Canadian Politics


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Jul 20th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Julie Payette appears poised to launch into Governor General role
Payette with current Gov. Gen. David Johnston after receiving the... (by Mowich)
Jul 19th, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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Trump or Trudeau
Everyone here talks about Trumps presidency and what goes on in Congress pertaining to Trump like he is our leader. I still don't understand how Obamacare and Trumps alternative pertains to Canadians...? While on the other hand when something mildly... (by Johnnny)
Jul 17th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Myopia of the left
Good intentions beats good outcomes any day ending in y. National Post View: As Trudeau’s symbolic gestures flop, Aboriginals continue to suffer | National Post (by Walter)
Jul 17th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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PM Trudeau meets Baby Trudeau
Cowboys and Syrians together again! Justin Trudeau meets Syrian baby named after him Justin Trudeau has met his younger... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 16th, 2017 by MHz last post
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JT is giving $20M to the Clinton Foundation??? Guess it shows which side of the b
JT is giving $20M to the Clinton Foundation??? WTF Guess it shows which side of the bread he butters. Bit disgusting really considering what the Foundation is well known for. Canada shouldn?t donate to the Clinton Foundation | Opinion | Toronto Sun ... (by MHz)
Jul 15th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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Canadian war vets fight for disability benefits while Omar Khadr counts his millions
Canadian war vets fight for disability benefits while Omar Khadr counts his millions Ottawa shamefully handed over millions to a hostile war combatant while haggling over compensation for disabled Canadian soldiers who served the country, says a... (by Danbones)
Jul 15th, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Muslims Find Something New to Complain About
These assholes take the ****ing cake-they're learning to be Canadian RFQ.Naturaly I feel they should just **** Off back to where they came from but given all the free gov't money floating around Ottawa they never will Black Muslims in Ottawa upset over... (by bill barilko)
Jul 13th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Economy pumps out 45,000 jobs, unemployment rate dips to 6.5%
But the conbots always said liberals are bad for the economy. Que pasa? Economy pumps out 45,000 jobs, unemployment rate dips to 6.5% Canada's unemployment rate is down to 6.5 per cent after the economy churned out a better-than-expected... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 11th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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The Conservative Party of Canada has a gay problem.
According to a recent poll by the Angus Reid Institute, 85 per cent of Canadians are willing to vote for a party that is led by a gay man; 84 per cent would accept a gay woman. This shouldnt surprise anyone. Over the past 30 years, we have become one of... (by tay)
Jul 10th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Canadians pay hefty $684B bill in business subsidies over 30 years, study shows
How many starving people could that have fed? "Over the course of the 28-year period of the Fraser... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 10th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Does protectionism reveal a person's character?
I remember a conversation years ago with someone complaining that we needed stricter Canadian-content rules because she watched too many US programmes. I explained to her that I seldom watched TV and tended to read books from different countries. She... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 10th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Longtime councillor 'gravely ill': Tory
Longtime councillor 'gravely ill': Tory By Shawn Jeffords, Political Bureau Chief First posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017 06:50 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, July 06, 2017 06:53 PM EDT Veteran city councillor Pam McConnell is gravely ill, Mayor John... (by spaminator)
Jul 9th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Should the registration of prepaid SIM card users be mandatory?
On the one hand, it's known that criminals use prepaid phone to remain anonymous. On the other hand, There's this... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 8th, 2017 by tay last post
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Justin Trudeau: 'Globalisation isn't working for ordinary people'
Justin Trudeau: 'Globalisation isn't working for ordinary people' Ordinary people around the world have been failed by globalisation, Justin Trudeau has told the Guardian, as he sought to explain a turbulent year marked by the election of Donald Trump,... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 8th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Ontario measures to reduce housing prices are a success
Sometimes you need the government to step in. 'The market has changed:' GTA home sales fall most in 8 years Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area plunged 37.3 per cent last month compared with a year ago, the largest drop in eight years, the... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 7th, 2017 by tay last post
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Promises of efficiency through privatization are illusory
David Ball notes (link is external) that many municipalities are retaking control over their own services after learning that the promises of efficiency through privatization are entirely illusory. ... (by tay)
Jul 7th, 2017 by Corduroy last post
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5 Armed Forces members disrupted Indigenous event on Canada Day
5 Armed Forces members disrupted Indigenous event on Canada Day 'The actions of a few do not reflect the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian army,' military's Facebook post says National Defence... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 7th, 2017 by Corduroy last post
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BC Liberals make gains, but BC NDP still lead polls in Lower Mainland POPULAR!
BC Liberals make gains, but BC NDP still lead polls in Lower Mainland As election day nears, Liberals are making gains but the... (by B00Mer)
Jul 6th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Have you heard about Canadas 150th Birthday Party? POPULAR!
