Big Oil Shouldn't Celebrate Quebec's Flawed Energy Bill Just Yet

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Politics
Gerard Montpetit

We were outraged when we became aware that companies had quietly claimed the subsoil under our feet. Bill 106 not only acknowledges this legalized burglary, but gives those companies legal priority over the owners of the land. Though Bill 106 is now legal, it is immoral and illegitimate.

It's Time For Premier Couillard To Call A Spade A Spade

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada
Gerard Montpetit

In the corridors of the National Assembly, the hyper-green speeches of Mr. Couillard seem to come from another planet. Bill 106 will have major impacts. According to the National Assembly website, it will modify 20 current laws as well as the Civil Code.

The NDP Is Filibustering Democracy

Daniel Dickin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics
Daniel Dickin

At some point, the NDP has to learn that their filibustering tactics only result in further efforts to limit debate through closure and time allocation measures. The NDP aren't defending democracy by filibustering -- they're filibustering democracy.

After My Husband's Death I Don't Want Closure

Joan Sutton | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Living
Joan Sutton

I am grateful that my husband lived a long and productive life. So, please do not tell me how to grieve. Spare me the euphemisms. My husband did not "pass." He died. I have not "lost" him: I know exactly where his body is, and his spirit is with me. And. Do. Not. Speak. To. Me. Of. Closure. What a hideous word. Bring me acceptance but, never, closure.