Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Humour of Political Websites

I give points to politicians who try their luck online. Over the years there have been laughable incidents with most political parties’ websites, and blogs/Twitter accounts, however. The Conservatives and I think Green parties had micro scandals with security around online donations in roughly 2006. And most recently the Conservative.ca website was hacked with a […]

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Slap Upside The Head: Ontario Catholic School Bans Rainbows

An unofficial Gay-Straight Alliance at St Joseph Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario has been forbidden from displaying any rainbows at their information booth. The school board had already banned official Gay-Straight Alliances—important peer support groups to help reduce incidences of bullying—in their schools (thus the “unofficial” nature of this group), but apparently that didn’t […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Angus Green

Angus Reid called this evening for a survey about Saskatchewan politics. They neglected to mention Larissa Shasko, leader of the Green Party of Saskatchewan at any point, even though they were asking about Ryan Bater, Dwain Lingenfelter, and Brad Wall and the public’s feeling of government direction. I objected to their uneven polling. So long […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Welwyn

On Friday me and my friends went to Jesse’s parent’s farm outside of Welwyn, SK. Along the way we saw the wind farm at Moosimin, including a vertical axis turbine on a tower. The vehicle wasn’t comfortably large enough for five men, but we made it work. We even figured out how to pair a […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Turn A Page

The contemptible actions of the Harper government have reaped a little more protest in the chambers of Parliament. A few years ago it was a Gallery protest in the House of commons, and this time a parliamentary page (worker bee) held up a homemade protest “Stop Harper” sign in the Senate chamber during the Throne […]

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Brigette Marcelle: Canadian heroine. UPDATE: Name is actually “Brigette DePape”.

Canada needs more Brigette DePapes and less Stephen Harpers. We need more fighters and fewer donut eatin’ authoritarian pricks. (DePape is referred to as “Marcelles” in the article.)

“Harper’s agenda is disastrous for this country and for my generation,” Brigette Marcelle says. “We have to stop him from wasting billions on fighter . . . → Read More: Brigette Marcelle: Canadian heroine. UPDATE: Name is actually “Brigette DePape”.

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Critical Brain Candy: Sustainable Habits

I posted an article over at YouSustain called 38 Small Sustainable Habits.  It tries to focus on the little decisions we can make every day that add up to a big impact, both in terms of sustainability and cash savings. If you like it, I’d appreciate if you click the “bookmark” button there to share […]

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Slap Upside The Head: World Becoming More Gay-Friendly

For anyone who feels like equal rights have been regressing, here’s a bit of encouraging news. According to a report from the University of Chicago, the world is steadily becoming more and more gay-friendly. Virtually every country studied has reported a greater acceptance of people with different sexual orientations over previous polling periods, with only four exceptions: […]

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