Gretsky’s way off his game

Don't you find it ironic that Wayne Gretsky endorsed Stephen Harper in the recent federal election? Mr. Harper's government was responsible for the legislation that denied non-resident Canadians like Mr. Gretsky the privilege of voting in Canada. When the issue of whether Canadians who live outside the country should be denied the right to vote was in the news, we heard from various high-profile non-residents like Donald Sutherland who strongly objected to the new regulation. My initial reaction was that if you're Canadian you should have the right to vote…

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Politics is a dirty business

The current federal election, which should be a thoroughly rewarding and honourable component of democracy has turned into a mean, dishonest and insincere display of personal attacks. Politics has a sick hold on me but I'm so fed up with the current election rhetoric that I've had to stop watching the latest staged political photo ops and other propaganda on the nightly news. Apart from my disappointment in the pathetic carryings-on of our current candidates for federal office, I'm still smarting from the disgusting, disgraceful conduct of our politicians with…

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