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Old Nov 29th, 2019, 12:15 PM   #24541
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Becauth ith's 2015!!!

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Yeah, yeah... we're all shocked

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The cost to run the Senate of Canada has increased by more than a third over the last five years as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's reform agenda has led, in part, to increased expenditures in the upper house.
But it's OK! It's for a good cause.

Nobody's sure just what the hell the cause is yet, but it's OK...
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Old Dec 1st, 2019, 02:54 PM   #24542
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This is wrong on so many levels. Yes there are individuals in dire need of a transplant. That said if I want to donate my organs, I will make that very clear by informing my wife, carrying a donor card and where applicable noting it on my drivers license.

The presumed consent approach is ill-disguised vulturism. Why not double down and solve the homeless problem by harvesting their organs without consent?

https://calgaryherald.com/health/wai...-waiting-lists

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And it’s his beloved Keenie’s struggles to secure one of the small handful of donor livers that become available every year that’s made Jake a staunch advocate for Canada to adopt what’s called a presumed consent, or opt out, model of organ donation. The model places the onus of opting out from organ donation on the families of those deemed eligible to donate organs after death.

It’s an idea that’s taken root in dozens of countries, particularly in Europe and South America, some of which boast some of the most robust deceased donor rates globally.

Spain, which has had a presumed consent model for deceased organ donation for 40 years, has long been recognized as the top performer globally, with its 47 donors per million population more than doubling Canada’s existing rate of around 22 per million. Out of the top 15 countries for organ donation (of which Canada ranks 15th), nine have either implicit or explicit presumed consent models.
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Old Dec 4th, 2019, 12:08 PM   #24543
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Art Of The Deal

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Trump asked Trudeau how much Canada spends on defence.

Trudeau dodged; Trump asked again.

Trudeau panicked, and lied. He said 1.4% of GDP. (It’s actually 1.27%.)

So… did Trump just get Trudeau to commit to a $2.6B/year increase? #ArtOfTheDeal pic.twitter.com/34707sGlvi

— Ezra Levant 🍁 (@ezralevant) December 3, 2019
And, and, just like last year, Groper McBlackface was quiet as a church mouse until Trump left the room, then he started beaking off. What a hero...

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From Blackface To Two-Faced

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He’s always the life of the party.

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#Breaking Prime Minister Trudeau admits he was discussing President Trump last night when he referred to "the impromptu press conference" that was caught on camera. Trudeau says surprise he referred to was that next G7 will be at Camp David #cdnpoli #CdnFP #NATO

— Mercedes Stephenson (@MercedesGlobal) December 4, 2019
UH OH.
According to documents obtained from the Department of National Defence, the federal government underspent roughly $7.79 billion worth of promised money mostly for capital projects, which includes everything from spending on facilities to equipment and military procurement, in fiscal 2017-18 and 2018-19.

The unspent money also came from areas including operations and maintenance, those documents dated from February 2019 suggest.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked by Global News about that failure to spend the promised amounts during a press conference on Wednesday from the NATO meeting, and pointed the finger at past governments.
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Old Dec 4th, 2019, 12:16 PM   #24544
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C'est What?

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Now you're just being "Le Dickhead"...
Federal employees write too many English emails, says Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Théberge.
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Old Dec 4th, 2019, 08:01 PM   #24545
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They Always Get Their Jet Skis

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[INDENT] The Royal Canadian Mounted Police owe the managers of the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas more than $56,000 for meals, accommodations and jet ski rentals during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s controversial vacation, CBC News has learned.

Three years after the trip, the force has not yet reimbursed the costs “despite efforts made to do so,” said RCMP spokeswoman Acting Sergeant Caroline Duval.[/INDENT
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Old Dec 5th, 2019, 11:07 AM   #24546
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Understanding Canada's energy needs.

OPINION | Some hard truths (and a dirty little secret) about Canadian energy

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This is an opinion piece from Brian Jean, who was MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin in northern Alberta from 2015-2018. He led Alberta's Opposition as Wildrose Party leader for two years and ran to lead the UCP when his party merged with the PCs in 2017 but lost to Jason Kenney. Before that, he represented the Athabasca and Fort McMurray regions as a Conservative MP for a decade.

Alberta's energy sector is the goose that lays golden eggs for Canada.

It has attracted millions of young, hardworking people to Alberta. It is the reason why Alberta contributes more financially to Canada than any other sub-national region in any other country contributes to its central government.

Quebec is sustained by equalization dollars that come from Alberta. If Ottawa has tax revenue to distribute as equalization, it is because hardworking Albertans and the energy industry are paying those taxes.

