J. Trudeau’s Hamilton Rally 2015

J. Trudeau’s Hamilton Rally 2015

Sep 13, 2015

The momentum swing was subtle but came almost immediately after the first leaders’ debate. Since then the Liberal Party of Canada has slowly built upon that night. A Red Tide is rising. And as it surges across Canada millions herald Justin’s rise in the polls as the birth of Trudeau-mania II. Last night all I could talk about was today’s...

Leaders’ Debate…Ladies and Gentlemen we have a split decision

Leaders’ Debate…Ladies and Gentlemen we have a split decision

Aug 7, 2015

In the world of pugilists we learn early, often through our defeat, the dangers of underestimating an opponent. When a young fighter realizes he is being viewed as the underdog and their isn’t much expectation to do well, he will study longer, and train harder. The results may at times be remarkable. In the days preceding last nights leaders’ debate,...

Election Day Called!

Election Day Called!

Aug 3, 2015

So, as expected by most, Stephen Harper has called the 2015 general election sooner than later, making it the longest campaign in decades, and costing us millions of dollars more than usual. Canadians will be going to the polls October 19th. As I said, dropping the writ so early surprised few of us who are even remotely interested in Canadian politics. His...

Canada’s Democracy, Under Siege.

Canada’s Democracy, Under Siege.

Jul 8, 2015

In a democracy two of our most precious and valuable rights are those of free speech, and the right to a free and unfettered vote. Under the reign of our current federal government these rights are being eroded. And now, as a yet to be called election looms, the Harper regime makes no attempt to mask their intentions. Such practice serves one purpose,...

Current Canadian Voting System Isn’t Best Choice

I have managed to do a little research on a few different voting systems. However, my days are busy and time is often at a premium, hence, my research makes me only marginally educated in this field. To make a more informed decision before approaching your M.P. you should first seek out some extra information. First past the post (FPTP), is our current voting...

Mayoral morals

     Allegations of wrong-doings, inappropriate behavior and poor judgement have assailed Mayor Rob Ford of Toronto. And yes allegations are just that, accusations, yet unproven.  The mayor is the most influential  politician of his city. And the light in which he is cast shall reflect directly on that city. So, it would seem to me if a besieged mayor...