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  • No Canada Redux: An Election Autopsy On Our Northern Neighbor

    10/23/2019 8:04:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/23/2019 | David Solway
    The results of the October 21, 2019 election have served to confirm that Canada is a lost cause. Liberal prime minister Justin Trudeau, a very silly person who likes bobbing around in Indian costumes, praying in mosques robed in a white thawb, and uttering idiocies like “We don’t say mankind, we say peoplekind,” who pranced about in blackface and flaunting a genital banana, and who is guilty of two ethics violations which he wears like a badge of honor, has been re-elected, albeit with a minority government. With 157 seats the Liberals fell 13 short of majority status. The New...
  • Transgender activist Jessica Yaniv loses 'wax her XXXX' complaint against salon workers

    10/22/2019 8:41:41 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/22/19 | John Gage
    Edited the title with XXXX so "wax her balls" doesn't show up on the forum headlines. Article:Jessica Yaniv, a Canadian transgender activist, lost a court case she brought against estheticians who refused to wax her male genitalia. "Human rights legislation does not require a service provider to wax a type of genitals they are not trained for and have not consented to wax," the BC Human Rights Tribunal determined according to the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms which represented five of the estheticians. Yaniv was found to have "engaged in improper conduct" including filing "complaints for improper purposes." The Tribunal...
  • Canadian Court Rules against Transgender Activist Jessica Yaniv (Waxing)

    10/22/2019 10:02:33 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | October 22, 2019 | Tobias Hoonhout
    The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has ruled against Canadian transgender activist Jessica Yaniv in a case stemming from a complaint Yaniv filed against multiple female beauticians who refused to wax Yaniv’s male genitalia. “Self-identification does not erase physiological reality,” said Jay Cameron, a lawyer for the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, which represented the beauticians. “Our clients do not offer the service requested. No woman should be compelled to touch male genitals against her will, irrespective of how the owner of the genitals identifies.” The Tribunal said in its decision that Yaniv had had filed the “complaints for improper...
  • Scheer Genius

    10/22/2019 2:28:18 PM PDT · by Twotone · 19 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | October 22, 2019 | Mark Steyn
    A few random thoughts on a grey morning after: ~According to the deranged dominion's useless and government-subsidized media, Canadians' priorities in this election were climate change and indigenous reconciliation, and the breakout star of the campaign was NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. Back in the real world, Mr Singh's party lost over a third of its seats, and twenty per cent of its vote, and is no longer the third biggest caucus in the House of Commons. And, whatever voters may tell pollsters about global climate concerns and indigenous reconciliation, the real consequences of the last four years are a resurgent...
  • University dumps prof who revealed polar bears actually thriving

    10/22/2019 2:13:06 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    WND ^ | By WND Staff Published October 21, 2019 at 8:59pm
    The Canadian zoologist who led the way in debunking the claim that climate change is endangering polar bears says the University of Victoria bowed to "outside pressure" and fired her. Susan Crockford, an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Victoria in Canada for 15 years, said her renewal application was rejected without explanation in May, despite her high profile as a speaker and author due to her polar bear research and expertise in mammal bone identification, the Washington Times reported. Her research showed polar bear populations are stable and even thriving, contrary to the claims of climate activists that...
  • Canada's currency, energy shares fall as new government relies on left-leaning parties

    10/22/2019 10:36:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/22/2019 | Fergal Smith
    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback on Tuesday and its heavily weighted energy sector fell on the Toronto stock market, as investors worried that a minority government would make building of new oil pipelines more difficult. Canada’s energy industry saw its worst-case election result materialize on Monday as the Liberals failed to secure a majority government, leaving them in need of support from left-leaning parties that are opposed to new oil pipelines. Canada’s energy sector declined 0.5% even as oil prices rose, with shares of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd falling 0.8 and pipeline company Encana Corp...
  • Canada's Trudeau retains power in election but will have minority government

