Category Archives: Canadian Politics

There Is A Connection Between 59 Percent Voter Turnout And Four 36 Day Elections In A Row

Voter turnout has been taking a nosedive over the past fifteen years because 1. the Canada Elections Act put a 36-day minimum on campaigning, and 2. the federal parties figured out that if you have $50 million dollars to spend … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving An Election And Health Care

It’s Thanksgiving in Canada today, and tomorrow we vote for a new federal government. Election dates in Canada are selected by our Prime Minister whenever he’s ready to give’r so the timing is a coincidence, but taking a day off … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Week 28 In Review

Colin James: Canadian “Just Came Back”; ‘Sudden Stop‘ (1990) Click Here For More Canadian Music… do it kids, stick it to The Man. . CSN:AFU Week Twenty-Eight . Whoops. I had a friend over for the weekend… and this thing … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Monday’s Top Three News Stories — August 20/07

Rainbow Butt Monkeys: Canadian “Circles”; ‘Letters From Chutney‘ (1995) Click Here For More Canadian Music… do it kids, stick it to The Man. . The First Three News Stories On 08/20/07 . Monday’s News Sometime Later: I’ve stopped taking this … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Monday’s Top Three News Stories — August 06/07

The Northern Pikes: Canadian “Girl With A Problem”; ‘Snow In June‘ (1990) . The First Three News Stories On 08/06/07 . Yesterday’s News Sometime Later: Technically the idea behind this post was to compare the news cycles of Canadian, American … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Monday’s Top Three News Stories — July 30/07

Martha & The Muffins: Canadian “Echo Beach”; ‘Metro Music‘ (1980) Watch for the keyboardist getting weird, especially at 36 seconds. Yum. . The First Three News Stories On 07/30/07 . Yesterday’s News Four Days From Then: This was delayed because I’ve been … Continue reading

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