It’s been over a year since Notley and the NDP have taken the reins of Alberta power. In this short period of time the NDP has scared investment out of the oil sands, approved a new business killer carbon tax, cancelled cheap electricity by phasing out coal-fired power plants eliminating hundreds jobs and managed to take Alberta to the highest unemployment in decades. 692 more words
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With the conclusion of legal proceedings against Sandro Lisi, Rob Ford’s scofflaw factotum, the crack video that sent Ford’s mayoralty and this city’s politics careering down an icy slope with a cliff at the end of it is finally in the public domain. 940 more words
Former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman says there is “no winner” when it comes to the proposed Scarborough subway.
“When they vote, everybody loses,” said Lastman, who was a vocal proponent of another controversial subway extension — the Sheppard line — while mayor of North York and then Toronto. 418 more words
Bear with me as I struggle through the foggy logic in the Pride vs. Black Lives Matter spat.
BLM held a news conference Thursday at which they said Mayor John Tory is in “cahoots,” with police and hurled epithets at Pride executive director Mathieu Chantelois for what they believe is a flip-flop, after he signed their demands when they held up the Pride parade. 97 more words