. Lay…Continue reading
AllThePuffed-UpPunditryThatFitsVille….You get stuff like this:…Why was it (the Point Grey byelection) so close? As the night wore on, I started getting emails, tweets and text messages from frightened Liberals — all full of excuses for what, at t…Continue reading
So good old Tony Clement, our Industry Ministry, is going to invite the Oily Bigwigs to Ottawa to explain to Canadians why oil/gas prices go up and go down,… but more up than down. I hear they will serve tea and crumpets.
Now no where does it say Tony is going to stop the Oily Bigwigs […]
Jason Schwartzman cares about what you eat. Well, at the very least he has narrated a new short film on the importance of what we eat. The film looks like it covers a lot issues around problematic factory farming and the benefits of traditional farming methods.
Here’s a promo for the film:
And Gene Baur from Farm […]Continue reading
Apparently the world will end on October 21, 2011. That’s exactly five months after the “rapture”, which takes place this month on May 21, when, the site says, Jesus will arrive for his third official visit to this planet.* Judgment Day, apparently, is…Continue reading
For some light-hearted fun with serious prizes to be won, consider entering the 2011 Queer of the Year Contest, an annual international competition open to anyone in the world, of all genders and sexual orientations, who has personality, talent, a heal…Continue reading
I would be lying if I said I was surprised the Ontario Liberals and their paid for lackeys at the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association and Environmental Defense had conniption fits and went to the Twitter-verse to vent their spleens about how awful/ignorant/evil/cruel anyone who would dare get in the way of their access to our […]Continue reading