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Liberal Tory. Same old story. Are you with Maxime Bernier?




Canada is still without a responsible business ombudsperson one year after the position was announced:




Death of Kirk Woodman highlights growing instability in Sahel region of West Africa







Q of the day Should a Member of Parliament with self-interests in GMO production-firm opposition to public demand 4 mandatory Labelling have the right to speak to the House before Parliamentary vote on the subject?










Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says. Calls on world leaders to pressure China.










"What must the Conservatives do to have a shot at victory this fall?" Our Geoff Norquay writes about the challenges & opportunities for the party in this election year






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Canada's Prime Minister currently resides at Rideau Cottage. Construction on that building, based on a design by architect F.P. Rubidge, began in 1866, finished, 1867.



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Former Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean ignores Canadian history in his agenda for Alberta |




The more information that becomes available on the legalization of cannabis in Canada, the more we know something's a miss. No inventory & minimal stores all forcing record pricing increases?




Chrystia Freeland says Canada is appalled and saddened by killing of Vancouver company's geologist in Burkina Faso







There are two kinds of Indigenous governance structures, but Canada has been listening to just one: Opinion | CBC News CBC US UK EU




An excellent report by the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, with recommendations on what Canada should be doing to prevent human rights abuses involving Cdn companies in the Internet sector.



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Shhhh.....it’s nap-time for WreckItRalph , he’s been working hard...more like, hardly working. This career politico has found a way to stumble and bumble along only like a true Liberal can.



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March 13, 2017

Mr. Westhead: The Wildrose leader’s contempt for public servants is only compounded by his demands to unilaterally impose wage freezes and toss collective bargaining out the window, something Wildrose previously opposed during the Bill 46 debate . . . [interjections]

The Speaker: Order, please.

Mr. Westhead: . . . demonstrating just how far to the right they’ve shifted.

Mr. Yao: Easy, commie. [interjections]

Here, I’ll save everyone in Canada’s media and political culture a lot of time and effort and spell this out: the oil needs to stay in the fucking ground. Anyone who says different is lying to you.

Sucks if you work in the oil industry, but it will suck a whole hell of a lot harder for everyone if you keep drilling.

November 29, 2018

Mr. Dreeshen: Just to comment on the Deputy Premier’s comment about my by-election in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, yes, it is true that I got over 80 per cent of the vote and the NDP did get less than 10 per cent of the vote in that by-election. I think her point was that not over 50 per cent of everyone in the riding actually voted and that the turnout was low. Again, I would like to remind her that it was the Premier that called that by-election during the middle of summer. It was the heart of July and it…

The Deputy Speaker: Hon. member, are you speaking to the bill?

December 4, 2018

Ms Luff: I myself lived, I suppose, in a common-law relationship for 12, 13 years before my husband and I decided to get married, much to the consternation of my grandmother.

Dr. Starke: Was it the getting married part?

Ms Luff: The getting married part, yeah. She wanted it to happen before she died. I think that was the concern that she had. She liked my husband very much.

December 4, 2018

Ms Ganley: Madam Speaker, I suppose it is somewhat of a lawyer thing to be excited about the orderly and sane and rational resolution of disputes, but I must say that I’m very excited to move this bill forward. I think it will help a number of Albertans to have clear rules to allow them to resolve their debates more quickly and, at the end of the day, to not get into legal battles that will ultimately be very trying for them and very trying for their families.

December 3, 2018

Mr. Barnes: The office was informed of it Monday, November 19, the day before the minister introduced the bill in the House. I don’t know. It’s sort of like breaking up by text maybe.

Ms Hoffman: What do you know about that?

Mr. Barnes: I’m married 31 years. I know little.

November 29, 2018

Mrs. Aheer: The other thing, too, that I wanted to mention, from the member across the way, is that you talk about the metaphor. A metaphor is saying one thing is like another, correct? I’m assuming that you are trying to put us into a metaphor of whatever it was that you were talking about, about the past and past decisions.