Are you kidding me? Does this cop have nothing more important to do, like oh I don’t know, stopping drivers who are actually a threat? Doesn’t the government have more important issues to legislate on? This is almost as bad as when the bureaucrat came to my house a few weeks ago and told me […]
Tag Archive 'Canada'
Confessions of a government employee: ‘overcompensation, huge benefits, and great working conditions’
Posted in Canada on Jun 15th, 2009
In the past weeks, Canadian taxpayers were shocked to learn of eHealth CEO Sarah Kramer’s astronomical $350,000+ salary, along with her doling out $5,000,000 in untendered contracts, and no progress to show for it. She’s since been canned and the government is pretending to be outraged, but in reality how much of an anomaly is […]
Posted in Canada on Apr 28th, 2009
A new Maclean’s poll released today has some interesting results. While I remember when the Canadian Census released its 2006 results hailing Toronto as one of the most diverse cities in the continent, it looks like this is a fact on the ground that most Canadians aren’t too happy about! The poll, by Angus Reid […]
Can’t say I’m surprised.
A few weeks ago the Canadian media along with some international media published a story about Toronto’s Masjid el Noor Mosque’s ‘Islamic fanaticism detox program’. While the media and the mainstream Canadian public -including myself – welcomed the idea, what you didn’t see in the media was what other Muslims had to say about it. […]
Posted in israel on Mar 8th, 2009
This is the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard. And guess who agrees? OTTAWA (AFP) — A solution to Jerusalem could be a “special regime” that administers the Old City without dividing it, leaving the thorny issue of sovereignty for a future date, two former diplomats wrote. In the March/April issue of Foreign Affairs, professors Michael […]
So today I helped run a display at York University in the main student area Vari Hall called “Free Palestinians from Hamas”. We set up a board with different newspaper and media quotes of people and human rights organizations condemning Hamas’ exploitation of regular Palestinian citizens, and bringing light to the facts on the ground […]
Hon. Yoine Goldstein said some things that needed to be said yesterday: Honourable senators, we are witnessing a distressing series of events in Canada that are reminiscent of darker chapters in world history. The first event is the passage of a resolution on February 22 by the Ontario division of the Canadian Union of Public […]
Posted in Canada on Mar 4th, 2009
As Kenney’s spokesperson put it, ridiculous! Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is facing a possible investigation by Parliament’s ethics commissioner in the wake of his threat to axe funding to a group whose president called him a “professional whore.” Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis has filed a complaint against Kenney with Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, saying he […]
The student who was assaulted last night describes what happened in his own words: A few people have asked me this morning about what happened last night at UofT. I attended the Israel Apartheid Week event with a few friends and was prepared to ask a couple questions. The girl sitting next to me asked […]