gritchik: Tim Hudak: “Pro-abortion”?

So says Campaign Life Coalition. They also say that on abortion, Hudak is “cowardly” and that he “used to be solidly pro-life.” CLC mentions that Hudak, since even before winning Tory leadership, has done nothing related to “life and family issues.” CLC emphasizes this point by reminding those so inclined to support CLC’s ultra conservative […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Embedded Slavery

The last week has been super-interesting politically speaking in Regina. Not only is there an election campaign underway, but Occupy Regina challenged bylaws and to this point has won us back our Charter rights to assemble peacefully in dissent of the government. While people in the “first world” work out how best to peacefully gain […]

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Slap Upside The Head: Parents Start New Party Against School Anti-Bullying Policies

A new civic party has been started in Burnaby, British Columbia in direct opposition to some new anti-homophobic bullying initiatives introduced by the Burnaby School Board trustees last June. Calling themselves Parents’ Voice, the party is in opposition to the board’s existing anti-bullying policy on gender identity and sexual orientation, which they call “homosexual propoganda.” Actually, […]

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gritchik: They Wanna Be Adored

The Stone Roses are reuniting for a world tour! Those of us of a certain age, and a certain musical taste, will remember these guys from 1989/90. Based on this song alone, I can recall where I was living, where I was working and with whom I was hanging out. I love this band. Please […]

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gritchik: Householders

Those of us who have worked for MPs have spent countless hours creating constituent communication pieces called householders. Their purpose is to inform riding residents about parliamentary activities and issues. Taxpayers foot the bill, which isn’t a problem if they meet their purpose. Today I received one from my MP, Matthew Kellway, the NDP MP […]

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome. Real Canadian Politics is now Copper Roof Politics. This change extends beyond the name however. Readers will notice the same great content from the same authors, in a much more interactive and cleaner looking environment. The new website feat…

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The Progressive Economics Forum: Europe, G20 and financial transactions taxes

Thanks mostly to the superb campaigning by international development, poverty and environmental activists, there’s been remarkable progress in getting Europe to introduce financial transactions taxes, aka the Robin Hood Tax.    Last month, the European Commission presented a proposal for a broad-based financial transactions tax in all 27 members states of the European Union. At […]

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