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Greetings, from the Balmy Tarsands (in Opinion): Join Ian Gill as he spends a weekend hiking (and mildly trespassing) through the Fort McMurray projects.  Related Stories Climate Disdainers Canada and Australia Form 'Axis of Weasels' (in Opinion) Thirty Humble Conditions for Northern Gateway Proponents (in Opinion) Dear Rafe Mair: I'm Not G...
Are Canada's Corporate Giants Re-engineering US Politics? (in News): CN Rail and others raised millions for political parties down south in 2014.  Related Stories Railway Executive Pay Should Reflect Safety: Shareholder Advocates (in News) Bill Aims to Bring Stiffer Sentences to Transit Assaulters (in News) Ottawa Response to Hong Kong Turmoil Underwhelms, Say...
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UBC students are starting a revolution. It's time you learned about it.: There’s a revolution happening at the University of British Columbia this semester. Earlier this month the UBC administration announced a set of proposals to increase tuition on incoming international students by 10 per cent and jack up residence fees on eight-month housing contracts by 20...
The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations: rey-2014-10-29a.mp3 When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services...
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Stephen Harper speaks at Nathan Cirillo’s funeral: Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses the congregation at Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s funeral. The post Stephen Harper speaks at Nathan Cirillo’s funeral appeared first on Loonie Politics.
Let’s just call it terrorism:       There are few debates I consider less constructive than the indeterminable bleating over what does and does not constitute terrorism. It’s, perhaps, a more productive quibble than whether or not we ought to de-gender the national anthem, but marginally less useful than endless back-and-f...
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Public accounts show feds spent more than $1B in out-of-court settlements: Despite the battalions of lawyers on the federal payroll, it seems Ottawa may need some new ones. This year’s Public Accounts of Canada, released every fall by the Receiver General, show that in 2014, the federal government’s out-of-court legal settlements amounted to a record-breaking $1 billion...
Morning Brief — October 30, 2014: Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by the Canadian American Business Council (CABC). CABC’s 20th Annual State of the Relationship Summit, featuring Tom Brokaw, is on November 6 in Ottawa. Visit cabcsummit.com for more information. _______________ Stephen Harper tells MPs he’s sorry he left ...
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PM could reveal details of income-splitting plan during Vaughan visit: Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to unveil the details of his party's much-discussed pledge to bring in income splitting during a mid-afternoon visit to a Jewish community centre in Vaughan.   According to CBC News sources, the proposal to be outlined today may turn out to be...
Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Learn more about our new interactive features for Power & Politics and how you can take part in the political conversation -- live and on-screen -- here. Ballot Box refreshes daily -- the question you see above is the current question. Internet Explorer 8 users please note: browse...
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Contingency plans in the works if government loses refugee health care case: OTTAWA - Immigration officials are working furiously to finalize contingency plans for refugee health care coverage in the event the government loses a court battle this week on how much coverage refugee claimants ought to receive.The long-running fight over the existing program is before the Fed...
Today on the Hill: Will Ottawa accept "voluntary" plan to cut interchange fees?: OTTAWA - The federal government's battle to lower the fees retailers pay to use credit cards — and theoretically cut costs for consumers — may be coming to an end.Ottawa could announce an agreement among the credit card companies, big banks and the Competition Bureau today that may result in a re...
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The War Against Climate Change: If there was any doubt before, it is now clear that the United States recognizes the growing national security risks associated with climate change. While imminent threats from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Ebola dominate the headlines, the DoD roadmap affirms that the national s...
Politics of the Peace Prize: The prize is indeed political in the sense that it deals with important political values and norms, and with political persons, organizations, and institutions. Peace obviously has to do with politics. Yet, the prize is not political in the narrow sense of the term. Although for too long it focus...
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Political Correctness Will Not Stop The Spread Of Ebola: Australia, became the first developed country that closed its borders to citizens of countries worst hit by the West African Ebola outbreak. Citizens of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea are among the first banned from Australia. The issue provoked different response from people in various coun...
