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  • Don't Worry about 'Islamophobia' Law, Says Muslim Brotherhood-Linked Canadian Spokesman

    02/25/2017 4:35:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 25, 2017 | Pamela Geller
    As the Canadian Parliament prepares to adopt a motion condemning "Islamophobia," the Canadian media have shifted into high-gear propaganda mode to smear all opposition to this anti-free speech measure as hysterical. Leading the charge in the Toronto Star is Faisal Kutty, who teaches law at Valparaiso University Law School in Indiana and Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and has numerous ties to groups linked to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. Kutty leads off by scapegoating me as the "lunatic fringe" opposing this thought-crushing measure: "Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, Smears all Canadians with Islamophobia Lie to Create a Sharia State,"...
  • Anyone crossing the border illegally whose claim is rejected will be sent home, not back to U.S.

    02/23/2017 8:33:19 PM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 20 replies
    Global News ^ | 02/23/2017 | Amy Minsky
    The men, women and children hiking over the Canada-U.S. border to seek asylum in Canada are risking more than freezing conditions – they’re cutting off all roads back to the United States and risk being sent back to the countries they fled. “Usually the U.S. is considered a safe place to seek asylum,” said Jacqueline Bonisteel, an associate at Corporate Immigration Law Firm in Toronto. “It’s a high risk, but for these people Canada seems to be a safer place to make a claim.” Every one of the dozens and dozens of asylum seekers who’ve recently arrived – and continue...
  • Canada is betting on a universal basic income to help cities gutted by manufacturing job loss

    02/23/2017 12:41:38 PM PST · by Lorianne · 46 replies
    Quartz ^ | 20 February 2017 | Rebecca Fortin
    Of all the ideas to pull people out of poverty, one of the more contentious is also the simplest: governments should just hand out monthly checks to the poor, no strings attached. That’s exactly what the Canadian province of Ontario plans to do, and it’s already causing a ruckus. The Liberal Party currently in control of the provincial government aims to roll out a pilot for a “universal basic income” program in what could be three cities in the spring of 2017. While it has yet to identify the guinea pigs, hints of what the system will look like can...
  • Canada's PM Trudeau: No, we won’t be stopping illegal border crossings. Why do you ask?

    02/22/2017 8:09:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/22/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    The other day we looked at a somewhat amusing story of people illegally crossing the border from the United States into Canada. The numbers remain only a tiny trickle compared to the flow of illegal aliens coming into the United States across our southern border, but the trend should still be worrying for Canadians. Or at least so you would think. This is not a view shared by the country’s prime minister it seems. When pressed by reporters, Justin Trudeau said that he has no intention of stopping people coming into his nation illegally. (Newsweek) Canada will continue to...
  • Toronto mosque: "O Allah! Give us victory over the disbelieving people...slay them one by one [TR]

    02/20/2017 3:37:02 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 23 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Robert Spencer
    Canada is about to pass a resolution that will pave the way to the criminalization of "Islamophobia." But about this, Canadian authorities have nothing to say. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzXCGPvY3HM "Supplications at Masjid Toronto Mosque: 'Slay them one by one and spare not one of them,'" by Jonathan D. Halevi, CIJ News, February 18, 2017: http://en.cijnews.com/?p=205803 "Masjid Toronto mosque in downtown Toronto is affiliated with the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC). The mosque operates in two locations in downtown Toronto: Masjid Toronto at Dundas (168 Dundas St. West) and Masjid Toronto at Adelaide (84 Adelaide St. East). Dr. Wael Shihab was appointed in...
  • Leitch surges in latest Mainstreet Tory leadership poll (Tory establishment warning alert)

    02/18/2017 11:23:04 AM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 6 replies
    iPolitics.ca ^ | 02/17/2017 | BJ Siekierski
    Kellie Leitch is now the first choice for over one-fifth of Conservative party members, passing Maxime Bernier and nipping at the heels of an increasingly polarizing Kevin O’Leary campaign, according to the latest iPolitics CPC Leadership Tracker — powered by Mainstreet Research. Mainstreet reached 804 members between February 9 and 12 and found — with a margin of error of +/- 3.5 per cent, 19 times out of 20 — that Kevin O’Leary was the first choice for 22.01 per cent of members, followed by Leitch (20.90 per cent), and Bernier (17.54 per cent). The first leadership poll, conducted between...
  • Nine people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada

    02/18/2017 6:38:24 AM PST · by markomalley · 74 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/18/17 | Christine Muschi
    Nine asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene. As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer seized their passports and questioned a man in the front passenger seat of a taxi that had pulled up to the border in Champlain, New York, four adults and four young children fled the cab and ran to Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the other side. One by one they scrambled across the snowy gully separating the two countries. RCMP officers...
  • Protesters outside Masjid Toronto call for ban on Islam as Muslims pray inside

    02/17/2017 5:06:33 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 5 replies
    In an email, Toronto police Const. Jenniferjit Sidhu said police will investigate possible hate crimes if an official complaint is reported.
  • Canada frees Air India bomber, Sikh terrorist who killed 331 people in 1985 attacks

    02/16/2017 1:59:54 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 47 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Agence France-Presse
    The only person convicted in the 1985 Air India bombings that killed 331 people is now free, Canada's parole board said Wednesday. Inderjit Singh Reyat had been ordered to live at a halfway house following his release from prison one year ago, after serving two decades behind bars. That condition has now been lifted and Reyat may return to a normal life, including "living in a private residence," parole board spokesman Patrick Storey said in an email. The onetime Sikh extremist, an immigrant from India, was convicted of making bombs that were stuffed into luggage and planted on two planes...
  • Ivanka Trump Doesn’t Know Her Place. Hint: It’s Not The President’s Chair (feminists going bezerko!)

    02/15/2017 7:07:09 PM PST · by drewh · 104 replies
    National Post of Canada ^ | | February 15, 2017 gmt | Michelle Hauser, Special to National Post
    But when the cameras are rolling and you’re a 35-year-old woman who should know how much symbols matter it leaves all kinds of uncomfortable questions: What is Ivanka Trump up to, anyway? What is her strange, as-yet-undefined mission in the White House? And, if it’s not too much to ask, where is her stepmother and what has she done with her? No one envies Melania having to fill Michelle Obama’s shoes — at least some of her reticence is justified. , Michelle Obama set a high watermark in so many areas: mother, wife, style icon, role model to women around...
  • There Are 66,719 Empty Mansions In Vancouver

    02/15/2017 4:22:36 PM PST · by Lorianne · 26 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11 February 2017 | Tyler Durden
    One year ago, when we first started discussing the Vancouver housing bubble, which as we first speculated - and was later confirmed - was the result of Chinese oligarch money-launderers parking "hot cash" in this offshore housing market (at least until a 15% property tax on foreign purchases made Seattle the new Vancouver), we said that Vancouver houses had become the de facto new Swiss bank account, and because of that the houses - once purchased - would remain a highly overprized, if vacant tribute to China's soaring capital outflows. Now, courtesy of data by urban planner Andy Yan of...
  • Newcomer centre has no more room for border-crossing refugees (Canada)

    02/13/2017 10:03:30 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 28 replies
    CBA News ^ | 02/12/2017 | Austin Grabish
    A Winnipeg centre that welcomes and houses newcomers is putting out a public call for help after getting another surge of asylum-seekers over the weekend. Welcome Place, a temporary home for newcomers in Winnipeg, is full and has no more rooms for refugee claimants who may still be coming to the city Sunday. 21 asylum seekers crossed into Manitoba Saturday: reeve22 refugees entered Manitoba near Emerson border over the weekendMany Somalis in Minnesota 'willing to take the risk' to sneak into Canada "That's a big concern," said Rita Chahal, the executive director of the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council.At least 21 asylum-seekers were...
  • FREEDOM GRANTED TO MAN WHO BEHEADED BUS PASSENGER IN CANADA

    02/11/2017 12:45:30 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/11/2017
    <p>A Canadian man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom.</p> <p>Manitoba's Criminal Review Board announced Friday it has given Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, an absolute discharge, meaning he is no longer subject to monitoring.</p>
  • Freedom granted to Canadian man who beheaded, cannibalized bus passenger

    02/11/2017 9:54:16 AM PST · by markomalley · 37 replies
    A Canadian man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom.Manitoba's Criminal Code Review Board announced Friday it has given Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, an absolute discharge, meaning he is no longer subject to monitoring.Baker, a diagnosed schizophrenic, killed Tim McLean, a young carnival worker who was a complete stranger to Baker, in 2008. A year later he was found not criminally responsible due to mental illness.
  • Storm of reaction to news Syrian refugee charged with sex assaults

