Federal · Satire · TransLink

Trudeau announces new Kinder Morgan route, Broadway SkyTrain

Earlier today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Kinder Morgan is applying for a re-route of their TransMountain pipeline that currently runs from Edmonton to Burnaby, B.C. He also announced conditional federal funding for an expanded SkyTrain line to be run in a tunnel under Broadway in Vancouver. “We have heard criticisms over the past… Continue reading Trudeau announces new Kinder Morgan route, Broadway SkyTrain

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics · Satire

Where is Chloe Ellis?

Chloe Ellis, we miss you. Sure, I’m writing while you’re at the only meet-the-candidates event you’ve participated in in New Westminster, but you’ve skipped every other one (including the two that I went to), you didn’t answer the local paper’s questions, and even worse, you didn’t answer my questions. Egregious! But we all know you’re… Continue reading Where is Chloe Ellis?

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics · Satire

Sasha Ramnarine Answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

Sasha Ramnarine is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for New Westminster-Burnaby, hoping to represent us all on a federal level, and he answered my questions to the Member of Parliament candidates. And remember, the questions (and probably answers) are satire, so if you take them out of context, bad things will happen. Also, thank… Continue reading Sasha Ramnarine Answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · Politics

When you vote Conservative, remember my neighbours

I live in a housing co-operative. Back in the mid-1980s our co-op entered an operating agreement with the federal government that provided partial funding to subsidize the rent for low-income households. To this day, we receive some money that helps offset the rent for low-income people living in our co-op. It’s not a lot of… Continue reading When you vote Conservative, remember my neighbours

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics

Where is Chloe Ellis?

Chloe Ellis is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate in the riding of New Westminster—Burnaby for the 2015 Federal Election. At least, that’s what Elections Canada says. If you ask anybody in New Westminster who’s shown up to all-candidates meetings they’d tell you there isn’t a Conservative candidate. And that’s because Ms. Ellis has yet… Continue reading Where is Chloe Ellis?

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics · Satire

Peter Julian answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

Peter Julian is the NDP candidate for New Westminster-Burnaby, hoping to represent us all on a federal level, and he answered my questions to the Member of Parliament candidates. Like I said before, these questions are satirical and the answers should be taken in the same vein. If you use any of this out of… Continue reading Peter Julian answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics · Satire

Kyle Routledge answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

Kyle Routledge is the Green Party candidate for New Westminster-Burnaby, hoping to represent us all on a federal level, and he answered my questions to the Member of Parliament candidates. Obviously this is all satire so if you’re a complete asshole and use any of these answers in some kind of stupid candidate shaming activity… Continue reading Kyle Routledge answers New West-Burnaby MP Questions

2015 Canadian Federal Election · Federal · New Westminster · Politics · Satire

Questions for New Westminster-Burnaby MP Candidates

It’s election time again! And you all know what that means — more stupid questions from yours truly! This time it’s a federal election, and sleepy little New Westminster gets lumped together with a bit of Burnaby to form the new New Westminster—Burnaby electoral district. We have four declared candidates: Peter Julian (NDP, and considered… Continue reading Questions for New Westminster-Burnaby MP Candidates

Federal · Politics

Justin Trudeau, King of the Flip-Flop

On December 3, 2014, Canada’s Parliament voted on the following: That, in the opinion of the House, (a) the next federal election should be the last conducted under the current first-past-the-post electoral system which has repeatedly delivered a majority of seats to parties supported by a minority of voters, or under any other winner-take-all electoral… Continue reading Justin Trudeau, King of the Flip-Flop