I love fall. Maybe it is the ability to finally wear sweaters and tall boots again or maybe it is the small break between OMG WHY ARE MY EYEBALLS SWEATING and OMG WHY ARE MY EYEBALLS FROZEN that make me appreciate normal temperatures. In reality it is probably the food. Turkey, pumpkin, apple...I'd eat that. We found a local organic apple orchard a few weeks ago and ventured out to pick our own. I didn't really plan it out knowing I would get a certain amount of apples. I kind of just went into it thinking... Apples! Fuck yah! The result was 15 pounds of apples. I tried to pawn some off on my 6 year old niece by telling her they were magical but that still left me with 13 pounds. I put one in B's lunch every day, and by one I mean the same one because it keeps coming back uneaten. When life gives you 12.99 pounds of apples there is only one thing to do with them. Apple frickin crisp.
The Green Party of Canada has long been forgotten sibling of the election and yet everyone seems to love them. Their platform is well thought out and contains serious plans that will tackle the issues that Canada is currently facing. The biggest challenge that they will face is how voting splitting will affect the election results, causing people to vote for who they want to defeat the Conservatives instead of voting for who they truly want to win the election. I have reviewed the Greens platform for environment, energy, transit, food/agriculture, education and economy. You can find my review of the other platforms here - Liberal, Conservative, NDP.
I've been sitting here a good 10 minutes thinking I must be missing something. The NDP is the 2nd party that has such a vague platform that it makes me think they just aren't putting it all out there on their website. It is actually really shocking how little content there is. I went to the NDP website looking for information on environment, energy, transit, food/agriculture, education and economy. Like with the Conservative platform, I will keep checking back to see if they add more because...there has to be more right? You can find my reviews of the other platforms here - Liberal, Green, Conservative.
The fact is that a lot of Canadians do not trust the Conservative Party. This isn't unique to the Conservatives but it is certainly focused on them right now. The 2015 election platform is broken up into numerous small articles that take up several pages of their website. They are laid out well and outline what historically the Conservatives have done and what their plan is to further the initiative in Canada. The focus of most of these plans is on what they are already done with little on what new plans they have for going forward. I will be reviewing the Conservative Party platform for their ideas on environment, energy, transit, food/agriculture, education and economy. You can find my reviews of the other platforms here - Liberal, Green, NDP.
The winds of change are upon us and more than ever I feel the responsibility for reviewing all the party platforms and translating them into plain language. The Liberal Party has been the butt of many a joke this year, mostly at the hand of the Conservatives. I for one, would like to base my vote off of more than if I like Justin Trudeau's hair or not. (FYI - I'm on Team Justin's Hair). I will be reviewing the Liberal Platform for their ideas on the environment, transit, food/agriculture, energy, education and economy. You can find my review of the other platforms here - Conservative, Green, NDP.