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Here We Go Again....

Doug Smith
Canadian federal politics, September 2009. Nothing has changed and it is as predictable as ever. I’ll leave it to better writers and political commentators to disseminate all the details, but here is a quick rundown of what’s happened so far in ‘09.

Beers, Burgers and an Election

Doug Smith
Not sure how you want to vote for the federal election? Caught between a rock and a hard decision? Or perhaps you think it is an easy decision but there’s some lingering questions in your mind.

Does Harper Deserve It?

Doug Smith
Before Canadians sit down and really think about who they want to be the next Prime Minister, a good exercise for everyone to do is answer the question, “Does Stephen Harper deserve to have a majority government?

Canadian Political Bloggers

Doug Smith
I’ve been trying to find some interesting Canadian political blogs so I can try and catch up on the skinny for the upcoming election (I’m wading through a lot of links and surprised at how many blogs haven’t been updated since 2007).

Early Election?

Doug Smith
There’s a lot of talk about an early election this fall in Vancouver. Harper says the current government is unworkable and ineffective, and therefore an election is needed.

Gomery Inquiry - all for nothing?

Doug Smith
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.

When unethical is ethical

Doug Smith
Apparently the ethics commissioner said today that he found nothing unethical in the actions of Emerson and Harper, in regards to Emerson’s party switching.