Folks, a friend of mine sent this video to get my opinion and comments, and I have to admit that I was very hesitant to show it on these pages! Why? Because ………., in spite of the fact that it’s all bullshit, it was done very professionally, slick and convincingly! So convincing that a good […]
In life, Mimi Khonsari was a casualty of Clare Spiers. In death, collateral damage in the interests of the Canadian criminal justice system
Translink is “being evasive on exactly how much money is being spent on this.” via Compass Card program delayed again by TransLink – British Columbia – CBC News. How’s that for not surprising. Translink is notorious for its taxation without representation: taking municipalities’ money without providing democratic representation to municipalities. This was a gift from […]
Recently, with the WEF spending the last few years acknowledging global income inequality is a problem, I’ve declared a kind of victory for the Occupy Movement: getting the lexicon on the 1% and inequality on the tongues of the sly gazillionaires who rule the world, and into mass consumption. Now we see that the CEO […]
The 1% are claiming we have it out for them; that if we don’t tone down the rhetoric and stop calling them names like “the contemptuous rich,” we might end up starting a class war. But they already know there’s a class war, and it’s been going on for generations. Today, the rich are winning […]
This morning, Federal Court of Canada Justice Anne Mactavish delivered a sharply worded judgement slamming a decision, made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet, to deny some refugee claimants the benefits of Canada’s publicly funded health care system. It’s the latest clash between the Harper government and the country’s judges. Harper versus the Supreme Court […]
Even people who may not like it … seem happy the claim is finally settled.
In Canadian justice, however, “settled” is a relative term….
… Last week’s decision may clarify the guidelines for establishing aboriginal title, and maybe effectively broadens such title, but it’s going to be a long time and legions of lawyers before all such title is clear. And even once it is, there will still be lawyers, just to adjudicate it all.
Ezra Levant: J.J. McCullough’s article on Canada’s corrupt judicial appointments system.