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    COP21 Blog Update – Day 3

    Blog | Thursday, 03 Dec 2015
      If this blog were a climate text, it would look like this: [ [Inviting]  [Encouraging] Green party supporters [observers] and [other interested parties] civil society actors to consider the [...

    COP21 Blog Update - Day 2

    Blog | Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015
    This was the second day of COP, but our first day of negotiations.  The leaders of nations from around the world have jetted home.  (My friend New Zealand Green MP Kennedy Graham pointed out in his...

    COP21 Blog - Kicking Things Off

    Blog | Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015
    At the end of the first day of the 21st Conference of the Parties I feel like we must be at day 4, or 5.  Why the sense of exhaustion?  Over 150 world leaders speaking one after the other.  The...

    Why it matters to appoint a Cabinet with gender balance

    Blog | Wednesday, 04 Nov 2015
    I don’t know about you, but I have been astonished at the many media pundits who question Justin Trudeau’s decision to appoint a Cabinet with gender parity. The CBC panel on November 1 with Walrus...

    Fixing What Harper Broke - Part Two

    Blog | Monday, 02 Nov 2015
    Fixing What Harper Broke – Part Two The first “to-do” list focussed on changes to policy and legislation brought in under the Harper administration. But the damage was not confined to omnibus laws...

    Campaign Blog - 2 days to go!

    Blog | Saturday, 17 Oct 2015
    For the last 75 days I have been put on the defensive. Facing an onslaught of "strategic voting" mania. I have talked about how we actually favour cooperation, how we asked the Liberals and the NDP...

    Campaign Blog – 11 days till Harper is gone

    Blog | Thursday, 08 Oct 2015
    Well, he won’t be “gone.”  Stephen Harper will (I hope) go on to a long and tranquil retirement.  He will (just a guess) enjoy time on the board of Barrick Gold or maybe Encana (likely both). In the...

    Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 17

    Blog | Saturday, 03 Oct 2015
    When I started attacking the "Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act" in the House this spring, I knew it was a campaign tactic masquerading as legislation.  I knew it had nothing to do...

    Campaign Blog - E-Day minus 20

    Blog | Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015
    The news broke today that there are now more Canadians over the age of 65 than there are under the age of 15. It was appropriate that I spoke at a local debate in Saanich Gulf Islands hosted by the...