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Oct 3rd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Key exchanges in the French-language debate
Key exchanges in the French-language debate NDP Leader Tom Mulcair: "You've never met a war you didn't like. When the only tool is a hammer, all the problems seem like nails. You've just said the world is dangerous, but I don't think by adding more... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 2nd, 2015 by Cannuck last post
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Thanks Harper
Ex-Caistor family face deportation from Canada - Peterborough Telegraph (by Cannuck)
Oct 2nd, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Albertans SUPPORT CARBON TAXES
But but but this can't be true!!! TAXES GUBMINT TAXES GUBMINT (by mentalfloss)
Oct 2nd, 2015 by AnnaG last post
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Vegans Getting Up in Folks Grills
And in Toronto... VIDEO: Vegan protesters storm steakhouse, shout at customers | The American Mirror (by EagleSmack)
Oct 2nd, 2015 by tay last post
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ex-Quebec lieutenant-governor, to be sentenced in fraud case
Thibault is set to appear at the Quebec City courthouse this afternoon. The 76-year-old pleaded guilty last year to submitting expenses for travel, gifts, meals and events for herself and her family during her 10-year appointment. The Crown has... (by tay)
Oct 2nd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Change is in the air in Conservative Alberta and opposition parties stand to gain
Change is in the air in Conservative Alberta and opposition parties stand to gain Alberta, the Rock of Gibraltar of conservative Canada, has cracked just how deeply and at what cost to the federal Conservatives is still unclear, but in this campaign... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 1st, 2015 by Goober last post
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So who will lead Canada's new minority govt.??
Appears Harper is slowly, ever so slowly taking the lead in seats. A minority is projected. CBC News | Ăric Grenier's Poll Tracker CPC NDP LIB BQ GRN OTH 30.7% 29.1% 30.8% 3.7% 4.8% 0.9% -0.6 +0.2 +0.5 +0.0 -0.2 +0.1 123 seats (by Goober)
Oct 1st, 2015 by B00Mer last post
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Harper poised to throw rural farmers under the bus
Harper poised to sign Pacific Rim trade deal, putting safe rural ridings in play - The Globe and Mail Home - The Globe and Mail Apart from balancing the budget, the third Harper government has considered trade its highest priority. Thats why Stephen... (by mentalfloss)
Oct 1st, 2015 by petros last post
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Munk Debate
Watching the debate now, - Mulcair sez he can stop ISIS with gun control ?!?!. Moderator asks Trudeau how he'd deal with Putin. Audience laughs. Priceless. Trudope counted on a big applause on his 'cancel-the-F35,more icebreakers'... (by Locutus)
Sep 30th, 2015 by Blackleaf last post
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Canada climbs to 13th place in global competitiveness ranking
but but...this can't be true! :lol: GENEVA - Canada has moved up two notches to 13th position in the latest Global Competitiveness Report issued Wednesday by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum. The report says Canada... (by Locutus)
Sep 30th, 2015 by Cannuck last post
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An Open Letter to Trudeau and Mulcair- Why am I so worthless?
Charles Adler Verified account ‏@charlesadler Message from Canadian Mom for Trudeau &... (by Locutus)
Sep 30th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Should countries outlaw the hijab, niqab and burka?
