Tag Archive | election

Measuring Democracy

by Bobby O’Keefe Last night the Halifax Regional Municipality’s 23 councillors and Mayor Peter Kelly had an extended debate over precisely how many of them should be debating these sorts of issues – along with cat bylaws of course. Many on the “reduce council size” side of the debate suggested there were too many people […]

Fearless election predictions

by Charles Cirtwill Here are my fearless election predictions: There will be a federal election before NEXT summer. Someone will win both that election and the Nova Scotia election next week. In either case the new government will have a minority or a majority. Regardless of who wins either election, and regardless of a majority […]