Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Federal Liberal Party’s big leadership selection gamble

I was surprised to read that Canada’s 3rd largest political federal party, the Liberal Party of Canada, has opened the voting of its next leader to non-members. Although the party risks being completely infiltrated by any organised group, the real risk lies in the party trading in any respectful leadership selection for modest increase in […]

Reflections on having worked the Ontario elections

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to work as a “Deputy Returning Officer” in the provincial Ontario elections, district 15, poll 88. Here’s a few things I learned: No resumé, interview or background check is administered to work the election. I got my position from filling out a form after voting in advance polling. Just […]