Should countries outlaw the hijab, niqab and burka? More and more Muslims are immigrating into western nations with varying degrees of success. ... (by French Patriot)
Sep 30th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Alberta Premier Notley launches first major trade tour
Alberta Premier Notley launches first major trade tour Despite a collapse in oil prices and gloomy economic forecasts, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is embarking on her first major trip to drum up foreign investment and let investors know her... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 30th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Canada’s Best and Worst Premiers: Lessons for the Federal Election
David Akin Verified account ‏@davidakin Inaugural eport from @Aha_World on current... (by Locutus)
Sep 30th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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NDP candidate Alex Johnstone & school trustee 'didn't know what Auschwitz was
sad fukkin' state of leftoid affairs my friends. @alexjohnstone's Tweets are protected. (by Locutus)
Sep 30th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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NDP promising online database of federal spending
Searchable by anyone, anytime, anywhere. #Mulcair in #Ottawa says #NDP would create online database of federal spending that could be searched by Canadians. ... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 30th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Former Bank of Canada Governor warning about economic fallout from climate change
Carney warns of risks from climate change 'tragedy of the horizon Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has warned that climate change will lead to financial crises and falling living standards unless the worlds leading countries do more... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 29th, 2015 by Jinentonix last post
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Ontario Government Concealed Key Evidence
"Why did the McGuinty and later Premier Wynne's government apparently overrule their senior environmental reviewer? Ontario's Environmental Review Tribunal heard Friday for the first time that critical evidence concerning threatened or endangered... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by Cliffy last post
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Ezra Levant going after Jon Kay
former editor at NP and paid media party pundit, this dude was on shiny pony's payroll. story gets nice and juicy today. stay tuned for more but please take a few moments to scan Ezra's twitter feed to see what he discovered and who is now pissed off... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by EagleSmack last post
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Another 50 million to be blown by Ontario Liberals
Ontario appears to have rejected the advice of its expert advisers and will make taxpayer-funded in-vitro fertilization treatment available to everyone regardless of age or other factors suggests a description of the new program obtained by the... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Wynne-ers 'Laughing Stock' For Losing Millions On Sale
The derp and fail is strong in these arrogant pricks. TORONTO Newly released public documents show the Ontario government paid consultants and lawyers $6.5 million to advise them on the sale of a Crown agency that sold for only $6 million. The... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Notley's pipeline stance full of confusion and contradictions
shocking Rob Breakenridge ‏@RobBreakenridge ... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by EagleSmack last post
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Liberal Party believes that terrorists should get to keep their Canadian citizenship
"BECAUSE I DO . And I'm willing to take on anyone who disagrees with that." he's a sick little pony eh. (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Ottawa posts $150M surplus for July
$5.16B for fiscal year to date Lorrie Goldstein Verified account ‏@sunlorrie Ottawa posts... (by Locutus)
Sep 29th, 2015 by Almost Sane last post
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper only leader to reduce poverty
you're welcome. Manny Montenegrino ... (by Locutus)
Sep 28th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Ontario Deficit $2.2 Billion Lower Than Projected
While delivering more services than Harper. Ontario Deficit $2.2 Billion Lower Than Projected The Public Accounts of Ontario for 2014-15 show Ontario's deficit is $2.2 billion lower than projected in the 2014 Budget and $0.6 billion lower than... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 28th, 2015 by Pearl last post
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Tory senators blast NDP for advocating Senate abolition
Tory senators blast NDP for advocating Senate abolition Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais on Friday became the second senator this week to join the fray, directly challenging a New Democrat MP for advocating abolition of the upper house in a flyer sent to her... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 28th, 2015 by petros last post
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What most Canadians think
Angus-Reid poll in Ottawa Citizen (by Locutus)
Sep 28th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Carbon tax in Alberta should rise 70 per cent, report says
Do it Notley. Carbon tax in Alberta should rise 70 per cent, report says Jacking up Alberta's carbon tax is the best way to reduce the province's greenhouse gas emissions from power generation, says a government-funded analysis obtained by The... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 28th, 2015 by Jinentonix last post
