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By Gordon Kubanek Why are so many Canadians in such a rotten mood?  Another day, another day of people talking about how to keep “Business as Usual” going. The problem is that we are no longer in the Age of “Business as Usual”. Take the cost of housing as an example — what is this red flag telling us? My interpretation is that government policy aiming to keep the economy growing is what underlies this disaster. Canada is now almost 30% more dependent on real estate than the United States was during their housing bubble. In other words, the single...

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Nepean 2021 Federal Election Debate

Nepean 2021 Federal Election Debate

View the full one hour debate here. The Local Campaign: Nepean. Mark Sutcliffe moderates this all-candidates debate ahead of the 2021 Federal Election. Participants include: Chandra Arya (Liberal Party) Sean Devine (NDP) Jean-Luc Cooke (Green Party) Matt Triemstra (Conservative Party)

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Gordon Kubanek will carry the flag for the Green Party in Nepean

Gordon Kubanek will carry the flag for the Green Party in Nepean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gordon Kubanek will carry the flag for the Green Party in Nepean Candidate inspired by work of St. Francis—the Patron Saint of the Environment Nepean, Aug 20—Veteran Green Gordon Kubanek will carry the Green Party’s message forward in Nepean this election. Mr. Kubanek holds degrees in engineering and is a High School Physics teacher. He is happily married with three daughters, two of whom are married. This is the sixth time Mr. Kubanek is running as a Green Party candidate in the ridings of Nepean, Carleton and Nepean-Carleton.  Gord Kubanek first ran for the Green Party of...

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Ottawa-area Greens working to cut through the noise — including their party’s — to resonate with voters

Excerpted from the Ottawa Citizen – August 25, 2021 Local Greens are also dealing with the fallout of highly public party infighting at the national level, with their highest-profile member, leader Annamie Paul, at the centre of a firestorm in the months leading up to the election call. Between extreme weather events, unrealized opportunities to participate in a greening economy and growing impatience with the efforts of political leaders thus far to respond to the “code red” crisis of man-made climate change, Green party candidates in the National Capital Region see plenty of reasons why their party is the one...

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