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Canadian Dimension: Far-left policies haven’t been proposed by any party, contrary to Prentice’s claims

Posted April 25, 2015 by Anonymous

Jim Prentice • Photo by Manning Centre

Jim Prentice probably took some political science courses during his university studies, but it would appear he needs a refresher. In particular, it seems, he needs a reminder about the nature of the left-right political spectrum and exactly what the extremes of that spectrum look like.

On day one of the current Alberta election, on two separate occasions, Prentice characterized his main political opponents as extreme parties on the left and right, and their policy positions as “extreme ideas and ideologies.”

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Cowichan Conversations: Woodfibre LNG: Shady PR, lobby violations, fraudulent, eco-criminal owner…Is this the kind of business BC wants to welcome?

Posted April 25, 2015 by Richard Hughes

Rafe Mair has been gearing up for this most important LNG fight over locating an LNG facility in Woodfibre. Truth is folks the LNG game brings us nothing but heartburn.

Here is Rafe:

The war

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My comparison of Michael Coren to a ringworm was edited out

Posted February 13, 2015 by MGK

Torontoist asked me to write a eulogy for the now-departed Sun News Network.

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Post Election Pride

Posted June 14, 2014 by Lyn Brown

I left work extra late Thursday and it was only when I was whipping down the highway that I remembered it was election day — AND I ONLY HAD 40 MINUTES UNTIL THE POLLS CLOSED. I panicked. I knew I had to get there – every vote counts – absolutely. Neve…

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