Monthly Archives: April 2011

Why local conservatives are not supporting Gary Goodyear

April 30, 2011

At the Provincial Conservative Meeting on April 16th, single sheets of paper were handed out to everyone entering the building. The paper was a written endorsement of candidate Rob Leone by Federal Minister of Science and Technology Gary Goodyear. Many candidates and members were outraged at Goodyear’s blatant interference in the provincial meeting and thought […]

Your election thoughts and predictions

April 30, 2011

The “election about nothing that no-body wanted” is turning out to be quite interesting indeed.  What are your prediction and thoughts, both locally and nationally?  Poll: rollup:Decima 04-28,Ekos 04-28,Nanos 04-29, Cambridge Riding

Jack Layton for Prime Minister?

April 26, 2011

It has been strangely quiet here today. What happened to “The Election About Nothing?” Does anyone still think Jack Layton is too sick too run? I have been sitting here sucking it up while you conservatives have been crowing up a storm, yet today I’m not hearing a peep. If Jack’s P.M., that would leave […]


April 25, 2011

“If you are a regular visitor here to The Citizen you’ll know there have been some major changes going on, and there are more to come. When we started this little adventure last year James and I knew that social media was here to stay. We just had to determine first of all, whether our […]

The Youth Vote

April 24, 2011

Project Democracy Poll Widget

April 22, 2011

As you can see, we have installed a widget on the right of your screen where you can check polls across the country. The widget is provided by Project Democracy. “Project Democracy is a non-profit organisation that seeks to educate voters about the issue of strategic voting in Canadian Democracy.”Their mission is to keep the […]

Advance Polls today, tommorrow and Monday

April 22, 2011

If you have already made up your mind which candidate you are voting for you can beat the rush and vote this weekend. While I’m sure The Pope isn’t happy about it, Elections Canada says that the rules were set long before the election was called last month. By law, advance voting takes place the […]

Cambridge Candidates Debate Tonight

April 21, 2011

The Waterloo Region Record is holding the event in partnership with the Conestoga College School of Media and Design. The public forum is being held in the Banquet Hall of the Cambridge Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive. You can watch the live webcast at The Record–cambridge-riding-forum-live-tonight-7-p-m