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Aug 25th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Mike Duffy is suing the Senate, federal government for $8M
Who the does this guy think he is? How much money does this guy need? $8 million???? Canadian Senators are a special breed Mike Duffy is suing the Senate, federal government for $8M - Politics - CBC News (by Johnnny)
Aug 25th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Canada to introduce gender-neutral passports next week
Canada to introduce gender-neutral passports next week Canada to introduce gender-neutral passports next week | Daily Hive Toronto I wonder how many will just choose X to f*ck with authorities :lol: (by B00Mer)
Aug 25th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Majority of Canadians believe Toronto is unsafe, despite lowest crime rate
Majority of Canadians believe Toronto is unsafe, despite lowest crime rate A new poll suggests that people believe Toronto is one of the most unsafe cities in Canada despite having the lowest crime rate in the country. According to the... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 25th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Huh, Turns Out Trudeau is Sexist After All.
Engaging in sexism and pure, partisan cronyism actually. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's senior aide Gerald Butts took to Twitter to defend the appointment of his friend to a diplomatic post in San Francisco at a pay rate nearly double the official... (by Jinentonix)
Aug 24th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Neo Nazi protests in Vancouver & Toronto
Walter is at the front of the parade... Vancouver is no Charlottesville, says expert: 'Hate' rally 'isn't a Canadian thing' - British Columbia - CBC News .......... WTF!? I thought this would be against Canada's charter of rights? HRC should stop... (by B00Mer)
Aug 23rd, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Guy Caron wants to apply Bill 101 to all Federally-regulated businesses.
Guy Caron prône l'application de la loi 101 aux entreprises*fédérales | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca I don't know if I agree with the details of this, but I do agree with the principle of a federal policy of official unilingualism in the official or dominant... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 21st, 2017 by Kreskin last post
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Equality & multiculturalism is not far from victory
After spending all day apologizing that I'm a white man each time i walk into a new room, I've decided its easier to pretend im a black women for the rest of my life. And with our new identity laws i can sue anyone who disagrees with the authenticity... (by Angstrom)
Aug 21st, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Why Trudeau better hope Kinder Morgan is bluffing
Without proportional voting, pipeline backlash could hit Liberals hard in 2019 Poring over polling data from the plush confines of the Prime Ministers Office, Liberal strategists could be forgiven for underestimating the troubles looming in the far... (by Cliffy)
Aug 21st, 2017 by spilledthebeer last post
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Imam greets Syrian refugees with prayer: O Allah, destroy the enemies of Islam
Imam greets Syrian refugees with prayer: O Allah, destroy the enemies of Islam (by Glacier)
Aug 21st, 2017 by tay last post
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Canadians Among Least-Taxed People In Developed World
A new report that seeks to shine light on the contentious issue of taxation says the idea Canadians are heavily taxed is a myth. The study from the Broadbent Institute found that tax revenue as a share of the economy is at the low end of global norms.... (by tay)
Aug 21st, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Mass celebration of diversity overwhelms anti-Islam rally at city hall
The one thing you have to give Trump credit for. He's doing a fantastic job of uniting anti-racists. Mass celebration of diversity overwhelms anti-Islam rally at city hall VANCOUVER — In the end, the organizers of a planned “anti-Islam” rally... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 19th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Why not allow free movement to Haitian refugees?
I have a few theories on why Canadians are now resisting the entry of Haitian refugees. One is simply the cost of providing them social assistance. If that were the only reason though, while we would not welcome those with no employment offer, we'd... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 18th, 2017 by petros last post
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Rebel Media is having a total MELTDOWN
Rebel Media meltdown: Faith Goldy fired as politicians, contributors distance... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 18th, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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Airbnb listing lands Alberta MLA and former taxpayer watchdog Derek Fildebrandt in ho
Airbnb listing lands Alberta MLA and former taxpayer watchdog Derek Fildebrandt (by spaminator)
Aug 17th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Trudeau becomes first Canadian PM to appear on cover of Rolling Stone
Trudeau becomes first Canadian PM to appear on cover of Rolling Stone Justin Trudeau is Rolling Stones latest cover boy. ... (by B00Mer)
Aug 16th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Tax exemption for Canadian families of three or more. POPULAR!
