Canada Post Promises Mail Delivery

Canada Post Promises Mail DeliveryCanadian homes and businesses will start receiving mail again Tuesday now that legislation forcing 48,000 locked-out postal workers back to their jobs has become law, Canada Post says. Post offices that were closed during the labour dispute will start to reopen Tuesday as well, while mailboxes will be unsealed starting Monday, the Crown corporation said. The announcement came Sunday night, shortly after the government’s back-to-work-bill received royal assent.  Read More…

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Politicians Playing With Guns

Politicians Playing With GunsThe debate over the controversial long-gun registry may well have become — for voters anyway — a symbolic battle to decide who rules the roost. For politicians, it’s nothing more than a game of chess to steal seats. And According to Kathy Brock, an associate political studies professor at Queen’s University, it’s shaping up to be quite the match. The best move so far, Brock says, goes to the NDP…

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Mergers, Coalitions, and Fear

Mergers, Coalitions, and FearThere has been a lot of talk in the past week or so about the possibility of some kind of political alliance between the LPC and the NDP. Mr. Ignatieff is reported to have said today that while he has no intention of any kind of pre-election deal with the NDP, that a post-election coalition is not something he would rule out. I doubt Mr. Ignatieff liked being put in…

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Put Some Money Where Your Mouth Is

Put Some Money Where Your Mouth IsRemember that delicious movie, The Devil Wears Prada?  My favourite scene was the one where Miranda scorningly points out that while it may be politically correct amongst intelligentsia to dismiss fashion, at the end of the day, the colours we all select from our re-used, recycled clothing were determined months and months before by the fashionistas.   We think they don’t impact us.  But they do.  Except we end up wearing…

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