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Canada lost 45,900 jobs

in December raising the Unemployment rate 0.3% to 7.2% from 6.9% Most of the jobs were lost in the Private sector. Which means the Cons corporate tax cuts are not working as desired! Where the Canadian corporations are sitting on close to $ 600 Billion in cash… http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-loses-nearly-46-000-jobs-in-december-1.2491374  ... Read More »

Icestorm Day 10

As we approach a new calendar year. Yesterday Rob said “for sure” all residents would have their lights on by days end. There are still a couple hundred that don’t! Plus he told reporters the City’s response was “pretty close to perfect”… http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ice-storm-aftermath-200-left-without-power-on-last-day-of-2013-1.2479992  ... Read More »

[LIVESTREAM] Happy New Yarrrrrrr folks!!!

Many happy-returns in 2014. We’re LIVE NYE from Tues afternoon, and go straight through until Friday morning. We are raising $ 10,000 for our mission statement of: livestreaming 24/7 from #Elsipogtog & beyond to stop the fracking activities of SWN (SouthWestern) Energy – which is based out of Houston, TX. To do this we need ur help folks. We aim to protect the ppl on the ground, s... Read More »

Ontario Area had power outages

In Toronto, we are on our 6th day of some black outs! Earlier this month Mayor Ford said the City was prepared for a winter storm…except people who had to find ways to stay warm and unfortunately some have died http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/toronto-ice-storm-hydro-crews-work-around-the-clock-1.2476163  ... Read More »

Northern Gateway pipeline gets approval

by the Alberta based National Energy Board after much work by the Cons to fast track and ram it through after a so called public consultation all for the interests of Oil & Gas Corporations that are for the large part not based in CANADA… http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/northern-gateway-pipeline-recommended-for-federal-approval-with-conditions-1.2470465  ... Read More »

Livestreaming Occucopter R&D

A film by Dee Shanger ::: Livestreaming “Occucopter” co-designers: Professor X (aka, SimplyFly), is an electrical engineer & RC-enthusiast for the last 15yrs or so; & Dee Shanger, a master-livestreamer who has done over 4000-streams in the last 13yrs – he hails from Iceland. In this video recorded on Wed Nov 20, 2013, was the first successful test flight (#3 test flight... Read More »

Ontario is not getting it’s fair share

of Health Care funding even though it is the most populated Province and in fact transfers some $ 11 billion to the rest of the country. Whereas Alberta a “have Province” is getting $ 1 billion more?! Coincidentally 27 of the 28 MPs hail from the Cons in Alberta which is running the country… http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-not-receiving-expected-health-transfer-fund... Read More »

Conservative James Moore

illustrates the mean spiritedness of cons when it comes to meeting the services that Government provides to the citizenry! After 20 minutes of outrage by social media he apologized dispite children going hungry under the Conservative policies at this holiday time… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/james-moore-sorry-for-remarks-about-hungry-children-1.2465666  ... Read More »

Conservatives screw up the CPP

which WAS fully funded by the Liberals 8 years ago. Ofcourse the Cons will blame the 2008 Financial Crisis. It was the Cons in  an Omnibus bill that rammed through legislations that raises Old Age Security eligibility to 67 in 2023 which hurts anyone 55 or younger that paid into it expecting to retire at 65… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/cpp-reform-divides-jim-flaherty-and-finance-minist... Read More »

G20 Cop gets a slap on the wrist

for his police violence. Babak Andalib Goortani gets a mere 45 days and still appeals because the Police Association is helping one of their own skirt even a small amount of justice… http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/g20-assault-babak-andalib-goortani-gets-45-day-sentence-1.2456893  ... Read More »

Occupy Economics Workshop Dec 10th

Occupy Economics Workshop Tuesday Dec. 10th, 6:30 – 8:30 Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St. Toronto Event is free Topic: Introduction to Post-Neoclassical Economics Part 2. Social evolution of economic typologies In terms of historical evolution of economic typologies, Neoclassical economics generally only discern between industrial and pre-industrial economies, and assume that with the advent ... Read More »

Comer lawsuit against Bank of Canada

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Committee On Monetary and Economic Reform (COMER) Appeal on the Motion to Strike will be heard at the Federal Court, 180 Queen Street West, 4th Floor. The Hearing will start at 9:30 am and continue throughout the day.... Read More »

G20 Spying

by the NSA according to the Snowden Docs. As the CSEC;Communications Security Establishment Canada was complicit in help to the Anglosphere gather intel on other World leaders for their Capitalists interests… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/new-snowden-docs-show-u-s-spied-during-g20-in-toronto-1.2442448  ... Read More »

Ford’s proposed budget

under former math teacher; Frank DiGiorgio comes in at $ 9.6 Billion with a 2.5% property tax increase. Ford had promised 1.75% and a 10% reduction in the Land Transfer Tax. That was possible until Ford started boasting and his brother Doug started trash talking that the Province cut $ 50 million in grants! Also with the 0.5% portion for Ford’s Scarborough Subway PLAN pushes the City closer ... Read More »

Occupy Economics Workshop

Next Occupy Economics Workshop Tuesday Nov. 26th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St. Toronto Event is free Topic: Introduction to Post-Neoclassical Economics Part 1. The nature of economic information. Before the workshop, try to read “Heuristics and Information Strings”, chapter 3 in The end of Rational Economics. which is now downloadable at www.occupyeconomics.ca/e... Read More »

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