Why Don’t We Have PR Already?

April 2, 2016

Excellent piece Proportional Representation by Laurel Russwurm.


What’s So Bad About First Past The Post?

Canadians Deserve Better -Proportional Representation - on Canadian Flag backgroundThis is the sixth in the Whoa!Canada: Proportional Representation Series


Even thought it was pioneered in the 19th Century, Canada still hasn’t got Proportional Representation.  Luminaries like Sir Sandford Fleming tried to bring about meaningful electoral reform in Canada in 1892.  Just as the best efforts of Charles L. Dodgson (more familiarly known as Lewis Carroll) tried to modernize The Principles of Parliamentary Representation in 1884 England.

Amazingly even earlier, the American John Adams envisioned Proportional Representation on his “Thoughts on Government” in 1776:

It should be in miniature, an exact portrait of the people at large. It should think, feel, reason, and act like them. That it may be the interest of this Assembly to do strict justice at all times, it should be an equal representation, or in other words equal interest among the people should have equal interest in it.

But we…

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January 25, 2016

Omiya’s Ocean Meditation. Wonderfully relaxing.


Meditation is technique for calming your mind. When you meditate, you focus on your breathing and try to be focused on the now.

I have started a guided meditation audio. It was very interesting to make.

I have included a link below – please listen! Try it out!

Omiya’s Ocean Meditation

Let me know what you think.

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January 25, 2016

Source: Meditation

Water Wars

February 18, 2015


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This year I will wear a poppy for the last time ~ an essay by Harry Leslie Smith

November 12, 2014


“Over the last 10 years the sepia tone of November has become blood-soaked with paper poppies festooning the lapels of our politicians, newsreaders and business leaders. The most fortunate in our society have turned the solemnity of remembrance for fallen soldiers in ancient wars into a justification for our most recent armed conflicts. The American civil war’s General Sherman once said that “war is hell”, but unfortunately today’s politicians in Britain use past wars to bolster our flagging belief in national austerity or to compel us to surrender our rights as citizens, in the name of the public good.

Still, this year I shall wear the poppy as I have done for many years. I wear it because I am from that last generation who remember a war that encompassed the entire world. I wear the poppy because I can recall when Britain was actually threatened with a real invasion and how its citizens stood at the ready to defend her shores. But most importantly, I wear the poppy to commemorate those of my childhood friends and comrades who did not survive the second world war and those who came home physically and emotionally wounded from horrific battles that no poet or journalist could describe…..”

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November 11, 2014

November 11, 2014