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  • Government bill will allow Canadians to pass citizenship rights to kids born abroad

    05/23/2024 2:34:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 7 replies
    Sudbury Star ^ | 05 23 2024 | Ryan Tumilty
    Canadians born abroad who have children overseas will be able to pass along their citizenship under legislation introduced in the House of Commons on Thursday. Immigration Minister Marc Miller tabled the legislation, which aims to close loopholes that have created so called “lost Canadians” — people with ties to the country who are unable to pass along their citizenship to their children. Under changes brought in by Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2009, Canadians born abroad could only pass along citizenship to children they had in Canada. The change had followed Ottawa evacuating people from Lebanon during its 2006 war...
  • Notorious serial killer who murdered over 20 women assaulted in prison, in life-threatening condition

    05/22/2024 7:11:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 21, 2024 / 2:49 PM EDT / CBS/AP Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who killed ov
    Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who killed over 20 women, has been hospitalized and is in life-threatening condition after an assault at a Quebec prison, authorities said Tuesday. The 74-year-old was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007, with the maximum parole ineligibility period of 25 years, after being charged with the murders of 26 women. The remains or DNA of 33 women, many picked up from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, were found on Pickton's pig farm in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. Prosecutors previously said Pickton told an undercover officer planted in...
  • Israeli attack in West Bank city leaves 7 dead and journalist injured, Palestinians say

    05/22/2024 12:18:16 AM PDT · by jerod · 23 replies
    Photojournalist Amr Manasra says he was hit by shrapnel while covering raidPalestinian photojournalist Amr Manasra is pictured in hospital on Tuesday after being injured by shrapnel during an Israeli attack on Jenin, a city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (Provided to CBC News)Israeli forces raided the West Bank city of Jenin on Tuesday, killing seven Palestinians, including a doctor and a teenager, during a major operation that involved dozens of vehicles and continued into the night, witnesses and Palestinian health authorities said. The Israeli military said the operation targeted armed militants in the city, which it called a long-standing centre...
  • Medical worker fleeing Gaza asked by Canada if he treated Hamas fighters (according to leftwing CBC, one shouldn't be asked if they support terrorist, or a terrorist organization.) That should be the first question asked.

    05/19/2024 12:01:24 PM PDT · by jerod · 9 replies
    Canadian Press via CBC news ^ | May 19, 2024 | Sarah Smellie
    As of April 29,179 people have been granted temporary visas under special Gaza programLawyers are questioning Canada's approach to screening visa applications for people in Gaza with extended family in Canada after one applicant, a medical worker, was asked whether he had treated members of Hamas. The Canadian Press obtained a redacted letter sent to the applicant by a Canadian immigration officer, which asks if he has "ever provided medical care to injured Hamas members." If he has not, the letter asks him to say how he was able to refuse "without consequences." Kelly O'Connor, an immigration lawyer in Toronto,...
  • Disabled Canadian Man Celebrates Escaping being Euthanized by Government over Debts

    05/14/2024 4:33:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    Slay News ^ | May 14, 2024 | Frank Bergman
    A disabled Canadian man is now celebrating his “deathaversary” after escaping being euthanized by his government over his crushing debts. Amir Farsoud was due to be euthanized by the Canadian government’s “assisted suicide” program because he was struggling to pay off his financial debts. Farsoud said he was booked into to be killed under Canada’s “Medical Assistance in Dying” (MAID) law after being faced with the grim choice of death or homelessness. However, just before he was scheduled to be euthanized, people raised enough money to improve his financial situation and he narrowly avoided death. A year and a half...
  • Northern Border Apprehensions Highest in US History - Includes Terror Watch List Suspects

    05/13/2024 10:19:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/13/2024 | Karen Townsend
    The northern border shares something in common with the southern border of the United States - it is understaffed and Border Patrol agents are stretched thin. Despite a lack of proper support, agents at the northern border continue to apprehend a record number of illegal border crossers. In the busiest northern border sector of Swanton, Border Patrol agents made history by apprehending the greatest number of illegal border crossers in sector history of 1,109 in March, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data. While the numbers are significantly lower than those apprehended at the southwest border, they are out...
  • 'Irate male' assaulted Newfoundland officers with block of cheese, police say

    05/10/2024 12:09:05 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 50 replies
    CTV News ^ | May 10, 2024 | Canadian Press
    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Police in Newfoundland say patrol officers were assaulted Thursday by a "very irate male" wielding a block of cheese. A media release from the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says the incident occurred when officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in central St. John's, N.L., at around 9 p.m. The release says they encountered an angry man who then assaulted the officers with "a block of cheese." Police say they arrested the man, and charged him with assault, assaulting a police officer and breach of probation. He was taken to a lockup facility in St. John's...
  • CANADA: Highest Ranking Black Woman In Toronto Police Service Admits To Helping Black Officers “Cheat” To Get Promotions

