Mayor wary of costs for green cart composting program The newly released price tag for a citywide composting program has made Mayor Naheed Nenshi question the wisdom of Calgary’s mission to cut landfill use. The new organics processing facility, equipment and other startup costs will be $158 million, beyond the annual $35 million to run a green cart service that begins in 2017, a city report states.
George Orwell’s Guide to Canadian Politics A critical analysis of the Harper government's behavioural patterns reveals two possibilities: it's either an enormous coincidence or the Conservative Party of Canada is staging its own production of '1984'.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan resigns over letter to judge OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet is reeling from an ethical slip-up that has caused the resignation of its aboriginal affairs minister and left political critics questioning why Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hasn’t also quit. The political bombshell was [...]