Trickle down penury

(Canada Free Press) An interesting news item caught my attention a couple of weeks back. Apparently the Canadian middle class has surpassed the American middle class in economic standing. According to a NY Times analysis, after-tax income of middle class Canadians has now surpassed that of America’s middle class, which purportedly makes Canada’s middle class […]

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Obama Shut Out in Beer Bets Over Ice Hockey With Canadian PM Harper

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on President Obama’s Olympic beer wager lost to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, we report that the Canadians have swept the bet after their back-to-back hockey victories over the United States (women’s yesterday and men’s today). In his tweet yesterday, Harper said he’d wager a case of Canadian beer should his […]

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Crack Pipe Vending Machines Come to Vancouver; City Still Bans Cigarette Vending

In Vancouver, Canada, cigarette machines are banned, but crack pipe vending machines are okay.  Portland Hotel Society’s Drug Users Resource Centre (DURC) is the nonprofit group backing these vending machines in Vancouver and its director Kailin See said, “For us, this was about increasing access to safer inhalation supplies in the Downtown Eastside.” The Downtown Eastside […]

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Thanks to The Nutters at Oxfam, I’m Buying SodaStream

After Oxfam forced Actress Scarlett Johansson to step down as their ambassador over her advertisement with Israeli company SodaStream, a company Oxfam boycotts, Canadian Employment Minister Jason Kenney said their move spurred him to buy from SodaStream. Appearing on Canadian Sun News last week, Kenney quipped “I’ve given money to Oxfam in the past because I thought […]

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Groups Call on Canada to Recognize Jewish Refugees

Jewish groups in Canada, and foremost among them the Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), are trying to advance a parliamentary committee’s recommendation calling on the government to recognize the refugee status of Jewish refugees as part of its policy around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Roughly 800,000 Jews were expelled from Arab countries around the time of […]

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HealthCare.gov Contractor Built Faulty Gun Registry for Canada

J. Emilio Flores/La Opinion/Newscom It turns out notorious government contractor CGI is no stranger to glitch-filled rollouts. HealthCare.gov isn’t the first time the Canadian company has received millions of taxpayer funds to create a dysfunctional product. According to The Washington Times’ Emily Miller, CGI has a record of failure dating back to the 1990s, when […]

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‘Apartheid Week’ Approved at University of Toronto; Simon Wiesenthal Center Condemns Racist Event

The Student Union at the University of Toronto – Scarsborough has officially approved the introduction of “Israeli Apartheid Week” to its campus roster, Shalom Toronto reports. “Israeli Apartheid Week” is a campaign of anti-Israel propaganda funded by the extreme Leftist Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which aims to put international pressure on Israel to submit to […]

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Extradition of Canadian Terrorist Challenged by Lawyers

Lawyers on Monday challenged a decision to extradite Lebanese-born Canadian university professor Hassan Diab, who is accused of being involved in the deadly 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue, calling France’s key handwriting evidence “fatally flawed.” On October 3, 1980, the eve of Simchat Torah,  a bomb went off outside the Union Libérale Israélite de France synagogue in Paris. Four people were killed and more than forty injured. The […]

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