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Oct 27th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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There was a good reason to hold publication of the Ontario teachersí payment
Har! On Wednesday morning, The Globe flared (top of the front page) an exclusive story by Adrian Morrow with the headline Ontario paid $1-million to teachers union. That was followed the next day by a second story: Multiple payouts given to... (by Locutus)
Oct 27th, 2015 by davesmom last post
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Halifax Dairy Queen Creates Stephen Harper 'Sorry For Your Loss' Cake
Halifax Dairy Queen Creates Stephen Harper 'Sorry For Your Loss' Cake Well, DQ did something different, that’s for sure. An ice cream cake featuring an edible photo of outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 27th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Okay wow, already a petition to Remove Trudeau before he's been sworn in..
Okay wow, already a petition to Remove Trudeau before he's been sworn in.. isn't that putting the cart before the horse? ... (by B00Mer)
Oct 27th, 2015 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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For the first time, 3 Atlantic provinces had more deaths than births in 2014
maybe the 25K can go there...it's pony-friendly I hear. official stats, charts and graphs: Recent changes in demographic trends in Canada (by Locutus)
Oct 27th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Will be interesting to see what Mr. Trudeau does with this law
via: won't it now...anyway, shine on you crazy pony. Judge rules reserves don't have to disclose finances pending legal challenge SASKATOON - A federal court judge has ruled five First... (by Locutus)
Oct 27th, 2015 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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This problem could be solved with a one-way bus ticket to B.C. eh
Tension rises over homeless camp in Saskatoon With nowhere else to go, a Saskatoon teen has called a makeshift camp on the bank of the South Saskatchewan River home for months. He goes by the name T-Bone and says he knows he's breaking a city... (by Locutus)
Oct 26th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Indigenous Canadians take leading role in battle against TAR SANDS pipeline
Indigenous Canadians take leading role in battle against tar sands pipeline Chief NaMoks stood in the dark of a small smokehouse nestled in the Coast range of British Columbia. Hanging above him were nearly a thousand fish which glinted over the fire... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 26th, 2015 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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U.S. firm used IP addresses to target Liberal party advertising during exl42
Consultants Forgo Canadian Victory Lap | Campaigns & Elections sunny and shiny. (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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The fall of Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau is now experiencing a common trait of political journalism in Canada. It is, as the Toronto Suns late, great Peter Worthington used to say, that the media are either... (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Wynne encourages Trudeau to enter a North American Climate Change Deal
It's like NAFTA - but for the environment! :D Wynne encourages Trudeau to pursue North American climate change strategy Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is encouraging Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to pursue more climate change agreements... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 25th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Rogue 'Stop Harper' Page is happy now
:lol: ... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 25th, 2015 by Cliffy last post
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Alberta begins diversifying it's economy
A better economy. Brought to you by the NDP. Premier Rachel Notley creates new economic development ministry Alberta Premier Rachel Notley shuffled her cabinet Thursday and created a new department to co-ordinate efforts to diversify the... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 25th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Canadaís Trudeau Endangers America/West: Brotherhood Mafia Emboldened. Read more at h
Canadas Trudeau Endangers America/West: Brotherhood Mafia Emboldened. AS if Americas national security couldnt get any worse, well, consider the following report as a 10-alarm fire warning, one which fully attests to its darkening storm! NOW,... (by B00Mer)
Oct 25th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Alberta to Table Largest Deficit in Provinceís History
#wetoldyouso Albertans, you broke it, you bought it, as they say.The collapse of crude oil prices that had former Progressive Conservative premier Jim Prentice warning Albertans to brace for a $7-billion hole in provincial revenues will result in... (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Ontario government has no receipts for $2.5-million paid to teachers' unions
what a crooked fukkin' crooked. The Ontario government did not see receipts for the expenses of three teachers unions before secretly paying them $2.5-million to cover their costs during contract talks. Education Minister Liz Sandals said on... (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2015 by damngrumpy last post
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Hearing opens in First Nation fraud case
A former finance director of the Sipeknekatik band appeared in Halifax provincial court Thursday for a preliminary inquiry on seven criminal charges. Jeffrey Cecil Hayes, 60, of Halifax is charged with fraud over $5,000, theft over $5,000, breach... (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2015 by petros last post
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Bay Street sees Trudeauís stimulus strategy boosting Canadaís economy
4/5 doctors recommend GDP growth to ease butthurt. Bay Street sees Trudeau’s stimulus strategy boosting Canada’s economy A majority win for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals means stimulus spending aimed at kick-starting a Canadian economy that went limp... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 25th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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For Wynne, Trudeauís ascent also a victory for Ontario
For Wynne, Trudeau’s ascent also a victory for Ontario Never before have the provincial and federal platforms been so closely aligned – they are almost interchangeable, notes a senior Wynne official, on a number of issues, including values, family, the... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 25th, 2015 by tay last post
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Video: World media zeroes in on Trudeauís good looks
Video: World media zeroes in on Trudeaus good looks The soon-to-be Prime Minister is making headlines for his looks, not his policies. Oct 21, 2015, 8:12 PM CityNews CFTR - Main Video Gallery player - GRCN Redesign 2015 at... (by spaminator)
Oct 24th, 2015 by AnnaG last post
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Trudeauís ambitious Syrian refugees pledge unrealistic
TORONTO In the federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party made a bold promise if elected: 25,000 refugees from Syria would be admitted to Canada by next January. Canada can and should be directly doing more, Trudeau said... (by Locutus)
Oct 24th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Restoring Canada Starts With Reinstating the Long-Form Census
Restoring Canada Starts With Reinstating the Long-Form Census Canadians from small and large towns alike would like to count on Justin Trudeau, the prime minister-designate, to restore the count. Canadians have gifted an overwhelming mandate to Mr.... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 24th, 2015 by MHz last post
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Quebec's Duceppe leaves helm of separatist party after Canada election
Quebec's Duceppe leaves helm of separatist party after Canada election ... (by B00Mer)
Oct 24th, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Trudeau pulling troops out of ISIS mission and accepting more refugees POPULAR!
