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Today, I received another fundraising letter (see below) in the mail from the Ontario PC Party.Â It contains most of the usual language you would expect to seeÂ as they ask for my donation.
However, after reading through their request, it struck me that something was different this time?Â Something was missing?
In the entire 2-page letter, I [...]
What is happening to this country?Â Â Insane decisions can be found everywhere, completely void of any common sense, and all in the name of political correctness.
Sorrill, an ordained United Church minister, has personalized licence plates that read “REV JO.” But after almost 20 years, the Ministry of Transportation is revoking them over fears they encourage dangerous [...]
Heather Harrison, writing for the Vancouver Sun, poses the following rhetorical question:
“Should political parties impose quotas in the nomination process to increase female representation?”
To which she says the answer is “an emphatic yes!”
Here we go again!Â Another column about how Canada’s politicians and institutions need to be comprised of a cross-section of people that mirrors [...]
Canadian big city mayorsÂ like David Miller and Hazel McCallion are united in their cries to grab a piece of the federal GST.Â They see an opportunity to receive more cash for local needs, while not having to personally endure the political fallout from raising local taxes or trimming their wasteful spending.
For now, the mayorsÂ appear united [...]
In one of the most distasteful online polls I can recall, canoe.ca is asking readers the following question…
How high will the final Canadian death toll be in Afghanistan?
Are they kidding?Â I’ve alwaysÂ noticed thatÂ our media has a fascination with war casualties, but what’s next?Â This is a serious issue, and should not be turned into some [...]
I am reminded of the â€˜six degrees of separation’ game when I read this humorous article on the recent allegations against Brian Mulroney.Â Apparently, “connections to Mulroney’s government cast a wide shadow.”
There were some recent allegations made by German-Canadian businessman Karlheinz Schreiber against Brian Mulroney related to alleged events from over a decade ago.Â Putting [...]
It appears the Toronto Star editors can’t make up their mind on where they stand (much like their Liberal Party bosses), causing them to flip-flop on their positions.Â Or perhaps they just like to take the negative side on every issue?Â Â Maybe it’s a bit of both?
Last week,Â the Canadian Dollar wasÂ finishing a rapid rise in value [...]