The Debate Debate: Will Harper or Ignatieff Now Play the Democracy Card?

Editorial – John Deverell, Catch 22 team


Elizabeth May, whose Green Party attracts nearly one million votes, is not legally entitled to appear in the televised leaders debate.  The federal court couldn’t invent such a law, and Parliament has never offered one.

OTTAWA — A federal appeal court judge has dismissed the Green party’s attempts to quickly hear legal arguments over the party’s participation in the televised…

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Help us Defeat Harper!

Catch 22 Campaign needs your support

Defeating Harper the same as a vote to Save the CBC


Dear Catch 22 Supporters,

For those of you living in Catch 22 ridings, how you vote on May 2nd could very well help decide whether or not the CBC will be ransacked and handed over to Stephen Harper’s adoring friends in…

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Catch 22 news release #2

For immediate release                                   April 3 2011


National citizens group endorses Elizabeth May


Saanich, Gulf Islands – A national citizens group opposing the Harper Conservatives in the May 2 general election has endorsed Green Party Leader Elizabeth May in the B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands.

Local members of the…

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"Are we that pathetic?" Harper majority would be a disaster

Nick Fillmore, Catch 22 Campaign team

Ralph Surette probably has been the Maritimes most outstanding independent journalist and columnist for more than 30 years. I have known him since we worked together at The 4thEstate newspaper in Nova Scotia during the 1970s. Living in Digby County, N.S., where he also operates a small farm, Surette continues to judge governments based on how well they serve the public interest, while many Canadian columnists have fallen into the trap of…

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Catch 22 endorses Elizabeth May, Green Party, SGI

What an exciting day! The Catch 22 Campaign’s first ever online endorsement process wrapped up a couple of hours ago. Based on the best available research, the Catch 22 team recommended to our supporters in Saanich-Gulf Islands (SGI) that our campaign support Green Party candidate (and leader), Elizabeth May as the candidate best positioned to defeat incumbent Conservative Gary Lunn. We used our online group to…

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