Category Archives: Canadian Politics


Canadian Federal, Canadian Politics

Closure of Two Federal Prisons Creates Questions.

May 15th, 2012

The announcement generates questions the Canadian Correctional Service doesn’t want to answer. The online headline for the Public Safety Canada website on April 19, 2012; “Harper Government Announces the Closure of Two Federal Prisons” was made without much fan fair … Continue reading


Alberta Politics, Canadian Politics, Provincial Elections

Wildrose Smith – A Mixture of Palin and Paul?

April 15th, 2012

The Wildrose Political Movement. There is an important election being held on April 23, 2012 in Alberta.  The outcome could have a profound effect on the lives of Albertans, and some Americans as well. We dare to suggest the effects … Continue reading


Canadian Federal, Canadian Politics

Canadian Politicians Trying to Tax iPods!

January 1st, 2011

Three Political Parties in Canada Want an iPod Tax! What? An iPod tax–what is that?  Listen to the radio ad below.  As a part of an attempt to modernize federal copyrights laws, Conservative Canadian lawmakers introduced C-32 Copyright Modernization Act.  … Continue reading

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I Give “Props” to the Canadian Government For One Thing.

January 7th, 2010

To give props is to say, “good job” – high five and all that. I’m saying good on you to the Canadian government for responding to a citizen’s inquiry.  My inquiry to be specific.  I actually received a response–not a … Continue reading


B.C. Politics

STV and B.C. Electoral Reform?

May 1st, 2009

Tasmania, Malta, and Ireland have one thing in common. These countries use a voting system referred to as STV (Single Transferrable Vote).  For the second time in less than a decade, the proponents of STV here in British Columbia have … Continue reading


Canadian Federal

How Lewenza & The CAW Are Misleading Canadians

March 18th, 2009

CAW President Lewenza — Here we go again with the “I’m angry” thing. On December 9, 2008, I wrote an article here that quotes the Canadian Auto Workers’ Union President, Ken Lewenza as saying that he was pissed off.  Now, … Continue reading

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How about that Canadian Government Stimulus Package?

January 27th, 2009

The Conservative Budget is released. Today Prime Minister Harper’s budget has been released.  If this budget does not satisfy the Liberal opposition, they will move to form a coalition and demand a new election to defeat the Conservative government.  What … Continue reading


Canadian Federal

CAW’s Boss Dog Threatens A Fight!

December 9th, 2008

Ken Lewenza says he’s pissed off! First question, “Who cares?” The second question I have is, “why should we care?” Mr. Lewenza is quoted as being fighting mad. He’s mad because Parliament was suspended before a “stimulus package” was in … Continue reading


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Taxpayer’s Paying for Queen Jean’s Holidays!

October 28th, 2008

Why aren’t you outraged at having to pay for the personal travel expenses of Governor General Michaëlle Jean? “Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada” is acting like a sovereign and is using our tax dollars to … Continue reading