Author Archives: Dan

Justin Bieber unimpressed with American health care system, prefers Canada’s

Fox News: Justin Bieber unimpressed with American health care system, prefers Canada’s “You guys are evil,” he laughs in the new issue of Rolling Stone. “Canada’s the best country in the world. We go to the doctor and we don’t … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Annual Income

Globe & Mail: Let’s refocus on a guaranteed annual income The last thing Canada needs is another bloated Federal entitlement program. In fact the solution is less Government entitlements. If we cut a vast majority of Federal spending (agriculture, fishing, … Continue reading

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It’s a good thing we don’t have Fox News in Canada…

It’s nice to see the G&M getting a head start before the easing of the ban is implemented. Globe and Mail: CRTC proposes easing ban on broadcasting false or misleading news “That toxic environment has been blamed by some for … Continue reading

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Almost Everything Is A Crime In America Now

Blacklistednews.com: Almost Everything Is A Crime In America Now: 14 Of The Most Ridiculous Things That Americans Are Being Arrested For It could be worse… you could be raided for selling eggs, taken to court for publishing cartoons or fined for having … Continue reading

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Public Sector Severance Pay

CBC.ca: Severance pay main issue for public service unions in 2011 “Ten to one of our members are telling us not to give up severance pay,” Mr. Corbett said. “We’re not going to give it up for nothing. Many of … Continue reading

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Phone Deregulation

CBC.ca: Phone deregulation fails consumers “The report points to a policy decision in December 2006 by then Industry Minister Maxime Bernier that ordered the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to use market forces to the maximum extent possible, and ensure … Continue reading

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OLA: Five Most Outrageous Examples of Government Infringement on Property Rights for 2010

Ontario Landowners Association: Five Most Outrageous Examples of Government Infringement on Property Rights for 2010 I am sure these are a drop in the bucket compared to what is going on in the rest of Canada but still a good … Continue reading

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WordPress Updates

D’oh!  Wordpress auto-updated my theme and I lost all my awesome customizations to my theme.  I found a fix to prevent this from happening again but I need to manually reload the themes.

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Canadian Wheat Board

Small Dead Animals: Canadian Wheat Board “In September 2009, Hudye Farms filed a mandatory CWB declaration with a major grain company that all wheat Hudye Farms intended to deliver in the 2009-10 crop year would be of the CWRS class. … Continue reading

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Emergency Room Abuse

CBC:  Canadians overuse ER after hours: survey “Canadians use emergency rooms more than people from 10 other countries, mainly because they can’t get access to their regular medical care during weekends and evenings, a new survey says.” Issues like this … Continue reading

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