Category Archives: Personal Responsibility

Telus defends $37,000 roaming bill

CBC: Telus defends $37,000 roaming bill I agree with Telus. This is not about a ‘greedy telco’ it is about personal responsibility. Canada is becoming a place where it is becoming acceptable and almost encouraged to abandon personal responsibility for … Continue reading

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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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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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Réseau Liberté Québec / Quebec Freedom Network

Globe & Mail: Libertarian group seeks to shift the political focus in Quebec “Rather than launch a new political party, the group believes it can influence public policy by introducing the traditional right-wing ideals of smaller government, lower taxes and … Continue reading

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Student Loans

Globe & Mail: Ottawa raises cap at eleventh hour to keep student loans flowing “Without the last-minute boost for the cap on total student debt, the federal government estimated, 50,000 students would have been denied about $300-million worth of loans” I … Continue reading

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Ignatieff’s Priorities

CBC: PM’s priorities ‘prisons and planes’: Ignatieff “We think Canadians’ priorities right now are child care, retirement security, post-secondary education. Basic things that are going to guarantee economic security and defence of our public health-care system,” said Ignatieff.” Prisons and … Continue reading

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CBC: Most Toronto renters lack insurance

CBC: Most Toronto renters lack insurance: fire captain “Toronto’s fire captain, said he estimates at least 80 per cent of renters in Toronto do not have contents insurance. Most renters wrongly assume they’re covered under their landlord’s insurance” It’s called ‘personal … Continue reading

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