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Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers : rey-2014-07-22a.mp3 Sierra Club Canada says it’s been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requirements on tailings ponds. John Bennett is executiv...
Canada’s cities lead on climate action: Amid the dire warnings about global warming’s impacts, what’s often overlooked is that actions to reduce or prevent them will lead to livable communities, improved air quality, protection of natural spaces and greater economic efficiency, to name just a few benefits. So it’s not surprising...
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Conservative Software Project Went Into Production in 2013, Financial Statements Show: [Welcome, National Newswatch readers!] The Conservative Party's mysterious software project was no longer listed as an "asset under development", but rather full-fledged "computer software", in financial statements the party recently filed with Elections Canada for the 2013 calendar year. At a to...
June By-election Turnout: How low could we go? (You don’t want to know): Until Monday, Canada had never had a federal by-election with turnout under 20%. As of today – Canada Day – we've had two of them. Whether by accident or design, the decision by the Prime Minister to hold four federal by-elections on the Monday between a summer weekend and a statuatory holiday le...
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Trudeau’s fortunes are fragile:             The NDP, I argued in my last column, are boned. But what of their less-numerous compatriots down the aisle — the party once proclaimed to be the default for federalists and nationalists alike? Horserace numbers will tell you that the Liberal Party, headed by the ever-affable Justin...
Trudeau’s fortunes are fragile:             The NDP, I argued in my last column, are boned. But what of their less-numerous compatriots down the aisle — the party once proclaimed to be the default for federalists and nationalists alike? Horserace numbers will tell you that the Liberal Party, headed by the ever-affable Justin...
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PMO says ‘difficult to imagine’ why Harper would testify in Duffy trial: Stephen Harper’s office says it’s “difficult to imagine” the prime minister would have any relevant information to share in the trial of Sen. Mike Duffy. Spokesman Jason MacDonald says in an email that the PMO has responded “fully and freely” to requests for assistance from RCMP investigators. He...
Opinion Brief: Tuesday, July 22, 2014: Tonight’s Opinion Brief is brought to you by Fair Vote Canada ­— a grassroots, multi-partisan campaign, representing over 35,000 Canadians in support of proportional representation. Most Canadians agree, electoral reform is necessary. Fair Vote Canada is working very hard to realize that goal! P...
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Steve Blaney to provide update on 'high-profile human smuggling case: For the second day in a row, Public Safety Minister Steve Blaney leads the summer ministerial circuit -- this time, by making an appearance in Hamilton to announce new developments in what the advisory characterizes as "a high-profile human smuggling case." Elsewhere in Ontario, Min...
Jason Kenney celebrates multiculturalism in Vancouver: Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney drops by the Multicultural Helping House Society headquarters in Vancouver, where he will host a mid-morning reception to honour this year's recipient of the Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism before making himself available to the ...
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Prince George's Birthday Marked With New Canadian Coins: The Royal Canadian Mint is wishing Prince George a happy first birthday with the release of gold and silver coins that show four generations of the monarchy. On the coins, which were unveiled Tuesday, George can be seen in his father Prince William's arms next to grandfather Prince Charles and gr...
Northwest Territories dissolves council in hamlet of Fort McPherson: FORT MCPHERSON, N.W.T. - The government of the Northwest Territories has dissolved the council in the community of Fort McPherson and has appointed an administrator to take over running the hamlet.A news release posted to the territorial government's website says the new administrator, Bill Buckl...
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Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk' (in News): Months ago, Evergreen project's board flagged issues linking old and new rail systems.  Related Stories Transit Police Report Riders to Immigration Nearly Every Day (in News) Vancouver Cycling Is Improving, but What about Its Neighbours? (in News) Ex-Head of Troubled SNC-Lavalin Named Chair o...
'Snowpiercer' Is the Must See Movie of Summer (in Culture): Because it's so brilliantly timely. So why won't they show it at your local theatre?
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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...
Reflections On Canada Day: The Impact Of Canadian History: I'm writing this on the morning of Canada Day 2014, thinking about all the fascinating things I've read about and seen, and all the people I've met. One thing I've come across is all the different parts of Canadian history I've studied, and how they've tied into many of the recent issues...
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Mixed Signals: China’s Unpredictable Foreign Policy: The 18th Party Congress in November 2012 produced new leadership for China, but it did not produce much optimism for the future of China’s relationship with its East Asian neighbors or the United States. Chinese President Xi Jinping frequently refers to the “Chinese Dream,” or “the great resurgen...
The Fallout of China’s Uyghur Policy: China’s ethnic policies are largely to blame for the state of Uyghur–China relations. In the 1930s and 1940s, Communist China developed its own minzu (ethnicity) politics, which were borrowed from, and modeled on, the former Soviet Union’s nationality politics. Chinese minzu policies after 1949 i...
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American Beauty Queen now inspiring example for diabetes sufferers: Bravo to Sierra Sanderson, the lovely and brave young woman. Sierra won the Miss Idaho beauty queen title recently while wearing her insulin pump attached to her bikini. She found out she suffered from type-1 diabetes early in 2012. She did not give up and finally decided to wear the insulin p...
A few words about cockeyed TV commercials, crackbrained spam and unwanted stealth software programs installed on your device.: Umpteen people getting sick of the avalanche of imbecilic TV commercials. These days the same draggy commercials are repeated often three or four times during a one hour TV program. Why would anybody compelled to rush out and buy some minor household item when a nice elderly lady for the third...
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Toronto Is More Than The Core: Marcus McGee makes a nice attempt at an ode to Toronto as opposed to the idea of Ford Nation: “Toronto isn’t Rob Ford. Toronto is more than that”. Unfortunately, I think he missed the point of why there is dissatisfaction in some parts of the city. All his anecdotes refer to The Core of the city....
The Freedom of MPs: Andrew Coyne isn’t always great, but when he’s great, he’s great. Spot on here. Andrew Coyne: Trudeau helps the cause of democratic reform (by not pursuing it) MPs should be free to vote as they wish at least in theory. In practice they will often vote with their party, that’s why they’re in the ...
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The screaming hairy armadillo: screams the advent of written history at those of us who think we’ve never saida word before. At all. When no one listens he curls into a basketball.His bee-loud glade’s a sling of mud, he digs for clues, unlucky grubs.He digs, and digs, and reads the soil conditions for paraphrases of the stufft...
A song of know: In the dark blue future I will quiet. I have no idea about anything.I suppose I’ll know what I know or I can wait— and be really & sunnishly in the knowledge (being whole limber accomplished jazzy “didn’t/did” “come around” “wish list” “look hard” here I am—You wanted so you walked. You walke...
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Sexual Assault Charges Dropped by Women Who Fought to Wear Niqab amid Trial: The Crown lawyer in a unique case comprising of a woman who fought a seperate case to wear a niqab while testifying has confirmed to have dropped her sexual assault case after receiving “additional material.” The case was filed by a Toronto woman, whose identity has to be kept a secret due to a...
Balfour Collegiate Removes 'Redmen' Nickname : The Balfour Collegiate Redmen has announced to have changed their name and hence will be playing with a different name this September. Regina Public Schools spokesman, Terry Lazarou, confirmed that a review was held this spring, which included members of the school community including its Elder...
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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...
Canada’s Opaque Transparency – An Open Data Failure: Yesterday, at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) Canada Minister of Natural Resource, Joe Oliver, announced with great fanfare a new initiative to compel mining companies to disclose payments of over $100,000′s to foreign and domestic governments. On the surface this lo...
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Globe and Mail: Better late than never: Telcos' decision to stop handing over subscriber information without a warrant is a step in the right direction, according to the Globe and Mail editors. Now it's time to tell Peter MacKay to fix his broken privacy bill. Go to OpenMedia.ca...
A classic example of Big Telecom screwing over the Canadian public: With files and comments from OpenMedia’s Access volunteers Jean-Francois Mezei, Ben Klass, and Teresa Murphy. It appears as though Big Telecom is mismanaging funds collected explicitly to deliver Internet services to rural and remote commu...
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Adrian Dix, the hideously unsuccessful leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, has finally agreed to resign. To say the decision is overdue would test the limits of polite euphemism. If Dix paid his heating bills with similar speed, the poor guy would have perished of frostbite long...
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Presentation to Etobicoke York Community Council: Update: I am re-posting this entry as some residents of Parkdale-High Park may visit this blog to find these submissions. Development in the riding is an issue for many and for those who are interested in the approach I took, along with the members of the South Kingsway residents, I thought I'd m...
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Summertime and the Living is Easy in Vancouver: Folks who live in Vancouver tend to be here because of the lifestyle. That’s why I’m here. Hope you’re having a nice summer too, people. Related posts: Are We Living in the Prohibition Era Again? A local politician has a couple of beers at a... Related posts brought to you by Ye...
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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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