Canadian Politics


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Oct 20th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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Is this man the worst MP in Canada?
It was January 28, 2014, and nine veterans mostly elderly and wearing their service medals had trekked to Ottawa from across Canada to meet Fantino, hoping to persuade the minister to change his mind about closing eight VAC district offices. But... (by tay)
Oct 20th, 2015 by Machjo last post
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What pre-election laws do you want to see changed or revised?
For me, it's the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act. I can say from personal observation of someone close to me having been falsely accused under the Act that the biggest problems relate to due process. First, I would add the following to the Act... (by Machjo)
Oct 20th, 2015 by JLM last post
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Your Right to Vote - Is it a choice or an obligation?
So I was just having a discussion while in line at the polls regarding this and I want your opinion. My belief is that if we have a right to do something it is a choice, it comes with the implied right to NOT do it also. Personally I would rather see an... (by PoliticalNick)
Oct 19th, 2015 by EagleSmack last post
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What personal ideals do you vote for? POPULAR!
I vote for less gubmint. I vote for a party that has a chance of getting some of its candidates elected. I vote for individual liberty. (I changed the title of the thread for clarity.) (by Walter)
Oct 19th, 2015 by Cannuck last post
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Please no proportional representation.
I just thought of this. A minority Conservative government could mean the next election will be pro rep. And you think elections are too partisan now? Just wait till the next election! :( (by Machjo)
Oct 19th, 2015 by Cannuck last post
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If the party you voted for wins....
I voted Conservative. My taxes will not increase. Canada will continue to support Israel. (by Walter)
Oct 19th, 2015 by damngrumpy last post
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Voting with masks on is backfiring on protesters
Costumes at the polls, niqabs and Canadians' voting rights The recent images of voters showing up at voting stations in different face masks, head coverings and costumes reveal how some Canadians fail to live up to the lessons of our history and the... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 18th, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Justin Trudeau's anti-Alberta remarks aren't going over well in Quebec either
Justin Trudeau's anti-Alberta remarks aren't going over well in Quebec either MONTREAL — Justin Trudeau has come under criticism for his comments about Alberta in the place where... (by B00Mer)
Oct 18th, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Margaret Atwood: Socialists are better with budgets
Margaret Atwood on Climate Change, Her New Book and Why Socialists Are Better With Budgets Do you think we can avert the more terrifying climate-change scenarios Pictures Two and Three? I see us at a point of transition right now. The mere fact... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 18th, 2015 by right to left last post
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Stephen Harper was played ‘like a chump’ in TPP deal, Mulcair says
He did it all for the nookie. Stephen Harper was played ‘like a chump’ in TPP deal, Mulcair says TORONTO — Prime Minister Stephen Harper was played "like a chump" in talks that led to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 18th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Conservatives facing criminal investigation over election law violation
Conservatives facing criminal investigation over election law violation for the 4th election in a row The Conservative Party of Canada is facing a criminal investigation over allegations that one of its candidates ordered senior members of his campaign... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 18th, 2015 by PoliticalNick last post
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Germany's offer of chemical castration cruel?
Germany has been criticized in the past for offering some of those who have been convicted of sexual assault the option of chemical castration as an alternative to imprisonment. Some human rights organizations have argued that offering this an an... (by Machjo)
Oct 18th, 2015 by MHz last post
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Why Canada’s economy is underperforming
Why Canada’s economy is underperforming The Canadian economy will continue to underperform over the next year, relative to the U.S. and on a global scale. That’s due to our high level of consumer debt, and to weak oil prices and exports, says Luc de... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 18th, 2015 by MHz last post
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Trudeau stumbles into first scandal
Trudeau stumbles into first scandal Dan Gagnier's sudden resignation from the Liberal campaign hounded party leader Justin Trudeau again Friday, as he insisted that the... (by B00Mer)
Oct 18th, 2015 by pgs last post
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How Harper will win the election
How Harper will win the election Just one day after Justin Trudeau was anointed... (by B00Mer)
Oct 17th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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Move over Earl.......