    02/10/2017 3:00:38 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    CBC ^ | 2/10/17 | Rick McConnell et al
    Reports that a man accused of sexual assaults on six Edmonton teenage girls was a Syrian refugee have ignited a firestorm of reaction, from anti-immigration diatribes to criticism about how the media dealt with the story. Groups that work with refugees in the city have been inundated with calls and texts over the past 24 hours, some from people calling for an end to the refugee program and others from refugees themselves apologizing on behalf of their community. Erick Ambtman, executive director of the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, said his organization received a message on Twitter from a white...
  • Refugee numbers increase at border crossing in Manitoba

    02/10/2017 11:17:24 AM PST · by Lorianne · 37 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | 07 February 2017
    last weekend almost two dozen refugees walked over the border from the U.S. into Canada. Officials in the municipality of Emerson-Franklin directly south of Winnipeg worry about dealing with the rising numbers as they seem to be increasing. Doug Johnston a councilor for the municipality said:"This is right off the scale for us." The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed that 22 people had crossed the border for Noyes, Minnesota into the Emerson area in Manitoba Canada. Johnston said that this is more than he has ever seen within such a short period. Rita Chahai, director of the Manitoba Interfaith...
  • “Punch a Zionist Today,” McGill Student Representative Urges

    02/09/2017 7:08:30 PM PST · by RightGeek · 52 replies
    B'nai Brith Canada ^ | 2/9/2017 | Aidan Fishman
    Igor Sadikov, a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), is facing calls for his resignation after advising followers to “punch a Zionist today” on Twitter. Sadikov, a prominent supporter of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement at McGill, is also a former news editor of The McGill Daily, the campus newspaper that “maintains an editorial line of not publishing pieces which promote a Zionist worldview.” “This is clear incitement to violence, which should not be tolerated on the part of any student, let alone a student...
  • Canada Witnesses Population Jump Due to Immigrant

    02/09/2017 2:18:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Thursday, 9 February 2017
    Thanks to a large influx of immigrants, Canada had the largest population growth of all Group of Seven countries over the past five years, government statistics showed Wednesday. The first data available from last year’s census shows that Canada now has a population of more than 35 million – 1.7 million (or five percent) more than in the 2011 census. About two-thirds of this population increase can be attributed to immigration, with natural population growth representing the other third, according to Statistics Canada. “In the coming years, population growth in Canada is projected to be increasingly linked to migratory increase...
  • Canada’s Trudeau sets up “war room” to monitor not jihad terrorists, but Donald Trump

    02/09/2017 10:25:12 AM PST · by ColdOne · 99 replies
    jihadwatch.org ^ | 2/7/17 | Robert Spencer
    President Donald Trump has so unnerved Justin Trudeau that the Canadian prime minister has set-up a “war room” within his office to monitor what Liberal government insiders are calling “the unpredictable U.S. president” and to respond at a moment’s notice. The team is led by long-time Liberal advisor Brian Clow, formerly chief of staff to foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland, and is designed to provide advice and quick responses to Trump’s trade policy, especially with regard to NAFTA.
  • NETCOM sponsors Army-wide high-frequency communications exercise

    02/08/2017 7:41:01 AM PST · by SandRat · 25 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. (NETCOM) -- From March 30 to April 1, the Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command will sponsor an Army-wide, low-power, high-frequency communications exercise/competition -- QRPX 2017. The purpose of this event is to allow personnel to train on basic HF radio procedures and to test their HF radio equipment and antennas during a no-threat, semi-competitive environment. Units and personnel from the U.S. and Canadian Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Military Auxiliary Radio System are invited to train and compete during this event. In order to be eligible to compete for points, units are limited to 20...
  • Canada Steps up as New Leader of Free World

    02/06/2017 6:50:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    Gulf News ^ | February 6, 2017 | Nicholas Kristof
    Canadians themselves remain astonishingly hospitable, with many groups clamouring for more Syrian refugeesUS President Donald Trump’s harsh travel ban reflects a global pattern: All around the world, countries are slamming the doors shut. One great exception: Canada. It may now be the finest example of the values of the Statue of Liberty. This isn’t just because Canadian leaders are particularly enlightened, although there’s some of that. It’s mostly because the Canadian people themselves remain astonishingly hospitable, with many groups clamouring for more Syrian refugees. “Thank you, Canada,” Omar Al Omar, a Syrian who was shot at age 15 as the...
  • The new underground railroad

