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Documenting my failures during the Vegan Challenge: Ah, the Vegan Challenge. I think rabble has well-documented my massive failures (and gripes) with this challenge. But, since I generally feel better when I don't eat mounds of crap, and have been eating less meat and more veggies anyway, I thought "why not participate in the Vegan Challeng...
Where are the jobs without people in Canada's labour market?: Statistics Canada released their latest job vacancy data this week, giving us the three-month average ending in January 2014. There were 6.7 unemployed workers for every job vacancy, higher than the past two Januaries. Counting un(der)employed workers gives us a ratio of 14.2 un(der)employ...
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Conservative 2015 Majority At Risk As Incumbents Flee to Safer Ground: The Conservatives risk conceding the majority supposed to have been their due when 30 new seats were added to the House of Commons. In many of the 30 new ridings, sitting MPs have taken their incumbency advantage with them and fled to safer ground, leaving the remaining open seats more — and some...
Once again, nomination races take early by-election focus: A progressive Conservative in Macleod and a strong Libertarian in Fort McMurray-Athabasca are the only two by-election candidates finalized so far, but the coming weeks will see a number of interesting nomination contests unfold. While your guide has had her nose down doing some client work, and ...
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Nomination challenge in Dufferin-Caledon: Paul Hong is challenging Conservative MP David Tilson for nomination in Dufferin-Caledon. The post Nomination challenge in Dufferin-Caledon appeared first on Loonie Politics.
At Issue: The Nigel Wright Decision: The At Issue panel weighs in on today’s announcement that the RCMP has ended its probe into Nigel Wright and his $90,000 payment to suspended Conservative Senator Mike Duffy. The post At Issue: The Nigel Wright Decision appeared first on Loonie Politics.
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RCMP lays charges in relation to Heartbleed bug: RCMP have a arrested a man in connection with the Heartbleed computer bug that forced a temporary shutdown of the Canada Revenue Agency’s website last week. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested Tuesday. The 19 year old from London, Ontario is being charged for unauthorized use of computer an...
Courts agency blasts procurement complaint as ‘frivolous and vexatious’: The federal courts agency delivered a withering reply Tuesday to a trade tribunal complaint about court services procurement, accusing the plaintiffs of exploiting a contract “misunderstanding” to undermine a rival and embarrass the agency. “While competitive behavior is to be encouraged, it is n...
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Jim Flaherty to be remembered by friends, family at Toronto cathedral: Family, friends and colleagues of the late Jim Flaherty will descend on St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto this afternoon, where they will pay tribute to the former finance minister at a state funeral. In attendance will be Governor General David Johnston and Prime Minister Step...
Follow politics live on our Hill tickers: Follow the latest tweets from Parliament Hill in our liveblog below. You can also keep track of other active liveblogs and tickers via the handy-dandy menu, which gives you instant access to all active and completed events from a single window. Mobile-friendly auto-updating text feed a...
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Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, 19, Charged In CRA 'Heartbleed' Data Breach: The RCMP have charged a 19-year-old London, Ont,. man following the theft of 900 social insurance numbers from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his home "without incident" on Tuesday, the Mounties said in a press release. He faces one charge of unauthorized...
Police charge man, 19, in Heartbleed privacy breach at Canada Revenue Agency: OTTAWA - Police have charged a 19-year-old man from London, Ont., in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from the Canada Revenue Agency website.Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence Tuesday and is charged with unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to da...
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'I'm Not Welcome at School Because of Who I Am' (in News): Meet the young Christian suing BC for approving a law school he says discriminates against gay people.  Related Stories 'We Dedicated Our Lives to this Mill' (in News) In One Small Town, a BC Story of Ups and Downs (in News) Heiltsuk Vow to Disrupt Central Coast Fisheries Reopening (in News)
'We Dedicated Our Lives to this Mill' (in News): In Houston, sudden news of shutdown is crashing house values, and life plans. Second in a series.  Related Stories In One Small Town, a BC Story of Ups and Downs (in News) In Hard Luck Houston, Kids Lose Key Supports to Cope (in News) When the Field Trip's Too Pricey, Students 'Self-Exclude' ...
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Saturday night blues blogging: Good evening. This is Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King performing Tired of Crying Over You at a bar in Texas. And this is Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets featuring Sam Myers on vocals. The tune is Changing Neighborhoods. And the big finish: The Mannish Boys are joined by seve...
Saturday night blues blogging: To begin, this is an instrumental called Kirk's Blues from The Mannish Boys. Kirk Fletcher, the lead player on that last one, turns up in this clip, in which Joe Bonamassa leads the way on Blues Deluxe And Jimmy Vivino from that piece joins Warren Haynes and Brad Whitford on Se...
