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Harper's Foreign Policy Confirms Orwell's Insights (in Opinion): To sell a pointless war, foster 'protective stupidity' among citizens.  Related Stories Mulroney Knocks Harper? Oh This Is Rich! (in Opinion) Libya's Hell, Enabled by Canadian Humanitarians (in Opinion)
Five Lessons for Canada from Germany's Clean Energy Revolution (in News): The biggest? That renewables make the economy stronger, says German energy expert David Jacobs.  Related Stories IPP Chips in for Spotted Owl Recovery, then Chips Away at Habitat (in News) Local Biz Sees the Upside of Dung (in News)
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Student financial aid overly complex, not equal : rey-2014-10-19a.mp3 Jordan Maclaren looked into the intricacies of student aid from province to province across Canada. She found huge variability in grants, parental contributions and d...
New Democrats yesterday were ready for Rachel -- can Albertans reach the same conclusion? : Rachel Notley's campaign buttons asked: "Are you Ready for Rachel?" There was never much doubt Alberta's New Democrats were ready for Rachel, and they proved it yesterday by overwhelmingly choosing the scion of this province's second-most-famous political dynasty as leader of their party i...
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At Issue: The politics of a lower price of oil: Given the lower price of oil, should all the political parties be rethinking their election promises and policies? Plus, Justin Trudeau in Chatelaine – will it hurt the Liberal leader or help him? And why the leaders go where they go. The post At Issue: The politics of a lower price of oil appea...
Justin Trudeau opens up about growing up as a Trudeau: Justin Trudeau’s intimate conversation with the Star’s Susan Delacourt paints a picture of what it was like growing up as a Trudeau. The post Justin Trudeau opens up about growing up as a Trudeau appeared first on Loonie Politics.
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Clippings — October 20, 2014: International U.S. to issue new Ebola care guidelines, watch lists to shrink (Reuters) Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday (Reuters) Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town (Reuters) National Trudeau suggests he would reverse Conservatives’ planned ta...
Harper’s gutter politics is for the bird(watchers): More from Michael Harris available here. Thank God Stephen Harper has got those agitating birdwatchers under control! Next to librarians working on Parliament Hill, they could be most subversive group in the land, battle-ready what with their knowledge of the outdoors and all that binocular exp...
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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...
PM heads to Sault Ste. Marie for Q&A with Ontario hunters group: As the Thanksgiving parliamentary break draws to a close, Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads out for a one-day swing through Sault Ste. Marie, where, alongside a gaggle of Northern Ontario and Manitoba MPs, he'll submit to a moderated Q&A with Ontario Federation of Anglers and H...
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Powerful camps behind Conservative nomination skirmish in Ontario: OTTAWA - A Conservative nomination battle in Ontario is pitting two powerful political camps against one another — and causing grumbling in the ranks about party headquarters.Paul Smith, a 50-year-old corporate executive and former assistant to prime minister Brian Mulroney, is running against 24...
Revealing what makes a leader tick as important as policy detail, Trudeau says: OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau says revealing what makes political leaders tick is just as important as disclosing the minutiae of the policies they'd implement.That's why the Liberal leader says he's bared some intimate details of his life in a new memoir, Common Ground, which hits bookstores today.The...
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The Other Nobel Winners: When Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai pick up their Nobel Peace Prizes, there are going to be a lot of other winners standing alongside them. About 2.2 billion, in fact. You might not be able to spot on stage the 168 million child laborers from around the world, but they will be there in sp...
No Solution to the Human Condition: The JPMorgan Chase breach is the latest high-profile example of the risk that is inherent to all companies today. It is an especially pertinent example, given JPMorgan Chase’s position as the largest bank in the United States. But it is only the latest in a long list of organizations that have su...
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Want to be scared? No need to watch a horror movie. - Just hear the potential side effects of advertised prescription drugs: As far as I know, only two countries in the developed world are allowed advertising prescription drugs directly to the consumer, the US and New Zealand. These days if you watch television is almost futile to stave off watching advertised prescription drugs. In the scheme of things at one point,...
Housing boom with crumbling Condos in Toronto? How is that possible?: According to an alarming, almost surreal article in The Financial Post, Canada's largest city, Toronto at the moment has at least 100,000 units in condos under development. The problem for investors and tenants is that, many buildings are so poorly constructed that some residents fear that the...
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Why the left needs more diversity: In late September, the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus, hosted a one-day event called “Uncaring Canada?” Its purpose, as the name suggests, was to examine Canada’s foreign policy, and how perceptions of Canada as a caring, compassionate, and peace-loving nation are, in many ways, wrong—...
Oh, The Horror: Annabelle Review: First and foremost, Annabelle scared the crap out of me.The prequel to the 2013 horror hit The Conjuring was certifiably creepy thanks to the scariest children’s toy in history—the porcelain doll (just one notch higher than the ever-frightening Furby). Since their creation, porcelain dolls have b...
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AMDISS Gets New Leaders : The Editor-in-Chief of the Juba Monitor Alfred Taban becomes the association’s new chairman, succeeding the Director/Editor of Gurtong Trust - Peace and Media Jacob Jiel Akol who has stepped down voluntarily after more than ten years at the helm. Taban will serve the organisation for a period of...
Chiefs Must Keep Children In School:Governor : He said education remains a priority of the state government and urged parents to ensure their children acquire education as it is the only guarantee to a better future. “I urge parents to make the best use of the educational facilities built here by ensuring their children attend school”, said ...
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CBC: No, Telus, your advertised speeds don't prove anything: Big Telecom has a statistics problem. Article by Sophia Harris for The CBC Arguments by Telus against increased competition in the Canadian wireless sector include misleading statistics that don’t reflect reality, critics charge. read more
CBC: Why is Peter MacKay ignoring 73% of Canadians on Bill C-13?: MPs are set to return to parliament today and vote on a controversial bill that could give spies more power to access your private information. Got a problem with that? Speak out at http://OurPrivacy.ca Article by Laura Payton for The CBC ...
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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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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...
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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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Ranking the Lesser of All Evils: So we finally know exactly who will be on the ballot for mayor of our quiet little town of Toronto. It’s not who we expected, which isn’t surprising in a strange way, but it is done. In a sane world the municipal campaign wouldn’t start until now. Six weeks is more than enough time to hear from t...
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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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