Monthly Archives: August 2015

Campaign notes: Balanced budget brouhaha helps Harper

The federal election campaign took a turn for the worse last week. The focus shifted from the Duffy trail – a daily reminder of the moral and ethical bankruptcy of the Harper government – to a debate about balancing the … Continue reading

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Graham and me and public sector labour relations

While I was on vacation a couple of weeks ago Graham Steele took to Facebook to respond to my July 10 post which focused on how his popular book What I Learned About Politics treated the Dexter government’s handling of … Continue reading

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Once again, right wingers frame the transfer debate

Federal transfer payments to the provinces – specifically equalization – became an issue during the first week of the election campaign. Unfortunately, it was not in a good way for provinces like Nova Scotia. There are many reasons why citizens … Continue reading

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