    02/06/2017 4:56:04 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 57 replies
    MacLean's ^ | February 3, 2017 | Jason Markusoff
    Lights along the highway from farmers’ fields in Emerson, Manitoba, west of the border. The taxi stopped at the side of the I-29 interstate after cruising north for about an hour. Their $400 in the cabbie’s pocket, he dropped off Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal a two-minute drive short of the North Dakota-Manitoba line. The driver pointed the men toward a darkened prairie field and a row of red blinking lights, wind turbines in the distance. Walk toward those lights, and they could grasp freedom. “We didn’t feel any sign, but we could feel we are in Canada, because of...
  • Minnesota becomes a gateway to Canada for rejected African migrants

    02/05/2017 3:36:08 PM PST · by Drew68 · 24 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 2/4/17 | Mila Koumpilova
    The men pay hundreds of dollars for middle-of-the-night cab rides north to the Canadian border. They wade into the Red River to dodge border agents in summer and trudge through waist-deep snow in winter. On Christmas Eve, two wandered in the wind-swept flatness and lost their fingers to frostbite. Minnesota has become a key stop for a soaring number of migrants from Somalia and other African countries who sneak into Canada to seek asylum. More than 430 arrived in Winnipeg since April, up from 70 three years ago. Most come by way of Minneapolis, sometimes after grueling treks across Latin...
  • Questions Remain As Shifting Narrative Indicates Cover Up in Quebec Terror Incident

    02/04/2017 7:58:20 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | February 3, 2017 | William Craddick
    Witness statements and reports which conflict with the Canadian government’s account of what occurred during the tragic January 29th, 2017 Quebec terror attack at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City raise questions about what actually happened the night of the tragedy. The evidence indicates that contrary to the official narrative, there was more than one gunman and multiple weapons were captured in the possession of arrestees. Media outlets also were so eager to claim the incident was caused by white supremacists that they were fooled into reporting false information from parody news accounts on twitter. I. Multiple Media Sources...
  • Quebec mosque massacre: “There are real questions the rest of the media refuse to ask”

    02/02/2017 2:01:48 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    The Rebel ^ | February 2, 2017 | Ezra Levant
    Faith Goldy joined me in studio on last night's show, shortly after returning from her investigation into the mass murder at a Quebec City mosque. We both find aspects of the police investigation confusing, and the media's reaction troubling. (Faith says that certain mainstream media reporters actually accused the Rebel of fomenting violence.) VIDEO
  • What Really Happened at the Grand Mosque in Quebec City?

    02/01/2017 6:32:09 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 2/1/17 | Baron Bodissey
    On Sunday night six people were massacred and a number of others wounded when a man opened fire with an automatic weapon in a mosque in Quebec City. Initial reports quoted witnesses as saying that there were multiple gunmen, and that they shouted “Allahu Akhbar” as they fired into the crowd. By the following morning, however, the Narrative had completely shifted: there was only one attacker, a white Quebecois; the other man who had initially been arrested (named Mohamed) had morphed into a witness. The legacy media immediately discovered “likes” for Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen on the accused...
  • Canadian school bans Israelis because of 'settlements'

    01/31/2017 8:39:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    INN ^ | 02/01/17 04:16 | Elad Benari
    A trade school in Canada which banned Israeli applicants due to Israel’s alleged “illegal settlement activity” rescinded the ban on Tuesday following an intervention by B’nai Brith Canada and members of the Canadian Jewish community. Stav Daron, an Israeli engineering student and amateur carpenter, had hoped to take a course at the Island School of Building Arts (ISBA), located on Gabriola Island in the province of British Columbia. However, when he tried to confirm his registration in January, he was told via email that, “Due to the conflict and illegal settlement activity in the region, we are not accepting applications...
  • North Dakota wants hired pipeline protesters to pay state income taxes

