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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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Just in case you were wondering: Former Conservative MP and floor-crosser Eve Adams says she chose to seek the Liberal nomination in Joe Oliver’s riding because the best way she can serve her new party is by knocking off the finance minister in the upcoming federal election. The Star has... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee: she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Oh! raise us up, return... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Some things are so strange only a politician could do them: On Tuesday, the trial heard from two witnesses whose work for Duffy, paid for by cheques signed by Donohue, sat at the extremes of things a senator might need: from $2 photo prints of Duffy with admirers to a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Apparently Vancouver is an unhappy place: But, here’s some news that might make you happier: citizens living in Cowtown are overall more satisfied with their lives than those living in 17 other cities including Winnipeg, Victoria and Edmonton. The study found Vancouver ranks the lowest in life satisfaction, followed closely... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Because if government didn't do it: The federal and provincial governments have committed $200,000 to the continuation of the Grain Bag Recycling Pilot Project in 2015. The program collects both grain bags and twine province-wide. The new funding will allow Simply Ag Solutions to meet the strong demand for the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Red Star proclaims a Coalition! The poll says nearly 60 per cent of respondents support the idea of two or more parties forming a coalition government, if no party gains a majority of seats in October’s election. “It appears that the idea of a coalition government isn’t the bogeyman... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Your tax dollars at work: The Government of Canada is providing $151,200 through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to support the renovation of the Thousand Islands Playhouse Production Facilities. This project will provide the organization and its local partners with improved facilities for artistic creation and production, helping to give... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
In a very limited sense of the word: Sara Bucsis-Gunn's daughter died in 2013. The family owes thousands of dollars in ambulance fees. When she discussed the issue with Greg Ottenbreit, Saskatchewan's Minister of Rural and Remote Health suggested she hold a steak night to help raise money to pay... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
DND: The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a Second World War soldier found near the Maas River in the Netherlands, as those of Private Albert Laubenstein from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. DND and the CAF have since notified members of Pte... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Uncle Stephen is watching out for you: The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Member of Parliament for Calgary–Nose Hill, today announced an investment to build a new accessible playground at West Dalhousie School in Calgary. The new playground will have... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
No seriously: At one time it was the province of people who began as ordinary tailors and seamstresses and served apprenticeships, or perhaps were aspiring actors and actresses who, out of necessity, discovered that their real talent was with the needle and thread. Today, at least seven of the fifteen... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Twenty-two years after it would have mattered: Former prime minister Kim Campbell told a University of Alberta audience Wednesday the equality of women is a Canadian value that has found little purchase in a “society of immigration.” Some individuals in Canadian society, she said, come from cultures that don’t believe... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings