Vision for Canada

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    The Green vision for Canada is to modernize our economy, strengthen our communities and advance true democracy.   We have proposed a fully costed budget for the next 3 years.  We invest in jobs,...


    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    Who is asking us to decide between men and women in uniform and health care?  It is the Harper government that has abandoned veterans.  Why did the Harper government start clawing back the Service...


    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    Stephen Harper is leaving out the truly worrying aspect of our current status.  Canada is falling behind the US in productivity.  We are not seeing the investments we need (mostly should be coming...


    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    Now, Stephen Harper says that the plan to get out of deficit does not involve cuts.  A few days ago he said there would be $11 billion in cuts.  How can the two statements be true at the same time?

    More on AG

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    The Auditor General is an Officer of Parliament.  Her reports and drafts are not shared with the government.  And you don't need an Auditor General report to know that washrooms and gazebos miles...

    Replying to Ignattieff

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    Auditor General also said the quote released by the Harper government was an old quote with no relation to the Auditor General review of the G8.  The statements by John Baird suggesting they knew...

    Corporate Taxes Redux

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    All economic data confirms that corporate tax cuts are a very poor way to increase employment.  As a recent study concluded "it's hard to find so expensive a program with so few tangible benefits as...

    Corporate Taxes

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    How can he say there are no Corporate tax cuts in his budget.  This government has cut them steadily and plans to do so again from 16.5% this year to 15% next year.

    Broadcast Consortium

    Blog | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011
    The broadcast consortium has made an undemocratic decision to exclude the Green Party of Canada from the debates.  While there is no way to begin to repair the damage to democracy, to full and fair...

    Fantastic tour and can’t wait to get home!

    Blog | Monday, 11 Apr 2011
    I left Sidney on Wednesday for the first leg of the national leader’s tour (you remember, the one we aren’t having because we are only running in one riding. Stage direction: read with voice dripping...