    01/31/2017 12:10:05 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, January 30, 2017 | Valerie Richardson
    It’s no secret that millions have been funneled into the six-month-old demonstration via crowdfunding websites, and that more than 30 environmental organizations, including the Sierra Club, Indigenous Environmental Network, Food and Water Watch, 350.org and Greenpeace, have backed the protest. If national environmental organizations are paying protest personnel, they’re not saying so publicly. Still, Mr. Rauschenberger said red flags will be raised if he doesn’t start seeing W2 or 1099 tax forms from those affiliated with the protest arriving at his office. “It’s something we could possibly pursue if we don’t see 1099s coming in for the activity,” Mr. Rauschenberger...
  • Mosque shooting suspect in Canada known for far-right views

    01/30/2017 10:10:09 PM PST · by aquila48 · 61 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Jan 30, 2017
    The French Canadian university student charged with killing six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque was known for far-right, nationalist views and his support of the French rightist party led by Marine Le Pen. Alexandre Bissonnette was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder over the shooting rampage at a Quebec City mosque that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism against Muslims. Bissonnette made a brief court appearance and did not enter a plea in the attack staged during evening prayers Sunday. Wearing a white prisoner jump suit, his...
  • Strict Gun Control Impotent as Terrorist Opens Fire in Quebec

    01/30/2017 2:13:42 PM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    Canada’s strict gun control, including license requirements for gun ownership and complete bans on certain categories of firearms, proved impotent as a terrorist opened fire inside a Quebec mosque Sunday night. Reuters reports that “six people were killed and eight wounded when [a gunman] opened fire … during Sunday night prayers.” According to The University of Sydney’s GunPolicy.org, “only licensed gun owners may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition [in Canada].” Those seeking a license to own a gun “must pass a background check which considers criminal, mental health, addiction and domestic violence records.” Additionally, applicants for...
  • University student identified as shooter in deadly mosque attack

    01/30/2017 12:28:47 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 58 replies
    A French-Canadian university student was identified Monday as the alleged shooter who killed six people and wounded 19 others as they prayed in a Quebec City mosque — an assault the Canadian prime minister called a “terrorist attack.” The suspect, Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, was an anthropology and political science student at the University of Laval, the oldest French-language university in North America, a source told Reuters. Bissonnette — who was not previously known to police — lived with his parents in a single-family home on Tracel Street in the Cap-Rouge district, where police conducted a search Monday. Bissonnette’s father is...
  • Alexandre Bissonnette: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    01/30/2017 4:09:24 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 40 replies
    Heavy News ^ | January 30, 2017 | Heavy News
    Alexandre Bissonnette has been accused of killing six people and wounding eight others in a “barbaric” massacre Sunday night at a Quebec City mosque, TVA News reports. The 27-year-old entered the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec and opened fire with a rifle, shooting members of the mosque as they prayed, police and witnesses say. He is in police custody and was being questioned Monday morning. He has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder, the Toronto Star reports. Friends and those who knew him online said he had extreme political beliefs, but was...
  • Quebec terror attack: The Rebel on the scene

    01/30/2017 2:44:08 PM PST · by OttawaFreeper · 6 replies
    Rebel Media ^ | Jan 30 2017 | Faith Goldy
    What really happened inside the Quebec mosque that's become scene to Canada's most recent terror attack? The Rebel Media has descended on Quebec City to get an answer. Witnesses allege two hooded gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar!" opened fire during their Sunday Muslim prayer service in an evening attack that killed six. Several others remain in hospital, some of whom are in critical condition.
  • Police say only one suspect in deadly Quebec City mosque attack

    01/30/2017 10:52:49 AM PST · by balk · 29 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 | Les Perreaux, Rhéal Séguin, Verity Stevenson AND Ingrid Peritz
    After initially saying there were two suspects, police from the Sureté du Québec confirmed around noon Monday that there was only one. The other is being considered a witness. Court officials in Quebec City identified the men as Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed El Khadir. It was not immediately clear which man was the suspect. The TVA network said Mr. Bisonnette was the only suspect.
  • Police now say 1 suspect in Canada mosque shooting

    01/30/2017 9:57:44 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2017 12:39 PM EST | Tracey Lindeman and Rob Gillies
    A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead in an attack that Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Police initially arrested two men but later said just one remains a suspect. More than 50 people were at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre when the shooting erupted Sunday night. In addition to the six who died, five were in critical condition and 12 others suffered minor injuries, University of Quebec Hospital Centre spokeswoman Genevieve Dupuis said Monday. The dead ranged in age from 35 to 65. Quebec City court clerk Isabelle Ferland identified...
  • Suspect in Quebec mosque terror attack was of Moroccan origin, reports show

