Category Archives: Government Intervention

Doctor shortage plagues rural Alberta

Everyone keeps suggestion bandaid solutions to the real problem with is single payer healthcare. When you fix prices to cause shortages. It’s basic economics. Small towns have grocery stores, gas stations etc. with zero government involvement. It’s funny how the … 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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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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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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Milk Cartels

Globe and Mail: Dairy desperado goes west on raw-milk mission “There are also set allotments, or quotas, of how many dairy cows provinces can have. Effectively a licence, they go for upwards of $30,000 per cow in Western Canada.” Most people … Continue reading

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Building Inspections

Globe & Mail: ‘All I wanted to do is build a house’ When I first saw this article I was it was going to end badly but I was glad to see that common sense prevailed. “In the past two … Continue reading

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125th Anniversary of CPR Golden Spike

Globe and Mail: 125 years after the CPR’s last spike was hammered, what shall our new dream be? I am guessing that many people assume that the Government built the railroad across Canada that paved (should that be railed) the way … Continue reading

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Make high-speed Internet ‘basic service,’ CRTC urged

The Globe & Mail: Make high-speed Internet ‘basic service,’ CRTC urged “The Montreal MP (Liberal MP Marc Garneau ) stressed that the regulator should make high-speed Internet part of its mandate and suggested a goal of delivering download speeds of 1.5 megabits … Continue reading

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