Canadian Politics


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Sep 7th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Trudeau’s arrogance, disdain, and outward contempt towards the West
Its something straight out of the playbook of his old man. A strategy that has been just as effective in politics as in any military theater, divide and conquer. The fulcrum of power in this country has typically resided somewhere in the vicinity... (by Decapoda)
Sep 7th, 2018 by JamesBondo last post
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Data shows Toronto’s gun ‘surge’ never happened
Data shows Torontos gun surge never happened ... (by Colpy)
Sep 6th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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NAFTA; Did Mexico throw Canada under the bus ? POPULAR!
I feel Canada is the sacrificial lamb or Jesus of sorts thanks to Mexicans self interests. Canada might as well forget NAFTA's all for one and one for all thinking and concentrate on a unalateral deal with King Trump like he wanted in the first place. We... (by Liberalman)
Sep 5th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Ontario election is Andrea Horwath's last chance as NDP leader
I guess if Andrea's NDP do not perform this election, she'll be looking for a new job. Somehow, I think she'll land on her feet. :lol: Does anyone here intend on voting NDP? --- Adam: Ontario election is Andrea Horwath's last chance as NDP... (by Murphy)
Sep 5th, 2018 by pgs last post
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How Canada could thrive without NAFTA
For months now, the prospect of the United States pulling out of NAFTA has seemed like a bad dream. President Donald Trump made the menace much more real this week, warning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House that the deal may be... (by tay)
Sep 4th, 2018 by pgs last post
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Trudeau Liberals to Overhaul National Energy Board
Liberals unveil overhaul of environmental legislation The federal government is proposing to overhaul the way environmental assessments are conducted in Canada, aiming to reduce red tape, provide greater transparency and allow greater input from the... (by Decapoda)
Sep 4th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B POPULAR!
Huge move. If this were the Harper government, there wouldn't even be a pipeline. Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B The Liberal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and infrastructure related to the... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 2nd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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My second thoughts on supply-management: subsidies are even worse.
Supply-management does not affect me directly as a vegan shopper in Canada as far as I know. As far as I know, the Government does not subsidize milk products but rather just limits competition. This means that the buyers of milk products bear the full... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 2nd, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Sep 1st, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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It's Time to Give Up on Oil
Court ruling quashes approval of Trans Mountain VANCOUVER - The Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The decision means the National Energy Board will have to redo its review of... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 31st, 2018 by Vbeacher last post
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Trudeau: no apologies for heckler encounter, pledges to call out 'hate speech' POPULAR!
A true Canadian. Time for Maxine to pack his bags. Trudeau: no apologies for heckler encounter, pledges to call out 'hate speech' OTTAWA — Hate speech and the politics of division are creating a “dangerous path” for Canada, Prime Minister... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 31st, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Justin "Hitler" Trudeau putting Canadian children in jail
And some people think Trump is the nazi. Trump isn't imprisoning American children. Invisible Citizens is based on interviews conducted since November 2016 with lawyers, social workers, refugee advocates, mental health experts, as well as detained and... (by Jinentonix)
Aug 30th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Should governments limit holiday pay?
With all of the talk about adding another public holiday, I'm thinking that that could get expensive. If we must expand the number of state holidays, then why not place a limit on holiday pay to any day less the nine you get off. One advantage of this... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 30th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Liberals to look at 'full ban' on handguns, assault weapons POPULAR!
The horror! (for some deranged people on this forum) Liberals to look at 'full ban' on handguns, assault weapons The federal government will launch a study of a full ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada. A mandate letter to Border... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 28th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Canadian tariffs announced
JUst watching the Minister speaking from Hamilton and she announced $16.6 billion in tariffs on American goods.They are on two lists - one at 25% and one at 10% these counter measures are necessitated by an illegal American tariff - which was raised to... (by Hoid)
Aug 26th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Liberal support spikes thanks to Maxine Bernier
Keep up the good work Maxine! Maxime Bernier's Controversial Tweets Boost Liberal Fundraising Fortunes OTTAWA Maxime Bernier may be causing headaches for his fellow Conservative MPs, but his latest musings on "extreme multiculturalism" have been... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 23rd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Many things I didn't like about Harper's policies...
