Tag Archives: Parliament

Green Party ReGrowth?

Elizabeth May could quit as Green Party leader this month ‘Broken-hearted’ May says boycott Israel policy has her on verge of stepping down as leader By David Cochrane, CBC News Posted: Aug 12, 2016 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 12, … Continue reading

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Composure Under Pressure…..

I am trying with  great difficulty to ignore the current campaign for a new Parliament and, if there is any justice, a  new PM. I have been also trying, somewhat unsuccessfully, to stop comparing and contrasting (thanks so much to … Continue reading

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Morphing Tragedy into Terror: the Harper Agenda

Canada won’t be cowed by terrorism, or by a draconian response to its threat The Ottawa shooting requires a measured reaction. We won’t let this society be divided into ‘us and them’ Emer O’Toole theguardian.com, Thursday 23 October 2014 04.33 … Continue reading

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Your Call Is, Truly, Unimportant to Us, Stay on the Line..or Hang Up, we Don’t Care…

Customer service is becoming more Kafkaesque by the day Companies like to deflect problems with call-centre bureaucracy then use social media to show they’re just like us. They’re not Oscar Rickett theguardian.com, Thursday 2 October 2014 14.26 BST     … Continue reading

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Back Door Justice on a Friday Afternoon….

NDP forces Commons debate on murdered, missing indigenous women Conservative-controlled committee didn’t recommend public inquiry but NDP seized debate opportunity By Kady O’Malley, CBC News Posted: Sep 19, 2014 2:44 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 19, 2014 5:12 PM ET http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2014/09/the-ndp-forces-debate-on-missing-and.htmlContinue reading

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Whores, Bores, and Liberal Cores….

Canada’s opposition NDP open to coalition, Liberals less keen Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:49pm EST – Reuters In a a comment re : http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2014/02/tom-mulcair-and-coalition-dream-that.html Although in principle I agree that whatever progressives  elected to Parliament should band together in the sense … Continue reading

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A Royal Pain…

  Royal baby bill delivered in House of Commons Act to amend the royal line of succession to be introduced this morning By Janyce McGregor, CBC News Posted: Jan 31, 2013 6:57 AM ET   This disgusting relic of the past … Continue reading

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