Neue, liberale Regierung in Canada – Harper abgewählt!

Wieder nur einen Sitz für die Green Party of Canada – mit Proportionaler Representation wie in Deutschland hätten sie 10 erreicht: How to Share With Just Friends How to share with just friends. Posted by Facebook on Friday, December 5, 2014 Hier ist der neue Premierminister Justin Trudeau, Sohn des… Continue reading

Canada Day prescription by Elizabeth May

first published on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 in Island Tides On my Canada Day travels, I was asked what I would change about democracy in Canada. There is so much wrong in the current state of politics that people might think there is no available remedy. The good news is… Continue reading

Gas prices will go up with new Keystone Pipeline

Update 12 JAN: Hervorragende Richtigstellung in “The Ottawa Citizen“, numbers and all: “If there were a global competition for the most brazen and preposterously transparent attempt by a ruling political party to change a necessary subject of national debate with alarmist distractions and hubbub, the Conservative escapade engineered in Ottawa… Continue reading

Kanada wählt jung!

Oh Kanada, ich kenne Dich nicht wieder! Immer wenn man es am wenigsten erwartet, hat dieser verspannte Ort eine unerwartete Wendung auf Lager… Erst ging es in diese Kampagne so gelangweilt und vorhersehbar wie eh und je (is’ ja nur die vierte in sieben Jahren), scheinen jedenfalls die hier ansässigen… Continue reading

Excluded again – really?

The Green Party won over almost 11 % of the voting German population resulting in 68 seats in the Bundestag in 2009 – they have been in parliament since 1983 where – curiously, not only the liberal party of Germany, FDP, supported a non-confidence-vote that toppled their own coalition with… Continue reading