Al Muir

Al Muir is a businessman and resident of Plymouth, Nova Scotia, who keeps a close eye on the political front, both local and nationally.

Most Recent Articles by Al Muir:

Significant change is needed to make Senate function as intended

Mar 1, 2014 — Al Muir

In a more co-operative Parliament Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau’s vote, on an NDP motion last October that called for the release of Liberal and Conservative senators from their party affiliations, would have been in favour instead of against it.

Prickly prospect of self-defense - Laws in Canada not particularly favourable toward people protecti

Jan 30, 2014 — Al Muir

Most Canadians would be surprised to learn that the average duration of incarceration for the crime of murder varies little between here and the United States. The absence of capital punishment in Canada and the wider variance in sentence length in individual states versus provinces would account for much of the mistaken impression.