    05/10/2024 7:53:50 AM PDT · by DFG · 38 replies
    The Publica ^ | 05/07/2024 | Natasha Biase
    A senior Toronto cop is being tried for professional misconduct after admitting to helping black officers cheat to get promotions. Superintendent Stacy Clarke is facing several charges after revealing she had provided confidential interview information to six African-Canadian officers. In 2021, Clarke, the highest-ranking black woman in the Toronto Police Service (TPS), sat on a panel responsible for interviewing and promoting officers. In an effort to diversify the police force, Clarke reportedly got involved with the promotion process by sharing interview answers with six potential candidates, all of whom were of the same race. Referring to the racist undertones of...
  • Canada To Imprison Anyone Who Has EVER Posted ‘Hate Speech’ Online

    05/08/2024 10:52:11 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 52 replies
    https://thepeoplesvoice. ^ | May 6, 2024 | Sean Adl-Tabatabai
    The Trudeau regime has introduced an Orwellian new law called the Online Harms Bill C-63, which will give police the power to retroactively search the Internet for ‘hate speech’ violations and arrest offenders, even if the offence occurred before the law existed. This new bill is aimed at safeguarding the masses from so-called “hate speech.”
  • Trudeau regime proposes retroactive law to imprison anyone who has ever posted "hate speech" online

    05/07/2024 11:32:53 AM PDT · by cuz1961 · 74 replies
    X ^ | 5/7/2024
  • Competition Bureau investigating Lululemon over greenwashing allegations

    05/07/2024 5:24:12 AM PDT · by jerod · 17 replies
    CBC news ^ | May 06, 2024 | Jenna Benchetrit accuses B.C. company of breaking promise to reduce greenhouse gasesCanada's Competition Bureau has opened a formal investigation into Lululemon's environmental claims in its marketing campaigns, a spokesperson for the agency told CBC News on Monday. Marianne Blondin confirmed in an email that the Competition Bureau "has commenced an investigation under the Competition Act into the alleged deceptive marketing practices." "There is no conclusion of wrongdoing at this time," she wrote. "As the Bureau is obligated by law to conduct its work confidentially, I cannot provide further details on this case at this time.", the non-profit that filed the...
  • Report: Firearm-Related Crime Surging in Gun-Controlled Canada

    05/06/2024 1:24:35 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/06/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    Firearm-related crime is surging in heavily gun-controlled Canada, according to a report from Toronto Star contributor Shaquille Morgan. Morgan pointed to data from Canadian police, noting “there were 9,198 victims of gun-related crime” in Canada in 2022. The 2022 figures represented a ten percent jump in the rate of gun-related crime compared to 2021 and a 60 percent jump compared to 2013. Morgan zeroed in on handguns, explaining that “63 per cent of gun-related homicides were committed with a handgun.” Canada has stringent gun controls, and Morgan indicated they have gotten even more stringent during the past years. During that...
  • I'm very nervous': Public servants react to feds' plan for increased in-person work

    05/04/2024 3:44:58 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 29 replies
    Ottawa Citizen ^ | April 30, 2024 | Catherine Morrison
    Tanya King, a transgender and autistic public servant working for Public Services and Procurement Canada, said she is concerned about the possibility of having to spend more time in the office. PHOTO BY JEAN LEVAC /PostmediaSome federal public servants are expressing frustration over the government’s reported plans to ask employees to work from their offices for three days a week starting in the fall, many taking to social media to express concerns about everything from commuting to finding childcare.Tanya King, a transgender and autistic public servant working for Public Services and Procurement Canada, said she is concerned about the possibility...
  • Speaker kicks Poilievre out of the Commons after he calls PM a 'wacko' in tense question period exchange

    04/30/2024 3:17:07 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 6 replies
    CBC News ^ | 30 April 2024 | John Paul Tasker
    Speaker Greg Fergus kicked Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre out of question period Tuesday after a particularly nasty exchange with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Poilievre's day-long removal from the House of Commons came after he called Trudeau a "wacko" for supporting B.C.'s past policy of decriminalizing some hard drugs in an attempt to reduce the number of overdose-related deaths. Poilievre said it was a "wacko policy" backed by "this wacko prime minister." Fergus asked him to withdraw the "unparliamentary language." Poilievre refused, saying only that he agreed to replace "wacko" with "extremist" or "radical." Poilievre's refusal prompted Fergus to remove him....
  • Canadian physician advocated for a preborn child and followed the instruction of his Hippocratic Oath—now he faces severe disciplinary action

