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Life In Scarborough: The Washing Machines Of Scarborough

Posted  March 17, 2017  by  bigcitylib

I’ve timed it on several occasions, and when I set my washing machine to Express Wash, it tells me the wash will take 30 minutes.  But it doesn’t, it takes 37 minutes.  Everything is fine until the last minute of the cycle, which takes 7 minu…

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Mark Steyn on the “Hirsi Ali is a white supremacist” lunacy

Posted  April 4, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle

As Ed Driscoll put it: “You’re doing it wrong!” Mark Steyn writes (read the whole thing): The problem is that for Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s bravery to be effective depends on the tour promoters’ bravery. And the tour promoters’ bravery depends on whichever hotel group she’s booked with to be brave. And the hotel group’s bravery […]

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I tweeted the Montreal Police but haven’t heard back. Maybe they stopped off for donuts?

Posted  February 8, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
I tweeted the Montreal Police but haven’t heard back. Maybe they stopped off for donuts?

.@SPVM : Read my new @takimag column re how much I hate #Quebec AND #Islam? PS: Bring a warrant… https://t.co/bJcPclV7nk #cdnpoli #MAGA pic.twitter.com/qmXEWIPNrf — Kathy Shaidle (@kshaidle) February 7, 2017 More from my siteAnother day, another ‘racist hate crime’ hoaxPaper pulls Julie Burchill column about transsexual bullies — after transsexual bullies complainOK, I have 300 […]

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Federal and Provincial Funding for New Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure on Reserve at Whitecap Dakota First Nation

Posted  July 29, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Water and wastewater systems are essential for both healthy living and robust economic activity for every community in Canada. They are the starting point for attracting investment, creating jobs, and supporting healthy growing communities such as Whit…

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Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force Media Opportunity

Posted  October 31, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to participate in a one-on-one telephone interview with the Commanding Officer of the Land Task Force currently deployed in Poland on Op REASSURANCE, Canada’s support to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Eu…

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Government of Canada supports local economic growth in the Northwest Territories

Posted  June 15, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Minister Navdeep Bains, announced an investment of just over $259,000 to diversify and foster future economic opportunities for five Indigenous communities in the Northwest Territories.

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Ministers Philpott and Goodale to make an important announcement, followed by a media technical briefing

Posted  December 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an important announcement regarding an Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and t…

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Minister Duncan to announce infrastructure funding at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Posted  October 11, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Event date: October 12, 2016 – The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to announce infrastructure funding for the institution. Minister Duncan will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.

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Address by Parliamentary Secretary Gould to 2016 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Posted  July 18, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Good evening, Mr. Vice-President, your excellencies, honourable ministers, distinguished guests.

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Kellie Leitch Among The Haters

Posted  March 29, 2017  by  bigcitylib

Forget the alleged nazi-era gun.  Her meeting with Ron Banerjee’s Rise Canada and other assorted nutjobs is probably the more important story.  My readers will know Ron; he is let us say special. His greatest hits can be found through th…

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Pacheedaht First Nation Celebrates Grand Opening of New Water System

Posted  October 23, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada is committed to ensuring all Canadians, including First Nations communities, have access to clean, safe and reliable drinking water.

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Instapundit Glenn Reynolds ‘being investigated by his University, the University of Tennesse at Knoxville’

Posted  September 23, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

James Fulford writes: The Knoxville News Sentinel quotes Law School Dean Melanie D. WIlson as calling Reynolds’ post an “irresponsible use of his platform” and saying, “My colleagues and I in the university’s leadership support peaceful disobedience and all forms of free speech, but we do not support violence or language that encourages violence.” Apparently […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Veterans Affairs Canada Stakeholder Summit

Posted  October 5, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will host the Veterans Affairs Canada Stakeholder Summit

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James E. Miller: Say, remember when National Review purged the Birchers…?

Posted  November 11, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

James E. Miller writes: I’m not trying to be cruel here (though cruelty is probably deserved in this case), but karma is in order. Two of NR’s leading voices brought this on. First is senior editor Jonah Goldberg, who has mocked Trump’s political aspirations for years. In fact, according to a report by Buzzfeed’s McKay […]

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Media Advisory – Kingston, Ontario

Posted  February 9, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Sophie Ki…

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Backgrounder – Proposed amendments to the Children’s Jewellery Regulations

Posted  December 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Health Canada is proposing the introduction of a 130 mg/kg total cadmium limit under the Children’s Jewellery Regulations for children’s jewellery items small enough to be swallowed by a child. The Department is also proposing to reduce the current tot…

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Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta Reach Agreement under New Federal Infrastructure Funding Programs

Posted  September 1, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Canada and Alberta have approved an initial list of transit and water infrastructure projects under two new federal infrastructure programs introduced as part of Phase 1 of the 10-year Investing in Canada plan. The Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) will address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets.

