Pop The Stack: A Contrast in Leadership

This week we have seen a real contrast in leadership styles. First we have Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the UN.  What should have been a sure thing, Canada being chosen to fill the rotating two-year seat on the security council, became a huge disappointment.  Why did this happen? The reason seems to be that the […]

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Pop The Stack: Who’s the Boss?

Congratulations to our new Governor General David Johnston. I hope you serve the office as well as Michaëlle Jean, I’m sure you will. As our new GG undoubtedly knows, he now has some reserve powers for extraordinary circumstances.  It seems that when our previous GG had cause to exercise these powers on that long morning […]

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Census vote!

The House of Commons will vote on a motion to call on the Government to reinstate the long form census, about 40 minutes from now. It is known that the Liberals, NDP, and Bloc will all support the motion, with the Conservatives likely voting against it…

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