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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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Showing that the Tories will go anywhere, including the High Arctic, to pander to potential voters: The Government of Canada is providing financial support to the Inuit Heritage Trust for its Cultural Heritage Interpretation Training project. The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister for the Arctic Council, and... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Your tax dollars at "work" in Toronto: Today, consultations on Canada's second Action Plan on Open Government continued in Toronto with a public roundtable and an expert panel. Treasury Board President Tony Clement launched the consultations in May to hear directly from Canadians about their ideas for increased openness and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The liberal arts go into self-parody: David Beckham studies at Staffordshire University, UK Sadly for fans of the Beckham torso, this module doesn’t just involve looking at pictures of the footballer’s latest H&M campaign. The course, which is part of the university’s Media, Sports and Culture degree, explores some of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
There was a time when the Senate was boring and useless. Now it's interesting and useless: Karen Duffy says she continues to dream of hugging the man she believes is her father. The Peruvian woman, who claims to be Mike Duffy’s unacknowledged daughter, made the comments to media in her... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Now this isn't a useless thing, I'm just wondering why the government needs to produce this: New moisture meter conversion tables are available for small red beans and otebo beans. As well, revised moisture meter conversion tables are available for soybeans, canola and peas. Tables for these and other grains... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
An elected public servant expresses his grievances: MPs are failing to fulfill their primary roles as legislators and are influenced more by career advancement and party loyalty than serving their constituents as the PMO makes all the decisions, says Independent MP Brent Rathgeber, who quit the Conservative caucus last year... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
They're from the government... The Government of Canada has provided the Cinevolution Media Arts Society with $12,500 in funding through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program in support of the 4th edition of Your Kontinent: Film and Media Arts Festival. Activities at the Festival include media workshops, film... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
And so were yours: Bristol police have issued a misdemeanor summons to a mom who they say left her 11-year-old daughter in the car while she went into a store Tuesday. Police arrived at 60 Middle Street in Bristol to find the girl alone in the car with the windows... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Canada Post boldly enters the 20th century: The Uniprix at 939 Albiny–Paquette Boulevard in Mont–Laurier is the latest addition to Canada Post's retail network. The new postal outlet, managed by pharmacists–owners Dary Blanchet and Yvon L'Écuyer, offers all standard Canada Post products and services. “Working with local entrepreneurs like Mr.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
But it's all in a good cause: The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), along with Ted Optiz, MP for Etobicoke Centre, today announced New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding totaling more than $94,000 to four organizations for their projects involving seniors in various Toronto communities. [...] The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
You gotta ask what happened here: The head of the Royal Canadian Navy has taken the rare step of ordering one of its ships to return from an international exercise because of misconduct by its sailors. Vice Admiral Mark Norman issued the message Monday, citing three incidents involving the crew... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Anglican Church caves: The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favour of allowing women to become bishops. The church's national assembly, known as the General Synod, voted for the historic measure, reaching the required two-thirds majority in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings