Category Archives: Parliament

Scottish push for independence fizzles

Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, seem too bored to vote with him on Sept 18. Polls suggest their independence referendum will fizzle out amid sour grasping indifference instead of getting the vigorous “No” it deserves.
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Legislatures don’t make the rules — and they should

Thomas Mulcair wants judges to take over Parliament. It’s a terrible idea that could hardly come at a worse time.
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Canada’s capital needs a facelift

A friend, no star-spangled admirer of all things American, just returned from Washington D.C. asking why our capital is so dingy compared to theirs. I fear the answer is a commitment to mediocrity, a passion for the bronze.
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Vote for the guy who’ll never win

Modern elections are like some algebra class nightmare. You’re meant to put an X on the ballot but X equals the unknown because you can’t figure out who to vote for. The clock is ticking and you need an answer … Continue reading

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Time to get back to basics

Who’s running this country anyway? They seem to be doing an appalling job. So how do we make them stop?
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