The Week of January 1 to 5, 2008

A good reason not to live in the Maritimes
January 3, 2008
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Unusually moderate weather has swept in with the new year as we almost moved above freezing in Tisdale today.
Leadership-prinzip replacing democracy in Canadian politics
January 5, 2008
by: Joe Hueglin
Niagara Falls: It is becomming the norm for party leaders to omit the selection of candidates by their ridings and appoint candidates themselves. This is not good for democracy.