... but at least he had a degree in economics. (by White_Unifier)
Aug 22nd, 2018 by MHz last post
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BREAKING: Trudeau promises new legal framework for Indigenous people
Pants firmly on. Trudeau promises new legal framework for Indigenous people 'We need to get to a place where Indigenous peoples in Canada are in control of their own destiny,' PM says John Paul Tasker - CBC News 21 Minutes Ago (by mentalfloss)
Aug 21st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Liberals took steps to block Omar Khadr from celebration near Parliament Hill
The Liberal government took steps to bar Omar Khadr from attending a celebration near Parliament Hill in late June where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the keynote speaker, even though Mr. Khadr was not on the guest list for the invitation-only event.... (by Decapoda)
Aug 20th, 2018 by Mowich last post
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Canadian legal immigration policies
Canadian immigration policies discriminate against the disabled. The U.S. does not do this (Trump might like it). Please click the link to the petition to learn more and if you would like to repeal this policy please sign. ... (by Jf90)
Aug 19th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WARMINGTON: Father of Confederation's statue history but his legacy can't be erased POPULAR!
WARMINGTON: Father of Confederation's statue history but his legacy can't be erased Joe Warmington Published: August 10, 2018 Updated: August 10, 2018 11:53 PM EDT Artist John William Dann installed his bronze sculpture of Canada's first prime... (by spaminator)
Aug 19th, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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Relief nowhere in sight as B.C. towns feel effects of wildfires raging nearby
Relief nowhere in sight as B.C. towns feel effects of wildfires raging nearby Josh Lockhart went out to water his lawn on Thursday afternoon and noticed white flakes landing softly on his car. After a moment of confusion, he realized the flakes were... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 19th, 2018 by MHz last post
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You want to promote human rights in China?
Free copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in American hotels | Crazy Ideas Bank A copy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in hotel rooms. Not a bad idea. Have it in Chinese too to target Chinese tourists. And have a copy in... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 18th, 2018 by Mowich last post
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Prostitution in Canada?
What are your thoughts on this? Some are in favour of legalizing others not so much. Personally I think it will be legalized just like pot. What are your though on this should prostitution be legalized in Canada or are you against it? How should it be... (by kiwi55)
Aug 18th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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WARMINGTON: Liberal MP apologizes for handing out dubious honours
WARMINGTON: Liberal MP apologizes for handing out dubious honours Joe Warmington Published: August 16, 2018 Updated: August 16, 2018 10:21 PM EDT Amin El-Maoued, left, poses with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Laurier Club Summer... (by spaminator)
Aug 17th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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An at-least partial solution to dealing with Canada's past.
In 2012, the Government adopted the national Flag of Canada Act: National Flag of Canada Act Why not rename it the Flags of Reconciliation Act and add the following flags to the list of protected flags: 1. the flag Canada and of any other sovereign... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 17th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Trudeau children's nannies being paid for by taxpayers POPULAR!
