WHEREAS the NDP is committed to being the Party of the people, that good government is
helping people work together to find cooperative solutions to problems and that people
should have some control over the decisions that affect their lives; and
WHEREAS it is understood that in order to accomplish these goals people need to be
informed and have access to accurate information; and
WHEREAS the NDP has clearly stated principles and the other parties have less clearly stated
WHEREAS during the past election the NDP had no clear policy book that candidates could
use as a source to educate voters on the philosophy, principles and specific policy positions
of the NDP,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NDP should draft a document that states the history
of the Party, basic principles that define the Party and policy decisions of the past that give a
clear statement about the Party. This document should be an attractive pamphlet that can be
given to new voters, whether they have just become of voting age or new Canadians, in an
effort to educate the public and expand the awareness of the NDP in Canada; and283
BE IT RESOLVED that for all future elections, there be a clear policy book, which candidates
can use as a clearly stated reference document, that can be quoted and referred to in their
canvassing and bringing the NDP message to Canadians.
Scares me that people think this way. I should have FULL control over the decision that effect my life, that's why the government should be as small as practical.
WHEREAS during the last federal election inappropriate spokespersons were representing the
Party during national media forums,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that NDP leadership and campaign organizers, ensure
inclusion of appropriate NDP representation.
Lack of thinking, this resolution is way too vague. LOL
WHEREAS a significant proportion of Canadian voters have little or no knowledge of the
workings of our political system; and
WHEREAS an uninformed voting is not desirable in a democracy; and
WHEREAS the costs of reaching a mass audience through pod-casting have shrunk to
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NDP will encourage and endorse a regular political
education pod-cast to be housed at the ndp.ca website and which will be produced in, at
minimum, both official languages with the aim of empowering the citizenry and enhancing our
The NDP doesn't want stupid people voting for them anymore. Someone pod-cast all the NDP voters and let them know not to show up for the next election.
Everyone who votes NDP is uninformed. Uninformed on how all Socialist governments have made poverty worse and strip away personal freedoms and close down businesses due to increased regulation, which in turn increases the # of unemployeed.
Thank god welfare is guaranteed to all :roll: We'll need it if the NDP gets elected.
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:01 pm Post subject: not too looopy to me
I didn't see anything that crazy in those documents other than the death sign on the cigarette packages. It is the conservative government that currently holds the monopoly on civil liberty infringement. Prostitution and drugs must be legalized for the betterment of society. Just like it is anybodies right to exchange goods for sex so is it their right to exchange goods for drugs. You can't get much more nanny state than telling people what they can consume or who they have sex with.
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