Feb 29th, 2008
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...
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
PM Trudeau meets Baby Trudeau
Cowboys and Syrians together again! Justin Trudeau meets Syrian baby named after him Justin Trudeau has met his younger...
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)
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...
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...
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...
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...
Jul 8th, 2017 by tay
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,...
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...
Jul 7th, 2017 by tay
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. ...
Have you heard about Canadas 150th Birthday Party?
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
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...
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...
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 ...
Jul 3rd, 2017 by gopher
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)
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...
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...
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...
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...
Jun 28th, 2017 by tay
The Official Canadian Electoral Reform Thread
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'...
Jun 28th, 2017 by tay
Consevative Party leadership contest
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.
Jun 28th, 2017 by JLM
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?
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,...
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...
I'd never heard of Tory Senator Don Meredith
Tory Senator Don Meredith Touts Degrees From Unaccredited Schools A Conservative senator earmarked as one of the Senate's top spenders holds a masters degree from a school whose phone number directs calls to a customer helpline for a...