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Liberal reformers: A few thoughts here on today's announcement by Justin Trudeau that Liberal Senators will no longer be part of the Liberal caucus and are now to sit independently. One of Trudeau's lines that stood out for me was this one: "At our best, Liberals are relentless reformers." Recently, on the death of...
CPP reform rhetoric: Since there is a significant meeting among Canadian finance ministers today, where reform to the Canada Pension Plan is on the agenda, it's worth pointing out some really unhelpful ongoing language the federal Finance Minister is using to describe CPP. This is what he said today to describe CPP: ...
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An Illegitimate Claim?: China is now facing challenges to its maritime claims. The Philippines has just filed a lawsuit to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea against China over a dispute concerning its fishing rights in the South China Sea. Manila considers itself to be solely entitled to all economic rig...
Negotiating Uncertainty: With a clear political vision, categorical demands for the release of prisoners, and for space in what it calls its “area of influence,” the banned terrorist outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is slowly moving towards securing political legitimacy in Pakistan. On April 3, as a goodwill gestu...
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McDonald's alleged foreign worker practices and Canadians who feel left out.: The ongoing federal investigation into McDonald’s use of temporary foreign workers has widened to several other locations, as more local workers speak out about feeling sidelined and shortchanged. In one case, the manager quit his managerial job for six McDonald’s locations in Alberta, becaus...
British population urged to curtail farting.: When you read the header you begin to suspect that something smells. Your suspicion is confirmed when you are told that your next fart may contribute to global warming. If you are a sensitive person and a champion of environmental causes, making donations to the noble cause of stopping global wa...
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Marois: It’s not a priority for me to break up the country…right now.: So Pauline Marois wants to focus on issues other than a referendum on breaking up Canada. “It’s not a priority for Quebecers at the moment and it’s not my priority either. Our priority is to reinforce Quebec, reinforce it in all areas, reinforce the economy and adopt a charter.” -Pauline Marois “...
Mayor Rob Ford The Time Traveller: Rob Ford spoke to the media twice today, twice! The first time he admitted that yes, he had in fact smoked crack in the past but he doesn’t really remember it (which is why he wants to see that video). The second appearance seemed on the surface to be innocuous, it was just a statement with no qu...
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WTF Wednesday: Nursing homes are prescribing drugs and are fully aware they may kill residents: Many nursing homes’ workers are giving residents potentially lethal pharmaceuticals to help with dementia. These nurses and doctors are well aware the drugs may kill those suffering from the disease. But it’s still happening all across the province.The Star recently conducted an investigation int...
Gender Block: New Brunswick’s abortion regulations are a danger to women: Messages like this are posted in solidarity at nbprochoice.tumblr.com New Brunswick’s only private abortion facility will be closing by the end of July due to lack of funding. The Morgentaler Clinic announced the news last Thursday, April 10.If this closure happens, women in New Brunswick, and s...
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The Aboutalebi Affair in Context: The Obama administration has to perform a balancing act in handling the Iran account. One one hand it has the task, along with its diplomatic partners, of completing negotiations with Iran of an agreement to place unprecedented limits on the Iranian nuclear program to assure that it remains peac...
Iran Nuclear Diplomat Known To US As Tough, Professional: When lead US negotiator Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman and Iran Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi and their teams met on the sidelines of nuclear talks in Vienna this week, US officials described the now commonplace encounter between the US and Iranian delegations as “useful an...
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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...
Great Hacks from the Open Data in Vancouver: Last weekend I helped host an Open Data Day in Vancouver. With the generous support of Domain7, who gave us a place to host talks and hack, over 30 Vancouverites braved the sleet and snow to spend the day sharing ideas and working on projects. We had opening comments from Andy Yan – whose may […]...
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Please Share: Our image about SOPA back from the grave: Think SOPA is dead? Think again. U.S. President Barack Obama has picked Robert Holleyman, who led efforts to pass the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), to help lead the effort to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. LIKE and SHARE t...
Your Daily Digital Digest for Wednesday, April 16, 2014: Your news links for today: Canada's Digital 150 Strategy: Cynical, lazy and so 1867 - Boing Boing Colorado Town Approves Public Networks - Save the Internet Job listing hints Google is eyeing New York City for Fiber expansion - BGR Ro...
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Unions alarmed by police violence: ITUC condemns killings at Lonmin Marikana platinum mine.
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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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Pulpy Fiction: Just signed a 4-book publishing deal. First up, a Cthulhu-esque pulpy sci-fi trilogy. After that, my bloody stab at the zombie genre will infect the literary universe. Fun times ahead. I’ll pass along more details soon as I can. In the meantime, here’s a big thank you to my family, friends and wr...
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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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