LORINC: Why this Canadian election is like no other

As Stephen Harper’s Conservatives inflict their limbic system politics on voters who are somehow unable to see themselves as pawns in... Read More

EVENT: Who Governs in a Minority? – October 7

SFU Centre for Dialogue and The Vancouver Sun present: IT’S A MINORITY! WHO GETS TO GOVERN? Are you confused by recent statements by... Read More

Small is Beautiful #2: The Findlay Meeting

Dartmouth – On Tuesday night at Halifax’s Community Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) consultation, in front of around 100 concerned... Read More

Just Who Is Vancouver’s Top Planner Calling a ‘Hater’?

Guest contributor: Patrick Condon As reported widely this past couple of weeks, Vancouver’s top planner Brian Jackson is... Read More

Toronto flirts with participatory budgeting

This fall, Toronto residents — not bureaucrats or politicians — will decide if the city adds benches along Danforth Avenue, lighting... Read More

EVENT: City Conversations—Federal Election Forum on Urban Issues, Oct 1

With over 80% of the Canadian population now living in urban areas, it is time for a national conversation on key issues that affect... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 3: Options

In Part One of Financing Halifax’s Elections, I explored how political campaign contributions can be problematic due to the potential... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 2: The Developers

HALIFAX – Where did Halifax’s current 16 councillors get the cash for their 2012 campaigns? To find out for part two of Spacing... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 1: Why Worry?

HALIFAX – Last week, Halifax Regional Council voted to ask the Province to grant the municipality the power to regulate... Read More

LORINC: Faced with backlash on refugee stance, Conservatives keep digging

Over the weekend, according to media reports, the Conservative’s election crisis response to public outrage over Ottawa’s handling of... Read More