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Mar 20th, 2019 by NZDoug last post
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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)
Mar 20th, 2019 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)
Mar 19th, 2019 by petros last post
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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)
Mar 19th, 2019 by MHz last post
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the government's relationship with Inuit was one of double standards
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjjCqGxgn5U&t=169s 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)
Mar 16th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Canadian companies moving south to avoid US tariffs.
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1157197/tarifs-douaniers-acier-aluminium-entreprises-canadiennes-investissements-etats-unis 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)
Mar 16th, 2019 by DaSleeper last post
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Paris riots
Muzzies are restless. (by Walter)
Mar 16th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Budget 2019 will create 'lifelong learning' accounts: sources
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/lifelong-learning-accounts-budget-1.5056828 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)
Mar 14th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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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. http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/topstories/2011/06/28/hi-garrett-styles-default.jpg (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Mar 13th, 2019 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)
Mar 13th, 2019 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)
Mar 13th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76
Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76 http://cdn.iflscience.com/images/6fd98d55-ff47-516a-ad27-1120e29215e6/extra_large-1521006603-hawking-and-attenborough.jpg Professor Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as the greatest physicist of our times died... (by B00Mer)
Mar 12th, 2019 by MHz last post
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Poor South African Savers Ruined
http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/257486-poor-south-african-savers-ruined-by-bank-collapse Poor South African Savers Ruined by Bank Collapse http://images2.naharnet.com/images/219987/w460.jpg?1552234331 "As treasurer of my stokvel, I... (by MHz)
Mar 11th, 2019 by White_Unifier last post
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Trade deficits surge to record highs in U.S., Canada
https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/trade-deficit-canada-us-december-1.5044718 '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)
Mar 9th, 2019 by petros last post
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Trudeau says 'erosion of trust,' bad communications sparked SNC-Lavalin controversy
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-snc-lavalin-1.5046438 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)
Mar 9th, 2019 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)
Mar 8th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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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)
Mar 7th, 2019 by B00Mer last post
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Can you say 'busted Jewish Spy'??
https://sputniknews.com/world/201903041072938848-netherlands-iran-ambassador-expulsion/ Netherlands Recalls Ambassador to Iran After Dutch Staff Expelled by Tehran Netherland's Foreign Minister Stef Blok has accused Iran of being complicit in the ... (by MHz)
Mar 6th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Canada armed drones
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/armed-drones-military-canada-1.5007541 News about the Canadian military trying to procure "armed drones" for national defense. They are having trouble getting any support for this idea. The trouble... (by Hoid)
Mar 4th, 2019 by Hoid last post
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Happy Grammar Day
March 4 is Grammar Day. Grammar Day - 4th Mar, 2014 | Days Of The Year (by Walter)
Mar 2nd, 2019 by Cannuck last post
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Petition calls for U.S. to sell Montana to Canada
It already borders three Canadian provinces and has a diverse terrain of Rocky Mountains and Great Plains that mirror those in Alberta and Saskatchewan. So, should the U.S. sell Montana to Canada as one online petition is proposing? After the... (by petros)
Feb 28th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Marco Rubio ‏Verified 'DipShit'
Can you say 'DipShit'?? https://sputniknews.com/latam/201902251072707965-rubio-gaddafi-murder-pompeo-maduro-days-numbered/ US Senator Posts Pic of Gaddafi's Murder as Pompeo Says Maduro's Days 'Numbered' The development comes as the situation... (by MHz)
Feb 27th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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GE sets new 52 week low POPULAR!
$13.62 Walter on suicide watch. (by Hoid)
Feb 27th, 2019 by MHz last post
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Transmountain pipeline protest
Is the hysteria regarding the purchase of the pipeline based mainly on facts or is it more drama based? (by JLM)
Feb 27th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Chris Spence: TDSB honcho, plagiarist supreme
http://nationalpostcomment.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/chris-spence.jpg?w=620 Chris Spence, the Toronto District School Board’s director of education, is an interesting study. One on one, he gives a polished, measured interview that would warm the... (by Locutus)
Feb 27th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Russian flag flown from Salisbury Cathedral
A Russian flag has appeared briefly on scaffolding outside Salisbury Cathedral. It was spotted by workers early on Sunday but has since been removed. John Glen, the city's MP, called it a "stupid stunt" in light of last year's Novichok attack. ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 24th, 2019 by Blackleaf last post
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Norse heritage celebrated at Sheringham Scira Festival
A seaside town in Norfolk has celebrated its Norse heritage at its annual Viking festival. ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 24th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Another Shooting in Toronto-What a Dump That Place Is POPULAR!
Not the worst area like the notorious Jane Finch either Still and all Toronto can't wait to ape the worst of our uber-violent southern neighbours and this is where it leads them. Condolences to the families of the innocent deceased. (by bill barilko)
Feb 22nd, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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How accurate is DNA?
