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Downsize Democracy for 40 Years, Here's What You Get (in Opinion): New signs civilization is veering towards collapse.  Related Stories Meet the People Who Made Possible Stephen Harper's Reign (in Opinion) Can We Regain Economic Equality? (in Opinion) Site C Would Produce Good Power, but the Timing's Wrong (in Opinion)
Victoria's Secret: Dumping Raw Sewage Like It's 1915 (in News): The icky, smelly, rotten no-good political mess that could cost taxpayers a billion. (Yes, a billion!)  Related Stories A 'People-Centred' New Mayor for Victoria (in News) Pattern of Charity Audit Bias 'Disturbing' Says Free Speech Advocate (in News) Cross-border Indigenous Treaty Takes on Ki...
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How will Harper answer for the economic turmoil?: Harper now says falling oil prices are good for the rest of the economy, yet Joe Oliver is still delaying is federal budget report. What gives? The House returns and Harper will have to answer for economic turmoil
Makayla, cancer and colonialism: The tragic death of Makayla Sault -- who died of leukemia after stopping chemotherapy -- has triggered a backlash. "First Nations parents can now doom their sick children," warned the Toronto Star. "Dying, because her parents were likely weak and uninformed, possibly misled, and our instit...
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Latest MP retirements put 2015 open seat count at 25-year high: The 2015 election won't set a record for the number of retiring MPs, but given the 30 new seats being added to the House of Commons, it's setting a 25-year record for the largest number of open seats. An open seat is one having no sitting Member of Parliament running as a candidate. And it's […]
How a little-noticed clause in the Fair Elections Act up-ends all conventional election timing speculation: Anyone still debating the question of an early election date, versus a fall election date as planned, is completely missing the point. The question nowadays – thanks to a little-noticed amendment buried in the Fair Elections Act -  is not what day the election will be held. It's what day the elec...
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Sir John A. Macdonald: saintly Father of Confederation or racist, colonial, drunk?: Did the title of my piece shock you? Good. The point I’m trying to make, by way of analogy with the topic under debate in Kingston for the 200th anniversary of John A.’s birthday entitled “Was Sir John A. Macdonald The greatest Prime Minister of Canadian history?”, is that the superlatives sur...
24 SEVEN – January 21st, 2015: 24 SEVEN – January 15th to 21st, 2015 The post 24 SEVEN – January 21st, 2015 appeared first on Loonie Politics.
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Ahead of PBO report, opposition pushes Oliver on fiscal position: If the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) can tell Canadians what impact the oil price decline will have on the government’s fiscal position, why can’t Joe Oliver? A day before the PBO releases a report with titled “Fiscal Impacts of Lower Oil Prices” — a report it appears the Liberals requested ...
CSE gets new chief ahead of anti-terror bill tabling: Canada’s security and intelligence agency will be welcoming a new chief next month as Greta Bossenmaier replaces John Forester in a small security shuffle announced Monday afternoon. Bossenmaier will be taking on responsibility for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) just ahead of soo...
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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...
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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Holocaust survivor returns to Auschwitz for 70th anniversary of liberation: A Canadian woman who was one of the few children to come out of Auschwitz alive on liberation day in 1945 has returned to the infamous Nazi death camp for the first time.Miriam Friedman Ziegler said she had not planned to visit the camp during her visit this week to Poland, where she has joined o...
Chief Justice Cautioned Against Victims Of Communism Memorial Designs: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin expressed grave concerns last fall about the short-listed designs for an imposing Memorial to the Victims of Communism, which the Conservative government plans to install next to her beloved Supreme Court of Canada building. In a letter obtained by Maclean’s, McLa...
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The importance of Syriza’s anti-austerity triumph : My parents, like thousands of their compatriots, left Greece in the 1960s looking to escape the deep economic devastation caused by the Second World War and the Greek Civil War. I grew up listening to Stelio Kazantzidi records about the sorrows of we...
The Greek canary in the European coal mine: An interview with Yanis Varoufakis: Greeks are going to the polls on Jan. 25, and if opinion polls are correct, leftist party Syriza, or the Coalition of the Radical Left, is on track to secure the most votes. Michal Rozworski spoke with Yanis Varoufakis, professor of economics at the...
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Harcèlement à l’université: des services inégaux: À la lueur des événements entourant les dénonciations d'agressions sexuelles dans les universités, il apparait que ces dernières n'offrent pas toutes les même services pour répondre aux victimes qui désirent faire part leur situation aux institutions...
Un peu de soleil sur Athènes: Les derniers sondages annonçaient une victoire serrée du parti de gauche Syriza, qui formerait possiblement un gouvernement minoritaire ou de coalition. Les mêmes enquêtes chiffraient à 10% le nombre d'indécis. À la lueur des résultats dévoilés hier...
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Potential Traps on the Path to U.S.–Cuba Normalization: On December 17, 2014, presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro made history by each taking a bold and politically brave step: They agreed to begin the process of normalizing relations between their two countries. American and Cuban negotiators met secretly on multiple occasions over a surprisingly...
Imagining a World Without Violence: Imagine a threat that endangers the lives of well over a billion people. Even when it does not kill you, it may leave you with physical and emotional scars that last a lifetime. You may be more prone to depression, anxiety, and dependence on alcohol and drugs. You may suffer sexual and reproducti...
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Should we believe that Millennials Don't Care About Owning Cars?: The newest story is that the auto industry just can't understand why Millennials could possibly not want to drive? One can not help from shedding a tear or two for the poor and obviously puzzled auto industry. After all the industry is smart. Just look at the number of "Smart" cars they let l...
Arm school children with cans of food and books to fight off classroom intruders?: Yes, you have read it right. Communication sent to parents of students at one school in one County in the U.S. requested just that — students were asked to arm themselves with an eight ounce canned food item. Up to now children and others often brought canned food to a collection place like a s...
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F is for fun: Illustration by Nick Craine Editor, designer and professor Sheila Sampath is a refreshing voice for intersectional, accessible feminismIT’S OCTOBER 2014 and I’m sitting on the floor in Sheila Sampath’s Toronto living room, discussing the progress of the newest issue of Shameless, an independent ...
New Social Justice All-Stars: online only!: Photo by Benoit Rochon We know we missed many of the amazing Canadians who out there doing great social justice work in this issue, so we’ve decided to feature new all-stars online at this.org throughout January and February. In our first online-only profile, we introduce you to Courtney Cliff, ...
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RCMP Removes Barricades after Searching for Armed Man in Moncton : RCMP have announced to have ended their search for a man with a weapon in a neighbourhood in northern Moncton after receiving a call at around 11:15 a.m. on Sunday. According to the call, the suspect was walking down Katherine Avenue with a firearm. Thereafter, armed police officers set up block...
Harper Says Economy, Security on Agenda as Parliament Resumes : Prime Minister Stephen Harper has recently mentioned in a speech in Ottawa on Sunday that economy and public safety will be on top of the agenda as MP’s return to work on Monday. According to Harper, the government will start working on its new anti-terror legislation and aim to introduce it on...
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The Varsity: Student activism and the Internet: How young people can lead in the fight against Internet slow lanes. Article by Julien Balbontin for The Varsity Net neutrality is a guiding principle for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that is simple to grasp: according to the Oxford Di...
Your Daily Digital Digest for Monday, January 26, 2015: Your news links for today: New security bill aimed at combating 'lone wolf' attacks coming this week - CBC News Harper's anti-terror bill to criminalize the ‘promotion of terrorism’ - Globe and Mail WikiLeaks demands answers after Goog...
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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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