Archive for October 2010

Latest Ottawa seat projections say bloom is off coalition rose .. for now?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

The Globe and Mail has just published some fresh but rather desultory seat projections for a next Canadian federal election, if it were held more or less right now. They “are based on a weighted average of three recent polls conducted by Angus-Reid, EKOS Research and Ipsos-Reid between Sept. 21 and Sept. 28, and including […]

Governor general “far superior in prestige than just a mere governor” says Captain Kirk .. and he’s right!

Oct 1st, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

As the Edmonton Journal aptly explained this past Wednesday: “Whether or not this country remains a monarchy, Canadians appreciate the need for an official, largely ceremonial national figure – the sort Americans lack – who serves as an embodiment of the nation’s best qualities and aspirations, untainted by the daily dross of partisan politics.” In […]