Calgary Southeast

Heritage Minister Bev Oda expected to be shuffled? If not her, then who?

According to the CTV there is a cabinet shuffle, government being prorogued, and a new Throne Speech when parliament returns. It is all speculation, and it includes suggestions that Ms. Oda would be shuffled. We might as well join the speculation: who do you think would make a good Conservative Heritage Minister, and who do you think would make an extremely bad one?

Election 2006: Calgary Southeast

Election 2006: Please add comments to discuss riding specific activities, links to candidate information, etc.

Incumbent information


Calgary Southeast / Calgary-Sud-Est
MP: Jason Kenney (Parliamentary Internet)

Domain name registration system discussed by MP's

A few members of parliament discussed Use by Others of Website Names of Members of Parliament on June 2, 2005. An organization opposed to same-sex marriage applied for and is using domain names including names of MPs as part of their campaign.

Calgary - May 18th, 2005 : The Danger of Software Patents

The Calgary UNIX Users Group is hosting the following important event:

Richard Stallman from the Free Software Foundation and of the GNU Project, author of the GPL, the man who made GNU/Linux possible, will be giving a talk in Calgary.

Richard Stallman will explain how software patents obstruct software development. Software patents are patents that cover software ideas. They restrict the development of software, so that every design decision brings a risk of getting sued. Patents in other fields restrict factories, but software patents restrict every computer user. Economic research shows that they even retard progress.

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