Canada

Canada – The Trudeau Government – Social Justice Superheroes

This from CBC News….  Asked about the theory that misogyny may have been behind the attack, federal Labour Minister Patty Hajdu responded by saying it’s time Canadians speak up about what she called a troubling trend of hate directed at women. Police say van attack victims were mostly women — but offer no details on […]

The World – Last Mile Fog

Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert. Fast forward to the white board talk at around 6:45 for his Prisons of the Mind lecture.  Its interesting especially the “last mile fog” thing. Now substitute Slavery with Treatment of Indigenous Peoples and Civil Rights with Equal Rights…..you are left with the last mile of fog.   Are we Canadians […]

Canada – Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval Was Rigged?

Government insiders say Trans Mountain pipeline approval was rigged Chief Maureen Thomas was skeptical as she walked out of Canada’s main Parliament Building on a brisk but sunny morning in autumn. It was Nov. 28, 2016, and she had just given Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr four major reports highlighting extensive warnings about Kinder Morgan’s […]

Canada – Should Canada Ease Reliance On Foreign Oil? We Export The Stuff!

Grassroots Liberals split on push for Canada to ease reliance on foreign oil Energy independence policy among 30 resolutions up for debate at Halifax convention As the Liberal government deals with deep divisions over a western pipeline expansion, grassroots party members are pushing for a long-term vision that relies less on getting oil to market […]

Canada – What Turned Rachel Notley From Crusading Critic To Big Oil Crusader?

Elected corporate whores.  That is exactly what politicians are….especially once they have tasted power.  After that, all their attention turns to re-election.  Keeping power. Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. – Lord Acton Kevin Taft on what turned Rachel Notley from crusading critic to big oil crusader By Kevin Taft in Opinion, Energy, Politics | April 19th 2018 I […]

Canada – Texas Boardroom Sets Agenda For Justin Trudeau On Trans Mountain Pipeline

….Kinder Morgan fits a well-known model of Canadian resource development. Governments provide infrastructure so that foreign companies can ship out resources and profits, while paying little in provincial royalties or corporate taxes…. Texas boardroom sets agenda for Justin Trudeau on Trans Mountain pipeline Duncan Cameron, April 17, 2018 The Texas-based company Kinder Morgan — formerly […]

The World – Worst Canadian Cities By Crime Rate

This from February 2017…Did Thunder Bay make the list?  Oooo yeah! Notice all five of the cities mentioned  are in the western half of the country?

Canada – U.S. Thanks Canada For Backing Syria Strikes, Optimistic On NAFTA

U.S. VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA Canada and the U.S. stood shoulder-to-shoulder on Saturday as they condemned the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians and sounded a positive note about the ongoing North American free trade talks. The unified front was presented during a highly anticipated […]

Canada – Gender Equality? I Thought Genders No Longer Exist.

In the House with Hajdu: Gender equality Gender equality benefits all of us. In the last 40 years, more women in our workforce has accounted for around one-third of Canada`s GDP per capita growth. Increasing equality has driven economic growth and boosted family incomes across Canada, including right here in Northwestern Ontario, but we know many […]

Canada – Kinder Morgan Suspends All Non-Essential Spending On Trans Mountain Pipeline

‘They can’t mess with Alberta’: Notley promises consequences for B.C. over latest Trans Mountain setback The Alberta government is prepared to buy a stake of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to ensure it gets built, Premier Rachel Notley said Sunday. In a rare show of being on the same page, United Conservative Party Leader Jason […]