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No bureaucrat like a DFAIT bureaucrat
Ezra Levant Verified account ‏@ezralevant So an assertive foreign policy, instead of moral... (by Locutus)
Sep 28th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Poll confirms we are becoming more socially progressive
So let's not let the curmudgeons use the economy as an excuse to hold us back. Poll suggests growing tolerance on key social issues Has Canada become more tolerant on hot-button issues? That’s what the results of a new Forum Research survey... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 28th, 2015 by Pearl last post
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Vote swapping: An emerging modern election tactic
Vote-swapping: An emerging modern election tactic Tight ridings have plenty to offer with the right strategy Claire Nielsen is offering a trade: She’ll (*gasp*) vote Liberal for you, if you’ll vote Green or NDP for her. Nielsen, a 21-year-old... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 27th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Mr. Wynne: reading opens up a whole new world
Kathleen Wynne Verified account ‏@Kathleen_Wynne Reading opens up a whole new world, no... (by Locutus)
Sep 27th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Parliamentary Budget Officer rates budgets of all the platforms
Most of them passed the smell test. Guess who didn't. (by mentalfloss)
Sep 27th, 2015 by JLM last post
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Tom Mulcair to announce national plan to limit greenhouse gases
Finally something important to talk about. Tom Mulcair to announce national plan to limit greenhouse gases NDP Leader Tom Mulcair today will flesh out his plans to create a national system to limit greenhouse gas emissions, CBC News has learned.... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 27th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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MacLeans: Judging HARPERNOMICS
What do economists know about the harperconomy anyway? Judging Harpernomics We asked three economists to judge Stephen Harper on his handling of the economy JIM STANFORD Conservatives traditionally claim they are the best economic managers,... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 27th, 2015 by Pearl last post
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Harper poised to appoint 18 Senators
Source: Harper poised to appoint 18 Senators Harper poised to appoint 18 Senators OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is poised to name as many new senators as he can before Christmas, Canwest News Service has learned. There are 18 vacancies... (by Ron in Regina)
Sep 27th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Breaking down the Liberal fiscal framework
David Akin breaks down Justin Trudeau's election promise to add $26.1 billion to the national debt. The Liberals presented their fiscal plan Saturday, outlining where a Justin Trudeau government would raise money, spend money and what kind of budget... (by Locutus)
Sep 27th, 2015 by Vancouverite last post
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The two Suzukis
Theres Saint Suzuki, the one you see on CBC, and Secret Suzuki, the capitalist millionaire There are two David Suzukis. Most of us know one of the Suzukis. Lets call him Saint Suzuki. Thats the Suzuki whose TV show on the CBC constantly... (by Locutus)
Sep 26th, 2015 by Jinentonix last post
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Things you won't, er, I mean, actually see on the CBC
pigs is flyin' man! Andrew Coyne, during the At Issue portion of The National:"...to spend such a proportion of (the time in the federal leaders' debate) talking about this... (by Locutus)
Sep 26th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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Justin plans to avoid unveiling of his economic platform cost
afraid of tough questions? TORONTO - Apparently Justin Trudeau was serious when he said during his recent disastrous television interview with CTV Atlantics Steve Murphy that the media could sit there with a calculator and figure out the cost of... (by Locutus)
Sep 26th, 2015 by darkbeaver last post
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Canada's inequality equation
Stephen Tapp ‏@stephen_tapp Income inequality feature ... (by Locutus)
Sep 26th, 2015 by petros last post
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Canada Finds Oil Route Around Obama
Keystone Be Darned: Canada Finds Oil Route Around Obama By Rebecca Penty, Hugo Miller, Andrew Mayeda and Edward Greenspon So youre the Canadian oil industry and you do what you think is a great thing by developing a mother lode of heavy... (by Colpy)
Sep 26th, 2015 by lone wolf last post
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What party would you most trust to revise the Constitution?
What party would you most trust to revise the Constitution? I was tempted to vote Libertarian, but then it would really depend on the individual candidates in each riding, so I chose other answer. But if I had to choose a party, maybe Libertarian... (by Machjo)
Sep 26th, 2015 by Pearl last post
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The year’s top foot-in-mouth moments from Canadian politics:
Film at 11: Conservative backbencher Peter Goldring advocates body cameras to detect ulterior motives in late night Scrabble games. MPs must learn, as I have from encounters with authority figures in the past, that all do not tell the truth. I now... (by tay)