“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends” (John 15:13)
Remember this today.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
"I'd like to help. What can I do?"
"I don't really follow politics but I like what I hear"
"I have no experience but I want to get involved"
We are hearing these more and more as we organize across the province for the next election. All of us got involved in the grass roots Atlantica Movement by asking the same questions. You are in good company! There are a lot of ways you can help out, from a little to a lot. Take your pick:Read more
We join Nova Scotians in wishing a happy 90th birthday to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Atlantica Party
Donairs are not enough
Statistics Canada just reported Nova Scotia the only province in Canada to register population decline from 2011 to 2014. It is not surprising to have Alberta outstrip us in population growth, but PEI? And according to the report things are only going to get worse.
Nova Scotia population stagnation and decline is an old and tired story. This problem has been ongoing for decades (since 1867 really) and the Status Quo Parties have been unwilling to deal with the problem.
The problem is Nova Scotia’s economy is too weak to provide the jobs and standard of living available elsewhere.Read more
Response to The Metro’s Face Off feature October 31 – November 1
‘Which voting system should Canada use?’
Canada needs electoral reform. Our current system (First-Past-The-Post or FPTP) was designed for a two party system - one clear winner with a majority and one clear loser with the minority. With three parties FPTP begins to break down. In these days of four or more parties FPTP no longer works at all (some Federal ridings in the recent election had 10 candidates!). So articles such as this are important to start the debate on electoral reform.Read more