What is Wellbeing? – The presence of the highest possible quality of life in its full breadth of expression, focused on but not necessarily exclusive to: good living standards, robust health, a sustainable environment, vital communities, an educated populace, balanced time use, high levels of democratic participation, and access to and participation in leisure and culture. (definition by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing)
It is one thing for Dalton McGuinty to announce that he is stepping down as Premier of Ontario igniting a leadership race in the Liberal party with the winner becoming the provinces new Premier. But why does he need to prorogue (shut down) the legislature until the new leader is elected?
With the resumption of Parliament, it became evident early in the first question period that the Harper government was on the attack again – this time trying to portray Tom Mulcair and the NDP as poor economic managers.
On September 5 voters in Quebec elected a new Parti Quebecois (PQ) minority government, and on September 6 the people of Ontario denied the Dalton McGuinty government a desired majority after voting against the Liberals in two by-elections.
A new campaign called “Were You Asked?” is putting the spotlight on Brad Wall’s reckless agenda for Saskatchewan. The campaign is rallying communities across Saskatchewan to make a stand for fairness and public services by organizing province-wide public meetings, and by inviting everyone to share their concerns online at wereyouasked.ca.