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Deceased Deportee's Accent Led to Border Services Arrest (in News): Transit Police officer testifies at inquest into Lucía Vega Jiménez's hanging death.  Related Stories Transit Police Report Riders to Immigration Nearly Every Day (in News) Inquest into Mexican's Death Will Hear from Cellmates, Private Guards (in News) What's Keeping Door Shut to North Korean...
Six Steps to Protect Canadians from Flaws in China Trade Deal (in Opinion): FIPA can't be revoked, but citizens deserve its effects be independently tracked and reported.  Related Stories Breaking Down the Harm to Canada Done by Treaty with China (in Opinion) Harper Trade Deals Selling off Canada's Democracy (in Opinion) With FIPA, Harper Shows There's More than One ...
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From Canada to Hong Kong, solidarity with the 'umbrella revolution': Tuesday, September 30, 2014 As pro-democracy demonstrations continue, so does police violence. Canadian activists are protesting in solidarity. Ellie Ng reports from Hong Kong. HONG K...
Nova Scotia health-care workers call new legislation a direct attack on unions: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Over 600 health-care workers went to Province House in Nova Scotia to show how angry they are at the proposed anti-union legislation, and to call for Premier McNeil's resign...
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NDP proposes to change rules governing Question Period: Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the frameless video.. The NDP put forward their notion Monday in the House of Commons to reform Question Period rules, giving the Speaker more power to enforce relevancy and repetition rules when government ministers respond to opposition q...
The deployment vote trap:         With Canada sending military assistance to the situation in Iraq, we have heard loud calls for a vote on any deployment from one loud voice – that of Thomas Mulcair, the leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition.  Citing a promise that Harper made when he first formed government, Mulcai...
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Canada’s disaster assistance team ill-suited to tackle Ebola crisis, says Harper: Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada’s Disaster Assistance Response Team isn’t well-suited to be of much help in the unfolding Ebola crisis in West Africa. Still, Harper says, Canada is “seized” with doing everything it can to help allies, local governments and the World Health Organization ...
Manitoba deficit slightly higher than forecast: Net debt jumps $1.4 B: WINNIPEG - Manitoba’s deficit was slightly higher than expected last year, says a report that is bound to provide ammunition to the opposition parties. The annual public accounts document released Tuesday shows the deficit for the 2013-14 fiscal year was $522 million — $4 million higher than budg...
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What I Learned From 24 Hours of Posing as Doug Ford on Ello: Ello, is it me you're looking Ford? It all started simply enough. I had an Ello account, and a friend was offering second invites. So I joked about registering Rob Ford's (y'know, "The Crack Smoking Mayor of Toronto", a.k.a. "oh gawd please go away" to us downtown elitists). Only someone had alre...
Rob Ford On Scene After Woman Killed In St. Clair Streetcar Accident: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was spotted on his cell phone at the scene of a fatal streetcar accident in Toronto. Emergency services told CBC News that a pedestrian who was possibly in her 40s or 50s was hit by a transit vehicle at St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street on Tuesday. The woman allegedly suffe...
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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: browser...
NDP bid to boost Speaker's powers to meet its fate tonight: Thanks to a bit of procedural fancy footwork by Government House Leader Peter Van Loan on Monday, MPs won't find out whether they'll get to vote on the New Democratic Party's bid to give House Speaker Andrew Scheer the power to police Question Period until this evening, when they will...
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Reading the China–India Tea Leaves: Modi was visibly pleased by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement of a $35-billion investment in India within the next five years. There also seemed to be a convergence on security perceptions, and the Indian prime minister pointedly said, “Encroaching on a country, entering into sea ...
Who owns your DNA?: In 1975, Herbert Boyer from the University of California, San Francisco persuaded a savvy venture capitalist, Robert Swanson, to back his idea of producing pure human hormones, like insulin, using the invention that he and his colleague, Stanley Cohen, had developed. Their invention enabled the b...
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Are we "The People" becoming blubbery, obese, en masse ?: Earlier in the day, I was waiting for someone shopping in a large box store. While doing so, hundreds of people, men, women, children, walked in an out of the store. Up to now, I had never paid particular attention to the appearance of people. This time I became consciously cognizant of an ove...
North To Alaska: According to some of our informed climate experts, rising temperatures could spark epoch-making population shifts across the United States and Alaska will be the Florida of the future. What a brilliant conclusion! And it does not take a certified genius to come up with this. Predicted drastic c...
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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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Gender Block: pop culture for good: On September 20, United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador and actress Emma Watson, addressed the UN (transcript here) at its New York headquarters about gender equality in association with HeForShe movement. The video went viral, some people got mad, others lauded the message, and then there were...
Oh, The Horror: Allure of the asylum: Strait jackets. Lobotomies. Scary nurses reminiscent of Nurse Ratched. Audiences are both freaked out and captivated by psychiatric hospitals. That’s probably why it’s one of the most popular settings for a horror movie—even when not set in one, raging axe-toting chainsaw-waving murderers often s...
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Toronto man See Chin Eric Lam charged with three counts on child pornography : The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a child pornography investigation. It is alleged that: - a man was accessing child pornography through an online file sharing database {ads1}See Chin Eric Lam, 27, of Toronto, was arrested by the Toronto Police Sex Cr...
Two Toronto men James Brian Wickens & David Ralph Cole charged in connection to a historical sexual assault investigation : The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a historical sexual assault investigation.  It is alleged that: - over a period of 30 years, two men (both together and individually) sexually assaulted boys and men,  - the victims were between 11 to 30 years of age at the time o...
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Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, September 30, 2014: Your news links for today: CRTC hears Canada’s Big Three telecoms distorting market by charging small rivals exorbitant rates - Financial Post Competition Bureau to CRTC: High Rates Charged by ‘Big 3′ are “Not in the Public Interest” - ...
Globe and Mail: CRTC/Netflix spat sets off sparks: Could the CRTC really go after Netflix? What do you think about the way this debate has been shaping up? Article by Barrie McKenna for the Globe and Mail So Jean-Pierre Blais wants to take on Netflix. He might want to reconsider. This is a...
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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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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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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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