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  2. At least no one was hurt in the latest rural Wild West Saskatchewan incident. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/gunshot-trespass-report-battleford-farm-1.4541625

  3. Yesterday
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    2. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      False....

      Quote

      ...One can, once again, find Canadian data to support the view that Canadians like mandatory minimums. In one national poll, 58% of the respondents in the national poll indicated that they thought mandatory minimum sentences were a ‘good idea.’

      http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/vea-avp/p3.html

       

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Of course a majority supported it.   Doubt they would support this sentence for smuggling coke, how much damage would that to do her people, nobody thought about that and the consequences of her likely selling it.

    4. Argus

      Argus

      Progressives feel if they condemn something then all Canadians do to - because to them, they're the only people who qualify as "Canadians". This wasn't even a case where a minimum ought to apply. If she had been white she'd have likely gotten six years or more.

  4. Last week
  5. British Columbia police state is fingerprinting doctors...or lose license.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-fingerprinting-doctors-1.4539413

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    2. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Your fingerprints were likely scanned and/or catalogued for future reference and automated matching.   They don't need your actual ink stained record. 

    3. ?Impact

      ?Impact

      Only in the USA. In Canada, when the government says it doesn't do that they mean it.

    4. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Sure they mean it....until they don't. Your fingerprint section record (FPS) is forever, and accessible by Canadian and foreign law enforcement/border services.

  6. Trudeau to injured Canadian veterans - We cannot give you more.

    A former soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan was critical of Ottawa’s plan to reform some veteran’s programs, including changes to disability pensions. “I was prepared to be killed in action,” said Brock Blaszczyk, a former corporal who lost his left leg to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. “What I wasn’t prepared for, Mr. Prime Minister, is Canada turning its back on me.”

    To shouts and boos from the crowd, Trudeau defended his government’s changes to veteran pensions. “Why are we still fighting against veteran’s groups in court? Because they are asking for more than we are able to give right now,” Trudeau said.

    justin-trudeau-2.png?w=640

    Trudeau entered the hall in Edmonton’s MacEwan University to mixed chorus of applause and boos. His answers were interrupted periodically through the night by angry shouts.

    I don't see you doing a lot!

    1. betsy

      betsy

      We cannot give you more.......because we've got them earmarked for rewards or compensations to Islamist terrorists!  The returning ones - who joined the fight killing your fellow-soldiers, and who probably had a hand in maiming you  - will have to be helped back into society, too.

       

      Same with victims of Residential Schools.  Be grateful you're getting anything at all.  Too bad you suffered injustice at the actual hand of the government (the government actually ripped your families apart, and was complacent in the abuse that befell you)  - but you're not Islamists. So, there! 

       

       

  7. Trudeau's little family vacation along with 6 cabinet ministers and their entourages is costing us a bundle particularly as there is little official business.  https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/trudeau-s-unusual-india-visit-raises-eyebrows-criticised-by-canada-watchdog/story-Xg6UmLGX4g3AkPHhD87oVL.html

     

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    2. AngusThermopyle

      AngusThermopyle

      What an amazing deal! We give them $750 million, in return they say they'll invest $250 million in Canada some time in the future. How awesome is that? Let's hope Trudeau continues making such brilliant deals on our behalf.

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Wonder how much of our money will go to those new coal fired plants.   Never mind co-ordinated outfits for photo ops trumps good business deals.   Meanwhile  While Trudeau takes his unethical island vacation which he refuses to pay back; free photo ops and a vacation in India , gets his nannies paid for and his family fortune protected from tax increases, he’s going after your tips. Cause you know, we need to “pay our fair share”.

    4. AngusThermopyle

      AngusThermopyle

      I heard about that. It must be the tips that put them in the 1% category so they need to be hunted for all that loot they refuse to share.

    1. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      That sounds like it was organised by Monty Python...

  8. Indian government sends casually dressed junior minister to greet Canada's Trudeau.

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    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      Haha, I mentioned Monty Python in the update above, then scrolled down to see JT's kid doing the Judean People's Front salute.

      Coincidences don't get any better than that.

