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Feb 29th, 2008
51 minutes ago by JLM
Trudeau Mania Two is Starting to Fade
With polls sagging, the Trudeau Liberals are stumbling badly on a number of key fronts. Enter Jagmeet Singh, stage left. Evan Solomon ...
1 hour ago by Hoid
Gun Control is Completely Useless.
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...
Alberta election April 16
Notley decided no time like the present. Will Kenney lead the party or will the courts throw him out?
Quit picking on the Shiny Pony
The first Liberal leadership debate on Sunday in Vancouver will introduce the public to the nine candidates, even if the number of speakers and limited time might not allow much light to be shed on policy. But as the nine candidates take their places on...
11 hours ago by JLM
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...
Stephen Harper’s Canada: The Legacy of Tyrants
The real Stephen Harper could finally stand up, unbound and all but unopposed. When he did, there was more than a little of the tyrant on display. Which is not to use that word the way historians do to describe figures like the Roman despot Caligula....
1 day ago by Hoid
do something about plastic
Nine out of 10 respondents to a survey about the impact of plastic waste on the environment say they are concerned or very concerned about the problem, and 82 per cent say they believe that government should be doing more to tackle it. ...
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)
In the news this has been the topic of choice, but how do you guys feel about abortions, I mean, is it the woman's choice or is she murdering a human being? There are a lot of extremes on this one, I know how the politicians feel, but how about Canadians?
2 days ago by Cliffy
Does our justice system deliver justice
Do you think it's appropriate that our court system is based on an adversarial spectacle; a verbal fight between lawyers - the outcome depending on who won the debate, in the jury's opinion; rather than on a persistent search for the truth? Or sometimes...
Trudeau threatens to sue Scheer over SNC statements
Trudeau threatens Scheer with lawsuit over SNC-Lavalin comments PM's lawyer sent letter to Opposition leader about remarks made concerning the SNC-Lavalin matter Elise von Scheel CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2019 10:32 AM ET | Last Updated: an hour...
Ford government admits they can't do what they promised
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...
Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions Now China is exploiting Justin Trudeau's weakness.
Open military to non citizens?
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...
6 days ago by Cliffy
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...
Breaking : Cdn news
McCallum out as Canadian ambassador to China after comments on Meng extradition
(by Ocean Breeze)
1 week ago by Hoid
No NAFTA ratification
Freeland basically said today that we won't be ratifying NAFTA unless the steel/aluminum tariffs are removed. This is something that I said long ago. There is no...
What will be the policy discussions of the next federal election?
I think the following will probably figure highly on the list of policy debates in the next federal election: 1. The federal debt. 2. Trade. 3. The position of the Attorney General (for example, whether we should separate it from the position of...
Laïcité/secularism is the future of religions. Are you pro or con?
Laïcité/secularism is the future of religions. Are you pro or con? Religions are debatably the main cause of war and civil unrest. Religions terrorize each other’s people as well as secular non-religious secular people. The terms inquisitions jihads,...
(by French Patriot)
Spending the weekend at friends in Phoenix and we had a discussion last nights about overall taxes. He’d gladly pay more tax. He says Americans spend a massive amount on the military where the average American doesn’t get a direct benefit. Canada spends...
1 week ago by pgs
BC to Slash Carbon Emissions 60% by 2040
B.C. government sets greenhouse reduction targets to 60 per cent by 2040 VICTORIABritish Columbias government is counting on businesses, communities and residents to help fight climate change over the coming decades, the provinces environment...
2 weeks ago by pgs
Kenny must resign - Scheer
Events in Alberta unfolding in an avalanche of cow poop. Attempt to blame the Kenny election "team" for the illegalities is going nowhere.
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. ...
Replace the Charter!
Canada should replace the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. I know some will criticize the Covenant as a far-right conservative throuwback; but if you read it, you'll see that it's...