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You won’t believe what Pierre Poilievre said about the Unfair Elections Act

This just in: the Conservative government’s Unfair Elections Act is a “terrific” bill, so says Pierre Poilievre with a straight face. It’s such a galling statement from the minister of state for democratic reform, given the avalache of criticism from all corners about the legislation currently before Parliament: the country’s editorial boards; Canada’s Chief Electoral […]

April 1, 2014

This just in: the Conservative government’s Unfair Elections Act is a “terrific” bill, so says Pierre Poilievre with a straight face.

It’s such a galling statement from the minister of state for democratic reform, given the avalache of criticism from all corners about the legislation currently before Parliament:

the country’s editorial boards; Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer (current and former); the former BC Chief Electoral Officer whose report Poilievre keeps citing to justify the bill’s draconian measures; 160 academics in Canada specializing in democratic institutions, 19 international scholars who are experts in electoral law; the opposition parties, and over 100,000 regular Canadians.

Now watch Poilievre in Question Period on Tuesday. It’s a remarkable performance:

 

 

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Two queer kids from Calgary have something to say

Tegan and Sara didn’t just win big at the 2014 Juno Awards on Sunday, snagging group, pop album and single of the year. The twins showed people how far we’ve come, thanks to years of hard-fought battles by LGBTQ activists and their allies. “I don’t think very many people, certainly not us, thought two queer […]

March 31, 2014

Tegan and Sara didn’t just win big at the 2014 Juno Awards on Sunday, snagging group, pop album and single of the year.

The twins showed people how far we’ve come, thanks to years of hard-fought battles by LGBTQ activists and their allies.

“I don’t think very many people, certainly not us, thought two queer kids from northeast Calgary would get to here. And here we are. So thank you very much, to each…