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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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Your dollars continuing to work: The Government of Canada is providing $35,484 in funding through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative to support 765 hours of Ojibway language lessons for children and parents. Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament (Sault Ste. Marie), made this announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover,... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Government of Canada helps youth in Regina get jobs: The Regina Work Preparation Centre is receiving more than $142,000 from the Skills Link program to help 24 youth facing barriers to employment get the skills and knowledge they need to find jobs. Participants will develop the skills and knowledge necessary... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
OK: "It's kind of shocking to realize the person known as the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, didn't think the pursuit of wealth was a very good idea," say Russ Roberts. "He thought it was corrosive, thought it was bad for you, thought ambition was bad for you, thought... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
A murderer participates: Brighton bomber Patrick Magee has returned to the town 30 years after his deadly device ripped through the Grand Hotel killing five people. The Republican, who was handed eight life sentences in 1986, planted the bomb that targeted Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative Cabinet during their annual conference in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Faith of Justin: Trudeau was raised a Catholic as a child, saying prayers and reading the Bible with his father and two brothers. By the time he was in his 20s, he had become a “lapsed Catholic.” Then came the death of his younger brother, Michel, in a British... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Now look at this cute guy and his adorable family: Justin Trudeau is doing his baby trick again, and his communications director is having a minor convulsion. She sucks in her breath just a little as he wraps his fingers around his son Hadrien’s feet and hoists the giggling five-month-old... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Telegraph: The Iron Lady came face-to-face with Steve Jobs three decades ago Jobs, then 29, was present at a dinner in Mrs Thatcher's honour, held at the US ambassador's residence in London in April 1984. Edward Streator, a US diplomat who also attended the dinner, told the Telegraph that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Justin thinks deep: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is facing criticism for suggesting that Canada should consider a humanitarian mission in Iraq rather than “trying to whip out our CF-18s and show how big they are.” Trudeau made the off-colour joke during a brief question-and-answer session with journalist Don Newman at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Subsidizing the world's 17th most spoken language: The Réseau des cégeps et des collèges francophones du Canada (RCCFC) will receive more than $1.2 million in support of its efforts to promote French‑Canadian language and culture. Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Old men forget. Except that is when they vote Tory: “National Seniors Day is an occasion for Canadians across the country to show our appreciation for all that seniors have contributed to our communities, to the economy and to Canada. I am proud that our Government is putting over $2.8... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Telegraph: The UK's aging Tornado fleet is now 30 years old, while America has a brand new fleet of F-22s fighter jets. Meanwhile, Britain currently has just seven combat-capable air squadrons, compared to 15 for the French air force. Air Chief Marshall Sir Michael Graydon said with fighters already... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Repealing the Statute of Westminster: Embassy reported in May 2013 about Canadian concerns over proposed text in the SPA that would link trade to human rights protection and nuclear non-proliferation, and which would allow the EU to suspend CETA if it found Canada wasn’t living up to human rights or... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Because you know you want it: The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced today that $460,000 ($230,000... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings