I would like to welcome two new cartoonists to re:politics (formerly, Maple Leaf Web). Political cartoons by Graeme MacKay from MacKay Cartoons, and J.J. McCullough from Filibuster Cartoons are going to be appearing in our Political Cartoons section – with new cartoons being posted daily.
Barry Kay, at the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP), has posted a new set of seat projections based at recent polling data from October:
For some reason the MySQL database that it used to run the back end of re:politics (formerly, Maple Leaf Web) was throwing an error during the past few days. This error didn’t seem to cause any issue with displaying the website content or forums – and no website data was lost – however there was some issues with viewing the front page of re:politics (formerly, Maple Leaf Web).
With the controversial Airbus Affair back in the news, and Prime Minister Stephan Harper’s recent announcement that a full public inquiry would be held, now would be a great time to read our in-depth feature on public inquiries in Canada.
[Read more…] about Mulroney Airbus Affair – What Exacly is a Public Inquiry?
Not surprisingly, Danny Williams and the Conservatives won a huge landslide in the Newfoundland and Labrador election tonight. It looks like the Conservatives took just under 70% of the popular vote, leaving only a four member opposition (3 Liberals and 1 NDPer) to face the government in the House of Assembly.
[Read more…] about Landslide in Newfoundland and Labrador