As part of Israeli Apartheid Week 2010, freelance journalist Jon Elmer spoke at Queen’s about Canada’s role in Israel’s continued oppression of the Palestinians.
I have a confession: I love budget season at city hall. Sickening, isn’t it? The draft 2010 budget was released over the weekend at city hall, two weeks ahead of when budget meetings will actually commence. (I should clarify that the entire budget was not released on the city’s website — the staff reports with […]
Remember, remember the eighth of November… In one year’s time, on Nov. 8, 2010, voters in this city will cast a ballot that will shape the next four years of Kingston’s evolution. Many council members will by now be considering whether to seek re-election, but may not declare for months. Indeed, some have already decided […]
Image used under CC, and with thanks to christhedunn All around the world, the topic du jour is the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama. While many of us celebrate his official swearing in, and the official departure of G.W. Bush, I can’t help but wonder what President […]
Are you big on fulfilling your civic duty? Do you exercise your right to vote? Before I scare you away, rest assured that today’s post isn’t meant to influence your decision in any way shape or form. Just in case you haven’t picked a winning horse, or if you’re torn between two nominees, I thought […]