Why Does He And Others Say, Climate Change A Lie?: John Coleman, co-founder of the Weather Channel out of the blue floored academics, you know, the ones who lead us, like the good Dr. Suzuki and the able and wealthy Al Gore. Mr. Coleman apparently had the nerve and without missing a beat let the rest of us in his confidence by telling the muc...
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Gender Block: Pinkwashing: When the calendar flips to October, shelves are stocked with pink products and pink ribbons are all around. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, tackling the most common cancer, and the second leading cause of death from cancer, among Canadian women, according to the Canadian Cancer Society....
Oh, The Horror: Scream queens: This is how women are portrayed in horror: dashing through the dark streets in their underwear; half-naked at sorority sleepovers being terrorized; running up the stairs instead of going for the front door; either naked or in their underwear at the worst possible moment; or fully-clothed and maki...
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CBC President’s Evidence to Parliament on Sexual Harassment : Hubert Lacroix Parliament said the CBC has sexual abuse under control in 2013 By Stephen Pate – The following is the testimony of the CBC(Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) President Hubert Lacroix’s testimony before the Parliament of Canada, Standing Committee on the Status of Women, d...
Mounties search for missing Kelowna girl Jaiden Barber-Schrader : Kelowna RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Kelowna resident. Jaiden Barber-Schrader was last seen October 19, 2014. There is nothing to indicate foul play at this time. {ads1}Description of Jaiden Barber-Schrader: - Caucasian female - 15 years - 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) -...
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Toronto Star: Canada's Privacy Commissioners are unanimous about this: Canada’s official privacy watchdogs have a clear message for the government: Don’t undermine our privacy rights with new spying legislation. Do you think the government will listen? Don't forget to make your voice heard by helping to shape...
Your Daily Digital Digest for Wednesday, October 29, 2014: Your news links for today: Statement of the Privacy and Information Commissioners of Canada on National Security and Law Enforcement Measures - priv.gc.ca 'Lone Wolf' Terrorist Acts Will Be Used to Justify the Surveillance State - VICE ...
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Don’t say the “N” word:
Improving Iraq: There is a certain naiveté inherent in believing dysfunctional foreign nations can be made viable simply through outside military intervention. This was obviously the great lesson of the second Bush administration and the war to remove Saddam Hussein: Iraq was a blood-soaked basket-case under Sad...
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Contested Nominations the New Normal for Non-incumbents: [Welcome, National Newswatch readers!] If you're not already in Parliament, chances are you're going to have to win a nomination contest to get there in 2015. That's because of the large number of competitive races we're seeing to carry party colours into the next federal election — especially in...
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Northern Gateway Shows New Approach Needed: Last month, the Northern Gateway pipeline was approved by the Harper government. In response, many First Nations people swore they would never support the pipeline being built through their lands. Many people accused the Aboriginals of being greedy and lazy, opposing the pipeline simply...
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Toronto’s Future Isn’t Written Yet: If you make to the end of the Back to the Future movie trilogy, past the flying cars and cowboys the last scene has a sage bit of wisdom to help you get through life…and voting: Jennifer: I brought this note back from the future (about Marty losing his job) and…now it’s erased! Doc: Of course it...
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Government Procurement Failure: BC Ministry of Education Case Study: Apologies for the lack of posts. I’ve been in business mode – both helping a number of organizations I’m proud of and working on my own business. For those interested in a frightening tale of inept procurement, poor judgement and downright dirty tactics when it comes to software procurement and g...
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Presentation on the Bloor/Durie development in Bloor West Village #parkhp #topoli: Hello all! It's been a while here at the blog. Apologies. I hope to get back to posting more regularly in the near future. I wanted to post my speaking notes from today on an issue that came before the Etobicoke York Community Council. As you will note from my previous blog entry, I have been inv...
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Living Life in the Present: I just got back from a trip in British Columbia’s wine country, followed up by a party-every-day experience in New Orleans — not that you’d know any of that by following me here or on social media. More than ever, I’m just living life in the present — meaning the best I can give right now is an a...
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The Cornerstone of Gentrification in the Downtown East Side: From the Woodward squat ten years ago, to a displaced neighbourhood VANCOUVER—Towering 43 storeys at the corner of Abbott and Hastings St, in the poorest neighbourhood in Vancouver—the Downtown East S...

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