Canada election: New PM Justin Trudeau expected to halt combat missions against Isis and welcome more refugees Canadas newly-elected Liberal government is expected to pull the country out of its combat... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Will the Liberals return as the Natural Governing Party?
Well, they were out from 2006 to 2015, and, if they win tomorrow, they would just have been out for 9 years, the way Mulroney put them out for 9 years. I thought they were done for, until Harper revived them with his attitude and policies. (by Vancouverite)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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Mr. Wynne threatens to dock teacher pay
All they are doing is hurting kids to keep up the pretense. So much grandstanding as she will give them what they want plus more under the table. ... (by Locutus)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Bank of Canada holds rate steady; cuts growth outlook
Investment Investment Investment Investment (by mentalfloss)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by MHz last post
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Trudeauís promises to aboriginal people feared to be unachievable
Justin Trudeau has made some big promises to Canadas indigenous peoples, and the head of the Assembly of First Nations says he is anxious to get working with the incoming Liberal government to see those commitments realized. But critics say some... (by Locutus)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Now the Globe editorial makes sense
Lorrie Goldstein Verified account ‏@sunlorrie Tories considered telling voters Stephen... (by Locutus)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Which News Org won the Election?
because canadaland has proven itself a pretty nifty site. SHORT CUTS #42 - Which News Org won the Election? | CANADALAND #mediaparty (by Locutus)
Oct 23rd, 2015 by Machjo last post
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Liberals' C-51 Rewrite Will Repeal 'Problematic Elements' Of Harper's Law
OTTAWA The incoming Liberal government says it will repeal "problematic elements" of Stephen Harper's anti-terrorism law, known as C-51. A... (by Mowich)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by Mowich last post
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Federal Election 2015: Who will replace Conservative leader Stephen Harper?
Federal Election 2015: Who will replace Conservative leader Stephen Harper? Well I'm hoping for Jason Kenny. Stephen Harper will step down as Conservative... (by B00Mer)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by Mowich last post
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The pollsters were correct
Don't pay attention to polls! The only one that matters is the election! I like the CPC so stop hurting our chances by looking at these polls! Whatever your excuse was before the election, you can be rest assured that it was verifiably wrong. (by mentalfloss)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by AnnaG last post
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Liberal success good news for Alberta
Liberal success good news for Alberta Whether you were happy or disheartened with the federal election results in Alberta, one pollster says the election of four Liberals in Edmonton and Calgary will likely be good news for the province. Polling... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Toronto working with UK over new transit plan
John Tory to declare Toronto under new management to U.K. leaders Toronto Mayor John Tory will travel to London next week to study the citys massive Crossrail transit project a $27-billion rail expansion that serves as the basis for his own... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by pgs last post
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Thoughts On The New Government
The people have made their choice and there's nothing left to do but hope for the best. That's the way it works. I guess change for the sake of change is the order of the day. I didn't think Canadians had it so bad; I pretty much liked Canada the way... (by davesmom)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by EagleSmack last post
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Trudeau promised to kill FPTP by next election
And he better ****ing deliver. Trudeau announces plan to kill first-past-the-post by the next election OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau wants this fall’s national vote to be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post electoral... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by Cliffy last post
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Which election promises will be kept?
1. Raising taxes 2. Carbon tax will be implemented 3. Reduce child benefits 4. Less income-splitting 5. Deficits for years to come (by Walter)
Oct 22nd, 2015 by tay last post
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The Harper Campaign Trail Has A Message For You
Conservative spokesman Kory Teneycke (former Sun Media VP) said Friday that only invited guests will be allowed at each and every event over the expected 11-week campaign. You need to have been invited and if you dont have a ticket youre not getting... (by tay)
Oct 21st, 2015 by AnnaG last post
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Some Political Humour
A History Lesson: "For those that don't know about history ... Here is a condensed version. Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunters/gatherers. They lived on deerin the mountains during the summer and would go... (by davesmom)
Oct 21st, 2015 by Twila last post
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And in B.C.
CBC News Alerts Verified account ‏@CBCAlerts #BC's top court: Homeless have right to sleep... (by Locutus)
Oct 21st, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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'Public servants have been in a desert'
of course they have, the poor things...of course. #ontheteat #entitled (by Locutus)
Oct 21st, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Tory Attack Ads making people vote Liberal
Why the Tories’ latest attack ads aren’t working These are difficult days for the Harper Conservatives. They have suffered second place in the polls behind the Liberals for... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 21st, 2015 by JLM last post
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Should Canada promote friendlier relations with Russia? POPULAR!
I'll admit that I like Russia's style. Soft-spoken, friendly, competent, trustworthy, respectful of international law (or can at least overwhelmingly win a referendum when it doesn't), and doesn't fight a war it doesn't know with certainty beforehand that... (by Machjo)
Oct 21st, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Trudeau, Obama commit to deepening Canada-U.S. relationship
Trudeau, Obama commit to deepening Canada-U.S. relationship U.S. President Barack Obama phoned prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau Tuesday afternoon, congratulated him on leading his party to an election victory and teased him about his hair or... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 20th, 2015 by PoliticalNick last post
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election terms, voting, etc.
for municipal, provincial, and federal elections, I would like to see the election terms in increased from 4 years to 5 years. I would also like to see internet voting. :) :cool: (by spaminator)