Archive for January 3rd, 2013

First Nations plan mass meeting, call on PM and GG to attend

- January 3rd, 2013

Amidst weeks of protests across the country, First Nations leaders plan to hold a mass meeting at the end of January and Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Gov. Gen. David Johnston are invited. Read more…

And that was the good news

- January 3rd, 2013

Father Raymond J. de Souza concludes his column on America’s leadership deficit in today’s National Post with the chilling observation that “Writing bad cheques is the American government’s principal task, and there appears to be no one capable of doing anything about it.” If only it were that simple.

The even worse underlying problem is how few people care about it. It’s bad enough when Rome is on fire; it’s terrifying when the consensus political response is to reach for fiddles.

I’ll be darned. I agree with Elizabeth May.

- January 3rd, 2013

Really really really for real!

Elizabeth May has some advice for Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence, as she moves into Day 24 of her hunger strike.

“I would urge her to meet with anyone who comes to her, particularly from the Conservative caucus,” said the Green party leader.