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  Once Canadians arrive at the correct diagnosis -- that corporate globalization is a cancer – we can then administer the cure, which involves the dismantling... more
 
November 1, 2015
Elections 2015
The harder we try to implement the items on the current climate change response policy menu, the stronger the political pushback.  We have a new government, we... more
 
By rtorrie
October 8, 2015
climate change mitigation
Climate Reality Leaders want to know: Where does Justin Trudeau really stand on climate change? Climate campaigners see an opportunity in Canada’s new... more
climate
Climate Change Activism
Climate Reality Ottawa
Climate Reality Project
COP21
Justin Trudeau
climate change
You wouldn’t know it from the headlines, but the federal Liberals just received the lowest percentage of votes to win the largest percentage of seats since... more
Elections 2015
false majority
Liberal Party of Canada
Jutin Trudeau
Ethics
lobbying
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
Whistle Blowers
political scandal
elxn42
elxn2015
cdnpoli
Canadian politics
Canadian Parliament
The historic victory by the Liberals on October 19th was well planned, executed and earned. For three years, the Liberal braintrust crafted, nurtured and drove... more
Elections 2015
Policy
Canadian politics
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
elxn42
                                                                         Neoliberal capitalism is a cancer that metastasizes on its host, the public sphere,... more
Elections 2015
monocultures
biodiversity
pluralism
neoliberalism
I've been fairly critical of the media's role in this election.  From the consortium threatening to pull Conservative Ads on false copyright pretenses, to... more
Elections 2015
Liberal Party of Canada
Media bias
Conservative Party of Canada
Andrew Coyne
Munk Debates
#GlobeDebate
Elizabeth May
Social Media
Voters
elxn42
elxn2015
cdnpoli
When Justin Trudeau pledged three consecutive deficits, Canadians were told it was “political suicide.” At first thought, many of us probably believed it. But... more
Elections 2015
Canadian government policy
debate
Canadian politics
cdnpoli
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
Thomas Mulcair
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
#GlobeDebate
Economy
elxn42
elxn2015
Not in recent times have Canadian voters had an opportunity to “throw the bastards out” in the classic phrase. Elected officials generally leave office before... more
Elections 2015
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
Kim Campbell
Brian Mulroney
Contempt of Parliament
Canadian Constitution
elxn42
elxn2015
When war came to a conclusion in Vietnam, over a million people fled the country. Canada’s government, under Progressive Conservative leader Joe Clark... more
Elections 2015
To: _______________Member of Parliament,  House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0A6 Dear MP _____________________Congratulations! I voted for you. I... more
Elections 2015
strategic voting
proportional representation
Green Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
NDP
elxn42
elxn2015
If the polls are correct, then Canadians for the most part remain deluded. They do not understand that corporate sovereignty deals like TPP, and the Canada-... more
 
October 15, 2015
Trudeau
Elections 2015
Liberals
c-51
election
corporate sovereignty
FIPPA
TPP
I don’t mean to shock you, but First Nations people in Canada were only granted the right to vote in 1960. That’s still within living memory, and a constant... more
Elections 2015
First Nations
Women
Water
Idle No More
cdnpoli
elxn42
elxn2015
If, at this point in the federal election campaign, your inclination is to vote, “None of the above,” you might be happy to know that’s what you have right now... more
Elections 2015
governance
elxn42
elxn2015
Privy Council
Governor-General
caretaker convention
climate change
House of Commons
Westminster system
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
NDP
Green Party of Canada
S'agissant du projet de réforme du Sénat amorcé par l’expulsion des 32 sénateurs libéraux du caucus du PLC, l’historique constitutionnel et les paramètres... more
Elections 2015
Canadian Senate
Senate reform
elxn42
elxn2015
Canada Elections 2015
Canadian Federal Election 2015
2015 Federal Election
Federal Elections 2015

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