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Robocalls & Elections

as used by the Corrupt Conservatives to disenfranchise voters by sending non conservative voters to the wrong location and thereby stealing a majority government which is running record deficits and raising the debt while cutting back on program spending when there is population growth and inflation. The Cons deserve to lose 3 if not 4 seats up for byelection! http://www.cbc.ca/newsblogs/politic... Read More »

The Cons convention

went from Oct. 31 Halloween to Nov. 2 It’s obvious what the party is doing to the 3 Senators that Harper claims should be responsible for their behaviour. Yet it was Harper who was responsible for appointing 59 some like Duffy, Wallin, Brazeau and Nigel Wright as his Cheif of Staff. The Cons paid for Duffy’s legal fees while Wright paid the rest… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/... Read More »

Rob Ford has lied

about his role in a cellphone video that has been observed by 3 journalists and now the police. An investigation took place that produced several hundred of pages about one suspect… http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/how-the-rob-ford-investigation-has-unfolded-1.2325422  ... Read More »

Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement(CETA)

is not really about trade but regulations! The details are sparse and could be signed in a couple of years. Will be bad for manufacturing, dairy farmers and workers who will have to compete will cheaper labour in southern Europe. Plus Toronto may be forced to open up it’s public services for private EU bids… http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=194969  ... Read More »

Brazeau & Claude Carignan

the new Conservative leader in the Senate taking over from Marjorie LeBreton tried to make a “backroom” deal with Patrick Brazeau over the Spending Scandal… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/patrick-brazeau-says-he-was-offered-backroom-deal-1.2251356  ... Read More »

Harper & Duffy

have conflicting points in the Senate Scandal! Harper has trouble answering simple questions. Strange that Duffy who was on medical leave was able to make it to work. Wallin & Brazeau are also up to be suspended without pay and benefits… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/harper-fires-back-at-duffy-over-senate-expenses-1.2186620  ... Read More »

Fracking(Hydralic Fracturing)affects the ground & water

New Brunswick protests against Fracking has led to some 40 arrest and concerns around relations with Native populations based on tough reaction to a small group of protesters. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/n-b-fracking-protests-are-about-nature-manitoba-chief-says-1.2127250  ... Read More »

Line 9 Protest on Oct. 19

Oct 19, 2013 – No Line 9! When: Saturday, October 19th — 12noon Where: Toronto Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West) Enbridge is trying to pipe tar sands bitumen through Southern Ontario and Quebec, threatening the health and safety of our communities and waterways, and allowing for the expansion of the most destructive project on the planet, the tar sands. Enbridge’s Line ... Read More »

Brigette DePape is Still Protesting Harper

she was the Senate page that had the Stop Sign at the last Throne Speech before the Cons prorogued again and have not been siting in the House of Commons for 119 days while getting paid. DePape has a website type in shd.ca http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/rogue-page-brigette-depape-still-protesting-harper-1.1991075  ... Read More »

Occupy Toronto 2 Year Anniversary

is this coming Tuesday, October 15! Where 2 years ago we met, marched on the issues of Corporate Greed & Growing Inequality for the Occupy Movement. There is a film at Ryerson on Oct. 10th.  Last night we joined with Idle No More for an event on “Nation to Nation” as there was recognition of Aborginal Issues.(see article) Occupy Toronto was able to join with Stop the Cuts & ... Read More »

Stephen Harper

has prorogued 4 times as PM first was in 2007. It was 2008 that he prorogued to avoid being defeated by the 163 opposition seats. In 2010, Harper prorogued to answer questions about Canadians and Afghan torture. The most recent one was this fall to avoid questions about Conservative Senate appointee’s spending. So in the meantime we should look at… http://www.harperscrimes.ca/  ... Read More »

Film Screening: Occupy Love

When: Thursday October 10 — 6pm-8pm Where: Ryerson University, LIB 072- 350 Victoria Street Light Dinner. Solidarity Video Award Ceremony, Film Screening: Occupy Love, followed by discussions with director Velcrow Ripper. The film connects the dots in this era of rapidly evolving social change, featuring captivating insider scenes from the Egyptian Revolution, the Indignado uprising in Spain... Read More »

Republicans shut down some Government

is the U$ as they take on “Obamacare” and the funding of it! There are challenges bringing “access” to Health Care to the some 45 MILLION that are uninsured. Down the road CANADA should be concerned when the U$ his their “Debt Ceiling” this Oct. 17… http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/key-obamacare-law-kicks-in-amid-confusion-and-shutdown-1.1874959  ... Read More »

Conservative Dean Del Mastro

has been charged for Elections violations from 2008 for his questionable fundraising. He has left the Conservative caucus, recently serving as Parliamentary Secretary to Stephen Harper and hypocritally questioned the Election spending by other parties… http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/dean-del-mastro-quits-tory-caucus-after-election-act-charges-1.1869649  ... Read More »

Tim Hudak avoids leadership review

In Ontario we have a minority Liberal government with the PCs the main opposition. Hudak was first elected under Harris in 1995. The policy convention extols American style policies like “Right to Work” which means for less, thus growing inequality at the Provincial level. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-pc-leader-tim-hudak-won-t-face-leadership-review-1.1863351  ... Read More »

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