In May of 2008, the Tackling Violent Crime Act came into force. It was a centre piece of action for the Government of Stephen Harper. As CBC.ca noted in its piece “Canada’s age of consent raised by 2 years”, it raised the “the legal age of sexual consent in Canada to 16 from 14, the first time […]
Many Albertans may be surprised to find out one thing: many Alberta Party and Alberta Liberal Party members belong to the same federal Party – the Liberal Party of Canada. It might also be a big surprise for many of those same people that the biggest bone of contention between these two parties is […]
What I think is astounding about Alberta Politics comes down to one simple fact: most Automobile manufacturers don’t think that they will be producing gas powered cars in 30 years. Recently, the CEO of the Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields, said in a statement that “Our investments and expanding lineup reflect our view that global offerings of […]
“Nearly 130 properties managed by Capital Region Housing are under scrutiny after a broken furnace leaked and sent a family of six to hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. ‘This occurring is quite rare,’ said Greg Dewling, executive director of Capital Region Housing. The family was allowed to return to their south Edmonton townhouse after treatment Friday. […]
So let’s be clear: if a provincial legislature passes a Law – until such time as it is ruled unconstitutional by the relevant Court of Law – it is the responsibility of the Crown to enforce that Law. This is a simple and important principle in our system. In a country which is ruled by Laws, Laws must be followed. It seems that […]
We have no absolute rights among us. The rights of each man, in our state of society, end precisely at the point where they encroach upon the rights of others.
If you want to understand why Fentanyl has become a big issue, one has to look at the history of fighting other legal and illegal drugs including the fight against Opioids, Methamphetamines and OxyContin. About a decade ago, many opioids started appearing through illicit channels, or put another way, on “the street”. Drug syndicates were […]