As the pungent scent of marijuana wafts over communities across Canada to mark 420 Day on Saturday, Bob Erb will be smiling. Erb — yes, that's his real name — is the B.C. man who won a $25-million Lotto Max …Read more »
I think that this story speaks for itself, but this is another story highlighting an attack against free speech at Universities. I recently graduated from Carleton University and I wish I could say that these kind of events were rare. This piece has many priceless quotes including “Only someone who had gone to university could write something so utterly stupid,” referring to the public explanation given by the individual who tore down the free speech wall.
Much more in the news article itself, but you have to read it to believe it.Read more »
CAW president Ken Lewenza said Monday he will join thousands of American union activists protesting outside the Michigan state legislature Tuesday (Dec. 11) over Republican efforts to ram through right-to-work legislation. “An attack on workers, regardless of any border, is an attack on the labour movement in general,” said Lewenza. “I think it’s incredibly important to let our friends in Michigan know they have the support of workers in Canada.”Read more »
Fredericton (Canada) - Bernard Richard, the province’s former ombudsman, has been hired by the City of Fredericton to investigate the city police force’s handling of the criminal libel charges against blogger Charles LeBlanc.
The former provincial ombudsman will “review and investigate all aspects of conduct” of the city police force.Read more »
"We don't need any grounds. We're the United States" Listen in to this experience, at the border, by two Canadian citizens coming to the US to simply go shopping.Read more »
It's the end of the line for Canada's humble penny. The government has decided the lowest denomination coin is more trouble than it's worth, so the Royal Canadian Mint will stop distributing the penny this fall. "It costs taxpayers a penny-and-a-half every time we make one. We will, therefore, stop making them.", said Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.Read more »
Police Chief leaves loaded service pistol under the seat of his car in the garage. It is discovered during a search for missing riot gear. He has been reprimanded.Read more »
Police organizations across the country co-operated to spy on community organizations and activists in what the RCMP called one of the largest domestic intelligence operations in Canadian history, documents reveal.Read more »
Governments around the world are getting pretty desperate to make their money profitable. Collectors have been pandered to before, but it's never been done in such a grossly commercialized way.
Color images of cryptids on Canadian money, and Star Wars coins being issued by the New Zealand mint? The government really is issuing play money now.Read more »
While the CPCCA's final report does contain some cases of real anti-Semitism, the committee has provided little evidence that anti-Semitism has actually increased in Canada in recent years. Instead, it has focused a disproportionate amount of effort and resources on what it calls a so-called "new anti-Semitism": criticism of Israel.Read more »
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