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    Multiple dead after shooting at Quebec City mosque

    Multiple dead after shooting at Quebec City mosque, police say - Montreal - CBC News
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    CBC's shocking French accent...

    CBC's hard French accent : Prime time : SunNews Video Gallery It's a strange world when some people are accused of properly pronouncing one's name. My first name is Sean. The "proper'' English way of pronouncing it would be ''Seen'' yet it is pronounced ''Shawn'' because of it's Gaelic...
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    Big quake near Fukushima would ‘decimate Japan, lead to US West Coast evacuation’

    Big quake near Fukushima would ‘decimate Japan, lead to US West Coast evacuation’ Seems important to spread this around...
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    Would Harper let banks take your money?

    In the federal government's last budget, the conservatives propose a ''bail-in'' plan for important banks in the case of depletion of their capital. In chapter 3.2, you can find this: The Government proposes to implement a “bail-in” regime for systemically important banks. This regime will be...
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    Are Albertans really paying for Quebec’s social programs?

    Are Albertans really paying for Quebec’s social programs? April 20, 2012 Michael Holden is the Senior Economist at the Canada West Foundation. Canada West Foundation is the only think tank dedicated to being the objective, nonpartisan voice for issues of vital concern to Western Canadians...
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    Stephen Harper wonders how bad his luck can get in Quebec

    Stephen Harper wonders how bad his luck can get in Quebec by Paul Wells on Friday, June 22, 2012 Stephen Harper doesn’t announce many of his most important meetings. He routinely meets one-on-one with provincial premiers without either party mentioning the encounters to reporters. And from...
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    Quebec MNA Amir Khadir arrested at protest

    CBC News Quebec MNA Amir Khadir arrested at protest - Montreal - CBC News A Quebec politician was arrested Tuesday night during a protest over the province's student crisis and its contentious Bill 78. Amir Khadir, the National Assembly member for the Montreal riding of Mercier, was...
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    Quebec's 'truncheon law' rebounds as student strike spreads

    Quebec's 'truncheon law' rebounds as student strike spreads A draconian law to quell demonstrations has only galvanised public support for young Quebecois protesting tuition fee hikes Martin Lukacs At a tiny church tucked away in a working-class neighbourhood in Montreal's east...
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    Quebec students MUST take ethics-religion course

    Quebec students must take ethics-religion course Supreme Court dismisses parents' appeal against mandatory attendance CBC News Posted: Feb 17, 2012 4:59 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 17, 2012 10:14 AM ET Canada's top court on Friday rejected an appeal from parents in Quebec who sought the right to...
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    Quebec’s profound isolation

    JOHN IBBITSON Quebec’s profound isolation From Wednesday's Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2011 2:00AM EDT News that the NDP’s interim leader was, until recently, a card-carrying member of the Bloc Québécois reinforces a new and troubling truth: Quebec’s voice is weaker in Ottawa...
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    Big Explosion in Oslo

    A major explosion just happened near government headquarters in Oslo, Norway's capital. BBC News - Norway: Blast near prime minister's office in Oslo
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    Some of my photos

    That's some impressive stuff DurkaDurka. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.
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    Quebec's flirt with the NDP

    So Quebec voted overwhelmingly for the NDP and the Bloc has been decapitated. Does this mean separatism is dead?... I wouldn't bet too much on that. 1: The PQ still have very decent chances of winning the next provincial election which will be sometime in 2013 at the latest. 2: The divide...
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    Internet voting: Good or Bad?

    I heard on the news today that Elections Canada is working on making internet voting possible within approximately 2 years. What do you think of such an initiative? I am of mixed feelings. This could probably get more people to vote. But then it seems to me it would be much too easy to get...
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    Canadians are a bunch of sheep

    GOT YOUR ATTENTION?!!! I don't think that Canadians are a bunch of sheep. But I am sick with our archaic voting system and it constantly baffles me that Canadians and Quebecers are so passive when it comes to the accepting the failure of our voting system to adequately represent the will of the...
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    Here's your next separatist enemy!!!

    There are very good chances the PQ is going to beat the Liberals in the next Quebec election. The PQ has just voted at 93% to support their leader Pauline Marois. So she is likely to become the next Quebec prime minister and separatist that Canadians love to hate. Among some of the things...
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    Alternative voting explained... Good for Canada?

    It seems to me that our first past the post voting system does not adequately serve the complexity of our political situation as a country. What do you think of this alternative? YouTube - The Alternative Vote Explained
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    Quebec to curtail religion in public daycares

    CBC NEWS The Quebec government is expected to announce Friday that it will crack down on expressions of religion in subsidized daycare centres. The Canadian Press has obtained documents from the Quebec Family Ministry that indicates the province will ban most forms of religion in centres that...
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    The Ultimate Rube Goldberg Machine

    Here's a visually compelling fast forward account of the universe from the Big Bang to the present. Worth watching... YouTube - The Ultimate Rube Goldberg Machine
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    Creationism Propaganda for Children

    This seems too pathetic to be true. YouTube - Creationism propaganda for children caught on camera