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This week Rick Mercer looks into the Tories’ promised income-splitting tax break. “Income splitting is a massive tax break no doubt about it,” Mercer says. “... more
Income splitting
Rick Mercer
Stephen Harper
Jim Flaherty
Conservative Party
taxes
taxation
Canada
I've had my fill of Canada's current federal government. Stephen Harper's Conservatives have broken the trust of Canadians all across the country. Instead of... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C 23
electoral reform
governance
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Dr. Qais Ghanem
Politics
poem
poetry
Canada
In his March 11th rant, Rick Mercer takes on the issue of MPs lying to the House of Commons: The very worst thing that anyone can do in the House of Commons... more
Rick Mercer
Brad Butt
Conduct of MPs
governance
House of Commons
Federal Government of Canada
Conservative Party
Canada
Do you ever have those days where you feel like there’s a higher power who's entire purpose is to constantly test your grip on reality? You know those days... more
Politics
Rants
Rick Mercer
Fair Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Canada
I'm writing this rant because I was late for work the other morning due to two dump trucks blocking lanes just stopped with their 4-way flashers on during rush... more
Traffic
trucks downtown
Ottawa
Sports
Entertainment
Development
LRT
Lebretton Flats
Kanata
Orleans
A 12 year deal was reached with the NHL as Rogers Communications now grasps entire control of Hockey Night In Canada (HNIC) and all National Broadcasts of the... more
 
November 26, 2013
NHL
CBC
Rogers
media
Hockey
Hockey fans
Canadian Heritage
TSN
RDS
TVA
Canada
Canadians
Toronto Maple Leafs
Rick Mercer from CBC's Rick Mercer Report does this week's rant on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Rick's take is not what you might expect...     RELATED: CBC's Peter... more
Rob Ford
governance
Rick Mercer
Rick Mercer Report
Toronto
City of Toronto
Municipal Affairs
Public Affairs
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford set off a firestorm again today for using explicit sexual language during an impromptu news conference outside his office, where he... more
Rob Ford
Municipal Affairs
governance
Toronto
Ontario
City of Toronto
CBC
Video
Shannon Sharpe used to be known as an unbelievably talented, record setting Denver Broncos tight end. Now, he is one of the analysts on CBS Sports’ NFL... more
Racism
NFL
Miami Dolphins
Richie Incognito
Shannon Sharpe
CBS
Sports
Bullying
The Toronto Star released this new video of Rob Ford today. The video shows the Mayor of Toronto staggering around an unknown dining room ranting gibberish and... more
Rob Ford
Toronto Star video
governance
Toronto
City of Toronto
crack cocaine
Drug abuse
drunkeness
In this video clip, Jon Stewart is from the Daily Show, rips into Toronto Mayor Rob Ford for smoking crack. The clip is from the Daily Show on November 4, 2013... more
Rob Ford
Rob Ford crack video
governance
Municipal Affairs
Police
Toronto
Canada
Drugs
Drug abuse
Daily Show
John Stewart
Hey Ottawa Artists! Making a living as a professional visual artist is tough. That’s a very well-documented fact. I know that not only from experience, but... more
Art
Arts
Artists
visual artists
Art economy
Ottawa arts economy
visual artists
Damien Hirst
Ottawa
Hi—I'm Franke James. If you watched my video pitch you know I'm an artist and author—and that I got smacked down by Canada's Harper government for speaking up... more
climate change
Freedom of speech
Oil sands
Canada
Government of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
governance
Franke James
Art
Activist
It always bewilders me that sustainability causes are often judged as "leftish". Socialist. More orange than NDP - fuchsia even. We need to change the... more
Green Party
Dear Brendan Shanahan, I'm finding it hard to believe that you, a former NHLer of great repute, would suspend Eric Gryba two games for doing nothing more... more
Brendan Shanahan
Eric Gryba
Lars Eller
Diaz
NHL
NHL Playoffs
Ottawa Senators
Montreal Canadiens
TSN
Hockey
Ottawa
Montreal

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