Tag Archives: Federal Election 2011

Pension Reform and the Federal Election 2011

On April’s Fools day there was a skit on CBC radio with Mary Walsh (actress, comedian and social activist) as the host who announced the formation of a new political party. Venerable and well-known Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent had the … Continue reading

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Thoughts from one Disillusioned Canadian Voter

Special contribution by I. Aagaard Today I discussed the upcoming federal election with a friend of mine. We talked about the growing voter apathy and bounced around possible reasons for this most serious problem. I am in the wine business, … Continue reading

Posted in Elections Canada, Electoral System, Federal Election 2011, First Past The Post, Proportional Representation | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments