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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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Wet Pork: Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest in a major improvement project at Port Elgin Harbour. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
PKP has a day dream: A day after Premier Philippe Couillard attacked the sovereignty option being proposed by Pierre Karl Peladeau as an imaginary solution to a problem that doesn’t exist, the new Parti Quebecois leader fired back. “Listen, I think the imaginary country that the premier is talking about:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
W.A.C. Bennett's gift to the people of British Columbia keeps on giving: In a textbook example of online marketing gone wrong, BC Ferries launched a social media contest to name its newest ferries — only to be barraged with joke names mocking the corporation’s overpaid management, high fares and lack... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
In addition to debt and unemployment we can also add political foolishness: The federal NDP is seeing a surge among university-educated voters – jumping over ten points in just one week, according to polling data from EKOS. The breakdown of a national poll shows the NDP leading at 36.8 per... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
A tycoon plans for the future: “We don’t have 25 years ahead of us to achieve [sovereignty],” Pierre Karl Péladeau said in March, stating the obvious during the home stretch of an eight-month Parti Québécois leadership race he was destined to win. He later retracted this disconcerting subsequent statement under... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
It's been just over 15 years since federal agents seized Elian Gonzalez at the home of his Miami relatives. The story of the six year old boy's escape from Cuba, and the resulting high stakes custody battle, dominated headlines in the first half of 2000. In the wake of Bush... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
No problem too small or too great: Seniors on Galiano Island will benefit from financial support for a local organization that helps reduce social isolation. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
My sentiments exactly: Here in Canada, white privilege has been with us for centuries. In my part of the country, Atlantic Canada, the white epidermis has been a pure passport to bliss and favour. For generations Cape Bretoners, for example, have revelled in the advantages that poured on their coal-dusted... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Getting psyched: The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced that Friends of the Pan Am Path is receiving funding of $100,000 through the Community Celebrations Fund to plan and carry out the Pan Am Path Art Relay Grand Finale on August 15. This support from the Government... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
...I still find the travails of Michael Coren interesting: It’s been an interesting two weeks. I was fired from three regular columns in Catholic magazines, had a dozen speeches cancelled and was then subjected to a repugnant storm of tweets, Facebook comments, emails, newspaper articles and radio broadcasts where it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
This one just kinda slipped past: Chris Lloyd, a Conservative candidate in Montreal who said his campaign was part of an art project, has resigned. CBC News has learned his campaign and party involvment are part of a decade-long project which involved writing letters to Prime Minister Stephen Harper almost... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Is anyone else sensing a lack of brand confidence? The ghost of Jack Layton is apparently watching over NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair. At least that’s how it looks in a new flyer sent to residents of a Toronto riding. A large, faded image of Layton’s head can be seen peering... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
National Post: At this time about a year ago, my wife and I had been spending damn near every weekend at open houses in midtown. Time after time, before we could even contemplate putting in an offer on something we liked, it was off the market. Usually with multiple offers... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings