Log in via
facebook
Facebook_32
Other
options

Canada

How should the Canada voter community divide funding among these blogs/websites?

[Most communities give your votes more weight if you log in and/or are a community member.]


# Share Your Votes Blog/Website  Recent Posts                 
1
VIDEO: You Gotta Love Kelp (in News): Four reasons to respect this precious 'carbon dumper,' courtesy of the Hakai Institute.  Related Stories Study Confirms Grizzlies Living on Unprotected Coastal Islands (in News) BC's Rising Oil Spill Risk Threatens Otters: Washington State Report (in News)
LaPointe Blames Loss on Vision's Negative Blitz and Media 'Animus' (in Mediacheck): Writing in Maclean's, ex-editor says biased former employees a factor in defeat.  Related StoriesFreelancers: Save Time, Make Money! (in Mediacheck)
2
It is your human right to have a fruity vagina: We all know vaginas are gross things that are bad and wrong and also smell and and taste and look gross, but did you also know that vaginas aren’t fruity enough? FACT. Thank godfully two bros are here to educate us on the facts and rights of our human vaginas. Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome...
Residents fight plans for new base in Okinawa, Japan: rey-2014-11-21a.mp3 The island of Okinawa has been a military outpost for the United States since the end of World War II. Now there are plans to build new bases. Okinawan residents are ...
3
Harper government caught flat footed on US and China’s new climate initiative: Sometimes the instincts of even the most seasoned politician can be wrong.  When Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announced last week that Obama would be shooting himself in the foot if he vetoed the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexi...
Ontario has a spending problem, not a revenue problem: The recent Ontario government’s Fall Economic Statement paints a picture of a government scraping to make ends meet and a crumbling fiscal house. The picture is not pretty.  Revenues are down by over $500 million this year. However, this government has never had a revenue problem – think back ...
4
New York Fed chief rejects charges of weak oversight:   WASHINGTON 2013 For almost two hours Friday, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York defended heated assertions from Democratic senators that his institution is too cozy with big banks to be an effective guardian of the financial system. At times stammering and flustered, New York...
Canada’s defence minister says nothing to fear from common defence with U.S.: HALIFAX – A more integrated common defence strategy with the United States isn’t a threat to Canada’s sovereignty, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Friday. Nicholson said Canada has willingly entered into several bilateral arrangements, such as NATO, Norad and free trade, and Canadians underst...
5
Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Learn more about our new interactive features for Power & Politics and how you can take part in the political conversation -- live and on-screen -- here. Ballot Box refreshes daily -- the question you see above is the current question. Internet Explorer 8 users please note: browse...
Halifax Forum to be launched by Rob Nicholson, Peter MacKay : As Parliament Hill prepares to shut down for the weekend, the Halifax International Security Forum is set to get underway later this morning. According to the advisory, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson will kick off the annual event alongside Justice Minister Peter MacKay -- who is not...
6
Should Mexico still be considered a 'safe country'?: The recent disappearance of 43 college students in the Mexican state of Guerrero has sent thousands of protesters into the streets of Mexico City and other towns and cities, demanding an end to what is seen as collusion between corrupt local governments and drug cartels.Since President Felipe Cal...
Boo hoo for Pooh: Honey-loving Winnie not sweet enough for Polish playground: Winnie the Pooh may be loved by children everywhere, but the willy nilly silly old bear stuffed with fluff has caused quite a huff in a Polish community.The British newspaper The Independent reports that councillors in the town of Tuszyn have punted Pooh as a possible playground patron because of...
7
The Coming Storm: During the past 14 months, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released four major reports describing various aspects of climate change and a range of possible responses to it. (Together, these reports are called the Fifth Assessment Report, or AR5.)  The final installment in the se...
The Horn of Africa Interconnected in Turmoil: In mid-December 2013, conflict broke out in Juba, South Sudan’s capital, between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s mostly Dinka supporters and former Vice President Riek Machar’s mostly Nuer followers. Machar had served as South Sudan’s vice president until Kiir removed him from offi...
8
"Indonesia Tests Female Police Recruits' Virginity"-- abc News: The article is about an aspect of law enforcement in the well populated country of Indonesia. According to Human Rights Watch, virginity tests were a long standing practice in Indonesia. The almost unbelievable news report was based on interviews with female police officers and police applican...
The Saga Of The "Ebola Nurse": Governments do not set their countries approach to health issues on good intention alone or to cater to the sentiments of the "Erin Brockovich" wannabes. Canada is no exception. Therefore, Canada's policy is timely and appropriate for banning travel from Ebola infected countries. The issue conc...
9
Oh, The Horror: Holy horror: Thanks to horror movies, I could probably perform a perfect exorcism. I know exactly what demons to look out for, the ways in which they can deceive you during an exorcism, and how to request permission to do one. It’s probably not the most useful thing to know, but I have to admit that much of m...
Gender Block: the devil’s advocate: I get a lot of pretty hateful messages through e-mail and social media. No matter how much time I’ve devoted to educating myself on gender issues—including re-learning and exploring uncomfortable concepts, like my own privileges—there will always be that person who approaches me with the very mis...
10
Governor Rizik Dismissed Rebels Allegations Of Targeting Fertite Local Tribes : South Sudan, Western Bahr el Ghazal State Governor Rizik Zackaria Hassan on Friday said he was surprised by allegations levelled against him, by the rebel leadership under former vice president Dr. Riek Machar, that he was targeting the local ethnic tribes of Fertites, whom the rebels claim were...
President Kiir In Egypt Trip : President Salva Kiir Mayardit is in Egypt for a two-day visit upon the invitation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. South Sudan Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Barnaba Marial Benjamin told reporters at the Juba International Airport that President El Sisi had invited President Kiir during the Malab...
11
CBC: Privacy Commissioner Therrien wants more oversight: Canada's Privacy Commissioner is raising the alarm over a lack of oversight on police powers that the government's Bill C-13 would create  Article by Laura Payton for CBC News Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien warned senators today that...
Your Daily Digital Digest for Friday, November 21, 2014: Your news links for today: Here's Proof That Thousands of Wiretaps Are Secretly Conducted by Canadian Cops - VICE Motherboard The Spencer Effect: No More Warrantless Access to Subscriber Info With Five Minutes of Police Work - Michael G...
12
Don’t say the “N” word:
13
By-Election Shocker! Conservatives retain Whitby-Oshawa: [Welcome, National Newswatch readers!] By the time all the ballots were counted Monday night, former Whitby mayor Pat Perkins held Whitby-Oshawa for the Conservative Party with nearly 50% of the vote. You could be forgiven for thinking this result was unlikely, given the extent to which Liberal t...
14
Northern Gateway Shows New Approach Needed: Last month, the Northern Gateway pipeline was approved by the Harper government. In response, many First Nations people swore they would never support the pipeline being built through their lands. Many people accused the Aboriginals of being greedy and lazy, opposing the pipeline simply...
15
Toronto’s Future Isn’t Written Yet: If you make to the end of the Back to the Future movie trilogy, past the flying cars and cowboys the last scene has a sage bit of wisdom to help you get through life…and voting: Jennifer: I brought this note back from the future (about Marty losing his job) and…now it’s erased! Doc: Of course it...
16
Government Procurement Failure: BC Ministry of Education Case Study: Apologies for the lack of posts. I’ve been in business mode – both helping a number of organizations I’m proud of and working on my own business. For those interested in a frightening tale of inept procurement, poor judgement and downright dirty tactics when it comes to software procurement and g...
17
Presentation on the Bloor/Durie development in Bloor West Village #parkhp #topoli: Hello all! It's been a while here at the blog. Apologies. I hope to get back to posting more regularly in the near future. I wanted to post my speaking notes from today on an issue that came before the Etobicoke York Community Council. As you will note from my previous blog entry, I have been inv...
18
Living Life in the Present: I just got back from a trip in British Columbia’s wine country, followed up by a party-every-day experience in New Orleans — not that you’d know any of that by following me here or on social media. More than ever, I’m just living life in the present — meaning the best I can give right now is an a...
19
The Cornerstone of Gentrification in the Downtown East Side: From the Woodward squat ten years ago, to a displaced neighbourhood VANCOUVER—Towering 43 storeys at the corner of Abbott and Hastings St, in the poorest neighbourhood in Vancouver—the Downtown East S...

Vote % shares for as many blogs as you like. Nonvotes are equivalent to 0%. Your votes need not sum to 100%. You can vote any time; about once a week is good. Shares updated nightly.     [FAQ on voting]

Past funding shares: see horserace or click on a share% above.

If you don't want other users of your computer to see your votes, please exit browser when finished voting.

Country Ottawa Ontario Canada Canada

   

This Votermedia ballot is not currently funded. It is displayed as a demo for if and when there is funding. Without funding there may be few votes, which makes the rankings less meaningful. For a recently funded ballot, see Burnaby.

We welcome comments, corrections, questions, suggested blogs to add etc -- please email admin[at]votermedia.org.