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  • Murder-suicide suspected in deaths of Toronto billionaire and wife

    12/16/2017 6:08:32 PM PST · by BeadCounter · 29 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | December 16, 2017 | Joe Warmington
    Barry Sherman, a billionaire businessman and philanthropist, was found dead alongside his wife Honey in their Toronto mansion Friday morning, police sources told the Sun. Officially, Toronto Police aren’t commenting on the tragedy — other than to call the deaths of one of Canada’s richest couples “suspicious.” However, sources say police were working Friday night on the theory the demise of the billionaire Apotex founder and his wife, which has stunned the city and those who knew them, may have been a murder-suicide.
  • Navantia, Saab and CEA Join Forces for Canada's CSC Frigate Program

    12/16/2017 9:19:26 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    Navy Recognition ^ | 15 December 2017
    A Navantia-led team has submitted its tender response for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program, with global defence and security company Saab as the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) and CEA Technologies providing key elements of the proposed solution. The frigate design submited by Navantia for CSC is fitted with a 127mm main gun by Leonardo, a CEAFAR2 radar by CEA, 2x RAM launchers by Raytheon, 2x 35mm Millenium CIWS guns by Rheinmetall, 48x VLS and 8x RBS-15 Mk3 anti-ship missiles by Saab. With a strong heritage in designing and building frigates and destroyers and proven technology transfer in global programs,...
  • Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama

    12/13/2017 10:24:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Surrey Now Leader ^ | Dec. 13, 2017
    Clinton told crowd she cheered when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed the country’s first gender-balanced cabinet. Hillary Clinton says she feels ”a tiny bit less” concerned about the United States following the Democratic party’s surprise win in Alabama’s senate race on Monday. The former presidential candidate is calling the electoral upset a turning point for Americans in pushing for accountability from President Donald Trump, who backed the unsuccessful Republican candidate. Clinton made the comments while in Vancouver promoting her new book. Geordon Omand ✔ @gwomand I’m told there are about 5,200 ppl attending @HillaryClinton book tour stop in #Vancouver. Sold-out...
  • TD Bank to eliminate 200 call center jobs, while Thing5 still looks for help

    05/10/2012 4:18:41 PM PDT · by matt04 · 4 replies
    TD Bank is closing its customer service call center at 1441 Main Street and eliminated 200 call center jobs. But those workers may have a lifeline in the form of Thing5, a fast-growing company that is still looking for 350 employees to staff a call center it just completed in the neighboring One Financial Place Building at 1350 Main Street. The center is scheduled to close in December. “So technically we could absorb them all. I don’t know if what we have is right for all those people. But by numbers we could absorb them all, “ said David Thor,...
  • Starving Polar Bear Near Death

    12/12/2017 1:14:46 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 101 replies
    Weather.com ^ | 11/12/17 | Paul Nicklen
    "Journalist photographs heartbreaking scene of a starving polar bear in Canada." "Tragic Video 'Rips Your Heart Out of your Chest'" "The bear was just skin and bones as it wandered on ice-free land on Baffin Island." "Warming climate depletes the ice that's the bears' normal hunting grounds." "Polar bears are often the first arctic animals to feel the effects of higher climate temperatures."
  • “White Women Tears”—Critical Theory on Lindsay Shepherd

    12/12/2017 6:29:26 AM PST · by tbw2 · 9 replies
    Quillete ^ | 12/09/2017 | Uri Harris
    The pushback against Lindsey Sheppard, the graduate student raked across the coals for recording a meeting with advisers and admin upset she could NEUTRALLY show a clip of Dr. Jordan Peterson debating transgender pronouns in a Canadian communication class. After being attacked by admin for being neutral on the political subject, called a white supremacist and transphobic, she released the tapes to protect her academic career. After the school's public embarrassment, the administrators attack her for daring to shed "white women's tears" to delegitimize the non-white admin who berated her to tears in the first place. Other students attack her...
  • 13th dismembered foot found on British Columbia shore