    10/22/2019 6:24:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 21, 2019 | Nelson Wyatt
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party. The vote showed a deeply divided country with the defeated Conservatives winning the popular vote, while a resurgent separatist Bloc Quebecois made big strides in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec.
  • Trudeau nabs minority government, loses the popular vote, in tumultuous campaign (Eggface Now

    10/22/2019 4:07:38 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 19 replies
    CTV News ^ | 10/21/2019 | Ben Cousins
    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau faced a barrage of attacks throughout the 40-day election campaign, but in the end, he did enough to earn back Canadians’ trust for another term as prime minister. By the time the dust settled on the election, Trudeau lost the popular vote and more than 20 seats in the House of Commons, but was able to maintain a minority government and will remain prime minister. ...
  • Canada Election Thread (Live)

    10/21/2019 3:35:11 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 335 replies
    CBC ^ | 10/21/2019 | CBC News
    Polls just closed in Atlantic Canada. Post results here.
  • As Joe Biden waits for his Obama endorsement, blackface Canadian Justin Trudeau gets his

    10/17/2019 5:20:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 17, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Foreign meddling, anyone? In a move that's sure to turn some Canadian voters off, resident Obama stepped in and offered his endorsement to Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. ... Barack Obama on Wednesday endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s reelection bid, a high-profile boost to the Liberal leader‘s campaign less than a week before voters head to the polls. ... Seems foreign interference in other countries' elections is all right so long as Democrats do it. But never mind the Canadians, this one paints quite a picture of hypocrisy. Trudeau, recall, is yet another woke leftist who's had photos of...
  • Obama Endorses Trudeau for Re-election Ahead of Canada Vote

    10/16/2019 2:05:49 PM PDT · by karpov · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 16, 2019 | Dan Bilefsky and Alan Yuhas
    MONTREAL — Former President Barack Obama endorsed Justin Trudeau’s re-election as prime minister on Wednesday, potentially giving him a lift just days before Canadians go to the polls in closely fought elections. “I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President,” Mr. Obama wrote on Twitter. “He’s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change. The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbors to the north support him for another term.” The approbation of Mr. Obama, who was very popular in Canada during his presidency, could buttress Mr. Trudeau at home,...
  • Trudeau acknowledges Tories could win, accuses them of running 'dirtiest' campaign ever

    10/16/2019 12:30:27 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 42 replies
    CBC ^ | October 16 2019 | Kathleen Harris
    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau today acknowledged the Conservatives could win Monday's election — and accused the party of winning support by running one of the "dirtiest, nastiest" election campaigns in Canadian history. Surrounded by 29 Quebec candidates at an event at Montreal's Botanical Garden Wednesday, Trudeau appealed to Quebecers to support his party and elect a progressive government rather than a "progressive opposition." It's a pitch he's been making a lot lately — a bid to beat down surging support for the NDP and Bloc Québécois by arguing that voting for those parties could help elect a Conservative government.
  • Obama calls on Canada to reelect Trudeau

    10/16/2019 11:54:37 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 67 replies
    THe Hill ^ | Oct 16, 2019 | John Bowden
    Former President Obama called on Canadian voters to reelect the country's embattled prime minister, Justin Trudeau, on Wednesday as Trudeau faces a tough reelection battle marred by racial controversies. In a tweet, the former president harkened back to his time in the White House, commenting that Trudeau was a "hard-working, effective leader" who had led on issues such as climate change.
  • St. Louis Blues visit the White House

    10/15/2019 2:00:22 PM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 28 replies
    The Sporting News ^ | October 15, 2019 | Tommy McCardle
    The defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues visited the White House and met with President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. A tradition of North American sports teams visiting the U.S. capital dates back to at least 1865 , but the practice has grown divisive under the Trump administration. The White House livestreamed the public ceremony on YouTube, which fans can watch below. President Trump complimented multiple Blues players, including Alex Steen, Jaden Schwartz and Jordan Binnington for their play during the team's championship run during his speech. He also recognized superfan Laila Anderson , who was in attendance...
  • Air Canada Will No Longer Refer To Passengers As “Ladies & Gentlemen”.

