Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian regionalism ’

Three cheers for BC & AB Blue Jays fans in Seattle .. from admiring fellow Canadians in Toronto, only 3400 klicks away

Aug 27th, 2019 | By | Category: Canadian Provinces

TORONTO, CANADA. AUGUST 27, 2019. I read this past Sunday about the “author, podcast host and former ‘Jeopardy!’ champion” Ken Jennings, from the US Pacific North West. Perhaps after watching FOX News, he foolishly criticized the “20,000 surprisingly awful Canadians” who “drive down to watch a Blue Jays game” in Seattle during the northern summers. […]

In search of Canadian Liberalism .. was the second last week of November 2012 really all that bad?

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

First there was “David McGuinty quits for telling Tory MPs to ‘go back to Alberta’.”Â  Then there was : “Trudeau and Grits suffer blows with anti-Alberta comments”; “Justin Trudeau faces uproar for alleged anti-Alberta comments in 2010 interview” ; and “Trudeau campaign forced to address 2010 comments on Alberta.” Yet just how devastating all this […]

Federal NDP membership surge undercuts Harper Conservative claim as voice of region in Western Canada

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED FEBRUARY 23]. It is now a mere 30 days to the big New Democratic Party of Canada leadership vote, on March 24, 2012 – at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd. (Not the nicest address in Canada’s most hated city, but close to the lake in case a need arises […]

The strange new Canadian citizenship guide: forcing the 19th century relic of the “constitutional monarchy” down our throats

Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

The prize-winning economist Paul Krugman recently wrote: “Every once in a while I feel despair over the fate of the planet.” Earlier this year he also wrote about his “Financial Policy Despair.” One of the arguably good things about Canada has been that nothing quite important enough to despair over ever quite happens here. But […]