Electoral reform would prevent regional sweeps

By Jackson Doughart Those who favour a proportionally-distributed federal legislature are usually quick to point out how the seat count under first-past-the-post will not conform to the parties’ respective shares of the popular vote. This is true, though its implications go beyond the perceived “fairness” of party representation at the federal level. The current Parliament…

Buddy Holly: the ultimate free market warrior

A pioneer he was. Immortal he is. The legend of Buddy Holly, who perished in a plane crash 57 years ago with Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, is arguably the greatest innovation to music and pop culture today. Notwithstanding his influence on countless musicians such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The…