Category Archives: Canada

#My25 reasons to vote for Paul Dewar

With less than a month to go before we select a successor to Jack Layton, the race is getting increasingly heated. And maybe I’m biased, but I’m getting pretty excited about the momentum Paul Dewar is carrying into the March … Continue reading

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Why you should be orange too!

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” – Jack Layton, 2011 They were the parting words to … Continue reading

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Leading the official opposition: the candidates

In the name of full disclosure: when it comes to the race to lead Canada’s NDP, I’m fully committed. Paul Dewar has captured my heart, mind and spare time. That said, with the recent BC NDP convention in town, I … Continue reading

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A last letter to Canadians

I have yet to be able to read Jack Layton’s letter. My watery eyes blur the words on screen and I keep getting stuck on the first few lines. Later tonight – tucked in bed – I will take my … Continue reading

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Hockey and community building

Hockey. It kept me away and distracted. And it’s aftermath has driven me back here to reflect. I am Canadian (no, this is not about to launch into a Molson commercial). I love my Canucks. And I believe hockey is … Continue reading

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