The Clan MacPherson Daily

Politics

In one day, the ground shifts in Alberta politics in ways unexpected, sometimes uplifting, sometimes troubling

Shared by
Jody MacPherson

albertadiary.ca - On March 23, Lewis Cardinal became the first nominated federal NDP candidate in Canada for the expected 2015 election. (Photo by Dave Cournoyer, used with permission.) Yesterday he stepped aside in...

Baird’s Middle East tour has a murky purpose - The Globe and Mail

Shared by
Amy MacPherson

theglobeandmail.com - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is on a long visit to the Middle East. Like Canadian foreign policy in general these days, the exact purpose of the trip is a bit murky. No doubt it will be anot...

BBC News - Anxious time for Syria's Christians amid Easter

Shared by
Tony macpherson

bbc.co.uk - Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, one of the most important dates in their calendar. For Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war...

Joyce McMillan: Is the No camp killing the Union? - The Scotsman

Shared by
Karen Macpherson

scotsman.com - In September, Better Together may pay the price for its lack of vision about Scotland’s future, writes Joyce McMillan LAST NOVEMBER, I was invited to say a few words at the launch of a book by the ...