Canadian Politics


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Sep 23rd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Lady in backwards Stetson lectures Albertans about how to be Albertans
Sheila Gunn Reid ‏@SheilaGunnReid Sheila Gunn Reid retweeted CBC Politics Lady in... (by Locutus)
Sep 23rd, 2015 by Cliffy last post
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Why the elites hate Harper
If anybody tells you the federal election going on right now is just a regular run-of-the-mill political contest between rival parties, dont believe it. In fact, this election is actually nothing less than a full-blown cultural war. Or at... (by Locutus)
Sep 23rd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Harper 'playing a very divisive game' with niqabs, Mulcair says
Get in there ye ol stockers! Harper 'playing a very divisive game' with niqabs, Mulcair says Stephen Harper is "playing a very divisive game" with his government's effort to impose a ban on niqabs during the citizenship oath, NDP Leader Tom... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 23rd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Alberta's Notley government releases political staffers' salaries
I can't WAIT to see the conbot spin on this one. Alberta's Notley government releases political staffers' salaries The NDP government posted the employment contracts of over 90 political staffers online on Friday. "Alberta's new government is... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Stephen Poloz rejects charges Canada is over-reliant on natural resources
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he rejects any notion that the country is too reliant on the natural resources sector, despite the skid in commodity prices that has squelched economic gains. Mr. Poloz said the drop in prices for oil and... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Another NDP candidate outed for her online comments
Most Canadians know surprisingly little about their candidates for officeespecially how they think and act when in private. Thats why The True North Times investigated NDP Candidate Alex Johnstone, to get a better feel for how the NDP candidate for ... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by AnnaG last post
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Missing: black Western Digital external drive
Keith Baldrey Verified account ‏@keithbaldrey 7"x5.5"x2". Has info on 3.4 million... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Canadians of all stripes oppose face coverings during citizenship ceremonies
Canadians right across the political spectrum are opposed to immigrants being allowed to wear facial coverings during the citizenship ceremony, according to the latest results from Vote Compass, CBC's online voter engagement survey. Asked... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Tough questions on Quebec secession put to Mulcair just before French debate
OTTAWA The man who launched a legal challenge to Quebec's law on unilateral secession is posing some questions for Tom Mulcair that could prove awkward for the NDP leader. Keith Henderson wants to know if an NDP government would continue to ... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by relic last post
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Liberals would revise $10B deficit figure if economy gets ‘radically worse’
uh huh. TORONTO The Liberals would revise the numbers on their promise to run annual deficits over the next three years if the economy takes a dramatic fall, party leader Justin Trudeau said Monday. During a town hall-style rally in downtown... (by Locutus)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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The solution to Canada's flat economy is cheaper daycare
An article about the economy that actually makes sense. Why cheap daycare is the answer to Canadas stagnating economy Canada tends to leave its machismo on the ice. Our country generally ranks highly on measures of gender balance. The gap between... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Mulcair promises better care for Canada's 'disrespected' military veterans
Old stock veterans? Mulcair promises better care for Canada's 'disrespected' military veterans HALIFAX -- Canada's "disrespected" military veterans would see more federal health-care support under an NDP government, including funding to help them... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 22nd, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Trudeau contradicts himself on costing in CTV interview
In the same sentence no less. NDP press secretary James Valcke released a Vine of Trudeau and described the leader as contradicting himself in six seconds. “We have a full costing coming out, no we, we’re the first that put out a fully costed... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 21st, 2015 by cribone last post
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Justin wants to scrap the F-35.
That white elephant is long for the graveyard. I support Junior's idea. (by Vancouverite)
Sep 21st, 2015 by darkbeaver last post
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Liberals are just not ready for interviews with Steve Murphy
gotta watch this interview kids. the shiny pony is breath-taking. :lol: CTV Atlantic: One-on-one with Justin Trudeau | CTV Atlantic News (by Locutus)
Sep 21st, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Niqab-ban case has cost government $257,000 so far
And worth every penny. Niqab-ban case has cost government $257,000 so far The government has so far spent at least $257,000 on its legal fight to prevent would-be Canadians from taking the oath of citizenship while wearing face coverings. The... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 20th, 2015 by captain morgan last post
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Canadians say rich should pay more tax
Canadians overwhelmingly believe corporations and the wealthy should pay more tax, but they're split over major economic initiatives such as building more oil pipelines, according to the latest results from Vote Compass, CBC's online voter engagement... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 19th, 2015 by CDNBear last post
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OECD slashes estimate of Canadian growth to 1.1% in 2015
OECD slashes estimate of Canadian growth to 1.1% in 2015 The OECD has lowered its estimate for Canada's economic growth this year to 1.1 per cent revised downward from its June estimate of 1.5 per cent as global growth stagnates. Its June... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 19th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Canadian leaders live debate tonight....
In a few minutes....15>>>>>> (by DaSleeper)
Sep 19th, 2015 by CDNBear last post
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The Day Ontario Died
heh (by Locutus)
Sep 18th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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Trudeau in trouble in Papineau riding
Trudeau in trouble in Papineau riding A new poll indicates that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau could be in danger of losing his seat in Parliament. Trudeau has represented the Montreal, Que., riding of Papineau since 2008. According to the CROP... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 18th, 2015 by petros last post
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Should working or studying in Canada without a visa be a criminal offence?
Should working or studying in Canada without a visa be a criminal offence? Right now, working or studying in Canada without a visa is not considered to be a criminal offence. It merely involves deporting a person and preventing him from returning to... (by Machjo)
Sep 18th, 2015 by Scotty Davis last post
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Prez of Gun Group says CONS Lied to Him
The president of the National Firearms Association says the Conservative government offered to make changes to its gun licensing bill if the NFA held its fire on the controversial bill C-51, then reneged on the agreement. Sheldon Clare, who is running... (by tay)
Sep 17th, 2015 by cribone last post
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Supreme Court dismisses Harper's appeal as Niqab ban deemed Unlawful POPULAR!
