Tag Archives: Democracy

Municipal election primer: does your elected official know when to move on?

How many terms have each of your elected officials served? Unfortunately, elected officials rarely know when its time to move on.  Democracy is best served and protected when an elected office is renewed through new people. How do we know … Continue reading

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A Harvey’s burger isn’t the only beautiful thing

It’s reassuring to know that democracy is also a beautiful thing. You know this because the: pollsters press (mainstream, aka newstainment, media) political class elites career politicians special interest groups progressives pundits musicians cast of a TV show cast of … Continue reading

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There, there little canadians …

The Liberals don’t like YOUR voting system. First-past-the-post is so passé so election reform is the only way, so they say. But don’t worry your pretty little heads its big, complicated. Spend your time surfing in Tofino instead. Your $1 … Continue reading

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Democracy Needs a “Face-lift”

The article, “Levac vows to fight for job” shows that democracy in our province, our cities and our country needs a “face-lift.” Mr. Dave Levac may not be leaving Eagle Place, but it’s up to the citizens of Brant whether … Continue reading

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Proroguing a Legislature for the Wrong Reasons Damages Democracy

The proroguing of the Ontario Legislature is yet another sign of disregard for voters.  Premier Dalton McGuinty received a mandate from the people of Ontario in the 2011 election.  The government had a responsibility to respect the wishes of the … Continue reading

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