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How will bombing Iraq and Syria make Canada safer?

Putting the Harper Government’s obsession with cutbacks and austerity budgets aside, I wonder how Canada spending $122 million on illegally bombing Iraq and Syria will make Canadians safer? 231 more words

Harry Smith's Last Stand

Harry Smith Is Coming for Stephen Harper

The 92-year-old anti-austerity campaigner, a UK sensation, sets his sights on Canada.  See the story at the Tyee.

Winding Widdershins

One Step Forward...30 years back.

One sentence was all it took to plunge Scottish football back into the dark ages of football development and sadly it came from one of the most important and influential coaches currently working within Scotland’s football development pathway. 683 more words

The Age of Enlightenment: Should Canadian youth be giving the right to vote?

The 42nd federal election is looming. We’ve long known the contenders; Harper, Mulcair, Trudeau and May. All that remains is a date. And while the Canada Elections Act was amended in 2007 to provide for fixed election dates on the third Monday of October(this year it will be the 19th) the Prime Minister is still free to ignore this date completely and call an early election, as occurred in 2008. 1,262 more words

Canada Elections Act

All Eyes On Us

WRITTEN BY RICK REID
PHOTO BY KEVIN VAN PAASSEN

It used to be that growing up sane in Alberta meant knowing that there was no such thing as democracy at the provincial level, the “Progressive” Conservative Party would be in power indefinitely, redneck farmers, white supremacists in Brooks and Stettler and oil barons in Calgary would keep it that way with their loyal vote, as it has been for over 40 years. 599 more words

Canada

OVER BEFORE IT STARTS?

LIKE NO OTHER

You may not know it yet but this election is going to be something different in the history of Canada. The Harper Party has stacked the deck. 949 more words

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