Harper breaking laws again? Shocking. Court dismisses federal appeal over niqab at citizenship ceremonies | National Newswatch National Newswatch Zunera Ishaq talks to reporters outside the Federal Court of Appeal after her case was heard on... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 17th, 2015 by JLM last post
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Conservative senator arrested for assault, crack possession
Patrick Brazeau arrested for assault, cocaine, threats A day before a trial date was to be set for his 2013 assault case, Patrick Brazeau was arrested Wednesday night for an alleged incident of domestic violence. The suspended Conservative senator... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 16th, 2015 by shadowshiv last post
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Trudeau upset about criticism for bringing Liberal daddies in for help
Poor widdow guy. Justin Trudeau takes aim at Tom Mulcair's... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 16th, 2015 by Wagner last post
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CBC reporter finds himself unwillingly 'Liking' the Conservatives
When asked, the Liberals, NDP and Greens firmly denied that they would ever buy Facebook Likes stolen from Canadians with malware.The Conservatives said it was 'an internal party matter' and refused to answer any more questions. Third-party websites or... (by tay)
Sep 16th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Notleyr defends "embarrassing cousin" comment
not surprising coming from this Alberta-hating hag. Alberta Premier defends "embarrassing cousin" comment | Alberta | News | Edmonto (by Locutus)
Sep 16th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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NDP to deliver 4 surpluses and pay for campaign promises
Boom. NDP predicts four surpluses; health care, foreign aid details pending OTTAWA The federal NDP says it will be able to run four years of budget surpluses and still pay for billions in campaign promises by increasing corporate tax rates. ... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 16th, 2015 by eh1eh last post
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Harperman THE SONG
This is a gem that should be in the Top 40. (by mentalfloss)
Sep 16th, 2015 by petros last post
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Liberal candidate, pulled for views 'irreconcilable' with party values
jeepers. The Liberal Party has removed another Alberta candidate for expressing views that it says don't conform to the party's... (by Locutus)
Sep 16th, 2015 by DaSleeper last post
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'Leap manifesto' backed by prominent NDPers, actors, activists calls for upending
of capitalist system Author Naomi Klein on Tuesday released a political agenda that urges the next federal government to wean Canada off fossil fuels in as little as 20 years and, in the process, upend the capitalist system on which the economy is... (by Locutus)
Sep 16th, 2015 by petros last post
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Tax on gas or vehicle registation may be part of Alberta's climate-change initiatives
bend over, here it comes. Calgary Herald Verified account ... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2015 by personal touch last post
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Steven Harper is Sending in the Troops to Vancouver !
Ottawa orders pot dispensaries to close, threatens to send in the Mounties There are two of those places within a block of my house but neither seems to do much business maybe this will bring some excitement into the stores! (by bill barilko)
Sep 15th, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Canada is headed in the wrong direction, majority says POPULAR!
Canada is headed in the wrong direction, majority says in poll Support for Prime Minister Stephen Harpers government is dropping sharply, according to a new poll showing a majority of Canadians believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. ... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 15th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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It's time to do something REAL about the economy
Making money in a cashless world While in developed countries money has been digital for some time, for the rest of the world cash is still the undisputed king. Globally 85 per cent of consumer transactions are done with cold hard cash, whereas in... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 15th, 2015 by JLM last post
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Ottawa posts $1.9B surplus for fiscal 2014-2015 POPULAR!
Ottawa posts $1.9B surplus for fiscal 2014-2015 The federal government posted a surplus of $1.9 billion for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, according to final numbers from Ottawa released today. The Department of Finance said the figure is a reversal of... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 15th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Manifesto backed by NDP supporters calls for overhaul of capitalist economy
Mulcaring: Friends of Kim Jong-Tom By Kate on September 15, 2015 11:14 AM ... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2015 by petros last post
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Harper’s Inaction on Climate Killed the Keystone XL Oilsands Pipeline
Harpers Inaction on Climate Killed the Keystone XL Oilsands Pipeline With U.S. President Barack Obama expected to deny a permit to the Keystone XL pipeline this fall, Canadas oil industry is looking for someone to blame. The National Posts... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 15th, 2015 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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NDP spokesperson calls Alberta's Grande Prairie-Mackenzie riding residents, bigots
sweet. The NDP’s Grande Prairie-Mackenzie constituency Facebook page became the latest social media... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2015 by skookumchuck last post
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What a surprise!
Gee a previous CBC employee. Braid: NDPs new Calgary hand declares love for oilsands and her BMW | Calgary Herald (by skookumchuck)
Sep 15th, 2015 by pgs last post
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Ont. will cut funding for physician services
Fed Health spending up Toronto, ON September 14, 2015 The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) has learned that starting October 1, 2015 Ontarios Ministry of Health and Long Term Care will further... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2015 by Locutus last post
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Trudeau, truthiness and the economy
I think all the cool kids still like to use that wurd, 'truthiness', don't they? anyway...read what this dolt did last night: When a war room fails a leader: Trudeau, truthiness and the economy | David Akinâs On the Hill good gawd pony is an... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Rebranding the Canadian economy in the wake of the oil slump
Rebranding the Canadian economy in the wake of the oil slump The commodities supercycle was good for Canada in a lot of ways, including helping to give the West more ... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 15th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Tom Mulcair makes multiple pledges to improve health care
Tom Mulcair makes multiple pledges to improve health care The NDP continued its push on health-care issues Monday, announcing that a New Democratic government would commit millions to develop a national Alzheimer's and dementia strategy to improve care... (by mentalfloss)