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Feb 29th, 2008
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Gun Control is Completely Useless. 13 Attachment(s)
Okay folks, I went crazy. I got thinking about the insistence of the anti-gun folks that we don't want to be like the AMERICANS, with no gun control, and blood running in the streets! I had read that murder was so high in American ghettoes that it... (by Colpy)
15 minutes ago by Kreskin last post
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What has the PM done right for Canada?
In one year we will elect a new federal gubmint. What has the current gubmint done to deserve re-election? (by Walter)
21 minutes ago by Bar Sinister last post
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Trickle of Illegal Immigrants into Canada Could Become Deluge in the Spring
There it is. The trickle of refugees fleeing the U.S. to Canada could become a deluge in the spring ... (by EagleSmack)
10 hours ago by Hoid last post
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Trans Mountain ‘pipeline is going to get built’: Trudeau dismisses B.C.’s bitumen ban 8 Attachment(s)
Trans Mountain pipeline is going to get built: Trudeau dismisses B.C.s bitumen ban EDMONTON Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion will happen despite British Columbias latest attempt to hinder the project. ... (by mentalfloss)
10 hours ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Ford government admits they can't do what they promised POPULAR!
Ontario minister admits Ford government broke election promise by scrapping basic income project An Ontario minister admits the new government has backtracked on a campaign promise to keep the province's basic income pilot project in place. Social... (by mentalfloss)
1 day ago by Curious Cdn last post
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What should Canada give up in new NAFTA POPULAR!
"The U.S. government hopes to take the first formal step in renegotiating NAFTA within the next couple of weeks, setting the stage for actual negotiations with Canada and Mexico later this year. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he hopes to advise... (by tay)
1 day ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Half of Canadians Want Refugees Deported
That didn't take long! Half Of Canadians Want Illegal Refugees Deported: Poll | The Daily Caller Well now! (by EagleSmack)
2 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau Is Going To Bury Us In Debt POPULAR!
A shocking new report quietly released by the federal government admits that their finances could collapse in the coming decades if politicians dont make responsible choices. Two days before Christmas, when most politicians and their staffers had... (by Decapoda)
2 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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BREAKING: Ontario PC Leader Slammed With Sexual Misconduct Allegations POPULAR!
Not reported just yet, but he's held an emergency meeting and more details to follow. Crazy scene where reporters are chasing after him to confirm details after his denial of the allegations. This will be a game changer. Ontario PC Leader... (by mentalfloss)
2 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau Begs the U.S to Tighten it's Immigration Laws POPULAR!
Canada wants US to better enforce immigration laws to help combat the Canadian refugee problem Canadian... (by EagleSmack)
2 days ago by MHz last post
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You want to promote human rights in China?
Free copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in American hotels | Crazy Ideas Bank A copy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in hotel rooms. Not a bad idea. Have it in Chinese too to target Chinese tourists. And have a copy in... (by White_Unifier)
3 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau “proud to be a feminist”; against misogyny in gaming/Gamergate
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau says he is "proud to be a feminist" There seems to be a lot of anger, Pelletier asked, not just at women, but at feminism and feminists. Would you describe yourself as a feminist? Yes. Yes, I am a... (by mentalfloss)
3 days ago by Twin_Moose last post
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Canadian tariffs announced
JUst watching the Minister speaking from Hamilton and she announced $16.6 billion in tariffs on American goods.They are on two lists - one at 25% and one at 10% these counter measures are necessitated by an illegal American tariff - which was raised to... (by Hoid)
3 days ago by Dixie Cup last post
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Canada Failing to Put Climate Change Plans in Action POPULAR!
Federal government failing to put climate plan into action, environmental watchdog finds - Politics - CBC News Well is anyone really shocked? It's simply not a big deal. (by EagleSmack)
4 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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CDN Election 2019
Conservative leader predicts a 'nasty' election campaign in 2019 as if we don't have enough ugly juvenile mudslinging to he... (by Ocean Breeze)
4 days ago by Twin_Moose last post
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This is what Canada needs...
(by White_Unifier)
5 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Tony Clement out for sexting
Veteran conservative MP Tony (Fake Lake) Clement is stepping down over a sexting scandal where his dick pics were sent to an extortionist rather than a 12 year old girl as he had hoped. ... (by Hoid)
5 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Should all new MPs receive addiction education?
We've had cases in the past of an MP suffering alcoholism. We now have Clement. And those are just the ones we know. How many MPs suffer gambling addiction or some other addiction. Given their position as lawmakers of the land, should all new MPs receive... (by White_Unifier)
6 days ago by mentalfloss last post
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When the F*CK is this forum gonna be fixed?
Asap? :lol: (by mentalfloss)
1 week ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Canada’s GDP growth soars to 2.9% in second quarter – exports hit 4-year record
1. All thanks to pipelines. Oh wait, there are none and the economy is performing better than under Harper. 2. Maybe the solution is tax cuts. Oh wait, there are none and the economy is performing better than under Harper. (by mentalfloss)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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Would Canadians support the death penalty if it included an amnesty clause?
If drug smuggling to Canada carried a mandatory death penalty unless the smuggler declares the narcotics at the primary checkpoint before going on to secondary inspection, do you think Canadians could support that? I get that some people might fear... (by White_Unifier)
1 week ago by MHz last post
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Justin Trudeau apologizes for Canada’s 1939 refusal of ship of Jewish refugees
Justin Trudeau apologizes for Canadas 1939 refusal of ship of Jewish refugees Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
1 week ago by Walter last post
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Hypocrisy of the Left POPULAR!
