Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on how the impression that our votes for change don’t produce the expected results can lead to the public putting up with a destructive alternative just to have an alternative at all. For further reading…– For background on Prince Edward Island’s electoral reform plebiscite, see Susan Bradley’s report on the results, Sara Fraser on ...

The Canadian Progressive: Abortion Rights Advocates File Legal Challenge Against P.E.I

Abortion right advocates in Prince Edward Island have advised the provincial government of their intention to file a legal challenge to the province’s “discriminatory and unlawful abortion policy.” The post Abortion Rights Advocates File Legal Challenge Against P.E.I appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Alberta Diary: Russia must be stopped! And Peter Goldring’s just the man to do it! We’ll fight to the last Frenchman and German!

After we’ve won the war with Russia, a beachhead in the Caribbean! Edmonton MP Peter Goldring as illustrated by Press Progress. Below: Rob Ford, Louis Riel, Ann of Green Gables and last year’s military licence plate, which is presumably the same as this year’s military licence plate. Whenever you think it’s safe to start ridiculing ...

Thumbs Up Canada: Prince Edward Island, 2nd time around

Just sharing some pictures of the random trip to PEI. Was invited to have lunch with the parents of my hosts and we played cards after. I can’t remember what the game was but I had an awesome time. I walked around the city after lunch and took a few pictures.

Thumbs Up Canada: Prince Edward Island, 2nd time around

Just sharing some pictures of the random trip to PEI. Was invited to have lunch with the parents of my hosts and we played cards after. I can’t remember what the game was but I had an awesome time. I walked around the city after lunch and took a few pictures.

Thumbs Up Canada: A post from Prince Edward Island

I did an impulsive last minute trip to where I am right now – in Prince Edward Island. I didn’t even think about it. I actually didn’t know I was definitely going here till a couple of days ago. Long story that I am keeping to myself. 🙂 And now I am here. About a ...

Thumbs Up Canada: A post from Prince Edward Island

I did an impulsive last minute trip to where I am right now – in Prince Edward Island. I didn’t even think about it. I actually didn’t know I was definitely going here till a couple of days ago. Long story that I am keeping to myself. 🙂 And now I am here. About a ...

The Ranting Canadian: Mike Duffy: pig in the city Canadian senator Mike Duffy, the…

Mike Duffy: pig in the city Canadian senator Mike Duffy, the porcine Conservative from Ottawa, has been caught in yet another scandal, this time for falsely claiming Prince Edward Island as his primary residence and  subsequently billing the Canadian taxpayers for related living expenses (more than $30,000 since 2010!). The truth is that Duffy hasn’t ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Doug Saunders discusses how corporate cash hoarding is limiting any economic recovery – and what we can do about it: (T)his should be a great time for companies to invest: low prices, low interest rates, cheaper labour costs. A sensible company would build up cash during boom times ...