Recently released federal spending figures show advertising promoting Canada's 150th birthday two years from now has cost nearly $12 million, so far. Canada 150 ad costs rising but no plans in sight - Politics - CBC News (by tay)
Jul 5th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Alberta is greenest it's ever been under the NDP and that will be tough to undo
Shucks Alberta is greenest it's ever been under the NDP and that will be tough to undo 6 months into carbon plan, Alberta's changes look made to last, no matter what party governs province Alberta's NDP government hasn't wasted much time in... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 5th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Good times are back (and they’re going to get a lot better)
Walter's first post in this thread: Good times are back (and they’re going to get a lot better) The last time Canada celebrated a landmark birthday – the centennial in 1967 – it was... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 5th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related I
Does Canada need a law like this one? I'be been thinking about just how easily I'd bought a prepaid mobile... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 5th, 2017 by TenPenny last post
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Rona Ambrose resigns as Conservative MP after serving for 13 years
Rona Ambrose resigns as Conservative MP after serving for 13 years | Canada | Ne (by spaminator)
Jul 5th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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TransCanada Sources: Keystone XL Has Become Obsolete
:canada: Has Keystone XL Become Obsolete? Keystone XL may have become obsolete before it was even built, at least according to some sources close to TransCanada, which has gone on a hunt for clients. A Wall Street Journal analysis quotes these... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 4th, 2017 by JLM last post
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'I'm a little embarrassed': Justin Trudeau forgets Alberta in Canada Day speech
I'm a little amused. 'I'm a little embarrassed': Justin Trudeau forgets Alberta in Canada Day speech Save the best for last? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a shoutout to every province and territory during Canada Day celebrations on... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 4th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Wind turbine shot multiple times with high-powered rifle in southern Alberta
What did we tell you about shooting the turbines, cap ... It's not going to bring oil prices back up. Wind turbine shot multiple times with high-powered rifle in southern Alberta Someone caused $25,000 in damage to a wind turbine on the... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 4th, 2017 by captain morgan last post
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Justin Trudeau is a Tar Sander
and all that business about his government following science is self-serving crap. Unlike his failed predecessor, the Liberal prime minister might be the guy who'll drive through the bitumen pipelines (link is external), getting that hazmat sludge to... (by tay)
Jul 4th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canada Sells High Tech......to China
The Trudeau government has approved a Chinese takeover of a Montreal high-tech firm, a deal that national-security agencies had warned Ottawa in 2015 would undermine a technological edge that Western militaries have over China. Hong Kong-based ... (by Colpy)
Jul 4th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Replace Canada day with Reconciliation Day?
11 June 2008? (by White_Unifier)
Jul 3rd, 2017 by gopher last post
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New Voter Criteria
How about if you're able-bodied and of sound mind and you haven't worked in over a year...you forfeit your right to vote. This would stop the shiftless parasites in this country from electing disastrous governments like the Wynne administration. ... (by Hoof Hearted)
Jul 3rd, 2017 by Danbones last post
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How best to handle the anthem debate?
The liberals want to change it, the conservatives not. Simple solution: de-officialize it and let everyone sing it as they like. It works for the UK with the Royal anthem, no? Likewise for holidays. Instead of officializing national indigenous... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 3rd, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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What government cuts wouldn't hurt the destitute?
Many hold the false belief that any reductions to government spending would automatically hurt the destitute when in fact some cuts to government spending would not hurt the destitute at all and might even benefit them? What cuts to government spending... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 2nd, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Free trade between provinces? That would be anarchy: Neil Macdonald
Free trade between provinces? That would be anarchy: Neil Macdonald - CBC News | Opinion Canada: a protectionist nationalist's dream-come-true. (by White_Unifier)
Jul 1st, 2017 by taxslave last post
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Why does the GoC not invest in video-conferencing facilities?
Given the money that Federal departments spend on travel, why does the Government of Canada not establish a videoconferencing room in each major city that any Federal department could rent out for meetings and such? I don't deny that a civil servant... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 1st, 2017 by Vbeacher last post
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Ontario premier meets with Black Lives Matter protesters at the legislature
Giant leap forward for the libertarians here. Ontario premier meets with Black Lives Matter protesters at the legislature TORONTO Premier Kathleen Wynne told a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters who marched to the Ontario legislature today... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 1st, 2017 by Cliffy last post
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Should we better regulate the marketing of drugs to physicians?
Interesting article here. It turns out physicians were initially highly hesitant to prescribe opiods but Purdue invested massive sums of money to promote Oxycontin to them,... (by White_Unifier)
Jun 29th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq
Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq A sniper with Canada's elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world... (by mentalfloss)
Jun 28th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Proof that raising the minimum wage does not work.
Minimum Wage - ProCon.org "The federal minimum wage was introduced in 1938 during the Great Depression under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was initially set at $0.25 per hour and has been increased by Congress 22 times, most recently in 2009... (by White_Unifier)
Jun 28th, 2017 by tay last post
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The Official Canadian Electoral Reform Thread POPULAR!
Tom Mulcair, Justin Trudeau hit back at Pierre Poilievre Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair say a government attack yesterday on the head of Elections Canada was unprovoked and partisan. Speaking separately after their parties'... (by mentalfloss)
Jun 28th, 2017 by tay last post
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Consevative Party leadership contest POPULAR!
Kellie Leitch is the first one to jump in. She's my MP and I may support her but I'll wait to see her platform before I decide. (by Walter)
Jun 28th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Should economics become a compulsory course in public school?
Given that everybody votes, including those who do not go on to university, and that how they vote affects them directly, and maybe even more than it does the rich, should everyone received a basic compulsory education in economics? (by White_Unifier)
Jun 27th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Canada hard to define but easy to celebrate, poll suggests
25% of Canadians actually believe that the country is defined by freedom lol Canada hard to define but easy to celebrate, poll suggests What defines Canada? A new survey suggests the answers are as diverse as the country itself. The poll,... (by mentalfloss)
Jun 26th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Well that's a relief......What, they have promised?
China agrees to stop conducting state-sponsored cyberattacks targeting Canadian private sector This industrial espionage accord was worked out this past Friday during high-level talks in Ottawa between senior Communist Party official Wang Yongqing... (by tay)
Jun 25th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canadian values test would be on liberal values
A whopping 84 per cent of respondents agreed with the statement, “New immigrants to Canada should be screened to ensure they share Canadian values.”... (by Corduroy)
Jun 23rd, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Threats against Wynne range from the bizarre to the serious, documents reveal
Threats against Wynne range from the bizarre to the serious, documents reveal By Tyler Dawson First posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 07:16 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, June 22, 2017 07:17 AM EDT Since 2013, Premier Kathleen Wynne has been threatened... (by spaminator)