Here's one for the taxprayers. Trudeau children's nannies being paid for by taxpayers Canadian taxpayers are paying the wages of two nannies hired to care for the children of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau,... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 17th, 2018 by Twin_Moose last post
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Canadian economy BOOMING as oil takes a nosedive
Canadian economy posts biggest monthly gain in two years Essentially, Canadians came out of hibernation in May, and the economy benefited big-time, Bank of Montreal chief economist Douglas Porter said in a research note. Economists said the... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 17th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Time to kick Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Scheer urged
MCGA! MCGA! Time to kick maverick Tory MP Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Scheer urged Maxime Bernier OTTAWA -- Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was under mounting pressure to denounce... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 16th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Ontario unemployment rate hits 18-year low, six months after minimum wage hike
So you guys were all wrong as usual. Ontario unemployment rate hits 18-year low, six months after minimum wage hike Ontarios jobless rate hit an 18-year low in July, as the countrys largest economy continued to churn out jobs despite this... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 15th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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National Post Writer Screws Herself in Own Headline
I'm paraphrasing. She doesn't literally screw herself. Anyway, she's one crazy cornflake. Christie Blatchford: Sorry, but I've had enough of saying sorry I don’t know about anyone else, but I have a bad case of revisionist-history/apology... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 15th, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Union to 'vigorously' defend any teacher who defies Ford on Sex Ed
Yet another Ford fail. Union to 'vigorously' defend any teacher who defies Ford on Sex Ed The union that represents Ontario elementary public school teachers vowed to "vigorously defend" any educator who uses the modernized sex-ed curriculum in... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 14th, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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Maxime Bernier slams Justin Trudeau for promoting ’ever more’ diversity
Maxime Bernier slams Justin Trudeau for promoting ever more diversity Canadian Press Published: August 13, 2018 Updated: August 13, 2018 10:45 PM EDT Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is photographed in his office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on... (by spaminator)
Aug 13th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Justin Trudeau rewarding heavy carbon emitters
It appears Trudeau is finally looking at the numbers and assessing the damage his carbon tax will have on the Canadian economy, and has decided to make some adjustments. One has to wonder if this is a minor concession, or the beginning of the end for... (by Decapoda)
Aug 9th, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Ontario sex education scale back is a human rights violation
Families to launch human rights case over outdated sex-ed curriculum At least six Ontario families are launching a human rights case over the provinces plan to use an outdated sex-ed curriculum, saying it will harm their children the first legal... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 9th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Hegemonic Masculinity in Homeless Men
Danbones Professor Slams 'Hegemonic Masculinity' of Homeless Men A feminist professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada recently published a book chapter documenting the myriad ways homeless men perpetuate “hegemonic masculinity” while... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 8th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Should Canada hold a referendum on free trade?
Should Canada remain a member of its present free-trade agreements or should it adopt unilateral free trade? 1. Canada should remain a member of its present free-trade agreements. 2. Canada should adopt unilateral free trade. One advantage with... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 6th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Aug 6th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Britain is banning plastic straws — and asking Canada to join POPULAR!
Another wonderful and pretty much useless product of the oil industry. (by Bar Sinister)
Aug 5th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Ford government creates its own fake news network (Ontario News Now)
'It's not news': Doug Ford's Ontario News Now attempts to muzzle media, experts say The Progressive Conservative government's production of a TV-news-style video under the banner of "Ontario News Now" is a "pure example of fake news" that aims to... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 5th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Horwath Fires Shots at Ford: No Plan is 'insulting to voters'
Horwath says Ford’s lack of a platform is ‘insulting to voters’ Doug Ford is trying to pull a fast one on Ontarians by stalling the release of a... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 5th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Girl injured by ricochet while conservation officer dealt with problem bears
Can't blame her, the bears or the officer. Guess what's next? Girl injured by ricochet while conservation officer dealt with problem bears PELICAN NARROWS, Sask. - Police and Saskatchewan government officials are investigating after they say a... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 4th, 2018 by petros last post
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Politicians Making Fools Of Us All: The Ethanol Scam
April 24, 2007 POLITICIANS MAKING FOOLS OF US ALL The Case of Ethanol as Motor Fuel John Chuckman Ethanol has always been a poor choice as a fuel, but the scientific and economic considerations behind that statement don't stop politicians from... (by CHUCKMAN)
Aug 4th, 2018 by JamesBondo last post
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Reality check: does social assistance disincentivize people from working?
Reality check: does social assistance disincentivize people from working? When Ontario Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod announced the government will renege on a campaign promise to preserve the basic income pilot project, she repeated a familiar... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 4th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Canada Struggles to Find Foreign Investment
Reality bites for Canada as foreign hunger fades for its securities Not a good sign. Can Trudeau fix this? (by EagleSmack)