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Electoral Reform

Electoral Reform for Canada’s Parliament

Justin Trudeau famously said that his first election would be the last under the first past the post system we use to elect MPs.  He did not follow through with Electoral Reform stating that the ...

Law

Divorce, Liberal Style

Parliament makes laws.  The judicial system enforces them.  To do so, it takes into account previous cases in which the laws have applied, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and any other relevant legislation, and ...

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Canada’s Double Speak & Betrayal of Indigenous People

While I am not in the least surprised by Trump’s blatant disregard over the rights of indigenous people on matters pertaining to the construction of the North Dakota pipeline, I was more than a little ...

MOODY BLUES

2nd Stage of Medicare begins as Ontario passes Bill 41

For all that we pride ourselves on having access to universal health care, what many Canadians don’t know is that there was to be a 2nd stage of Medicare. Tommy Douglas was, in fact, miles ...

The Health Divide: So How Are You Doing?

Hot off the press this week is the latest national report of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing entitled ‘How Are Canadians Really Doing’. While there are some notable bright spots such as higher levels of ...

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Oakville Real Estate Update: September 2016

As  Vancouver’s real estate market starts to cool after the implementation of a foreign owner’s property tax, the attention has pivoted to the GTA. Will Premier Wynn decide to follow suit in an effort to calm ...

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Bringing the Environment to the Forefront: A Federal Liberal Candidate’s Perspective

Oakville and Burlington both have a long tradition of establishing and maintaining strong, healthy environments for their residents. As a result, the Oakville North–Burlington riding is home to some of the most beautiful green spaces ...

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Liberal Party presents plan to deliver fairness for middle class: A Federal Liberal Candidate’s Perspective

The Liberal Party of Canada Leader, Justin Trudeau presented a new plan to stand up for the middle class and those working hard to join it. The Liberal plan will benefit the people of Oakville ...

Pam Damoff by Parliament Hill

Why Your Vote is Important: A Federal Liberal Candidate’s Perspective

One refrain I hear all too often is, “What’s the point of voting?” In Halton, roughly 4 in 10 eligible voters chose not to execute their hard-won democratic right to elect their representatives, and only ...

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Federal Conservative Perspective: Federal Budget 2015-2016

After years of spending billions to fight the great recession, followed by years of spending discipline, our federal budget is now balanced. At the height of the recession we were spending $55.6B a year more ...

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