Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian election 2006 ’

Canada moves closer to George W. Bush’s USA .. joining the search for a new progressive alternative

Jan 25th, 2006 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

Even if you agree that the Canadian people in their collective wisdom made a shrewd and possibly  even cunning decision on January 23, from one end of the ideological spectrum there was also an inevitable sadness. Say whatever else you like, Canada has now lost its quiet distinction as one North American place where some version of the progressive cause […]

Seven pillars of wisdom .. late 2005 odds and ends .. Ralph Goodale and income trusts

Dec 29th, 2005 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

However you look at it, 2005 is ending with a variety of news confirming how Canadian Liberal leader Paul Martin was right enough when he urged that the Boxing day shootings in Toronto show the “challenge” of the near future. It is at least one kind of progress that this now applies to Canada as […]

Phony war phase in Canadian election .. waiting for the first TV debate in Vancouver

Dec 6th, 2005 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

According to the People’s Daily Online in China, a “fierce battle” is “foreseen” in the Canadian federal election campaign now underway. A week into the contest, you can get the latest on all the party leaders’ travels and rapidly accumulating policy promises, nicely laid out in cyberspace by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Canadian Television […]