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Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship At a Plenary Session at the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants

Posted  September 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Migration has been a constant throughout human history, so it should be seen as a reality to address rather than a problem to solve. It presents both challenges and opportunities, but remains a force for positive change, fostering inclusion, diversity,…

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Veterans Affairs Canada office reopens in Kelowna

Posted  November 8, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Queensway Avenue location will serve approximately 3,500 Veterans

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Funding for Cultural Projects in Moncton

Posted  August 17, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada provides close to $1.4 million in funding to the Capitol Theatre and the Aberdeen Cultural Centre

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Minister Monsef bringing electoral reform tour to Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo on September 14

Posted  September 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be in Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo to participate in two community dialogues on federal electoral reform with local residents.

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”Another 1972 [CIA] bulletin found it odd…”

Posted  January 23, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
”Another 1972 [CIA] bulletin found it odd…”

…that the Liberals kept portraying a man in his late 40s as a “youthful but brilliant playboy.” By 1978, analysts were writing of Trudeau’s “long-standing fascination” with Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and noting that while many Canadians “dislike and distrust” Trudeau, he still seemed to be the “most able” leader Canada could muster. More from […]

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Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce Funding for Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company

Posted  January 24, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

T.J. Harvey, Member of Parliament for Tobique – Mactaquac, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and the Honourable Ric…

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SARScene 2016 conference brings together the search and rescue community in Edmonton

Posted  October 17, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

More than 300 delegates from across Canada participated in training, exercises and information exchange

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The Government of Canada will support communities in a second national homelessness point-in-time count

Posted  June 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today announced that following the 2016 homelessness Point-in-Time (PiT) Count, a second nationally coordinated PiT count will be held between March 1st and April 3…

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Statement by Minister Joly on Christmas

Posted  December 25, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Statement on Christmas

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“So, integration is kind of like cancer is what you’re saying, Natalie?”

Posted  January 10, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle

Sailer on some borderline “wrongthink” spotted in… the New York Times? More from my siteJim Goad provides another reason not to go to New YorkStudies show that most studies are bullsh*tMark Steyn: ‘No one will write AA Gill’s obituary as well as he would have’I’ll miss hearing Rush Limbaugh asking ‘H.R.’ for help…

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As the Great Re-Sorting continues, Niall Ferguson devolves into hackery

Posted  July 29, 2016  by  Kathy Shaidle

I wonder how many thousands of dollars he was paid to write about (yawn) The Paranoid Style of soooo sleeeeppppy zzzzzzzzzz And then there’s his wife.

Kathy Shaidle’s NEW book, Confessions of a Failed Slut, is available HERE.
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Government of Canada invests in new armoury for Halifax Army Reserve

Posted  January 10, 2017  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have modern and functional facilities in which to work and train.

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Canada demands that Assad regime and backers stop violence now and respect human rights in Syria

Posted  December 13, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement amid reports of merciless attacks perpetrated by the Assad regime and its backers in eastern Aleppo and reported civilian killings and disappearances

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Attracting global investments to develop world-class companies

Posted  December 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is encouraging global companies to invest in Canada. These investments will drive innovation, create more jobs, and lead to greater prosperity for the middle class and those working hard to join it.

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Government of Canada announces over 200 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

Posted  December 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada values the role that scientists play in contributing the discoveries and innovations that lead to a strong economy, sustainable environment and vibrant middle class. That’s why the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science,…

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Reminder – Minister Bibeau to make important funding announcement for refugees in Middle East

Posted  November 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will make an important funding announcement regarding refugees in the Middle East, particularly women and children.

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CRTC recognized for its work to protect Canadians

Posted  December 14, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has received two awards from the Community of Federal Regulators for its work to protect Canadians and ensure that they have access to a world-class communication system.

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Government of Canada Supports Advancement in Digital Marketing Technology

Posted  December 16, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to building Canada as a global centre of innovation; one that focuses on strengthening the middle class by creating jobs, driving growth across all industries and improving the lives of all Canadians. To this end, …

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Media Advisory – New Minas, Nova Scotia

Posted  November 4, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and Keith Irving, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Kings South, on behalf of the Honourable Geoff MacLellan, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal for Nova Scotia.

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Government of Canada to Strengthen Environmental Research in Agriculture

Posted  December 2, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced that the Government of Canada will be expanding its research efforts to better protect and manage Canada’s water and soil resources, and strengthen the agriculture sector’s ability to…

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OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Panel on Stimulating Digital Innovation Across the Economy

Posted  July 7, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Good afternoon. It’s an honour to be here at the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy. I would first of all like to congratulate Mexico on hosting this valuable event in beautiful Cancún. Thank you also to the OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] for inviting me to participate in today’s panel discussion.

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Better public transit for Prince George thanks to federal and provincial funding

Posted  July 19, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Safe, modern and efficient public infrastructure ensures the well-being of British Columbia communities. The governments of Canada and British Columbia are committed to supporting infrastructure that help get people to good paying jobs and back to their families after a hard day’s work.

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Official International Reserves

Posted  July 6, 2016  by  Canada News Centre - National News

Official International Reserves

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