More evacuation orders issued as Alberta wildfires worsen
New evacuation orders were issued at 11 pm yesterday, as northern Alberta residents were told to fuel up their vehicles and escape.
“Wurst” thief ever tears down wall of Winnipeg sausage shop
The owner of a Transcona butcher shop says someone dug a tunnel into their store and stole sausages, in what some are calling the wurst robbery of the century.
Canadians want to solve climate change without a carbon tax
Canadians are united in their fight against climate change. However, what they also seem to be united in is their refusal to pay the carbon tax.
Quebec’s Bill 21 isn’t secularism—it’s authoritarianism
At 4 am today, François Legault’s government passed Bill 21 for the province of Québec. The bill isn’t secularism, but rather a blatant attempt to enforce authoritarian state-atheism, the likes of which can be seen in China. Bill 21 is a threat to personal liberties.
We must lower income taxes on the lower and middle classes
The income tax is one of the single greatest burdens on Canadian families. While a lot of talk goes into “taxing the rich”, not much goes onto “not taxing the common man.” Thus, we must lower taxes on everyday Canadians, and surprisingly, this is something Conservatives and the NDP agree on.
CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Elliott Trudeau instead of sending it to the national archives
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service destroyed a secret file on Pierre Elliott Trudeau in 1989 instead of turning it over to the national archives. This was only recently discovered, three decades after the act.
Global News runs misleading headline suggesting Canadians don’t support freedom of speech online
Canadians are vehemently opposed to online censorship, especially if it is mandated by the government. Canadians support the values of liberty, freedom of expression, and freedom of speech, and any attempt to curb those values is inherently un-Canadian.
Most alternatives to single-use plastics are worse for the environment
Ultimately, the alternatives for single-use plastics aren’t all that great, and we’re better off just reusing HDPE plastics more frequently.