There were shades of the angry Tory at a Conservative campaign event in Brantford, Ont., Wednesday when a rally-goer made a bizarre, off-the-cuff comment to reporters. The Conservative supporter who identified himself as a landlord in Brantford was... (by tay)
Oct 17th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Mulcair and Trudeau won’t respond in kind to negative Conservative ads
Mulcair and Trudeau won’t respond in kind to negative Conservative ads One ad attacks Justin Trudeau’s foreign policy position on ISIS and Iraq, while another shows a multi-ethnic panel discussing Trudeau as if he were being evaluated for a job. ... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 17th, 2015 by Ludlow last post
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NY Times: Canada has its Trump Moment with Anti-Muslim stance
With Anti-Muslim Campaign, Canada Has Its Trump Moment Montreal IT is easy to tut-tut the overindulgences of the American right. For Canadians, it is practically a birthright. None of our politicians, many of us would like to believe, would dare... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 17th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Her body, Allah's choice
Those Moderate Muslims! As officials scrambled to explain the rules and get the ceremony underway, the man grew increasingly hostile and "abusive" with citizenship managers. He insisted they "enforce his wishes" that his wife remain veiled. ... (by Locutus)
Oct 17th, 2015 by petros last post
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Carbon pricing won't mess up Canada's economy: experts
Carbon pricing won't mess up Canada's economy: experts Provincial carbon pricing programs can both slash emissions and drive economic growth towards a greener future if managed correctly, according to experts. Despite some federal Conservatives' social... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 17th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Black activists accuse Justin Trudeau of 'subtle racism'
Black activists accuse Justin Trudeau of 'subtle racism' Some black activists are calling Justin Trudeau's comments on music and parenting an example of "subtle racism." Here's what he... (by B00Mer)
Oct 17th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Justin Trudeau wants to take away your guns
Justin Trudeau wants to take away your guns Conservative MP Blaine Calkins says the Liberals want to take away his guns and the only way they can have his firearms is if Justin Trudeau... (by B00Mer)
Oct 17th, 2015 by petros last post
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Harper government withholds millions budgeted for crime prevention
Harper government withholds millions budgeted for crime prevention The Harper government has withheld millions of dollars for crime-prevention programs the same programs it cited in pre-election events as proof of its tough-on-crime policies. ... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 17th, 2015 by petros last post
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Congratulations Mr. Wynne!
Lorrie Goldstein Verified account ‏@sunlorrie A lousy 4522 YouTube views of your sex-ed... (by Locutus)
Oct 17th, 2015 by PoliticalNick last post
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How much do election promises cost???
Here you are.... Canadian Taxpayers Federation | The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is a citizen's advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste & accountable government. (by DaSleeper)
Oct 16th, 2015 by billshaver last post
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Remember when? Alberta’s economy under Trudeau (Sr.)
If my voice is trembling, its because I am terribly angry, to the point where I would be happy to fight for our freedom and I literally mean with a rifle. Let the Eastern bastards freeze in the dark! Very strong language, most will agree.... (by Locutus)
Oct 16th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Poll: Federal Election
This is a multiple choice poll. please select 2 options. Have you changed you voting decision during this election campaign? Where have you spent more time? If you are still undecided, or you feel that you maintained an objective balance,... (by JamesBondo)
Oct 16th, 2015 by Walter last post
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Gagnier Resigns from Trudeau's Campaign
Trudeau knew about Gagnier's unethical behavior for two years. As soon as it became public he trashed him! Listen to Trudeau now stammering out his damage control, spinning it like he took immediate action as soon as he found out about it. 'See how... (by davesmom)
Oct 16th, 2015 by Machjo last post
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Share at least two prefered public media funding reform ideas here.
For me, First choice: Cut public media funding altogether: its present content is too similar to that provided by the available private media, making it too redundant. Second choice: If the government refuses to cut public media funding... (by Machjo)
Oct 16th, 2015 by Machjo last post
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21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
How is it that the US has already passed such an Act and Canada hasn't? This is far more fundamental than... (by Machjo)
Oct 16th, 2015 by MHz last post
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Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs
A few years old but even more relevant today: Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, examined data from two large-scale British studies, and found lower intelligence scores... (by Cliffy)
Oct 15th, 2015 by darkbeaver last post
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The CBC’s Insolent Election Bias
Is it any wonder then why the CBC churns out anti-Harper and pro-Trudeau propaganda? Its windfall and very existence hang in the balance. As Canada’s federal election is less... (by Locutus)
Oct 14th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Change banks!