    12/11/2017 10:56:18 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 108 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/10/2017 | Nicole Javorsky,
    A man walking his dog on a British Columbia beach this week made a grisly discovery: A foot in a shoe, along with part of a lower leg. Adding to the mystery is that it is the 13th foot to wash up on the Canadian province's coastline over the past decade. "Our early analysis suggests these are human remains and we will do further investigation and testing ... in the coming weeks," said Andy Watson, a spokesman for the BC Coroners Service, about the Thursday discovery. The remains included a tibia and fibula. The Coroners Service said all previous 12...
  • Sure things come from Jesus Christ[charismatic caucus]

    12/08/2017 9:34:00 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Bible ^ | bible
    Sure things come from me for I AM eternal in all I do and say and so it is as you come to me first I lay a path out for your life that is unshakable made of pure virtue and true and this path holds no lies or deviation for " I Know your Life "it is imprinted in my very HAND . Keep your eyes focused and imprinted into My will for you first and foremost , for this road carries blessings . . . I know your days ; Days past , today and each moment of...
  • Polytechnique

    12/09/2017 4:23:21 PM PST · by Twotone · 10 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | December 9, 2017 | Mark Steyn
    Last Wednesday marked the 28th anniversary of the "Montreal Massacre", when fourteen female students at the École Polytechnique were murdered by a man known to posterity as "Marc Lépine". Much followed from that terrible slaughter, including various "gun control" measures - and the official annual commemorations that, a quarter-century on, are attended by as many eminences as Remembrance Day or Dominion Day. A decade or so back, I heard the Quebec broadcaster Marie-France Bazzo remark how strange it was that, after all these years, nobody had made a work of art about what happened that day. And shortly thereafter someone...
  • Schools In Canada Can No Longer Participate In Operation Christmas Child - It Offends Homosexuals

    12/05/2017 2:32:35 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 25 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 12/05/2017 | Theodore Shoebat
    Schools in Newfoundland and Labrador will no longer be participating in a popular holiday charity. The province’s English School District has directed all schools to cease participation in Operation Christmas Child, a campaign that gives schools and individuals the opportunity to fill a shoebox with small gifts to send to children in need in more than 150 countries. The campaign is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, a non-denominational evangelical organization. District trustees voted at a public meeting on Nov. 25 to end any provincial school participation in the program after concerns were raised about the policies of Samaritan’s Purse. “This...
  • Man who strangled wife so she'd 'stop talking' gets life sentence with no parole for 10 years

    12/04/2017 11:27:32 AM PST · by jerod · 35 replies
    CBC News ^ | Dec 04, 2017
    A Calgary man who admitted he strangled his wife because he "just wanted her to stop talking" and then buried her body in the backyard has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years. Joshua Burgess pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Shannon Madill, on the day his trial was to begin. His admissions came as part of an agreed statement of facts read aloud in a Calgary courtroom. Madill and Burgess had been in the process of a breakup when they got into an argument in November...
  • Exclusive: Consortium offers Canada a deal on a new fleet of frigates that could save $32 billion

    12/03/2017 9:43:01 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 5 replies
    National Post ^ | November 30, 2017 | David Pugliese
    OTTAWA — In a surprise twist in Canada’s shipbuilding saga, a foreign consortium is offering the country a way to build a fleet of warships at a guaranteed price of $30 billion — a potential savings of $32 billion. Fincantieri of Italy and Naval Group of France — major forces in international shipbuilding — don’t believe the current $62-billion Canadian Surface Combatant program, already beset with delays and increasing costs, will be successful, industry sources told Postmedia. Instead, the French and Italian governments have proposed that Canada’s chosen contractor, Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding, build 15 ships based on the consortium’s FREMM...
  • Sexual Harassers Take Back Seat To Homophobes & Islamophobes in Trudeau’s Canada

    11/29/2017 10:45:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/29/17 | Judi McLeod
    No, sexual harassers are not dominating the news in Canada, homophobes and Islamophobes are There are no outed sexual harassment bullies among Canadian Members of Parliament in Ottawa or in a nation whose own Liberal Government portrays its own people as homophobes and Islamophobes. Dozens of accused sexual harassers within the government, media and entertainment industry are being outed daily by a salivating mainstream media in the country next door, but in Canada it’s homophobes and Islamophobes that the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau-led Liberal Government is outing.
  • Teachers Attend 'LGGBDTTTIQQAAP' Sensitivity Training