Canadian families with as many as three children be exempt of paying their share of immigration cost. Population growth is essential, but when a citizen of Canada has contributed to its growth, He shouldn't pay. They need the extra money to help... (by Angstrom)
Aug 16th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Why the American Left Failed, and What Canadians Can Learn
This is a good time to reconsider the thoughts of Richard Rorty, an American philosopher, who 20 years ago published this book: an insightful analysis arguing that the American left abandoned its working-class base and cleared the way for the far right to... (by tay)
Aug 16th, 2017 by Walter last post
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U.S is happy with Wheatboard downfall
WINNIPEG U.S. trade officials said yesterday they are encouraged by the Conservative government's plans to end the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly on export sales. The development came at the same time as Agriculture Minister Chuck Strahl announced he... (by Researcher87)
Aug 14th, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Canada’s economy is INSANE right now!!! POPULAR!
And it's all Justine's fault! Canada’s economy posts ‘blow out’ growth; dollar jumps Canada's economy continued its hot streak in May, riding broad-based growth led by a surge in oil output, beating already high market expectations and setting off... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 11th, 2017 by JLM last post
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Why Trudeau is no friend of labour
Here are six quick reasons why labour has no business holding a Liberal love-in. 1. The Trudeau government has done next to nothing in clearing out the Harper-appointed management at Canada Post. If the Liberals had cleaned house, we likely... (by tay)
Aug 11th, 2017 by tay last post
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Who died before they collected Canadian Pension Plan? (CPP)
THE ONLY THING WRONG WITH THE GOVERNMENT'S CALCULATION OF AVAILABLE CPP IS THAT THEY FORGOT TO FIGURE IN THE PEOPLE WHO DIED BEFORE THEY EVER COLLECTED A CPP CHEQUE!!! WHERE DID THAT MONEY GO? Remember, not only did you and I... (by Cliffy)
Aug 11th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Brad Wall Chickens Out
Brad Wall trumped by his provincial problems gXMUKlLg0iw (by mentalfloss)
Aug 10th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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A Canadian refugee Peace Corps?
Given that it will inevitably take a while to process all the new refugee claimants, what about this: 1. We establish a refugee Peace Corps. If they want better pay than mere social assistance, then they can join. There, they'd gain skills and work... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 10th, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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Proposal for new anti-smoking law?
My proposal. 1. No advertising at all except on approved websites that a smoker could choose to have blacked. 2. To make any tobacco product visible in public would be a fine-able offense. This would mean that when you go outside, you wrap them up,... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 10th, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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Worst Environment Minister ever?
Is Peter Kent the worst Environment Minister ever? Is Peter Kentâs trail of destruction finally coming to an end? | Toronto Star (by Cobalt_Kid)
Aug 9th, 2017 by Johnnny last post
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Cops probing Progressive Conservative nomination meeting in Hamilton
Cops probing Progressive Conservative nomination meeting in Hamilton The Canadian Press First posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 10:06 AM EDT | Updated: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 10:11 AM EDT HAMILTON - Hamilton police are investigating a Progressive... (by spaminator)
Aug 8th, 2017 by 10larry last post
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To change minds about Trudeau, Conservatives have to get over his glitz
To change minds about Trudeau, Conservatives have to get over his glitz The last time the federal Conservatives won an election, neither they nor most other... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 8th, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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Finally a Canadian Union Gets It; 600 Jobs to Mexico
The announcement to lay off more than 600 workers at the CAMI - GM plant is a betrayal and shows why NAFTA is a terrible deal for Canadian jobs. "This decision reeks of corporate greed. It is not based on sales, it is an another example of how good... (by tay)
Aug 8th, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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Time for A Universal Pharmacare Plan
Monika Dutt makes the case for a national pharmacare program. (by tay)
Aug 7th, 2017 by Walter last post
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Venezuela’s collapse and the ‘useful idiots’ of the Canadian left
Venezuelas descent into chaos was obvious years ago, but that didnt stop Canadian social democrats from praising Hugo Chavezs experiment in anti-reality economics and his assault on freedom. One political curse from the twentieth century that... (by Jinentonix)
Aug 6th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Trudeau meets regional and Indigenous leaders by KAYAK
Trudeau kayaks on Vancouver Island, meets regional and Indigenous leaders. The prime minister took the kayak voyage at the national park, north of Victoria, before heading for Tofino and the remote west coast of Vancouver Island, where he will... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 4th, 2017 by Twin_Moose last post
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Liberals renege on closing tax loophole for the wealthy
The loophole involves executives taking remuneration in stock options rather than cash. If the price of the stock is lower than the market the difference is taken as remuneration. An executive can claim a 50 percent tax deduction. when selling the stock. ... (by tay)
Aug 3rd, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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Creepy Canadian App Gives Citizens Points for Making Government-Approved Choices
Privacy is Voluntary now, but in the future it will not be. Ontario announced earlier this month that it will become the fourth... (by Johnnny)
Aug 2nd, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Ontario gets it right with move to higher minimum wage POPULAR!
