Category Archives: Canadian Politics

According to Walt Wawra the world is a place in need of infinitely more guns

If you were still wondering about the differences between Canada and the US, in terms of gun culture and other stuff, this might explain a few things… According to his letter to the Calgary Herald, Walt Wawra, a Michigan police … Continue reading

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The 2011 Liberal Party election results might count as ethnic cleansing

So… that was interesting. I am blown away at the collective humph to the nuts Canada has given to the Liberal Party of Canada. Seriously, it’s about time. The past fourteen years have been like being trapped in a room … Continue reading

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Vote Nobody and play the Wendy Mesley drinking game instead

I found this brilliant piece of awesomely cynical graffiti eleven years ago beside a Chinese restaurant in Guelph, Ontario. Just like every election cycle as far back as I can remember there has been talk recently, mostly on CBCNN, about … Continue reading

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In a moment of dark irony armed robbers and a broken down bus full of Liberals cross paths near Vankleek Hill

On Monday morning, July 12, around 10am, two armed men walked into the Proxim Pharmacy on Main Street, Vankleek Hill, and demanded prescription painkillers. The pharmacy was full of customers, but no one was physically hurt. The two brainiacs left … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day and may your BBQ be Black Fly free

. Since I moved back to Vankleek Hill my Canada Day celebrations have mostly taken place on my second-floor balcony, from which I can see the fireworks burst over the tops of my neighbours trees. We’ve had the occasional BBQ … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago SCAN Could’ve Had Me Evicted But Activists Nearly Did It On Their Own

A friend of mine raised some concerns on her blog about Bill 106 – ‘The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act’, which was recently introduced into the Ontario Legislature as a private members Bill by Ottawa Centre Liberal MPP Yasir Naqvi. … Continue reading

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