If we have such great leadership in the way of economics, why are we making the banking industry richer? From the link: The LARGEST ECONOMIC BLUNDER in our national history was made by then PM Trudeau in 1974. For many decades since 1938, the Bank of... (by lone wolf)
Oct 14th, 2015 by darkbeaver last post
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Financial Post: Business leaders more pessimistic on state of Canadian economy
Business leaders more pessimistic on state of Canadian economy OTTAWA Just when some economists were starting to see a little bit of light, Canadas business leaders are casting some dark shadows over their growth outlook. In fact, about 40 per... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 14th, 2015 by davesmom last post
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Former Conservative leader says Harper's tactics are 'borderline racist'
Danny Williams says Stephen Harper's tactics are borderline racist Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams says some of the tactics of Conservative Leader Stephen Harper are borderline racist. Williams, who led a Progressive... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 14th, 2015 by bill barilko last post
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Calgary Mayor furious with Harper over Niqab/Refugee policy
Nenshis harsh words for Harper Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi calls the PMs position on niqabs and refugees dangerous and disgusting Stephen Harper is playing a dangerous political game with his position on the niqab and dog whistle politics... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 14th, 2015 by davesmom last post
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Conservatives blame Media for Canada's failure to address Refugee Crisis POPULAR!
Watch this conbot get utterly lambasted for completely making **** up. Chris Alexander defends Canada's refugee response, blames media Immigration minister says media has overlooked crisis Amid what... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 14th, 2015 by Twila last post
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Girl Guides of Canada updates guidelines to welcome transgender girls
Omgz what's next? Tranny cookies?!? Girl Guides of Canada updates guidelines to welcome transgender girls TORONTO - Transgender children wanting to take part in girl guide programs across the country are officially welcome to join in. Girl... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 13th, 2015 by Jinentonix last post
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Wynne says Ontario may drop provincial pension
Wynne says Ontario may drop provincial pension if Trudeaus Liberals win Oct. 19 TORONTO - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she would drop the idea of creating a provincial pension plan if Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau becomes the next prime... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 13th, 2015 by Cliffy last post
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Harper is the last remnant of George W Bush in North America
I frequently tell my American friends, who know little about Canada, that Stephen Harper (link is external) is the last remnant of the George W Bush administration in North America. The response I get is usually a mixture of dismay and pity. Bushs... (by tay)
Oct 13th, 2015 by Ludlow last post
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Libertarians - the only party to represent the citizens
I don't actually care much to convince anyone who to vote for as it is not often people will pull their head out of their a$$ and shed the brainwashing of the MSM but would be negligent if I didn't at least suggest you all actually research who stands for... (by PoliticalNick)
Oct 12th, 2015 by JLM last post
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I just voted.
I voted for my local NDP candidate. I crossed out her party name underneath and hope it doesn't spoil the ballot but won't be bothered too much if it does. I hesitated at first sinse I was unaware there was an independent candidate on the list. I did... (by Machjo)
Oct 11th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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Tory robo-calls spreading misinformation
They're baaaaaaack. Cumberland-Colchester has perhaps the highest percentage of seniors of any riding in Canada, and its come to my attention that the Harper Conservatives have been spreading misinformation using robo-calls and other means, as... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 11th, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Put a lot of thought into my vote. Used advance Poll. Over
I have spent a lot of time reading and discussing with friends the issues of the election. It kept going around and around in my head, not who I should vote for because I agree with their "platforms' of which the liberals and ndp just made available, but... (by Frankiedoodle)
Oct 11th, 2015 by Frankiedoodle last post
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Put a lot of thought into my vote. Used advance Poll. Over
I have spent a lot of time reading and discussing with friends the issues of the election. It kept going around and around in my head, not who I should vote for because I agree with their "platforms' of which the liberals and ndp just made available, but... (by Frankiedoodle)