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First Nations pipeline has a plan to get around B.C. oil tanker ban
Keepers of the Earth A First Nations led $17-billion project to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to the West Coast has put in motion a back-up plan to site its terminal across the border in Alaska to get around an imminent oil tanker ban in British... (by petros)
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CNN dying POPULAR!
Delicious. (by Walter)
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Khadr is free
It's finally over. A judge has closed the book on one of the sorriest judicial episodes in Canadian history. I wish him well. If anyone has ever deserved a fresh start it is this poor kid whose only crime seems to have been to be born with an idiot... (by Hoid)
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Scheer swimming with the nattys POPULAR!
Mr Scheer has decided his path to success lies in recruiting the white natty's. I say let him have them. I remember when John McCain wouldn't tolerate the birthers and corrected... (by Hoid)
5 hours ago by Hoid last post
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last Islamic State village captured
The last Islamic State village has been captured, U.S. allies say, ending a self-declared caliphate that once was as big as Britain The statelet controlled by the Islamic State has fallen after the remaining militants surrendered in the eastern... (by Ocean Breeze)
6 hours ago by pgs last post
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Pot legal - sky not falling
the Harper Silly Ninnies were against legalizing pot because - well because they are against everything - but specifically because there would be carnage on the roads and... (by Hoid)
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Lunacy of the Left POPULAR!
Clift is nuts. MRC DisHonors Awards: Eleanor Clift Wins Quote of the Year for Insisting Amb. Stevens Wasn't Murdered (by Walter)
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The hate object you really hate
Religion isn't everything but one hate objects is Okey. (by TalkingTogheter)
1 day ago by Hoid last post
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Shootings at 2 New Zealand Mosques POPULAR!
LIVE UPDATES: At Least 49 Killed in Shootings at 2 New Zealand Mosques Earlier in the day, mass shootings took place at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New... (by MHz)
1 day ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Humboldt Broncos bus crash POPULAR!
14 dead 15 injured in crash of hockey team bus outside of Tisdale Sask. What a horrible story to wake up to. here is the go fund me page to help these people out. Not a hockey fan but I am a... (by Hoid)
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The Flying Scotsman visits Dorset
Iconic steam locomotive the Flying Scotsman is visiting Swanage, Dorset. ... (by Blackleaf)
1 day ago by Hoid last post
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First Lady of flamboyance: Michelle Obama's confident off-duty chic on London break
London is the world's most visited city, with 16 million vistors annually. Now three of those are Michelle Obama and her two daughters. Yesterday, the Obamas visited Westminster Abbey, the site where British monarchs have been crowned for... (by Blackleaf)
2 days ago by Cannuck last post
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Truck driver assaults protester POPULAR!
Another truck driver lost his marbles. WATCH: Violent altercation between truck driver and Shawnigan protester | CHEK (by Kreskin)
2 days ago by Walter last post
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Isis POPULAR!
Can we combine all the ISIS threads please. (by Goober)
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Trudeau defends actions as Philpott asks if Wilson-Raybould was sidelined over SNC-La
"My sense is that Canadians would like to know the whole story," she told journalist Paul Wells. "I believe we actually owe it to Canadians as politicians to ensure that they have... (by White_Unifier)
2 days ago by TalkingTogheter last post
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The army
The thing was going on in that thread about land forces, where it can be matched by strength. Action against enemy troops similarly, we use land forces of the offensive in the warfare and the defense, but it was also called the war as the same of... (by Christian)
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I 'killed them all,' millionaire Robert Durst says in documentary
Oh dear I 'killed them all,' millionaire Robert Durst says in documentary Wealthy eccentric Robert Durst is waiving extradition and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 2000 death of a writer and friend who acted as his... (by mentalfloss)
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Would you fly in a 737 Max 8 right now? POPULAR!
So Marc Garneau says he woudn't hesitate to get into one of these new Boeing 737s. Neither would I so long as it stayed on the ground. Duh, this is a guy who wouldn't hesitate to climb into a rocketship and be blasted into orbit. Doesn't say much for his... (by VIBC)
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Gerald Stanley Not Guilty POPULAR!
Shouts of 'murderer' in courtroom after Gerald Stanley acquitted in Colten Boushie shooting. Several people in the courtroom yelled "Murderer!" seconds after a Saskatchewan jury found Gerald Stanley not guilty of killing Colten Boushie early Friday... (by petros)
3 days ago by JLM last post
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Proposed sentences for Sidhu.
Keith Dunford 2 years less a day + 3-year driving ban after release Dunford, an off-duty professional truck driver, struck and killed a flag person, Ashley Richards, in August 2012 while driving his SUV through a construction zone in southeastern... (by JLM)
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Thuggery of the Left POPULAR!
