Rick Mercer: Liberal in Lethbridge

Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot springs and great places to adventure with my wife, Melissa.

“City’s on Fire”

Leeroy Stagger’s newest song was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. Head over to YouTube to get a copy of the song. Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. When I travel, I always keep my …

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Occupy Lethbridge

On October 15th, the 99% of Lethbridge will be holding their own “occupy” demonstration: OCCUPY LETHBRIDGE Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Lethbridge, Traditional Blackfoot Territory Peacefully Assemble with The 99%! 10 am – Special “Not Your Mother’s Poetry” Broadcast on CKXU 88.3 FM. Stop by the Station, Lower UofL SU Building 11 am – Sign making …

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Corb Lund: Prairies, punk and politics.

Alberta NDP’s Shannon Phillips, Lethbridge West candidate (insert political stripes here), has written an article titled “The Long View ” in Alberta Views magazine about Southern Alberta’s Corb Lund. Alberta Views was actually at the Word on the Street festival recently. Lund is even-handed in his appraisal of Alberta’s politics and environment. Things are this, …

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“Make A Difference” – Vote 2010

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” – George Jean Nathan In 10 days, October 18th to be exact, citizens of Lethbridge will have the opportunity to vote in a new mayor and aldermen in the municipal election. But that’s not to say they will. In the last election, voter turnout …

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Mouseland: a parable from the father of Canada’s healthcare system

With an upcoming civic election, I find this video really insightful. Although more relevant to provincial or federal politics, I am impressed with the message. We should keep this in mind when we cast our ballot: Tommy Douglas was the socialist premier of Saskatchewan, the father of Canada’s healthcare system, and the grandfather of actor …

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