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National Observer | February 22, 2017 | in Op-Ed
The suburban hotel ballroom was packed with more than 400 conservative activists, college students and curious reporters. On stage, a bespectacled Calgarian was railing against what he called the “fascist theocracy” of militant Islam. This was in Sainte-Foy, Que., but the crowd didn’t seem to mind that he was speaking English. They laughed,... More
Ed Hand | February 13, 2017 | in Comment
Do as I say and not as I do seems to be the message from Ottawa Police Services Board chair, Eli El-Chantiry.   I received an interesting screen capture of his Facebook page (see below).  On it, Eli is friends with Charlie Manasseri.   Mr. Manasseri is currently in prison awaiting his appeal in the murder conviction in the death of Brian Fudge.  ... More
James O'Grady | February 2, 2017 | in Comment
Former Ontario PC candidate and Ottawa Citizen columnist Randall Denley borrowed a play from the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) playbook in his column today advocating for the merger of the Public and Catholic School Boards in Ottawa.  On this we agree--The Schools Boards must be merged! The #GPO estimates $1 Billion can be saved province wide. Why... More
Unpublished Admin | January 30, 2017 | in Comment
Canada and the US did away with race-based immigration policies, and immigration policies based on national origin or religion, in the 1960s. That's the way it should stay. Canada is founded on welcoming refugees. From the arrival of United Empire Loyalists fleeing the American revolution to Irish refugees fleeing starvation and the potato... More

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c. 31 - Ontario
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Ministry of the Attorney General - Ontario
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