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October 13, 2008

Canadian Election: Best / Worst Moments

As the election looms, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 2008 Canadian election and let you know what I thought were the top best/worst moments for me.  Please post yours below as well – I would appreciate your thoughts. The best moments for me, in no particular order, were the following: This rant , which was nominated ‘best rant of the […]

October 9, 2008

Disqus Loaded

I’ve implemented a new commenting system, thanks to the reference from Michael. It’s called Disqus.  It allows users to track all of their own personal comments and pings users whenever someone else adds to their comments. I haven’t tested it yet, but I’m looking forward to creating more dialogue.

October 9, 2008

Canadian Election: The Harper Conservatives Absent Again

Democratic Media did a survey of all major Canadian political parties, asking about a range of issues related to media, including net neutrality and the CBC.  The Conservatives refused to respond. Really.  What the hell are the Conservatives afraid of that they can’t even spend 10 minutes to fill in a basic questionnaire? Why are the Conservatives so silent on these kind of things?  Who […]

October 9, 2008

Canadian Election: What did Stephen Harper Know About Interest Rate Cuts?

In the CBC interview with Peter Mansbridge on Tuesday night, Stephen Harper disclosed that the Bank of Canada would be taking action with interest rates as part of an effort to help with the international economic situation. This announcement is unprecedented.  My question:  should it be considered illegal and a breach of trust? Why the question?  It’s of the utmost importance that at least two […]