Ottawa benefits from all the wealth that Alberta's energy creates, so much so that a two-month cratering of Alberta's oil prices in the last quarter of 2018 slashed national GDP growth to zero.

That massive financial benefit is now at risk because of short-sighted decisions by politicians.

Alberta has oil that the world wants to buy, that Canadians want to buy, but Canadian politicians don't want to make the reasonable accommodations that would let us sell it.

Recently politicians have been focused on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX). That is good, but we need more than that. TMX isn't enough to make Albertans stop worrying about being taken for granted by Canada and it isn't enough to ensure Alberta's and Canada's long-term prosperity.

Alberta produces just under four million barrels of oil per day (bpd). We consume about 25 per cent of that in Canada and we sell the rest to Trump's America — at a discount.

America is our only foreign customer. They are also our top competitor.

Because of fracking discoveries, the U.S. is now the world's top producer of oil. They don't really need our oil and they need less every day. That is part of the reason why our oil sells at a discount that Alberta's former NDP government concluded was costing the Canadian economy $84 million a day.

TMX will hardly change that.

It's a dirty little secret that most of the new TMX oil will be sold to U.S. west coast refineries. Very little of it will go to China, Japan, Korea or India, despite the fact that all of them want it. At most TMX will sell a few hundred thousand barrels a day to Asia.

You see, Vancouver's shallow port can't accommodate modern supertankers.

Most oil gets shipped in two million-plus barrel supertankers, but Vancouver can only handle 800 thousand barrel ships, and those can only be three-quarters filled before they bottom out.

The cost advantages of transporting Alberta oil in efficient supertankers will never happen via Vancouver. And that means TMX alone won't lead to a growing Alberta energy industry.

If Alberta's energy industry isn't growing, it will never again fill the 30 per cent of downtown Calgary that is currently empty. It's that simple and that bleak.

Canada needs a growing energy industry in Alberta. To be successful we need to sell more than two million barrels a day to a customer that isn't the Americans. That's Asia or, better yet, Canada.

What Alberta needs is a deep-water export pipeline to Asia or the Energy East pipeline to eastern Canada. Either would lead to a booming Alberta economy, which could sustain the Canada we all know.

That is what Alberta would have, if we were the only decider on this file — if just economics went into making this decision.

It's time our politicians were honest with Albertans and Canadians.

TMX is a start, but it isn't enough.

We need to work on a solution that gets Alberta a customer, other than the Americans, for two million barrels a day of oil.

That customer should be the rest of Canada.
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Old Dec 5th, 2019, 11:33 AM   #24547
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Damn.

Trudeau's plane damaged, now backup plane grounded in London, U.K.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bad luck with planes continues.

He was forced to use a back-up aircraft Monday to ferry him to London for a NATO summit because the usual prime ministerial jet was damaged in a hangar accident last month.

But after he got to London, the Royal Canadian Air Force discovered a problem with one of the engines on the backup plane during a post-flight inspection.

The RCAF says that plane, a CC-150 Polaris, is being repaired but is temporarily “unserviceable.”

So, the RCAF has commandeered another CC-150 Polaris — which was in Italy with Gov. Gen. Julie Payette, who has been on a European tour of her own — to take Trudeau, his entourage and accompanying media back to Ottawa.
I was rather hoping we'd get a week or so off from the bastard...
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Old Dec 5th, 2019, 11:53 AM   #24548
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That explains The Dope's emasculation, donit...

Scientists Discover New Link Between Marijuana Smoking And Testicular Cancer Risk

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There's new evidence that a daily marijuana-smoking habit could increase your risk of testicular cancer.

A study published Wednesday in JAMA Network Open found that men who smoked one marijuana cigarette, or joint, daily for 10 years or more had an estimated 36 percent increased risk of developing testicular cancer compared with men who had never smoked the substance.

To come to their conclusion, researchers analysed 25 studies that looked at the link between marijuana use and testicular cancer, lung cancer, oral cancer, and head and neck cancer.

Though the researchers found no association between regular marijuana use and lung, neck, or oral cancer, they did find that regular weed smoking over many years could heighten a man's risk of testicular cancer.
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Old Dec 5th, 2019, 11:58 AM   #24549
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Could've been worse, say Conservatives...

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...he might have appointed a current sitting Liberal...
"Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Thursday that despite considerable party infighting over his future as leader, he will remain at the helm, and as a show of how he intends to change the party, he’s appointed Toronto-area MP Leona Alleslev, a floor-crossing former Liberal as his number two."
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Old Dec 5th, 2019, 12:37 PM   #24550
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Could've been worse, say Conservatives...
Reaching across the aisle as I hoped he would... Scheer was a terrible choice from Day One.
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