Bob Rae apologizes for tweet about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford taken as offensive | CTV News ... (by Walter)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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Since When is Being a Sex Pig an Addiction Anyways?
I'm talking about disgraced members of Ford's party and Clement from the federal Conservatives. How is being a sex letch all of a sudden classified as an addiction? I don't get it. (by Hoof Hearted)
1 week ago by MHz last post
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What does a Democrat majority in the House of Representatives mean for Canada?
Though Trump ran as a Republican, his trade protectionism is more in line with the ideas of the stereotypical Democrat than with the stereotypical Republican. In other words, whereas a Republican House could have kept Trump's trade protectionism at least... (by White_Unifier)
1 week ago by spilledthebeer last post
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What is to be Done with the Port of Churchill?
A messy situation with all the usual suspects-foreign corporations on the gubmint teat, hillbilly locals facing another season on welfare, the brutal fact is that northern Canada doesn't nearly pay it's way/never has and never will in the lifetime of... (by bill barilko)
1 week ago by Bar Sinister last post
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260 Billion Dollars To Clean Up Alberta Oilpatch
What would it cost to clean up Alberta’s oilpatch? $260 billion, a top official warns By Emma McIntosh, David Bruser, Mike De Souza and Carolyn Jarvis November 01, 2018... (by OpposingDigit)
1 week ago by spilledthebeer last post
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The Trudeau Meme Thread POPULAR!
Here it is. Put your Trudeau Memes here. (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Who to vote for in Canadian federal election in 2019?
Who to vote for in Canadian federal election in 2019? It's that time again to start thinking about who to vote for so you can make an informed decision at the voting booth. There are three main political parties Liberal, Conservative and NDP and a... (by Liberalman)
2 weeks ago by Twin_Moose last post
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Scott Moe is Saskatchewan's New Premier.
We voted for Koch after hard deliberation with Moe as second choice over Tina Beaudry Mellor. Those three are hardcore anti-carbon tax. With the lowest debt and back in black come spring we don't need to be scammed like BC AB or Ontario. ... (by petros)
2 weeks ago by Twin_Moose last post
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StatCan scooped up 15 years of personal financial data from Canadian credit bureau
As Statistics Canada plans to build a massive new personal information bank with the real-time financial transaction data of hundreds of thousands of Canadians, Global News has learned the agency has scooped up 15 years’ worth of credit rating... (by Mowich)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Canada's PM a 'little punk kid': White House official
Canada's PM a 'little punk kid': White House official Postmedia News ... (by spaminator)
2 weeks ago by JLM last post
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Proportional Representation is Bull Sh*t!
The losers want it, the winners are happy with the Status Quo! Looking at it another way take your job which may be made up of a crew of 20 people. Do you want one guy to be the boss or do you want the whole crew taking turns at it? Right away you can... (by JLM)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau's Alleged Groping Incident Won't Go away
From the article... According to various media, the Prime Minister remembers being in Creston for the festival, but doesnt think he had any negative... (by Hoof Hearted)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Ottawa to run bigger-than-expected deficits over coming years: budget watchdog
Ottawa to run bigger-than-expected deficits over coming years: budget watchdog Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Canada's Defense & Role on the Planet
" 'No plans to double our defence budget,' Trudeau says (by Ocean Breeze)
3 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Marijuana will be legal in September 2018 POPULAR!
Just in time for school, y'all! And if you don't like the price, you can grow your own. :) Marijuana legalization Bill C-45 officially passes Senate vote, heading for royal assent The Senate has voted to accept the latest version of the... (by mentalfloss)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau popularity as Prime Minister keeps surging
Trudeau popularity as Prime Minister keeps surging Preferred Prime Minister Nanos tracking as to who Canadians would prefer as Prime Minister has Trudeau still climbing on this measure and is currently at 46.6%, followed by former Conservative leader... (by mentalfloss)
3 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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John Tory officially entering Toronto Mayoral Race
**** just got real John Tory officially joining Toronto's mayoral race Monday John Tory will end months of speculation Monday by declaring his candidacy for Toronto mayor, promoting low taxes and a downtown relief subway in a bid to unseat Rob Ford.... (by mentalfloss)
3 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Open military to non citizens? 4 Attachment(s) POPULAR!
Canada continues to struggle to recruit people into its armed forces. Why? Rather than answer that question the idea of recruiting non citizens into the forces is gaining some momentum. It works very well and many countries do it and always have. I was... (by Hoid)
3 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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CAQ win in Quebec
Breaking News CTV News declares CAQ win in Quebec election (by Ocean Breeze)
3 weeks ago by Hoid last post
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What happened to planning with the marijuana venture?
It's been a full three years since the legalization of marijuana was first announced and we're arriving at the day and virtually no suppliers are even in place! As in any enterprise you would think distribution would be one of the first if not the very... (by JLM)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Conservative majority if federal election held today: Poll
Conservative majority if federal election held today: Poll Liz Braun ... (by spaminator)
4 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Trudeau. Is he an idiot or what? POPULAR!
So, basically, aside from doling out billions of dollars and tearful apologies, Trudeau has now decided that what we need is to integrate Isis fighters into our immigration system so that can make them inclusive and they won't want to cut off heads or... (by Retired_Can_Soldier)