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OP ED: The Right to Life or to Choose?

And so I might speak directly to two different groups

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Sorry Mr. and Mrs. Average: The Payroll Tax

Paying the Piper January 1st 2012 will see the largest increase in Federal payroll tax deductions in a decade, to the tune of a whopping %4.84 which equates to an extra $4.84 for every $100 dollars you earn on your paycheck to a maximum of $242.07 (per month) off your income – or $3,147.00 per [...]

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OP ED: Why Occupy Montreal?

Standing in Berri Uqam metro station about lunch hours this afternoon when the song broke out. A chant in the distance at first but you know it was growing closer. Soon there they were with placards in hand in a march and a song. This protest however was against the tuition hikes; and when you [...]

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OP ED: Defining the core Issue

http://hudsonvillage.blog.com/2011/10/23/the-voices-voix-coalition-notes/ Defining Core Issues: The Thorn in the Activist’s Paw -Regardless of the particular issue, an ideological decision lay at the core On October 21st 2011 I attended the “Voices-Voix Coalition” meeting “Defending Advocacy and dissent: a long term strategy” at the Hotel Marriot in Montreal. Attending were several delegates from various recently Defunded NGO’s [...]

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On The Corporate Dime: Buying Democracy One Vote At A Time

Putting the ‘phasing out’ of the Political subsidy into perspective: 1. Bill C-24 (2002) To understand this one must go back to Bill C-24, tabled by the Chretien Liberals in June of 2002. It was intended to regulate private and corporate political donations. The reasoning being that by putting a ceiling or cap on the [...]

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OP ED: Putting a Gun to their Health

There seems to be a pervasive attitude among some landlords.  I’m starting to get this now that I am back in the housing market.  There seems to be this sense that somehow the tenants are always ‘responsible’ for the maintenance of their domicile. Now in general this is perfectly true; you are responsible to maintain [...]

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The Vote Subsidy and the voice of the Public.

Is it really such a big ask to give the Political Party I voted for $2 from the public purse that I pay into too? Oh you can see them licking their chops already.  No doubt this will become the first order of business when the Conservative Senate and House of Commons McCarthyist wannabe sits [...]

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OP ED: Welcome Back Harper, our PM by Default (Unless)…

If one were to believe the polls they would seemingly lead to another Reform Party…um…Conservative minority.  This isn’t surprising, as no one caters to eugenics and a two tiered financially and socially privileged society quite like the Reform…um…Conservative party does.  The people sweeping the street and dying in hospital beds deserve no better to the [...]

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OP ED: On Being Reactionary, but Discretionary

Know Your Enemy. Often life will hand you a situation where you have no other option but to watch and wait for a probable outcome, such as in the case of Terminal Cancer patients who are also your loved ones.  And there are two choices in such a situation: you can sit and wait for [...]

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What is meant by “Contempt of Parliament” #cdnpoli #proc

Being elected the governing party doesn`t mean that the Reform Party has won the proverbial poker pot

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