Identical twins recently had their DNA examined for ancestry, which showed quite different results. What do we read into this? (by JLM)
Feb 21st, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Forced Patriotism
11-Year-Old Arrested At School After Refusing To Stand For The Pledge The Florida sixth-grader's teacher reportedly told him he could "go to another place to live." An 11-year-old boy was arrested following a confrontation at... (by Cliffy)
Feb 21st, 2019 by MHz last post
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Systemic abuse of children
Via sport. IN perhaps that least surprising story of the year a new study says at least 200 coaches have been convicted of sexual abuse in Canada. 600 children have been abused over the last 20 years. The thing I have the most trouble with is the... (by Hoid)
Feb 20th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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RCMP Arrest 2 In Connection with Terror Plot in Canada
The RCMP have arrested two people who they say were plotting a terrorist attack in Canada, CTV News has learned. The arrests were part of an ongoing investigation conducted by the RCMP and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, which “had been going... (by SLM)
Feb 20th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Toronto Eaton Centre shooting kills 1, injures 7
http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/photos/2012/06/02/eatoncentre-8col.jpg Toronto police have confirmed that a Saturday evening shooting in the Eaton Centre has left one man dead and seven others injured. Const. Victor Kwong said that one victim was... (by B00Mer)
Feb 18th, 2019 by Danbones last post
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Trump elevates simmering Mueller, McCabe grievances to boil
This should send OB and the crew over the edge. Which begs the question: Is the Mueller investigation completely unbiased? Is Mueller dragging out the investigation because of the salary and expense account? No evidence of collusion or illegal... (by Murphy)
Feb 17th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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London's secret billion-pound guilds
London's trade guilds date back a thousand years and have billions of pounds in assets. But have they forgotten one of their original purposes - to spend money on the public good? ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 16th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Toronto Store Attack POPULAR!
What's this? Woman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' charged in Toronto store attack: Sources | Toront (by EagleSmack)
Feb 16th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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First Nations say Alberta has no right to cut oil activity on their land
Some First Nations in Alberta want an exemption from the provincial government's decision to mandate oil production cuts. The First Nations say the provincial government has no right to dictate the level of oil and gas activity on their land. They... (by petros)
Feb 15th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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How the #metoo movement/ Black Lives Matter...etc...Created Fake News
Broadcasters now are afraid to stand up and say what everyone is saying in the coffee shops, lest they get fired for offending some group. So we really are left with fake/ disingenuous news. That Virginia candidate dressed up as a rapper in black face... (by Hoof Hearted)
Feb 15th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Ugly American Goes Into Hiding After Killing Cecil The Lion POPULAR!
Lion killer's dental practice getting some new Yelp reviews... http://www.yelp.com/biz/river-bluff-dental-Bloomington (by tay)
Feb 12th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Sarah Sanders: "God wanted Trump to become president"
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/newspolitics/sarah-sanders-god-wanted-trump-to-become-president/ar-BBSYqyU?ocid=spartanntp Sometiems God chooses a president out of compassion for the people. At other times, he chooses the president the people... (by White_Unifier)
Feb 12th, 2019 by DaSleeper last post
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Shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue
SHOOTER OPENS FIRE AT PITTSBURGH SYNAGOGUE, MULTIPLE FATALITIES REPORTED https://dailycaller.com/2018/10/27/shooter-pittsburgh-synagogue/ ... (by Walter)
Feb 10th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Who paid for such stupidity? Little Ice Age caused by death of 55-million Indigenous
The elimination of nearly 55 million, or 90 per cent, of Indigenous people in the Americas during European colonization led to global climate change and the “Little Ice Age” of the 17th century, a recent study finds. Researchers at University College... (by petros)
Feb 9th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Mysterious spiral cloud appears near Stonehenge
A strange spiral cloud that resembles a jet's vapour trail has left experts baffled. ... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 9th, 2019 by Curious Cdn last post
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Multiple dead after shooting at Quebec City mosque POPULAR!
Multiple dead after shooting at Quebec City mosque, police say - Montreal - CBC News (by s_lone)
Feb 7th, 2019 by taxslave last post
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Universal childcare
https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/childcare-costs-canada-1.5008106 Childcare is one more industry that is being destroyed by free market economics. Childcare in Toronto is now over $1,600 a month - as compared to Montreal under Quebec's universal... (by Hoid)
Feb 7th, 2019 by Danbones last post
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2 arrested in RCMP raids in Kingston, Ont., related to national security probe 1 Attachment(s)
2 arrested in RCMP raids in Kingston, Ont., related to national security probe The RCMP have arrested two people following raids on two homes in Kingston, Ont., in what officials are calling a national security investigation involving multiple police... (by B00Mer)