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Feb 29th, 2008
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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)
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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)
2 hours ago by petros last post
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A Buck A Beer!
Buck-a-beer to be available in Ontario beginning Aug. 27 The Ontario government says it will offer non-financial incentives to brewers who sell their beer for $1 once the provinces buck-a-beer plan is in place later this month. More:... (by DaSleeper)
4 hours 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)
4 hours ago by White_Unifier last post
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Freeland accussed of expensing L.A. 'vanity trip'
Manny Montenegrino ‏@manny_ottawa Sunny Ways: Freeland L.A.... (by Locutus)
7 hours ago by Hoof Hearted last post
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When the F*CK is this forum gonna be fixed?
Asap? :lol: (by mentalfloss)
10 hours ago by mentalfloss last post
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Jordan Peterson Hates Free Speech
Hypocrite. Laurier University asks court to dismiss Jordan Peterson lawsuit Wilfrid Laurier University is asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit against it from Jordan Peterson, saying the free-speech advocate filed it in an attempt to limit... (by mentalfloss)
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Ontario PCs are really screwing up badly POPULAR!
Already a billion times worse than the Liberals - and that was a pretty low bar to begin with. Lisa MacLeod Skewered For ‘Tone-Deaf’ Tweet In Wake Of Toronto Flash Floods An Ontario cabinet minister picked the wrong time to troll her rivals about... (by mentalfloss)
12 hours 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)
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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)
1 day ago by spilledthebeer 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)
1 day ago by spilledthebeer 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)
1 day ago by Twin_Moose 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 day ago by Jinentonix last post
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Is Ontario Premier Doug Ford On Crack?
Ontario Pemier Doug Ford has gone of the deep end and is giving payback to the city of Toronto for his brothers mis-treatment by cutting down the councilors from 47 to 25. ... (by Liberalman)
2 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Mass shooting in Toronto POPULAR!
3 dead 11 wounded as man walks through Greektown shooting random groups of people. SIU unit engages shooter who is found dead shortly afterwards. American style violence continues to grow in Canada. (by Hoid)
2 days 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)
2 days ago by spilledthebeer 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)
3 days ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Mad Max is Right About Conservatives Being Liberal Light POPULAR!
Politically Correct leader who espouses positivity Staffed with feminists and SJW types Believe in human caused global warming, with a plan to reduce carbon emissions Keeping government the same size and just as involved Immigration policy... (by mentalfloss)
3 days ago by pgs last post
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New Political Party in BC
About The Rural BC Party was founded in response to the growing... (by Mowich)
3 days ago by Walter 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)
5 days ago by darkbeaver last post
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Marijuana will be legal in September 2018
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)
5 days ago by Hoof Hearted 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)
1 week ago by Twin_Moose last post
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Saudi arms deal
Now confirmed that the Saudi LAV-6 deal that was originally for 742 has been cut to 189. So the reason for letting an American company set up in London Ontario to compromise our national integrity is smaller and less defensible than ever. To be... (by Hoid)
1 week ago by EagleSmack 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)
1 week ago by pgs last post
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Canadians across Canada are starting to wonder. Is Trudeau mentally Ill? POPULAR!
Videos on youtube & facebook are starting to appear questioning our PMs mental condition. Some people are questioning if Trudeau even cares about Canada, and Normal Canadians as he repeatedly has awarded handouts to everyone else but. How can one man... (by Angstrom)
1 week ago by Hoid last post
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Latest Federal Polls POPULAR!
Scheer Heh Heh Heh. (by Colpy)
1 week ago by White_Unifier last post
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Yet Another Trudeau Bullshit Promise Fail.
Trudeau, promising to restore the monthly payments to wounded veterans has managed to screw them anyway. The monthly amount they will receive is a paltry $200/mo with no extra payments or benefits for their spouses and children. Or, they can still choose... (by Jinentonix)
1 week ago by Walter last post
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Justin Trudeau's majority greeted with optimism by provincial premiers
Justin Trudeau's majority greeted with optimism by provincial premiers After nearly a decade of a prime minister notorious for public tussles with premiers who challenged his policies, Canada's provincial leaders reacted Tuesday to the electoral... (by mentalfloss)
1 week ago by Liberalman last post
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Jagmeet Singh wants to be the next Prime Minister.