    10/14/2019 6:53:14 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 80 replies
    One Mile At A Time ^ | 10.13.2019 | Ben Lucky
    Many airlines are making efforts to be more inclusive. For example, earlier this year we saw airlines for the first time add a non-binary gender option when booking travel, including the option to select “X” as your gender (rather than “M” or “F”). Air Canada is largely a progressive airline, and La Presse reports on an internal memo that has been sent to employees. Currently Air Canada’s flight attendants, gate agents, and pilots, refer to passengers as “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements, but they’ll soon be updating their phrasing to be more gender neutral.
  • Atlanta Air Show Canceled after Pilot Ejects from Plane

    10/13/2019 12:07:17 PM PDT · by Cecily · 46 replies
    The Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | October 13, 2019 | Asia Simone Burns
    The final day of the Atlanta Air Show is canceled after a pilot ejected from a plane Sunday afternoon. The airshow began Saturday and was scheduled to continue Sunday afternoon at Tara Field near the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, a pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, ejected from his aircraft shortly before the squadron was due to perform, the Snowbirds announced on Twitter Sunday.
  • Ted Cruz: It Is ‘Not’ Appropriate for Trump to Ask China to Investigate Biden Family

    10/13/2019 11:52:49 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 146 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Oct 2019 | Pam Key
    On Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said it was not appropriate for President Donald Trump to ask China to investigate 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden regarding his business ties. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: So China’s a- a surveillance state. Is it appropriate for President Trump to be saying– CRUZ: Yeah. BRENNAN: –China should look into the Biden family? Is that appropriate? CRUZ: I- look, of course not. Elections in the U.S. should be decided by- by Americans and it’s not the business of- of foreign...
  • Canada’s Justin Trudeau wears bulletproof vest after security threat

    10/13/2019 4:34:27 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 13 October 2019 | Dom Calicchio
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest onstage Saturday night as he delivered a speech amid heavy security after authorities learned of a security threat, according to reports. Trudeau, leader of the nation’s Liberal Party, is seeking reelection Oct. 21. He addressed an audience of about 2,000 supporters in Mississauga, Ontario, just outside Toronto, the CBC reported. Liberal officials would not disclose the nature of the security threat, but the event was delayed for about 90 minutes, according to the Toronto Star. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police also would not comment. SNIP New Democratic leader Jagmeet Singh posted...
  • Ted Cruz, McCaul blast Trump for unleashing Turkey against Syria’s Kurds ...

    10/07/2019 6:21:59 PM PDT · by rintintin · 109 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | Oct 7 2019 | Todd. J Gilman
    President Donald Trump's staunchest allies voiced outrage Monday after he suddenly declared that U.S. troops would allow Turkey to attack Syrian Kurds who have fought as U.S. allies for years to tamp down the Islamic State. The president later threatened to destroy the economy of Turkey, a NATO member, if it goes too far against the Kurds. But that did little to mollify concerns overseas or in Congress after Trump announced that the U.S. would withdraw troops and get them out of the way of Turkish forces. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said it would be "disgraceful if we sat...
  • Muslim driver hit cop with truck, tried to stab him to death, then hit four others,

    10/07/2019 7:21:03 AM PDT · by robowombat · 16 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | OCT 7, 2019 9:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Canada: Muslim driver hit cop with truck, tried to stab him to death, then hit four others, “wanted to kill people” OCT 7, 2019 9:00 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER “As a police officer, we always try to get what happened, and we’re always conscious in attempting to determine why it happened,” he said in sum. “We don’t always get (the) why.” Yeah, that “why” is a real mystery. But here is a clue. The Islamic State issued this call in September 2014: So O muwahhid, do not let this battle pass you by wherever you may be. You must strike...