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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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The photograph accompanying the article is priceless. I could almost hear O Canada in the background: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who is on his annual tour of the north, got a first-hand look at some of the tools being used in the search. He boarded a naval vessel at Pond... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Forum Research has some advice for the Ontario PCs: “We have identified Christine Elliott as the best leader for the PCs well before this,” said Forum Research president Lorne Bozinoff stated, adding the Whitby-Oshawa MPP would be a “formidable” opponent to Premier Kathleen Wynne. “She is a centrist candidate .... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Mother Corp: While the sovereignty referendum campaign was gearing up in Quebec in 1995, a team of Saskatchewan officials headed by Premier Roy Romanow considered the possibility that the Prairie province might leave Canada in the event of a Yes win. The tantalizing footnote to Saskatchewan history is contained... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Yes I'm going to be very judgemental about this: Zoé Zebra, a 22-year-old porn actress, wants bigger breasts. So on Friday, Sept. 5, in a trailer parked next to Club 77, a strip club in Gatineau, Que., she plans to have sex with 25 men. Their encounters will be taped... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Reason: The propaganda campaign was remarkable, the repression more so, as though the policymakers feared that a little dissent could turn the whole country antiwar. "Woe be to the man or group of men that seeks to stand in our way." That was Wilson's warning to the war opponents two... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
A continuing saga of statist overstretch and pretension: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced measures to promote an economically viable, job-creating, commercial agricultural industry in Canada’s North. These include support to help establish a permanent campus for the Northern Farm Training Institute (NFTI) in the Northwest Territories, and the launch... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
To serve and collect: As reported by The Toronto Star, when police raided the home of Denis and Margaret Deneault in August 2006, they found illegal drugs, including hashish, cocaine and ecstasy. The Deneaults were charged, and the police bragged about their conquest in multiple press releases. But here’s the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Justin goes to Wildrose Country: The party has had few MPs elected in Alberta, where the memory of Pierre Trudeau's National Energy Program (NEP) still stings. The last Alberta Liberal MP, Anne McLellan, lost her seat in 2006. But Dominic LeBlanc, who has held a seat in New Brunswick since... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Leaving it rather than loving it. Dundas-based tax and immigration lawyer David Lesperance said on Twitter yesterday that he booked 2014’s last renunciation appointment at the Toronto consulate for a client on Tuesday. In an e-mail Tuesday, the Toronto consulate said the earliest date they could book for a renunciation... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Keeping us safe from, ahem, something: The Department of National Defence confirmed Thursday it has donated five six-wheeled armoured vehicles to police agencies since 2007 — a Grizzly armoured personnel carrier to Edmonton police in 2007; two Cougar armoured vehicles to the B.C. RCMP in 2010; and one Cougar each... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
So say the pollsters: A substantial majority of Canadian electors are on the same page as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau when it comes to legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana, a new Forum Research poll suggests. The Forum Research survey earlier this week found 66 per cent of voting-age Canadians who responded... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
God I'm getting old and so is this blog. Ten years is a long time in politics. It's an eternity in blogging. What the hell was I thinking? Well you can stroll through the archives and come to your conclusions. Due to various shift in the blogging template over the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings