Skip to content
14.4 °Cforecast >
Mostly Cloudy

From the Desk of Jay Fallis

Jay Fallis takes on a wide range of political topics such including electoral reform, mistreatment of indigenous peoples, the acceptance of refugees into Canada, and the modernization of the Senate. 

<b>Opinion:</b> Why can't I do my banking with Canada Post?

Opinion: Why can't I do my banking with Canada Post?

Seriously. Why not? You could before 1968
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> Helping the hungry is a year-round endeavour

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Helping the hungry is a year-round endeavour

There are thousands going hungry in Barrie. However, effort from all parts of the community could change that reality
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> On flooded basements and the will to act

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: On flooded basements and the will to act

Two feet of water is bad, but it may be connected to something far more serious
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> To internet vote, or not to internet vote

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: To internet vote, or not to internet vote

'Although access to the polls is improved using these alternative methods, generally speaking, those in the past who do not participate in municipal elections will continue these tendencies under a new voting system'
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> Safety is a big issue as a part of the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation legislation

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Safety is a big issue as a part of the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation legislation

Marihuana has become a popular, but unauthorised part of life in Canada. But it seems that its unauthorized status could soon be changing
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

"Taking this unexpected journey, along the very path many soldiers took 100 years ago, led me to realize that these soldiers were not much different from myself or any other Canadian"
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> Affordability of prescription drugs in Canada

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Affordability of prescription drugs in Canada

About 10 per cent of Canadians do not have any form of drug coverage and are unable to afford medications
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> Electoral stagnation

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Electoral stagnation

Amidst the commotion outside the House of Commons doors, I couldn`t help but hear one MP say to another “What’s going on here?” I think many Canadians are asking that very question as they hear the news that the Liberal Government is going to abandon its plans to reform our electoral system
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis:</b> Executive orders gone awry

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Executive orders gone awry

As each Presidential executive order was broadcast, a chorus of loud expletives and groans could no doubt be heard coming from my apartment window.
<b>From the Desk of Jay Fallis: </b>Real news

From the Desk of Jay Fallis: Real news

We as the public must question everything. We should not just accept the words of a single politician or news report as fact. Instead, we need to start relying on multiple credible sources to form our opinions and our conceptions of events