Unbelievable, except that it happened. Wisconsin's Shame: âI Thought It Was a Home Invasionâ | National Review Online (by Walter)
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New black hole 50p coin to commemorate Stephen Hawking
Prof Stephen Hawking has been honoured on a new 50p coin inspired by his pioneering work on black holes. The physicist died last year at the age of... (by Blackleaf)
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Israeli Army Chief Admits to Arming Syrian Rebels in Golan Heights
Israeli Army Chief Admits to Arming Syrian Rebels in Golan Heights Says arming rebellion was for 'self-defense' Jason Ditz Posted on... (by MHz)
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Eliz. May has another think coming!
She just stated on C.B.C. radio that the use of fossil fuels will be winding down after another decade! Will those Volvo and Euclid ore trucks run on a battery? (Ooops I forgot ...we won't be extracting any more ore!) (by JLM)
5 days ago by spaminator last post
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Shermans' untimely deaths
What's to be made of it? Murder, murder: murder, suicide or suicide, suicide? (by JLM)
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So Trudeau is a crook? POPULAR!
I'm not really up on legal jargon but it sounds to me from deciphering Wilson - Raybould's statement that Trudeau is a crook? (by JLM)
6 days ago by MHz last post
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the government's relationship with Inuit was one of double standards
HIGHLIGHTS: Justin Trudeau faces the media during trip to Canada's north 0:45 Tuberculosis outbreak 1:15 Water advisories, opening new schools, health care and health centers, language... (by MHz)
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Canadian companies moving south to avoid US tariffs.
I couldn't find this in English, sorry. Anyway, as I'd said at the start: Canada cannot win a trade war with the US. The... (by White_Unifier)
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Paris riots
Muzzies are restless. (by Walter)
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Budget 2019 will create 'lifelong learning' accounts: sources
This is decades overdue. Now the question is how to make it sustainable in the long run. The government should slash all unnecessary spending to redirect some of it... (by White_Unifier)
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exclusion of unvaccinated kids from school
New York state is trying to deal with the growing... (by Hoid)
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Police Officer Killed after being pinned under vehicle
A constant reminder that these fine people often are placed in harms way. Condolences to his family. What a preventable tragedy this was. (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
1 week ago by Curious Cdn last post
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People should mind their own business
A B.C. woman, a teacher at a (not so) Christian School just got canned for living with her boy friend without sanction from clergy. She'd been teaching there for 14 years already. (by JLM)
1 week ago by Walter last post
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Canadian Election 2019
The poll standings, the platforms, the hopes and dreams. Post your relevant Election 2019 info here. (by petros)
1 week ago by spaminator last post
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Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76
Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76 Professor Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as the greatest physicist of our times died... (by B00Mer)
1 week ago by Curious Cdn last post
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Giant's manhood is given floral makeover
The genitalia on a famous chalk figure have been given a floral makeover. The Cerne Abbas Giant's penis has been adorned with petals and leaves, making it look like a floral stem. It is not known who made the alteration, although a note was left at... (by Blackleaf)
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Capitalism will save this world
Watch this entrepreneurs capitalize on the shortage of cheap housing and a abundant supply of cheap plastic material. New homes to be built from 18 tonnes of recycled plastic... (by Angstrom)
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Poor South African Savers Ruined
Poor South African Savers Ruined by Bank Collapse "As treasurer of my stokvel, I... (by MHz)
2 weeks ago by White_Unifier last post
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Trade deficits surge to record highs in U.S., Canada
'Both countries buying more from rest of world while selling less than ever before' Canada and the US engage in a trade war and by doing so, we both lose to the rest of the... (by White_Unifier)
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Bradley Manning is now Chelsea ok...
(CNN) -- WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning intends to begin hormone therapy for gender reassignment and live the rest of his life as a woman, according to a statement from him read on NBC's "Today" show Thursday. Manning wants to be referred to as... (by Locutus)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Sad News: Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer
Drag. He's a great Canadian and a philanthropist as well. Sending positive vibes his way. (by Hoof Hearted)
2 weeks ago by spaminator last post
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2019 deaths of notables
Another year to keep track of deaths of notables. Ave atque vale. (by Walter)
2 weeks ago by petros last post
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Trudeau says 'erosion of trust,' bad communications sparked SNC-Lavalin controversy
I still believe Jody Wilson-Raybould's version of events; but to be fair, I'll acknowledge that the PM's is plausible even if not easy to believe, so I'll give him the benefit of the dobut... (by White_Unifier)
2 weeks ago by taxslave last post
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Contradictions in Butts' testimony may mean Wilson-Raybould testifies again
Contradictions in Butts' testimony may mean Wilson-Raybould testifies again: former diplomat Now that it's become a she-said-he-said, unless one side can present stronger proof of the truth of their claims, it could become a draw with no real way to... (by White_Unifier)
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Trudeau and His Bromides
Bromide- a trite and unoriginal idea or remark, typically intended to soothe or placate. "feel-good bromides create the illusion of problem solving" A commentator on the news Radio this morning said Trudeau resorted to 'bromides' when pressed... (by Hoof Hearted)