Daily Archives: August 2, 2015

The 388 Writs Have Been Issued

by | August 2, 2015

There will be a federal election on October 19th, and eligible Canadians will vote to choose members of parliament from 338 electoral districts (ridings) in Canada because as former Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Pierre Kingsley explains, “Candidates run – not political parties.” Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be a candidate in one of the electoral districts;… Read more »

For the King!

by | August 2, 2015

A long, long time ago, in lands far away, men slew dragons and battled the forces of evil according to a religious, moral, and social code of courage, honour, courtesy, justice, and a readiness to help the weak.  In the Victorian period, men wrote poems immortalizing the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of… Read more »