Author Archives: brent

About brent

Motorcycles, movies, music, photography, politics. These are a few of my favourite things.

RIP The Honourable Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada

Jack Layton, the New Democratic Party leader who led his party to Official Opposition status in this year’s federal election, has died after a battle with cancer. Continue reading

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Rex Murphy shares his thoughts on the Vancouver riots

Rex Murphy shares his thoughts on the Vancouver rioters. Continue reading

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Sheila Fraser, Auditor General of Canada from May 31, 2001 – May 30, 2011

After 10 years as Canada’s Auditor General, Sheila Fraser retires today. During her 10 year mandate a Readers Digest poll listed her as one of the Top 10 Most Trusted Canadians. Continue reading

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Lack of buyer’s remorse since election …

The package Canada bought on May 2nd has not been out of the box or turned on yet, but already pollsters are claiming a lack of buyer’s remorse over the majority Conservative government and the new Official Opposition, the NDP under Jack Layton. But we might want to wait a little bit longer before making grand postulates like these … Continue reading

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One Year, One Canadian – Buying Canadian for a Year

For the year 2011, Darren Barefoot is living entirely Canadian… Continue reading

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Transitions – Brutal In Their Despondency (via The Parallel Parliament)

I have no idea what to do with this blog now that I'm no longer a Member of Parliament, but there is a residue that follows an election loss, and since I spent so much time posting my sentiments throughout … Continue reading

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Canadians of Interest ~ Blue Puttees

The history of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, nicknamed the ‘Blue Puttees’. Continue reading

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