The federal boundary redistribution process was not a particularly accessible democratic tool. For something as significant as how we vote in federal elections, there was stunningly little buzz last summer when the opportunity...Read More
Author: Katherine Norton
As Greg wrote in last week’s paper, day one of Regina’s federal electoral boundary commission hearings was a little unusual. Thankfully, reason triumphed in the second and third day of presentations. As we’ve...Read More
Earlier today, U.S. District Judge Judge Katherine Forrest ruled that the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act’s provision allowing for the indefinite detention of civilians by the military in the violated the...Read More
1 DEAD ISSUE? A man was shot and killed outside Pauline Marois’ victory speech at a Montreal theatre last night. Another victim was injured but is in stable condition. The suspect, originally from Quebec, is in custody....Read More
1 MORE ELECTION NONSENSE Why is it that those who know the least about women’s issues are talking the loudest? If the women’s vote is so important, and if we’re going to hack away at so many dead issues, could...Read More
Several In The Evening: The Very Late Edition Because Today Is His Highness’ Fifth Birthday. And It’s Demanding Stuff Dammit.
1 EASTERN PARTS More body parts have been found on Canadian soil. An investigation has unfolded over the last couple days to investigate the remains of an unidentified woman. The body parts were found in two separate Ontario...Read More
1 COLORADO REELS The suspect in Colorado’s movie shootings heads to court today. Shooting suspect James Holmes shot 70 people at a midnight screening of The Dark Night Rises, 12 have died and 11 remain in critical...Read More
1 BIG DAY AT CITY HALL Following this weekend’s stadium announcement, the city’s executive committee is reviewing a proposal which, among other things, proposes to hike property taxes around 5 per cent over ten years...Read More
1 HANDS, FEET, AND…? Montreal police confirmed today that the hand and foot that were opened in two Vancouver schools yesterday had come from Montreal. The body parts are believed to be linked to Luka Magnotta, but police...Read More
1 AIR CANADA IS FALLING APART, LITERALLY Monday afternoon’s incident at Toronto Pearson involving an Air Canada 777 passenger jet was not the aircraft’s first, apparently. A frighteningly thorough CBC story outlines...Read More
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