Ontario gets it right with move to higher minimum wage The Ontario government's decision to raise the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019 has set off a storm of predictable criticisms. Higher wages will, it is said, result in job losses,... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 1st, 2017 by JamesBondo last post
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TFWs whining of restrictions
Activists call for changes to Temporary Foreign Worker program | CTV News Love the shirt. Is he FN? (by lone wolf)
Aug 1st, 2017 by Jinentonix last post
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Stephan Dion Admits Military Exports are More Important Than Human Rights.
It's pretty sad when Super Dupe's picks for cabinet are about as useless and stupid as he is. In an effort to justify the Liberals position to continue the sale of military hardware to Saudi Arabia, Stephan Dion came up with this little gem: Bullshit.... (by Jinentonix)
Aug 1st, 2017 by tay last post
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Chrisy Clark resigns as BC Liberal leader
Former premier Christy Clark is stepping down as leader of the B.C. Liberal Party effective Aug. 4, and is leaving politics. "Serving as premier and serving the people of British Columbia for the past six and a half years has been an incredible... (by Corduroy)
Jul 30th, 2017 by tay last post
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NAFTA: Negotiations beginning with U.S. Wish list
Canada should target 'Buy American' to counter Trumps NAFTA goals: trade expert Canada should target 'Buy American' to counter Trump’s NAFTA goals: trade expert | CTV News This could get "interesting" (by Ocean Breeze)
Jul 30th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Supreme Court rules Indigenous
interests dont automatically trump all others. This is the upshot of two separate rulings released Wednesday. That is good news for proponents of oil and gas pipelines such as the controversial Kinder Morgan project in British Columbia. It is... (by tay)
Jul 29th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Trudeau says Canada expressed 'dissatisfaction' over Chinese minister's outburst
This wasn't a big deal but ok... Trudeau says Canada expressed 'dissatisfaction' over Chinese minister's outburst Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian government has expressed its dissatisfaction with China after its foreign minister... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 28th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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How should Canada approach polygamy?
1. It should prohibit both contracting and being in a polygamous marriage. 2. It should prohibit contracting a polygamous marriage but recognize those that are contracted abroad. 3. It should allow both contracting and being in a polygamous... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 27th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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'A city of love': Local artists build sculpture celebrating Toronto
The city that defined Canada. 'A city of love': Local artists build sculpture celebrating Toronto An earthy, wooden Toronto sign... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 26th, 2017 by lone wolf last post
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Canadians Open Up to Save Omar Khadr
Pour Omar Khadr At 15 years of age Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen was abandoned to a decade of abuse and torture in Guantanamo and denied fundamental justice in violation of Canadian law and the international conventions to which Canada is a signatory.... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 26th, 2017 by tay last post
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Trudeau BSs' Big Time On CETA. Says It Will Help The EU
I say eff the EU, help Canada. The 2 short news clips I put down below are not good for my blood pressure. While Canadians by and large seem content to sleep through the entire CETA negotiations, uttering nary an objection to a deal that will... (by tay)
Jul 25th, 2017 by captain morgan last post
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Justin Trudeau to meet with new BC Premier John Horgan in Ottawa on Tuesday
Justin Trudeau to meet with new BC Premier John Horgan in Ottawa on Tuesday Justin Trudeau will meet with the new Premier of British... (by B00Mer)