Category Archives: Politics – Municipal

Municipal Memory, Or Not

Column by Anthony Furey of June 13 that caught my attention: “Furey: Andy thinks BRT [Bus Rapid Transit] dandy“. In the column, Furey highlights the sentiments of longtime Ottawa area politician Andrew Haydon, now in semi-retirement. He was the former … Continue reading

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All Level Fiscals

My friend, Neil Remington Abramson, originally intended to comment in relation to some points I made, questioning the wisdom of destroying educational infrastructure. His sentiments ended up covering a wider territory, so I wanted to publish them separately, and do … Continue reading

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Past The Post

The talk about a merger between the Liberals and the New Democratic Party. Justification being the way in which the Reform/Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservatives merged in 2003, to eliminate vote-splitting on the right. Concern now about vote-splitting on … Continue reading

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Subsidized Politics

In Canada, the political party of my association, the Conservative Party, which is now the majority government, will be eliminating vote-based subsidies to federal political parties. The system has been in place since 2004, introduced and passed by the previous … Continue reading

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