    04/30/2024 9:44:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/30/2024 | Olivia Murray
    Even for medical practitioners who are pro-abortion, this is a dangerous precedent to set—first they came for Dr. Terence Davids, tomorrow they’ll come for you. (A Martin Niemöller poetic iteration, if you will.) Here’s the story, from a post published by the Campaign Life Coalition (CLC):Dr. Davids is a physician working in Saskatoon at the Bridge City Mediclinic.…One day last December, a woman came into the clinic to have her pregnancy assessed by Dr. Davids. However, the purpose of her visit was not to check on the health of her child. This visit was to gather size and development details...
  • Ontario Student suspended for truthful statement: The most basic of scientific realities is Kryptonite to the fascist censors of Trudeau’s Canada

    04/30/2024 9:39:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/30/2024 | Eric Utter
    Catholic teenager Malachy O’Kane was suspended from his Ontario public high school for 6 days because he wore a sweatshirt reading, “There are only two genders.” O’Kane, 16, was suspended earlier this month, the second day he wore the shirt to the Granite Ridge Education Centre in Sharbot Lake, a small Ontario municipality in between Toronto and Ottawa. One of the school’s counselors told Malachy that he was not allowed to wear the shirt because the school considers it “hate speech.” Ironically and hypocritically, the school itself, which serves children from kindergarten to Grade 12, prominently displays controversial ideological-political messaging—including...
  • Indians crossing US border with Canada surges

    04/24/2024 6:29:58 PM PDT · by fluorescence · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Apr 22, 2024 | Lewis Pennock
    Border agents have recorded a sharp rise in Indians attempting to illegally enter the US from Canada in a trend immigration attorneys expect could continue until the election. There were 30,010 Indian nationals apprehended at the norther border in 2023 compared to just 2,225 two years earlier during the height of the pandemic, according to figures published by US Customs and Border Protection. A further 16,622 have also arrived this fiscal year, which began on October 1. The data shows a rise in encounters at ports of entry, including airports, but also a surge in migrants arrested while trying to...
  • KINSELLA: Anti-Israel protesters becoming more radical, openly embracing terror groups

    04/23/2024 7:09:13 AM PDT · by Twotone · 16 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 20, 2024 | Warren Kinsella
    The anti-Israel side is getting more aggressive, experts and police agencies warn. And, now, some groups are openly embracing terror groups and their tactics – and becoming far more radical. This week, Western democracies were provided with more evidence. On Monday, Chicago’s O’Hare airport was shut down by anti-Israel and anti-democracy protests – as was a super-highway near Los Angeles, a bridge to New York City, major streets in downtown Ottawa and Vancouver’s vital container port. Around the same time, dozens of anti-Israel protesters occupied Google offices in three different U.S. cities, and more than 100 “pro-Palestine” students at New...
  • Four 'gun smugglers' are arrested over Canada's biggest-ever $20M gold heist at Toronto Airport after secret year-long investigation dubbed 'Project 24K'

    04/17/2024 9:53:12 AM PDT · by CFW · 4 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/17/24 | DOMINIC YEATMAN
    Police in Canada are promising a break-through in their long-running investigation into the country's biggest gold heist after four men were indicted in the US. More than $20 million worth of gold bars were stolen from an Air Canada cargo depot at Toronto Pearson Airport in April 2023, just minutes after they landed from Switzerland. Canadian police believe that the men arrested for a cross-border gun-smuggling ring were involved and will announce details at a press conference on Wednesday morning, a year to the day since the theft. Durante King-Mclean, 25, Prasath Paramalingam, 34, and Archit Grover, 36, all from...
  • Bill Maher Warns Canada Is A ‘Cautionary Tale’ For U.S.: ‘We’re Diving Off A Cliff’

    04/15/2024 7:47:53 AM PDT · by Twotone · 36 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | April 14, 2024 | Virginia Kruta
    Comedian Bill Maher said over the weekend that if Americans wanted to see what would happen to the United States if it continued down the path to “extreme wokeness,” they should look no further than their neighbors to the north. Maher argued — during Friday’s broadcast of “Real Time” on HBO — that Canada should serve as a “cautionary tale” for Americans who wanted the progressive utopian ideal and thought that they could see it just across the border. Maher began by saying that he agreed with those who said American liberals should learn from progressive countries that were getting...