    01/30/2017 7:07:56 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 69 replies
    FOX ^ | JAN 30, 2017
    TERRORISM Suspect in Quebec mosque terror attack was of Moroccan origin, report shows Published January 30, 2017 FoxNews.com was of Moroccan origin, report shows Published January 30, 2017 FoxNews.com Now Playing Two suspects arrested in deadly Quebec mosque terror attack One of two gunmen who shouted 'Allahu akbar!' as they opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City was of Moroccan origin, a witness and local media reported Monday, revealing the first details about the attackers in the massacre that killed six men. The terror suspects were identified as Mohamed Khadir and Alexandre Bissonnette, the Canadian TV network TVA Nouvelles...
  • Suspect in Quebec mosque terror attack was of Moroccan origin, report shows

    01/30/2017 6:45:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | 30 January, 2017 | Samuel Chamberlain, Ryon Gaydos, AP
    The terror suspects were identified as Mohamed Khadir and Alexandre Bissonnette, the Canadian TV network TVA Nouvelles reported. They were arrested soon after the shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre Sunday night and were expected to appear in court later Monday, police told reporters. One of the gunman actually turned himself in, calling 911 less than 20 minutes later and giving officers his location so they could arrest him, police said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the attack, calling it a “terrorist attack on Muslims.” The attackers were students at Université Laval, a school in Quebec, a source close...
  • Daily Beast Falls For Fake News On Quebec Mosque Shooting

    01/30/2017 6:34:02 AM PST · by Zakeet · 6 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 30, 2017 | Scott Greer
    The Daily Beast wrongfully accused two fictitious white supremacists as the prime suspects in the Quebec City mosque shooting Sunday night after falling for a bogus Reuters Twitter account.
  • Police arrest two students – one 'of Moroccan origin' - over the murder of six people shot dead

    01/30/2017 4:17:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 84 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 29-30 January, 2017 | Kaileen Gaul and Julian Robinson
    Police have arrested two students – one 'of Moroccan origin' - over the murder of six people shot dead in the Quebec City mosque carnage two days after Canada's Prime Minister condemned Donald Trump's immigration ban. Gunmen opened fire on worshippers as they prayed at Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center at around 8pm last night in an attack branded 'cowardly' and 'barbaric'. Witnesses claimed the masked killers shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in what sounded like a Quebecois accent as they went on the rampage, killing six and leaving eight injured. Police have arrested two people with one said to be 'of...
  • Quebec mosque shooting: Six people killed and two suspects arrested

    01/30/2017 3:56:57 AM PST · by marktwain · 93 replies
    The Telegraph UK ^ | 30 January, 2017 | Chiara Palazzo
    Six people were killed and more injured after gunmen opened fire in a Québec City mosque during evening prayers in what the Canadian prime minister called a "terrorist attack on Muslims". "We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge," Justin Trudeau said in a statement following the shooting. The gunmen opened fire in the mosque during evening prayers, Mohamed Yangui, Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre, told reporters. (snip) "It seemed to me that they had a Quebecois accent. They started to fire, and they they shot they yelled, 'Allahu akbar!' The bullets hit people...
  • Updated: 6 dead, 2 arrested after shooting at Quebec City mosque

    01/29/2017 10:49:55 PM PST · by aquila48 · 85 replies
    CBC News ^ | Jan 30, 2017
    Quebec provincial police say six people are dead and eight were wounded after shots were fired inside a mosque on Sunday night during evening prayers. Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Christine Coulombe says the victims range in age from 35 to 70. Thirty-nine people escaped the Islamic cultural centre of Quebec in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood without injuries, according to Coulombe. Both Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Quebec government have called the shooting an act of terrorism. Earlier in the evening, Quebec City Police Const. Étienne Doyon said mostly men were gathered inside the mosque when the shooting began just...
  • Reuters: Canadian PM Says Mosque Shooting A "Terrorist Attack On Muslims"

    01/29/2017 10:16:22 PM PST · by zeestephen · 43 replies
    ReutersMSN.com ^ | 29 January 2017
    Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque, the mosque's president told reporters on Sunday. A witness told Reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre.
  • Five dead in 'barbaric' mosque shooting in Canada

