The Trudeau Government’s 2017 budget has left some wondering if the Liberals intend to address the crises of economic and gender inequality and First Nations housing.
Electoral reform might not sound very sexy. But it matters. A lot. Don’t let the footdragging wear you down.
What are the chances the Liberal government’s electoral reform initiative will lead to the end of our first-past-the-post system?
I’m happy you’re happy, but…
The white poppy symbolizes grief for all victims of war, civilian as well as military, regardless of nationality. It also represents opposition to war and determination to work against the causes of war. Today it is relevant as ever in a Canada newly committed to humanitarianism and peacekeeping.
Now that we’ve had some time to relish in Harper’s defeat, let’s look at some of Justin Trudeau’s promises so that we can hold the Liberal Party to account as they implement their “Real Change”.
Many Canadians, including Liberal Party supporters, are disgruntled over the Liberal Party of Canada’s support for the Harper Government’s controversial anti-terrorism legislation, which has them questioning whether the once presumptive future government is really any different from the Conservatives.
Featuring interviews with Avalon MP Scott Andrews about the ‘Fair Elections Act’, CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas about federal Employment Insurance legislation, and Denise Cole of the Labrador Safe Alliance, Robyn Noseworthy from The ‘Out’port Magazine and St. John’s Pride Inc. President Taylor Stocks on how educated and accepting we are of gender equality and LGBTQ rights in Newfoundland & Labrador
Unresolved concerns over Peter Penashue’s 2011 campaign financing may undermine the integrity of the federal democratic process in Labrador as voters go to the polls.