I'm voting for George Smitherman on Monday, and I hope you do, too. Especially you, my beloved left-wing friends, and of course those of you who may be wondering if you will even bother to vote.
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Tragedy poses the basic questions: What is life really all about? Is nature trying to tell us something? Biomimicry is based on a deep biological read of exactly these two questions.
Okay, tax is not the sexiest subject ever. But I learned some pretty worrisome stuff at the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) press conference at the G20 media centre.
Among the leaders it has all been photo-ops and handshakes. Right now, the first plenary of the G20 is only just beginning with the official opening reception featuring leaders and wives.
If we have learned anything about Stephen Harper in the last few weeks, it's that he really knows how to throw money at a problem.
Guess who gave his blessings to the Financial Transaction Tax and firmly supports pricing carbon? The answer is Paul Martin.
If actually implemented, a number of potentially powerful solutions could do wonders for our messed-up planet. So it's time to get off your butts and get moving.
While we gird for the typically depressing news when world leaders gather, there are bigger forces in play that just may deliver some unexpected small steps in the right direction.
The question is how two political parties that represent the majority sentiment of Canadians, can take the political power they deserve away from a Republican-style right-wing minority.