Posts Tagged ‘ Liberal-NDP accord ’

Citizen X on Canadian election 2015, VII : Trudeau-Mulcair, Just Trudeau, or what? .. we’re off to see Champlain

Oct 15th, 2015 | By | Category: In Brief

As also happened back in late August, I have been assigned the thankless  task of suddenly announcing that the entire counterweights Toronto editorial office is shutting down, until this coming Sunday afternoon or evening, October 18. The excuse this time is “Circles of Interaction: The Wendat and Their Neighbours in the Time of Champlain,” a […]



“No accord, no coalition, no entente, no agreement — formal or informal — or any other linkage of any kind”????

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

Prince Edward Island and the Northwest Territories are voting today. The people of Ontario have to wait until Thursday. But according to the Toronto Star yesterday: “Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty is ruling out any possible arrangement with another party to remain in power after Thursday’s election … With polls suggesting Ontarians are poised to vote […]



“Merger” isn’t the real issue for Canadian progressives right now .. but three cheers for Pat Martin anyway ..

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

According to today’s Globe and Mail: “The push for a merger between the [federal] Liberal Party and the NDP has quickly become a major issue among the growing field of candidates to replace Jack Layton … The top contenders for the NDP leadership — party president Brian Topp and House Leader Thomas Mulcair — are […]



Will battle of long guns finally lead to something serious in Ottawa?

Sep 14th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED SEPTEMBER 16: SEE BELOW.] Much has been written and otherwise communicated about the federal long-gun registry in Canada lately. One of the more sensible commentaries has been Andrew Coyne’s piece in Macleans.ca last Friday, “The long-gun registry’s value is only symbolic.” Mr. Coyne writes (not without a suitably sardonic Canadian sense of political humour, […]