    Five people are said to have been killed after gunmen opened fire in a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, during evening prayers. The mosque's president, Mohamed Yangui, confirmed the death toll and described the attack as "barbaric". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter: "Tonight, Canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in Quebec City. My thoughts are with victims & their families." A witness said that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre. Another witness said a heavily armed police tactical squad was seen...
  • Shooting at Quebec City mosque, reports of multiple wounded (Several dead)

    01/29/2017 6:44:03 PM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 149 replies
    CBC Montreal ^ | 01/29/2017
    Quebec City Police are outside of a mosque where multiple gunshots were fired. Multiple people are feared wounded, according to CBC's French-language service Radio-Canada. Their condition is not known at this time. A number of ambulances are parked outside of the Islamic cultural centre of Quebec in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood. Police have set up a perimeter around the mosque.
  • Canada to offer temp permits to those stranded by Trump ban

    01/29/2017 5:43:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 29, 2017 7:01 PM EST | Rob Gillies
    Canada will offer temporary residency permits to travelers who become stranded here by President Donald Trump’s order banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, the immigration minister said Sunday. Ahmed Hussen, a Somali refugee, was recently named Canada’s immigration minister. He said no one is currently stranded at the country’s airports by the ban. “Let me assure those who may be stranded in Canada that I will use my authority as minister to provide them with temporary residency if they need it, as we have done so in the past,” Hussen said. Hussen said White House officials have offered assurances that...
  • Candian PM responds to refugee ban: 'Welcome to Canada'

    01/29/2017 8:18:37 AM PST · by ColdOne · 60 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 1/28/17 | Brooke Seipel
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday responded to President Trump's executive order banning refugees and halting immigration from several countries by welcoming those refugees to Canada. "To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada" Trudeau tweeted. To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada
  • Trudeau, Sturgeon Respond To Refugee Ban: "Welcome To Those Fleeing Persecution, Terror And War"

    01/28/2017 8:13:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/28/2017
    In response to Trump's immigration ban, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted on Saturday afternoon "To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada." To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 28, 2017 Moments later, his statement was echoed by Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon, who retweeted Trudeau's comment and added "Welcome to Scotland too." ????#WelcometoScotland too. https://t.co/ICmmBgr8Rf— Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) January 28, 2017 We look forward to how the respective electorates of...
  • GM Canada to move 600 jobs in Ontario to Mexico

    01/27/2017 3:13:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 27, 2017 5:01 PM EST | Charmaine Noronha
    General Motors Canada is cutting 625 jobs at its assembly plant near London, Ontario, and moving those jobs to Mexico, where labor is cheaper, GM Canada’s union spokesman said Friday. Unifor Local 88 spokesman Mike Van Boekel said the layoffs will take effect in July at the CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll, which currently employs 2,800 Unifor workers. Unifor’s national president, Jerry Dias, said the decision “reeks of corporate greed” and is a clear sign that the North American Free Trade Agreement must be renegotiated. U.S. President Trump has told Mexico and Canada he wants to renegotiate NAFTA, or perhaps...
  • Justin Trudeau booed at disastrous town hall as polls show lowest approval ever

    01/27/2017 11:34:35 AM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 125 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/25/2017 | Frances Martel
    A poll released Tuesday found Canadians disenchanted with liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose approval ratings have fallen to their lowest since he assumed the nation’s highest office. The Forum Poll™, a public opinion firm, released their numbers while Trudeau was visiting western Calgary. Having called for “phasing out” oil sands from the nation’s economy, Calgarians greeted Trudeau with loud boos and, in some instances, barely managed to let Trudeau answer their barbed questions. Forum found that 48 percent of Canadians approve of the job Trudeau is doing as Prime Minister, the first time his approval has crossed the 50...
  • You know, Trump also just made the Keystone XL way more expensive (and illegal) to build

    01/26/2017 7:13:53 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 99 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 25, 2017 | Linette Lopez
    In all the tumult over US President Donald Trump's signing of a memorandum in favor of the speedy resumption of building the Keystone XL pipeline, something important has been lost. It's that he also signed a memorandum that would make the pipeline way more expensive and in violation of international trade law.