February 10, 2016

Voting for None of the Above

Two candidates putting their name forward to voice displeasure with current politics Greg Vezina doesn’t like what he sees in today’s political arena. And he’s running in the Whitby-Oshawa byelection to help change that. “Our democracy is badly broken by follow the leader politics,” Vezina, the creator and head of the None of the Above Party, tells The Oshawa Express. …

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February 6, 2016

Whitby-Oshawa byelection has ‘None of the Above’ options

Sheldon Bergson changed his last name to Znoneofthe. First name, Above. He was planning to run in the federal election because he was disenchanted with Stephen Harper’s Conservative government. He admits to seeing the movie Brewster’s Millions, where a political neophyte runs for mayor of New York in a protest campaign that urges people to vote for None of the …

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January 29, 2016

Whitby-Oshawa byelection candidate Greg Vezina threatens legal action after exclusion from debate

WHITBY — Greg Vezina, None of the Above Party candidate in the Whitby-Oshawa byelection, is threatening legal action after he was excluded from participating in an all candidates’ forum. In an e-mail to Ontario Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa, Conflict of Interest Commissioner Sidney B. Linden and Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur, Mr. Vezina claims “illegal campaign contributions” by the Town …

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January 26, 2016

In Whitby-Oshawa, vote None of the Above

If you’re a voter in the Feb. 11 Whitby-Oshawa byelection and you’re dissatisfied with the status quo in Ontario politics, I have a better way for you to protest than not voting or declining your ballot. Not voting gives silent consent to the current system. The process for declining your ballot ignores the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and …

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January 16, 2016

Folly of Green Subsidies

Governments must stop picking winners and losers and let the market decide. We hear a lot these days from politicians, environmentalists and the industry itself about electric vehicles being on the cutting edge of the new green energy revolution aimed at fighting man-made climate change. So how are they doing, sales wise? Well, out of 1.45 million registered business and …

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