The Scott Ross: Our First Canada Day

Our country was going to be called “Kingdom of Canada” instead of Dominion, but the British, fearing it would provoke the Americans, unilaterally changed it. The greatest thing we can do to celebrate our country is to know more about it. And certainly learning about Canada and celebrating it need not be separate; below are ...

The Scott Ross: Our First Canada Day

Our country was going to be called “Kingdom of Canada” instead of Dominion, but the British, fearing it would provoke the Americans, unilaterally changed it. The greatest thing we can do to celebrate our country is to know more about it. And certainly learning about Canada and celebrating it need not be separate; below are ...

The Scott Ross: Our First Canada Day

Our country was going to be called “Kingdom of Canada” instead of Dominion, but the British, fearing it would provoke the Americans, unilaterally changed it. The greatest thing we can do to celebrate our country is to know more about it. And certainly learning about Canada and celebrating it need not be separate; below are ...

The Scott Ross: Atheist For Christmas, Christian For St.Paddy’s

Most atheists are as irrational as those who believe in religion. And perhaps even more hypocritical.  There’s no greater example of this than those vocal opponents of religion who criticize Christmas but in just a few months time celebrate St.Patrick’s Day and other religious holidays with unrivaled enthusiasm. St.Patrick’s Day is of course associated with ...

The Scott Ross: A Devil Of A Valentine

On the face of it Saint Valentine is a pretty odd fellow, after all how many saints have days promoting procreation named after them? There really is only one other figure who shares such a dichotomy, who like St.Valentine had one of the most holiest of titles yet himself was the most profane. He too ...

The Scott Ross: 30 Day Time Limit For Robocall By-Election Applications

If by-elections are to result from the recent reports of election fraud in a growing number of ridings then a 30 day time limit might already be ticking. The Canada Elections Act (see below) clearly stipulates that any application for a by-election resulting from election fraud must be filed within 30 days of when said ...