Justin Trudeau and the dangers of democratic dynasties
“The fact that Trudeau was so quickly able to charm the Liberal Party, the press, and the Canadain public, reveals a certain sickness in democracy. In North America in particular, democratic electorates are only too willing to forgive inexperience, and in Trudeau’s case, blatant stupidity, so long as the candidate possesses a famous last-name. “
Quebec separatism is asleep, not dead
When the CAQ came to power in 2018, political commentators and politicians again failed to take note of history. Throwing caution to the wind, they described the CAQ’s electoral victory, which arguably derived from their apathy towards separation, as being “the end of the [sepratist] dream.”
Three young children sexually assaulted by Ontario man
The most recent incident occurred on July 6th, 2019, where the predator sexually assaulted a four-year-old in a stairwell of a Kitchener condominium.
Firefighters rescue and console heartbroken raccoon from death-trap grate
A distraught raccoon has been rescued by the Newton, Massachusetts fire department after spending many melancholic hours attempting to free itself from a street drain grate.
Trudeau throws shade at Ford and Scheer during Ottawa rally
Instead of Trudeau mentioning and attacking Andrew Scheer by name, the Liberal party leader repeatedly highlighted cuts the Progressive Conservatives have made to public services in Ontario.
What will Britain look like if Boris delivers Brexit?
To put it simply, if voters believe that unfamiliar parties can win an election, then this belief becomes self-fulfilling. If voters believe that the establishment parties have ceased to be unbeatable, they become beatable.
More than 50 dead, 16 decapitated in Brazillian prison riot
Authorities stated that the riot unsurprisingly involved opposing gangs. Gang violence has been commonplace for some time in Brazil; most notably, in 2017, nearly 150 prisoners died in several prisons during a three-week-long slaughter as local gangs waged war on one another.