    3. Hal 9000

      Hal 9000

      You mean Peoples front of Judea...wanker!

    4. bcsapper
  9. Oh my, what is wrong with people these days?  Has outrage replaced oxygen as the absolute necessity for life?

    https://www.ctvnews.ca/entertainment/peter-rabbit-team-apologizes-for-making-light-of-allergies-1.3799382

    And Sony, of course, miserable poltroons that they are, apologized.

    1. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      Of course, this is the Peter Rabbit I know and love...

      Rabbit.jpg

  10. The Arab narrative regarding the Arab-Israeli War relies on the ignorance of the Western audience to the actual history of the conflict.

    The less you know the better being the motto...

  11. You can read the entire, very interesting  Mueller report here-

    Link

    Highlights:
    - Russian agents funded political protests on both sides, with the intent to increase division in society.
    - The goal was to spread distrust towards the candidates and the political system in general.
    - The project had multiple components, some targeting foreign audiences in various countries.
    - Conspirators also created thematic group pages on social media sites, including the Black Lives Matter movement (with group names including "Blacktivist"), "United Muslims of America" and "Army of Jesus")' and certain geographic regions within the United States (with group names including "South United" and "Heart of Texas"). By 2016, the size of many organization-controlled groups had grown to hundreds of thousands of online followers. The goal was to create distrust of the police and government authorities, and to divide the country.
    - Much more...

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    2. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      @LonJowett

      I gave you respectful answers but youre just a troll. I delete trolls.

    3. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      I answered the question LonJowett, but if you act like a little kid I will delete your comments. 

    4. betsy

      betsy

      LonJowett,  Unlike the reckless  Trudeau (who jumped right away believing the Muslim girl-hijab-scissor incident, and the latest Stanley-Boushie controversy), Trump was being diplomatic as the nation's leader. 

       

      He can't jump to conclusions without any evidence..... after all, there are pro-Clinton and anti-Trump  in the establishment that want to get rid of him at whatever cost.  Claiming he is pro-Russia is one of them. 

      Ask yourself:  why was Trump defending Russia even when he's being accused of colluding with Putin?  You'd think he'll distance himself real fast!  Because there was no evidence at the time!!!

  12. Rod Rosenstein: “No allegation that any American was a knowing participant”
    Rod Rosenstein: "No allegation in the indictment of any effect on the outcome of the American election."

    What will the Dems do now

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    2. scribblet
    3. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Dems will keep praying for a miracle.

    4. LonJowett

      LonJowett

      Funny how he said it was all a hoax last week when he was aware of all this evidence. Why would he do that?

       

      Better delete this question quick, right? Lol

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    2. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Reminds me of chief petty officer initiations in the navy...good thing there was no FaceSchnook back then.

    3. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      PPCLI...polished bunch...but man...the empties. 

    4. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      I well remember the days in Her Majesty's Corps of Royal Engineers.  I echo BC's sentiment that it was a good thing...

  13. Anywhere Islam goes, terror, antisemitism and war follows.

  14. Just got dumber in Canada..."racially visible" defined:

    https://www.dal.ca/dept/hres/equity---inclusion/be-counted/glossary-of-terms.html

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    2. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      Quote

      Actually being upset by the term is much more racist. 

       

      Diverity is Strength. Cold is Hot. Right is Wrong. 

    3. Boges

      Boges

      So how do we recognize other racial groups then? 

    4. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      How ?   Begin to understand that skin colour, religion, and culture do not define "race", which is a social construct.   Recognize people, not artificial labels based on lack of "whiteness".

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    2. AngusThermopyle

      AngusThermopyle

      Oh so sad. It doesn't fit your narrative so it's doctored. Did you see previously where I mentioned his FB page? Then when I looked again I couldn't find it. well I checked again and lo and behold, there it is. Only this time it's not the same page I originally saw. This time it looks squeaky clean. No thug stuff, no criminal stuff, just a wholesome clean leave it to Beaver type picture. How on earth could that have happened?

