Conservatives continue to make gains, Liberals still lead
A new Mainstreet poll places the Liberal party with less than a 2 point lead, a massive drop when compared to the “sunny-ways” highs the PM enjoyed earlier in his career.
DZSURDZSA: Ottawa sets up “Ministry of Truth” to monitor online news, but not mainstream media
The Liberals announce $7 million to monitor online “fake news” while giving the mainstream media a free pass.
Have they forgotten the hijab hoax?
CBC President bizarrely compares Netflix expansion to colonialism
CBC President Catherine Tait compared the growing influence of Netflix around the world to the colonialism of the British and French empires.
Splitting the Canadian political left in the age of Trump
“I wish I had thought of that,” said Weir tongue-in-cheek. “I am going to resist the temptation to declare myself Prime Minister of Canada.”
The jury is still out on safe injection sites
Although drug crimes are declining in the rest of the city, the report on crime and disorder shows a 250-meter zone near the site has become the epicenter for drug, violent, and property crimes in the downtown area.
Federal carbon tax would make flights between Ottawa and Vancouver $500 more expensive by 2030: study
“The cost of air travel in Canada will soar if the federal government imposes a carbon tax on air travel in 2019,” claims the report.
Ontario Announces Healthcare Increases, Two New CAMH Facilities
The most extreme fiscal conservatives may long for immediate balanced budgets at any cost. However, most conservative (and liberal) governments are elected to better allocate resources, whatever that may call for.
Liberals refuse to release details of $600,000 fundraiser for former MP with millions in gambling debts
Here’s an MP who couldn’t even spend his own money wisely and the Liberals picked him to sit on a finance committee in the House of Commons.
Alberta has paid $611 Billion in transfer payments from 1961 to 2017
Thanks to an article in the Financial Post and research from Tim Hearn and Robert Mansell of the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, we now know it is roughly $661 billion net from 1961 to 2017.