Tag Archives: Conservative Party of Canada

The Green Party: Harper’s BFF

Well, blow me down.  Today’s Globe has an op-ed favouring vote splitting on the left.  And bigger surprise, it’s penned by Tory Joan Crockatt’s new BFF, Chris Turner of the Green Party (Harper’s current BFF). Turner is the single most … Continue reading

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End times?

        What a mess, what a wrong-headed, stupid, avoidable, politically driven mess. That’s what this week in provincial and national politics looks like to me. Here in BC we have a government playing a labour dispute to … Continue reading

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Wrong and right

First, where I was wrong. I was wrong about Ontario.  Ontario complicates everything…   “Should I get on the wave?  I don’t know.  How warm is the water?  Oooh feels cold.” Yes, yes the NDP came alive in Ontario too, but … Continue reading

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Ian Reid’s guide to strategic voting

Don’t vote Liberal.  Really don’t vote Green. That’s it, but there are one or two caveats: If you live in Ontario, what are you thinking?  Get on board.  If you live in one of the handful of absolutely safe Liberal … Continue reading

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