    3. The_Squid

      The_Squid

      You’re truly an idiot if you think I was against theStanley verdict.  I just don’t fall for this brainless stupidity when there is no evidence.   It’s not even a good faked photo.  

      http://www.mapleleafweb.com/forums/topic/27467-thank-you-trudeau/?do=findComment&comment=1284482

    4. The_Squid

      The_Squid

      How dumb do you have to be to believe that crap???

  15. So PM Trudeau wants FB to crack down on fake news So - will that include banning CTV  

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    2. ?Impact

      ?Impact

      Yes, those with an anti-media bias will think that CTV did zero due diligence, and have no credibility. It is interesting that it is people like Rob Ford and Donald Trump that have pushed that idea.

    3. dialamah

      dialamah

      What would Conservatives cry about if fake news was shut down?

    4. scribblet
  16. More children dead in mass shooting.  

    #freedom

  17. The US just killed a couple of hundred Russians in Syria. I guess that's not big news these days compared to whatever inane crap Trump spouts.

    1. dialamah

      dialamah

      According to this article, Russia isn't too concerned about mercenaries so it is just business as usual. 

      But who knows maybe they'll get mad next week or next month.

    2. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      I figure the Tu-95 raids on civilian areas using thermobaric weapons pretty devastating, too. All part of war.

      Sort of like Texas Hold Em'...you've already lost that money...or mercenary regiment...or whatever...before you came to the table.

    3. Argus

      Argus

      Russia has publicly disavowed them so it can't really complain. At the same time that doesn't mean they're not angry at it.

  18. Canada's PM Kim Campbell-

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    1. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      At least you can't see her arms...

    2. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      I see exposed shoulders...

  19. Any attempt to enforce rules over race in the selection of a jury implies that racism exists in the legal system, and maintaining such rules actually perpetuates the idea of racism.

  20. I hope those Oxfam people didn't use any of my money to pay for the hookers.

    1. ?Impact

      ?Impact

      I heard they did. Roland van Hauwermeiren admitted that the money came from charitable funds.

    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      So far over 1200 monthly donations have been cancelled

       

  21. Earlier
  22. Justice Minister in news conference re Boushie jury decision running out of weasel words and  repeats...repeats..."as I said"...."working hard"...."need reform....

    Ho hum....

    1. Argus

      Argus

      You expect him to say everything is fine and go about your business? Cashing in on identity group angst and making soothing promises is what being a Liberal is all about.

    2. ?Impact

      ?Impact

      Cashing in on perks from the backs of your rich friends you made richer on the backs of the majority is what being a Conservative is all about.

    3. capricorn

      capricorn

      Oh noos Impact, don't tell me you just realized that all politicians are the same. Tsk tsk.

  23. Another socialist bites the dust.

     

    Mass exodus from 'Mad Max violence' in Venezuela: Thousands flee across bridge to Colombia amid desperate hunger and soaring crime following economic crisis

     

     

    Quote

     

    ....... Venezuela once enjoyed relatively high levels of economic freedom, although this occurred under dictatorial regimes.

    And, ultimately, the lesson we learned is that socialism never, ever works, no matter what Paul Krugman, or Joseph Stiglitz, or guys in Spain like Pablo Iglesias say.

    It was very common during the years we suffered under Hugo Chávez to hear these pundits and economists on TV saying that this time, socialism is being done right. This time, the Venezuelans figured it out.

    They were, and are wrong.

     

    http://www.businessinsider.com/venezuela-how-socialism-ruined-country-2017-10

     

  24. NASA relies on Canadian units of measure as demonstrated in the recent Space|X launch. Will Trump demand that NASA use miles and mph? I am sure his base will get behind that initiative.

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    2. ?Impact

      ?Impact

      Yes, I would like to see Canada increase its public funding of science in general including space. I don't think however rocketry is something we need to invest heavily in. There are a few commercial companies already, and how long before China and India start offering space taxi services as well. Building a space telescope and subcontracting out the transportation would be a far better investment for example. I'm not all that keen on Canada getting into the spy satellite business, so I don't think we need to worry about having the launches take place elsewhere.

    3. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Then Canadians who want careers in space programs will continue to leave for countries that do.  Canada will be left behind.

    4. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      Metric is a system used in science and high-tech, not "Canadian".

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