Posts Tagged ‘ prorogation in Canada ’

Welcome back boys and girls .. could the Canadian federal parliament actually surprise us in 2010?

Mar 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

OTTAWA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010. [UPDATED MARCH 4]. The Canadian federal parliament is back in the business of democracy, after its controversial prorogation late last year. There will be a throne speech from the Harper minority government, read by Governor General Jean in the Senate Chamber, at 2 PM today, and then a federal budget […]

Crazy Love North : Happy birthday Le Devoir ; good work Saskatoon Star Phoenix ; congratulations Michael Bublé

Jan 11th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

The dead of winter always makes you a bit crazy in a northern country. Our resident Ontario historian Randall White’s deep-background investigation of the current great Canadian prorogation debate is apparently still a work in progress – with a new “almost firm” deadline of January 13 or 14 (or even 15?). Meanwhile, we counterweights editors […]

Prorogation Canada part deux + (wld u believe) Senate reform (again)?

Jan 7th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Our resident Ontario historian Randall White had a first swing at the Stephen Harper minority government’s latest prorogation of the Parliament of Canada last week. Since then the issue has been gathering more steam (in at least some old transcontinental railway towns, across our vast treasure-chest of natural and human resources, etc, etc). And Dr. […]