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"Efficiency & Joy" in Downtown Vancouver

This is not your father’s Downtown Vancouver Association - assuming your father was an aging businessman who lived in a North Shore suburb and for whom Downtown Vancouver was only a place to work.   484 more words


Ukraine to hold NATO referendum

Ukraine will hold a referendum on joining NATO once it has met certain criteria for membership, President Petro Poroshenko has said.

At a joint news conference with Lithuania’s president, Mr Poroshenko said he had “worked out the criteria”, but gave no further details. 368 more words

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The #indyref and Further Devolution for Scotland

by Kathryn Maclean

A week before Scotland decided NO, I went to the Big Debate at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. There were 8000 first time voters, who were school pupils, with free Wi-Fi for us to tweet and share what we were debating at the event. 260 more words

The day the Scottish Parliament came to town

Just recently, I’ve become, I guess, an activist. This started after the Independence Referendum – well – I was a ‘keyboard’ activist prior to that – by maybe a couple of months. 459 more words

Voting against, rather than voting for

Here’s a somewhat different perspective on American electoral policies: what happened last month was not an election. It would be defined better as a referendum… 433 more words


Wish I'd kipped on the banquette at Nellie Dean's

Our next port of call was Inverness and then on to our Airbnb stay in the Western Highlands.  This was the view from the train en route to Inverness. 1,142 more words


I’d Have Voted Yes No Matter What

In a recent discussion with a unionist family member two things were put to me. The first was that he was dismayed to discover that there were people in Scotland who would have voted… 772 more words