Posts Tagged ‘ NDP leadership 2012 ’

Watching the NDP/NPD leadership vote .. a “new political dynamic” in Canada just may be Blowin’ in the Wind

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

TORONTO. SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012. One thing I’ve remembered this weekend is watching the convention that founded today’s New Democratic Party on TV, as A Teenager in North Toronto, so to speak (humourously, ironically, sarcastically, satirically, or whatever), in the middle of the summer of 1961. Inevitably, I am not as enthused and hopeful as […]



March 19, 21, 24, 27, and 29 — two weeks of political mania in the Toronto-Centred Region .. and beyond

Mar 19th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

Today’s by-election for Jack Layton’s old seat in Toronto-Danforth just kicks off two weeks of intense political mania at all three levels of government, in what was once mistakenly called the Toronto-Centred Region by Ontario government planners. Inevitably all this is of most interest to actual residents of the region. (See “Jack Layton’s Toronto-Danforth riding […]