#abvote Predictions

What’s an election without a couple of predictions? And to avoid any of that “I said that would happen!”/”No you didn’t!” stuff I thought I’d write down a few of mine. (And instead revel in the multiple “Boy, was that guy way off!” that will no doubt come my way.) So here are my thoughts as…

CBC Radio column: Time to change Elections Canada’s arcane rules

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about Elections Canada’s ban on reporting the results of a federal election in a time zone where the polls have not closed yet. Topics include the $25,000 fine, the difference between media and people using social media, #tweettheresults becoming the most used…

On ensuring an unelected official does not decide the fate of our country

Also available on the Calgary Herald’s Q. The Governor General is a figurehead position, it has been for many years. It is unfair to ask an unelected official to decide the fate of our country. Therefore there is only one option Michaelle Jean has before her: do whatever the Prime Minister asks of her. Assuming…