For progressives, Monday had a very familiar feel to it. An election victory signaled the end of a lengthy time of either inept or contemptuous conservative rule, depending on who you ask.
Monday's election day. You may have heard. The reasons not to vote are long and varied. Some think all politicians are inherently corrupt and it doesn't matter who is elected.
As we head up to the federal vote, a little more than a week away, it's important that we are thinking beyond individual issues being presented as campaign planks by the candidates running for us.
Has there ever been a more clearly unreasonable request to a local government than the one being made by Canadian Pacific Rail?
The 'yes' side appears to be gaining momentum in the performing arts centre debate - with groups coming on board seemingly every day this week.
Having spent a few years in this business now, I've told my audience about some awful things. Car accidents, incurable diseases, terrorist attacks and war. And I've told the audience about crime.