Canadian Politics


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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 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)
Aug 3rd, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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Out-of-control Ontario fire moving closer to Trans-Canada Highway
Real. Out-of-control Ontario fire moving closer to Trans-Canada Highway One of the largest forest fires in northeastern Ontario, Parry Sound 33, is continuing to grow despite aerial and ground-level efforts to stop its spread. Officials with the... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 2nd, 2018 by Twin_Moose last post
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Federal government urged to save Ontario’s basic-income pilot project
Federal government urged to save Ontarios basic-income pilot project Ottawa is facing calls to save Ontarios basic-income program, after the Ford governments announcement that it will halt the pilot threw thousands of its poorest residents into... (by mentalfloss)
Aug 1st, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Ford's fight against the carbon tax is DOOMED POPULAR!
Stick to selling crack, Drug Fraud. Doug Ford's fight against a federal carbon tax likely doomed, experts say If Ontario PC leader Doug Ford wins the election and sues the federal government to prevent carbon pricing, he would likely lose, say... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 31st, 2018 by no color last post
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Montreal City Hall reconsiders renaming street after popular Black woman
They had it right the first time. Montreal City Hall had initially planned to rename a street in Little Burgundy after the late Daisy Sweeney. However, very recently they backtracked and decided against the plan. It was fine to rename University street... (by no color)
Jul 31st, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Phoenix boondoggle surpasses $1 billion.
Cost of Phoenix federal payroll debacle surpasses $1B | CBC News Well that is quite a bot of money to spend in order to achieve a $70 million a year savings. Thanks cowboy! (by Hoid)
Jul 29th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Why Doug Trump and Donald Ford are cut from the same froth
Why Doug Trump and Donald Ford are cut from the same froth Ontarians who loathe Donald Trump are now liking Doug Ford. How to explain this apparent contradiction among voters reviling the U.S. president while reconciling themselves to the... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 27th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Should Canada adopt the Red Ensign as a co-official civil flag?
The Maple-Leaf flag is now the official state flag of Canada and, in the absence of a different civil flag, has served as the civil flag of Canada too. While keeping the Maple-Leaf as its official state flag for official purposes, should Canada adopt... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 26th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Get ready Canada, we’re about to have another epic battle over guns
More real news. Get ready Canada, were about to have another epic battle over guns Nearly six years later this summer, Im not sure were going to hear Prime Minister Trudeau waxing on similarly about guns. Toronto is definitely not in the mood... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 24th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Guess Who's Spreading FAKE NEWS?!
Danbones Alert! Danbones Alert! Doug Ford creates simulated news to counter media that ‘isn’t going to give us a fair shake’ Tom Blackwell May 3, 2018 7:10 AM EDT A microphone-toting reporter stands by the side of the road, her hair whipped by... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 23rd, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Ontario PC government cancels $100 million school repair fund
Mike Harris Part 2 and will be out just as quickly. Ontario PC government cancels $100 million school repair fund TORONTO -- Ontario's new Tory government has cancelled a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs this year, a cut that comes... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 20th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Canadian military an unknown
Canadians ask of their military: Who are you? What do you do? | CBC News Recent research (commissioned by the Canadian military)reveals that the average Canadian has very little awareness of what the Canadian military is or what it does. As this... (by Hoid)
Jul 18th, 2018 by personal touch last post
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Where are the moderators in this forum?
Are there no moderators to this forum? I've complained several times about a racist comment that clearly breaks the forums rules and every shred of human decency that we should have for each other's skin color. As of this moment, I still have not... (by JamesBondo)
Jul 18th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Trudeau roundly mocked for political, fashion blunders during disaster trip to India POPULAR!
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been roundly mocked for a series of political, cultural, and fashion blunders during his trip to India. Indian Prime Minister... (by Danbones)
Jul 18th, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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Ford Gubmint Flip Flops on Sex Ed
Identity politics? WUH OH Ontario Tory minister flip-flops on sex-ed curriculum stance Ontario's education minister went back and forth Monday on just what students will learn while her government scraps the province's modernized sex-ed... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 17th, 2018 by JamesBondo last post
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Trudeau to Ford: 'You're kinda dumb'
Trudeau suggests Ford doesn't understand refugee obligations after premier says Ottawa should pay for 'mess' TORONTO Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suggesting Ontarios new premier doesnt... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 17th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Caught on camera: Canada Post mail carrier steals homeowner's tomatoes
Caught on camera: Canada Post mail carrier steals homeowner's tomatoes Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: July 12, 2018 Updated: July 12, 2018 4:59 PM EDT (Getty Images) MONTREAL Canada Post says it has spoken to a Montreal... (by spaminator)