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Ontario Municipal Elections – 2018

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Elections are coming up soon in Ontario.  Everyone gets a chance to do a re-think on their mayors, councillors, aldermen, reeves, school trustees, etc.  You are probably already seeing political signs going up.  I’m not going to use this space to promote a particular candidate or political view.  Instead, I’m going to write about the […]

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Jumping on the “Anyone But … ” bandwagon is stupid

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

I’ll get right to the point.  If you find yourself supporting “Anyone But Conservative” or “Anyone But Harper”, or “Anyone But <any target>” then, I must be blunt, you are an asshole.  It is the whole process of “anyone but…” that allows us to elect Harpers, and if you support “Anyone But…” this time all […]

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Make electoral reform a priority

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Government is back in session and that means the polls are out again. The recent Ekos poll has the Conservatives in a slim lead over the Liberals – probably enough to make the PM say “neener neener” in parliament, but not quite enough to guarantee a majority win if an election was called today. Similarly […]

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