Posts Tagged ‘ Australian Senate ’

Senate reform for better regional representation still a great idea .. but it has to recognize the cross-Canada democracy

Jun 20th, 2021 | By | Category: In Brief

COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. JUNE 20, 2021. We (well most of us anyway) like Justin Trudeau’s current Liberal government of Canada more than some we know. It is not even close to half-perfect, but to us it’s still head and shoulders above any available alternative. One thing we do not at all admire from the […]

You can’t blame Bloc Québécois for no majority government in Land of Oz

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED JANUARY 26, 2012: scroll to bottom of page]. Canadian political junkies following the still uncertain results of this past Saturday’s Australian federal election are entitled to feelings of amazement at the snowballing complexities of what is going down down under at the moment. In some ways Australia, as a fellow former self-governing dominion of […]