Jagmeet Singh wants to be the next Prime Minister. Jagmeet Singh, Ontario MPP and deputy leader of the Ontario NDP, has entered the race to become the leader of the federal NDP.... (by B00Mer)
2 weeks ago by Hoid last post
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Trudeau’s arrogance, disdain, and outward contempt towards the West
Its something straight out of the playbook of his old man. A strategy that has been just as effective in politics as in any military theater, divide and conquer. The fulcrum of power in this country has typically resided somewhere in the vicinity... (by Decapoda)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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BONOKOSKI: Shocker! Resurfaced editorial slams Justin Trudeau as a groper POPULAR!
BONOKOSKI: Shocker! Resurfaced editorial slams Justin Trudeau as a groper Mark Bonokoski More from Mark Bonokoski Published: June 7, 2018 Updated: June 7, 2018 8:58 PM EDT Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rises during Question Period in the House of... (by spaminator)
2 weeks ago by JamesBondo last post
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Data shows Toronto’s gun ‘surge’ never happened
Data shows Torontos gun surge never happened ... (by Colpy)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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NAFTA; Did Mexico throw Canada under the bus ? POPULAR!
I feel Canada is the sacrificial lamb or Jesus of sorts thanks to Mexicans self interests. Canada might as well forget NAFTA's all for one and one for all thinking and concentrate on a unalateral deal with King Trump like he wanted in the first place. We... (by Liberalman)
2 weeks ago by taxslave last post
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Ontario election is Andrea Horwath's last chance as NDP leader
I guess if Andrea's NDP do not perform this election, she'll be looking for a new job. Somehow, I think she'll land on her feet. :lol: Does anyone here intend on voting NDP? --- Adam: Ontario election is Andrea Horwath's last chance as NDP... (by Murphy)
2 weeks ago by pgs last post
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How Canada could thrive without NAFTA
For months now, the prospect of the United States pulling out of NAFTA has seemed like a bad dream. President Donald Trump made the menace much more real this week, warning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House that the deal may be... (by tay)
2 weeks ago by pgs last post
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Trudeau Liberals to Overhaul National Energy Board
Liberals unveil overhaul of environmental legislation The federal government is proposing to overhaul the way environmental assessments are conducted in Canada, aiming to reduce red tape, provide greater transparency and allow greater input from the... (by Decapoda)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B POPULAR!
Huge move. If this were the Harper government, there wouldn't even be a pipeline. Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B The Liberal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and infrastructure related to the... (by mentalfloss)
2 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
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My second thoughts on supply-management: subsidies are even worse.
Supply-management does not affect me directly as a vegan shopper in Canada as far as I know. As far as I know, the Government does not subsidize milk products but rather just limits competition. This means that the buyers of milk products bear the full... (by White_Unifier)
2 weeks ago by spilledthebeer last post
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Canadians prefer Trump over trudeau
there's still hope for us kids. OTTAWA Despite deep overall disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadians prefer Trumps approach to managing the economy and national security over the approach of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according... (by Locutus)
2 weeks ago by mentalfloss last post
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It's Time to Give Up on Oil
Court ruling quashes approval of Trans Mountain VANCOUVER - The Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The decision means the National Energy Board will have to redo its review of... (by mentalfloss)
3 weeks ago by Vbeacher last post
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Trudeau: no apologies for heckler encounter, pledges to call out 'hate speech' POPULAR!
A true Canadian. Time for Maxine to pack his bags. Trudeau: no apologies for heckler encounter, pledges to call out 'hate speech' OTTAWA — Hate speech and the politics of division are creating a “dangerous path” for Canada, Prime Minister... (by mentalfloss)
3 weeks ago by EagleSmack last post
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Justin "Hitler" Trudeau putting Canadian children in jail
And some people think Trump is the nazi. Trump isn't imprisoning American children. Invisible Citizens is based on interviews conducted since November 2016 with lawyers, social workers, refugee advocates, mental health experts, as well as detained and... (by Jinentonix)
3 weeks ago by White_Unifier last post
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Should governments limit holiday pay?
With all of the talk about adding another public holiday, I'm thinking that that could get expensive. If we must expand the number of state holidays, then why not place a limit on holiday pay to any day less the nine you get off. One advantage of this... (by White_Unifier)
3 weeks ago by EagleSmack 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 Danbones last post
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Liberals to look at 'full ban' on handguns, assault weapons POPULAR!
The horror! (for some deranged people on this forum) Liberals to look at 'full ban' on handguns, assault weapons The federal government will launch a study of a full ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada. A mandate letter to Border... (by mentalfloss)