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Global Petroleum Survey 2016

This report presents the results of the Fraser Institute’s 10th annual survey of petroleum industry executives and managers regarding barriers to investment in oil and gas exploration and production facilities in various jurisdictions around the globe. The

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https://www.fraserinstitute.org/studies/global-petroleum-survey-2016

The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

This article is part of the Green Watch series. Summary: Bureaucrats and politicians often cite “science” as justification for their efforts to exercise control over Americans’ lives. It’s a fake, politicized “science,” of course. When science suggests tha

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https://capitalresearch.org/2016/09/the-e-cigarette-ban-a-win-for-liars-and-big-tobacco/

Clinton: Debates proved I have 'stamina' to be president

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reflected on the debates while rallying in Pittsburgh, saying that they proved she has the stamina to be president.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/clinton-debates-proved-i-have-stamina-to-be-president/2016/10/22/f3304134-989f-11e6-9cae-2a3574e296a6_video.html

Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheikh,’ Is Dead, by Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

Omar Abdel Rahman, the notorious “Blind Sheikh” who died on Friday night while serving his life sentence in federal prison, was never shy about being a terrorist. As he put it: What kind of name is this? Why are we afraid of it? Why do we fear the word ter

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445052/blind-sheikh-dies-terrorist-evangelist

Declaration of Faculty and Librarians in Support of the GSU Campaign for Divestment from the Israeli Occupation

We, the undersigned faculty and librarians at the University of Toronto, declare our support for the Graduate Student Union’s petition for the University of Toronto to divest its holdings in companies directly profiting from the ongoing military occupation

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https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16-2Mswfk-Azi-FrQpYJRBT1mZomkAzWKh5Z1rok6sws/viewform

Public servant gets top award for overhaul of pay, pension systems

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave the highest award in the public service to the senior bureaucrat who led two major modernization projects - revamping the government’s archaic pay and pension systems - “on budget and on time.” Harper gave this y

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http://o.canada.com/uncategorized/public-servant-gets-top-award-for-overhaul-of-pay-pension-systems

Justin Trudeau admits that he 'won the lottery' with $1.2 million inheritance and successful speaking business

Federal Liberal leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau has provided a rare disclosure of his personal finances to quell speculation about his family's wealth and head off concerns over potential conflicts of interest. At the request of The Ottawa Citizen,

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http://o.canada.com/news/justin-trudeau-admits-that-he-won-the-lottery-with-1-2-million-inheritance-and-successful-speaking-business

A Jewish woman on our bank notes?

Backstory is a CJN column recalling some of the most bizarre, unique, and important moments in Jewish history. Click here for last week’s instalment.  Recently, the Bank of Canada announced its list of 12 distinguished Canadian women, one of whom will be i

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http://www.cjnews.com/living-jewish/jewish-learning/torontos-fleet-footed-jewish-maiden

Aeroplane Video - Boeing 747 supertanker water bomber aerial water drop.High Altitude water drop

http://www.aeroplanevid.com Your Free collection of all Aeroplane Videos - new videos daily! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Aeroplane Video - Amazing amateur footage of a one off high altitud

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inNklNCQzfs

Defying Gravity - Wicked The Musical

All Rights Reserved to Universal Studios and Decca Recording Studios For Entertainment Purposes Only Wicked is a Tony Award-winning Broadway and West End musical, with songs and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. The story is based on t

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLb5LSlo1Y8

Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary on Sunday confirmed the brief detention of a member of Iran's negotiation team with world powers on suspicion of "infiltration," the official IRNA news agency reported. On Wednesday, hard-line news outlets said authorit

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/0b369ba617ec49889cb6755b803e910e/iran-confirms-arrest-member-negotiation-team-west

First Hill Streetcar Opens With Lessons For Future Lines

The First Hill streetcar loads passengers on Jackson Street at Fifth Avenue. (Photo by the author) Seattle’s new streetcar route, the First Hill line, finally opened on Saturday. Despite the cold and rain, months of tantalizingly empty test runs and the pr

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https://www.theurbanist.org/2016/01/26/first-hill-streetcar-opens-with-lessons-for-future-lines/

Muslims Fail to Prove Islam is a Religion of Peace in Debate

Zeba Khan and Maajid Nawaz debate against Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Douglas Murray to try and prove that Islam is a religion of peace. Spoiler alert: they fail miserably, and that''s not just my bias, that's how the audience actually felt. The only thing Zeba an

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghr-JMq1VT0

Why Trudeau's TPP Comments Undermine Freeland's Credibility on Canada's Biggest Trade Deal - Michael Geist

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has faced a challenging week given the possible collapse of the trade agreement between Canada and the European Union. Freeland and the Liberal government have worked hard to get CETA to the finish line with s

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http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2016/10/why-trudeaus-tpp-comments-undermine-freelands-credibility-on-canadas-biggest-trade-deal/

New system of corporate courts in Canada-EU trade deal condemned as ‘putting lipstick on a pig’

NGOs and civil society groups have today criticized new plans by the European Commission and the Canadian government to include a variation of ‘corporate courts’ as part of the controversial trade deal between Canada and the EU. Trade campaigners are argui

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http://www.globaljustice.org.uk/news/2016/feb/29/new-system-corporate-courts-canada-eu-trade-deal-condemned-putting-lipstick-pig

How To Remove a Federal Judge

116 Yale L.J. 72 (2006)Most everyone assumes that impeachment is the only means of removing federal judges and that the Constitution's grant of good-behavior tenure is an implicit reference to impeachment. This Article challenges that conventional wisdom.

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http://www.yalelawjournal.org/article/how-to-remove-a-federal-judge

Canada’s equalization system has proved an utter failure that no country would want to copy

David MacKinnon: Canada’s regional subsidy system has failed to perform, and it has contributed to isolation and dismal economic performance in many communities and regions

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http://business.financialpost.com/fp-comment/canadas-equalization-system-has-proved-an-utter-failure-that-no-country-should-copy

Uber settles lawsuit with SF, LA over driver background checks

Uber agreed Thursday to pay up to $25 million to settle a 2014 lawsuit filed by city officials in San Francisco and Los Angeles who argued that the ride service gave customers a “false sense of security” by touting its background checks as the toughest in

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http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Uber-settles-lawsuit-with-SF-LA-over-driver-7235244.php

Quebec Mosque Shooting Is A Turning Point In Canada's Welcoming Narrative

We have long maintained a sense of pride in being pro immigrant, refugee friendly, and a safe haven for all. This act of terrorism proved without a doubt that this is not the case. Instances of Islamophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant sentiment have been p

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ashleighrae-thomas/canada-welcoming-refugees_b_14507420.html

China Warns Soros Against Starting A Currency War: "You Cannot Possibly Succeed, Ha, Ha"

“Soros’s war on the renminbi and the Hong Kong dollar cannot possibly succeed — about this there can be no doubt. Reckless speculations and vicious shorting will face higher trading costs and possibly severe legal consequences. And just as proved in the yu

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-26/china-warns-soros-against-starting-fx-war-ha-ha-you-cannot-possibly-succeed

Islands trying to use 100% green energy failed, went back to diesel - Principia Scientific Intl

The islands of Tasmania and El Hierro tried to power their economies with 100 percent green energy, but both islands eventually went back to diesel generators after suffering reliability problems and soaring energy costs. These islands may be on opposite s

http://principia-scientific.org/islands-trying-use-100-green-energy-failed-went-back-diesel/

Diplomat Glyn Berry’s death still mystery

OTTAWA — Ten years after a suicide bomber took the life of diplomat Glyn Berry, newly released documents depict a frustrating — and fruitless — search for justice in what proved to be the first shot in Canada’s long, bloody combat mission in Kandahar.

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http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/1334193-diplomat-glyn-berry%E2%80%99s-death-still-mystery

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