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Election time! Fall 2013 Edition!

Monday, October 7, 2013 | Nicole Williams

If you live in Alberta, Nova Scotia, Nunavut or Quebec you may have noticed around your cities and town the masses of lawn signs popping up. In Nova Scotia & Nunavut it is a general election. The vote will take place across the Province/ Territory. In Nova Scotia the race is heating up between its [...]

Nova Scotia Election – Decisions Decisions

Monday, October 7, 2013 | Laura Decker

Laura Decker from Nova Scotia After weeks of campaigning Nova Scotians will be going to the polls on Tuesday, when the citizens of the province decide whether they are going to put their faith in the NDP for another term or elect a Liberal or Progressive Conservative government.   While driving my nephew home on the [...]

What I Learned for Sure

Saturday, January 26, 2013 | Nicole Williams

  I have watched Oprah basically my entire life. I can’t remember not watching her. Growing up The Oprah Winfrey Show was on in the background at dinner and once I was old enough I would tape it, then eventually PVR it. I’ve “known her” for longer then most of my friends but until Tuesday [...]

Giving Back

Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Robyn Kowalski

I’m an avid volunteer, it is one of my great passions, I have been very blessed in my life and I appreciate the opportunity to give back to those less fortunate than I am. I am also very pleased to share these values with others in my life, particularly my sister’s children.   The Salvation [...]

US Election 2012: What is the Electoral College?

Monday, November 5, 2012 | Nicole Williams

I know we are Rock the Vote Canada….but to be honest so many of us are following what happening in the US Election that we thought we would try and explain the most complicated part of it…..the Electoral College.   As we all very well know tomorrow, the people of the United States vote in [...]

Multiculturalism Rocks!

Monday, October 29, 2012 | Nicole Williams

I am Canadian….I am Metis….I am French….I am Norwegian and likely a mix of a few other cultures and that’s awesome. One of my favorite things about being Canadian is that we are multicultural. Consider your group of friends. While it is true we often tend to hang out with people that are culturally similar very [...]

Rock the Vote Quebec! Rock ton Vote Quebec!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | Nicole Williams

It all comes down to this.  Since August 1, 2012 Quebec’s political parties have been out in your communities, on television, radio, facebook and twitter asking for your support.  Today its your chance have a say, to cast a vote that will shape your future, to tell the world what you want Quebec to look like. As the [...]

The Importance of Politicians in Politics

Monday, July 30, 2012 | Nicole Williams

I recently read a very interesting blog by Mischiefs of Action in which they ask the question “Is politics too important for politicians?”  You can find the blog here. It was a really great piece and brought up several interesting points for me. The first is “government by imparital bodies of experts is the antithesis [...]

GO TEAM CANADA!

Friday, July 27, 2012 | Nicole Williams

I am a self confessed Olympics nut. Every two years, summer or winter I watch both obsessively. Even sports I normally have no interest in (i will not list these sports as to not offend anyone lol). I just love the spirit of the games, the unity it brings the world if only for 2 [...]

L’école de la vie // School of Life

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | René-Pier Légaré Bouchard

L’école de la vie Depuis plus de 100 jours, le Québec vibre au son d’un conflit entre une partie de ses étudiants et son gouvernement mené par le premier ministre Jean Charest. La hausse des frais de scolarité est un sujet qui enflamme ma province depuis maintenant plus de trois mois. Cette hausse portée par [...]