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Campaign Blog - Day 10

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 - Today was International Youth Day, and what could be more appropriate than meeting with impressive young women from across Canada. Jo-Ann Roberts and I enjoyed a lively conversation at the Lilith 400...

Campaign Blog – Day 9

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 - Campaigning in the spectacular West Vancouver- Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding – with events in Lions Bay, West Vancouver and Squamish. Momentum is building for Ken Melamed, Green candidate...

Campaign Blog - Day 8

Monday, 10 Aug 2015 - Lovely to be home in BC, even if I have not yet been able to get to my own place!  We were up before the sun and in the ferry line-up by 5:30 AM to get from Salt Spring to Vancouver.  We made the...

Campaign Blog - Day 7

Monday, 10 Aug 2015 - And on the seventh day, she rested –NOT! Sunday August 9 I clocked my first 21 hour day of the campaign, rising at 4 AM in Thunder Bay (1AM BC time) and hitting my pillow at my adopted mom’s place on...

Campaign Blog - Day 6

Sunday, 09 Aug 2015 - Spent the day in Canada’s second Green riding – Thunder Bay-Superior North. A happy report – everywhere you look there are Green lawn signs for Bruce Hyer running for re-election. It was my second...

Campaign Blog - Day 5

Saturday, 08 Aug 2015 - I am writing from a flight from Toronto to Thunder Bay where I will spend tomorrow campaigning with Green MP and Deputy Leader Bruce Hyer.  I had imagined that in this 2015 election campaign I would...

Harmonizing Canadian Governance, With or Without a Reformed Senate

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 - By Elizabeth May and Deborah Coyne – July 27, 2015 Canada is a federation with certain powers given to the federal government and others given to the provinces and territories. The Fathers of...

Why Pope Francis’s statement is important

Friday, 19 Jun 2015 - (OTTAWA) - It is increasingly odd to realize that the voices of the established order, sources of top-down control and out-dated structures, are suddenly allies.  My experience for decades was to...

Why Pope Francis’s statement is important

Friday, 19 Jun 2015 - It is increasingly odd to realize that the voices of the established order, sources of top-down control and out-dated structures, are suddenly allies.  My experience for decades was to deride the...

The Women’s Coalition - It's Good to Dream

Friday, 06 Mar 2015 - (OTTAWA) - I could claim “last night I had the strangest dream...”.  It had to do with International Womens’ Day. And suddenly the male leadership decided it had really made too big a mess of things...