According to John Gomery, the new government hasn’t acted on any of the recommendations given in his report. A CBC news article also tells of how the only thing to come of the inquiry is the federal accountabilities act, and this was legislation prepared before his report was even released.
Leading up to the 2006 Federal Election, I wrote this post on Canadian Values which discussed what many consider to be a darker aspect of the Conservative Party.
Much to my dismay, Stephen Harper seems to end his speeches with “God Bless Canada”. Some people think that he is deliberately paying homage to George W Bush.
Let’s see what good old Rick has to say these days. I bet it’s something funny. http://rickmercer.blogspot.com/
This Reuters Article pretty much says the Liberals are done for. I can’t say I disagree with them, the Liberal’s campaign has been a mess.
Having previously owned a couple of motorcycles and now using a motor scooter for commuting, I’ve noticed some things about the people I share the roads with: a lot of people are sourgrapes and hate knowing that someone is getting a better deal than them.
It’s hard not to think that Canada could use a change in government. But Stephen Harper and the Conservatives scare the hell out of me.
Canada is getting tough on crime boom ch, da boom boom ch And sluggo says it’s a waste of time
Darrel Reid is the kind of MP candidate (he’s from Richmond BC) that scares me. To be honest, I don’t know much about him.
Two things really stuck with me from the 2004 election campaign, and I still think about them today. The first thing I always remember is how Paul Martin emphasized that “free votes” do not protect minority rights.