Federal politics

There is something else going on here

Quote from Tim Harpur of the TOStar “Much of the derision over their demands comes from self-satisfied boomers — people who benefited from lower tuition in their day, emerged with skimpy debt loads, and prospered in a booming economy. Today’s…

Another new low

In another new low for the House of Commons: this time at the committee that is studying the new “Budget Bill”, it conducted hearings on the bill (that’s the good part). The really offensive part of the proceedings was when…

Taken from a good blog

kevinswoodshed is one of the Progressive Bloggers and says the right things at the right time. Here is a reprint of one of his posts about the good jobs debate. We could have put the link up but the post…

The Blogosphere exploded today

Because of this report from the Progressive Economics Forum. The release presaging this report describes it as – “Throughout the 2008-2010 financial crisis, Canadian banks were touted by the federal government and the banks themselves as being much more stable…

Dan Christie: More on VIA Rail

LOUNGE ACT On Thursday, April 12, 2012 -exactly 100-years after the sinking of the Titanic- a full page glossy ad appeared in ‘Canada’s National Newspaper- The Globe And Mail. The ad seemed to herald the opening of VIA Rail Canada’s…