    11/27/2017 5:08:58 AM PST · by DFG · 53 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/26/2017 | Megan Fox
    Gather 'round children! The Canadian Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has some super interesting new information for you! First, we're going to learn a new acronym. Can you say, "LGGBDTTTIQQAAPP?" Let's try it to the tune of "Old MacDonald!" Everyone sing along! Next, we'll learn what these letters mean. Are you ready?
  • While Western nations mark their ISIS fighters for death, Canada offers 'reintegration support'

    11/17/2017 5:56:45 AM PST · by jerod · 17 replies
    CBC News ^ | Nov 17, 2017 5:00 AM ET | By Evan Dyer
    Only way to deal with homegrown jihadis 'will be, in almost every case, to kill them': U.K. minister Even the interviewer seemed surprised at the answer Rory Stewart, the U.K. minister of international development, gave about how Britain should deal with citizens who chose to join Islamic State. "I'm afraid we have to be serious about the fact these people are a serious danger to us, and unfortunately the only way of dealing with them will be, in almost every case, to kill them," Stewart told BBC Radio's John Pienaar last month. Stewart, a former diplomat, continued: "These are people...
  • University sued because it failed to act on male student with 'baby role play' fetish

    11/16/2017 5:01:53 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11-16-2017
    A Canadian University has found itself in the middle of a human rights complaint after a male student came to school with disturbing child fetishes including wearing diapers and having the stories of Beatrix Potter read to him by an English professor. Katrin Roth, Vancouver Island University's former director of human rights and workplace safety ended up filing the complaint alleging the Nanaimo university failed to adequately support and protect professors, staff and students. Roth says she learned that the student harassed several women, complimenting them on their clothing while leering at their chests, repeatedly asking staff members to go...
  • Dept of Energy Approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass Transmission Line Project (2,600 jobs)

    11/16/2017 5:08:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    US Department of Energy ^ | November 16, 2017
    Today, the Department of Energy issued a Record of Decision and approved the Presidential permit for the proposed Northern Pass Transmission Line project. The 192-mile above and below ground, alternating and direct current transmission system will deliver up to 1090 megawatts of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire while creating jobs, lowering energy costs, and reducing the carbon footprint across New England. Since it was first proposed in 2010, the $1.6 billion Northern Pass project has been subject to multiple layers of federal and state government permitting regulations, a nearly 4,000 page Environmental Impact Statement, and...
  • Bombardier projects Alabama C Series plant to create thousands of jobs

    11/13/2017 5:27:44 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 3 replies
    Witchita Business Journal ^ | 10 Nov 2017 | Daniel McCoy
    Bombardier Inc. is forecasting its planned C Series assembly facility in Alabama will create as many as 2,000 jobs in the U.S. The plant, planned for Mobile, Ala., as part of its proposed partnership with Airbus on the program, would create 400 to 500 direct jobs, 550 to 700 indirect jobs at supplier and support companies and an additional 1,000 to 1,250 new jobs created in the communities where those other new direct and indirect employees spend their money. According to a report, Bombardier’s jobs forecast was part of a regulatory filing that also revealed the new assembly line would...
  • Evangelical Couple Denied Application to Adopt Child Because They Disagree With Gay Marriage

    11/13/2017 10:11:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/12/2017 | Stoyan Zaimov
    An evangelical Christian couple from Alberta, Canada, said that their application to adopt a child was rejected by the government because they do not agree with gay marriage. The couple, who weren't named in the legal documents, have filed a discrimination case against Alberta, claiming that their religious views on marriage being a union between a man and a woman were targeted, CBC News reported. "The casework supervisor explained that our religious beliefs regarding sexuality were incompatible with the adoption process," an affidavit calling for a judicial review of the government's decision said. "The casework supervisor said this stance was...
  • Catholic agency denies adoption to couple who hold Christian view of sexuality

    11/12/2017 7:36:23 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 10, 2017 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    A Christian couple in the Canadian province of Alberta have been told by local Catholic Social Services and the provincial government that they are unfit to adopt children because they accept Biblical teaching regarding the immorality of homosexual acts, according to their attorneys at the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms. The married couple, whose initials are given as “C.D. and N.D,” have filed a civil suit against the province alleging religious discrimination, and calling the decision to reject their candidacy for adoption “unreasonable and void by virtue of arbitrariness, bias, bad faith, as well as breaches of procedural fairness and...