Canadian Politics

Democracy: The God That's Failing

The future of liberty is decentralized, and will be led by smaller breakaway nations and regions where real self-determination and real consensus is not an illusion. Jefferson and Hoppe were right about democracy, but it took Trump and Brexit to show the w

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-18/democracy-god-thats-failing

Episode 6 - The Rob Silver Interview

Staffer. Public affairs pro. Talking head. Fantasy baseball champion. This week, the Boys interview the legendary Rob Silver. Also, stick around for reader mail and a sneak peek at what's coming next.

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https://soundcloud.com/user-687598698/episode-6-the-rob-silver-interview

U.S. Solar Surged 95% to Become Largest Source of New Energy

Solar developers installed a record 14.6 gigawatts in the U.S. last year, almost double the total from 2015 and enough to make photovoltaic panels the largest source of new electric capacity for the first time.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-15/u-s-solar-surged-95-to-become-largest-source-of-new-energy

Coast Protectors

We are #CoastProtectors. Whatever it takes, we will stop the #KinderMorgan Pipeline. #StopKM #NoTankers Join us:

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http://www.coastprotectors.ca/

Former Cape Breton union president offers advice to NSTU

This column is about our teachers and civil servants and their fight against the arbitrary stripping of collective bargaining rights by the current provincial government.

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http://www.capebretonpost.com/opinion/columnists/2017/2/18/former-cape-breton-union-president-offers-advice-to-nstu.html

Sweden’s rape crisis isn’t what it seems

The country’s sex-crime numbers reflect a commitment to feminism – not to attacks by newcomers

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/swedens-rape-crisis-isnt-what-it-seems/article30019623/

John Horgan introduces bill to ban big money in B.C. politics | BC NDP

VICTORIA – For the sixth time, New Democrat Leader John Horgan is bringing forward legislation that would ban big money from B.C. politics and put government back in the hands of ordinary people. “This is about making government work for people again, inst

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https://www.bcndp.ca/newsroom/john-horgan-introduces-bill-ban-big-money-bc-politics

Man who extorted sex from teens pleads guilty to 24 charges halfway through trial

A resident of the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough who sexually assaulted and extorted sex from several teenage girls brought his trial to an abrupt end on Wednesday after deciding to plead guilty to half of the charges he faced.  Walid Mustapha Chalhoub, 33,

http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/man-who-extorted-sex-from-teens-pleads-guilty-to-24-charges-halfway-through-trial

Wynne deserves credit for making US great - Brown

American President Donald Trump isn't the only one making America great, Premier Kathleen Wynne deserves some of the credit, said Conservative leader Patrick Brown.

http://www.nugget.ca/2017/02/18/wynne-deserves-credit-for-making-us-great---brown

La SNAP veut connaître le sort réservé au caribou forestier - écoQuébec Info

ICI Radio-Canada : La Société pour la nature et les parcs (SNAP) envisage de s’adresser à la Cour fédérale pour forcer la ministre de l’Environnement, Catherine McKenna, à préciser comment elle entend s’y prendre pour protéger le caribou forestier. En vert

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http://ecoquebecinfo.com/snap-veut-connaitre-sort-reserve-caribou-forestier/

Nine people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada

Nine asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-refugees-idUSKBN15W2GN

Andrew Coyne: Free speech needs to be guided by judgment and conscience, not rules

There are mutual obligations: not to round up a mob every time someone’s views offend us, neither to be intimidated by the mob when it is necessary to offend

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http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/andrew-coyne-free-speech-guided-by-judgment-and-conscience-not-rules

Refugees Fleeing Into Canada From the United States

Reuters photographer Christinne Muschi recently spent time photographing refugees who took taxis to the end of a dead-end road in the U.S. to walk across the border into Canada, into the custody of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2017/02/refugees-fleeing-into-canada-from-the-us/516993/

Russian servicemen provide assistance to nearly 3,600 Syrians in past 24 hours

An Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft operated by the Russian Aerospace Forces has delivered 17.9 tonnes of relief goods sent by Armenia to the Hmeymim airbase

http://tass.com/politics/931750

Ontario Liberals call for condemnation of Islamophobia

The furor in the House of Commons over a motion condemning Islamophobia is prompting a similar debate in the Ontario legislature next week.

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http://www.torontosun.com/2017/02/18/ontario-liberals-call-for-condemnation-of-islamophobia