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  • 10,000 document security incidents in Trudeau government's 1st year (Trudeau emulating Hillary)

    11/08/2016 6:02:30 AM PST · by jerod · 5 replies
    CBC News website ^ | Nov 08, 2016 5:00 AM ET | Elizabeth Thompson
    There have been more than 10,000 incidents of classified or secure documents being improperly left or stored since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government came to office. According to a document quietly tabled in the House of Commons, the highest number of incidents took place in Public Services and Procurement Canada, which reported 2,912 cases of documents not handled according to the security level dictated for the documents between Nov. 4, 2015, and Sept. 19, 2016. The Global Affairs Department was a close second with 2,712 incidents. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Canada's spy agency, came third with 659 cases. The...
  • No-interest MasterCard aims at devout Muslims

    04/13/2010 9:03:16 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 28 replies · 985+ views
    The Star ^ | April 12, 2010 | Emily Mathieu
    Zero interest and faith are not words one commonly associates with credit cards. They do have a place in discussions about the iFreedom Plus MasterCard, tailored to meet the religious requirements of Canada’s Islamic community and recently launched by Toronto company UM Financial. “There are clients in the market looking for structured products that are compliant,” from credit cards to mortgages, said Omar Kalair, president and chief executive officer. UM Financial plans to market the card to all Canadians.
  • "It's my Bloody right to do so!"

    01/14/2008 4:08:10 PM PST · by UnklGene · 48 replies · 1,689+ views
    Gates of Vienna ^ | January 14, 2008 | Baron Bodissey
    “It’s my BLOODY right to do so!” by Baron Bodissey A Motoon Ezra Levant is the publisher of Western Standard magazine, whose print version — now defunct — published the Danish Mohammed cartoons two years ago. On Friday Mr. Levant was summoned under protest to be interrogated by a “human rights officer” from the Alberta Human Rights Commission. The reason? Khurrum Awan, an imam from the Canadian Islamic Congress, filed a complaint with the HRC against him. Mr. Levant was required to appear before this extra-judicial body — no one on the HRC is a judge, and the panel is...
  • Video: Cartoonishly anti-American Canadian interviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    07/13/2007 3:56:39 PM PDT · by libs_kma · 54 replies · 1,317+ views
    Hotair.com ^ | June 11, 2007 | Avi Lewis
    Not quite parody but dangerously close. How can she be so disgustingly pro-American, he wonders, and yet so stridently anti-Islamic? Doesn’t she see that Islamists and “Christianists” are two sides of the same coin? Things pick up towards the end but she never retreats. Just one of the many reasons she has my vote for the vice presidency next year. Click the image to watch.
  • V.P.-Turned-Environmentalist Al Gore Creates Frenzy At U. Of T. (Treehugging "Rockstar")

    02/21/2007 11:04:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 617+ views
    Toronto City News ^ | February 21, 2007
    He's a former Vice-President of the United States. His movie, "An Inconvenient Truth", is up for an Oscar. And he's the poster boy for the environment - printed on recycled paper of course. All of which is making Al Gore a hot ticket in Toronto. The American politician turned environmentalist came to the U. of T. Wednesday night for a long awaited speech, and there were throngs of fans to greet him. So were ticket scalpers, who are seeing a different type of green. Reports indicate more than 20,000 people were trying to get their hands on a ducat for...
  • Muslim sitcom debuts in Canada (Little Mosque on the Prairie)

    01/09/2007 8:23:40 PM PST · by Arnold Zephel · 15 replies · 1,472+ views
    BBC News ^ | 01/09/07 | Lee Carter
    I'm with a group of surprised camels, a 300lb chicken shwarma and a bemused comedy writer in a wintry, wet Toronto square. We're here for the launch of CBC's new sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie, which depicts a Muslim community trying to assimilate in a small prairie town. It has little in common with the sugary, 1970s American pioneer family drama Little House On The Prairie, jokingly appropriated in the show's title. By contrast, Little Mosque addresses head-on post- 9/11 fears and prejudices. It's generating lots of publicity in Canada, with or without the camels, largely for breaking new...
  • Ignatieff gaffe forces aide to quit

    10/12/2006 5:23:36 AM PDT · by Clive · 12 replies · 538+ views
    Canadian Press via Sun Media ^ | 2006-10-12 | Joan Bryden
    OTTAWA (CP) - Another controversial comment by Liberal leadership front-runner Michael Ignatieff has cost him the support of his Toronto campaign co-chair. Thornhill MP Susan Kadis withdrew her support for Ignatieff on Wednesday, after he accused Israel of committing a "war crime" during its bombardment of Lebanon last summer. "Michael is an intelligent person and I would think that he would have a better handle on the Middle East given his years of experience on human rights and international law," Kadis said in a written statement. Kadis was reacting to Ignatieff's appearance on a French-language television program Sunday, in which...
  • New poll says most Canadians blame U.S. for 9/11 attacks

    09/07/2006 8:31:19 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 282 replies · 3,876+ views
    CBC News ^ | September 7, 2006 |
    A majority of Canadians believe U.S. foreign policy was one of the root causes that led to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, and Quebecers are quicker to criticize the U.S. administration for its international actions than other Canadians, a recent poll suggests. Those conclusions are found in a newly released poll conducted by Léger Marketing for the Association for Canadian Studies. The poll suggests that 77 per cent of Quebecers polled primarily blame American foreign policy for the Sept. 11 attacks. The results suggest 57 per cent in Ontario hold a similar view. Canadian opinions have hardened against the United...
  • Blackout on Canada terror trial

    06/12/2006 7:27:41 PM PDT · by traumer · 15 replies · 467+ views
    Lawyers acting for a group of Canadian terror suspects have complained about a media blackout on court proceedings. Speaking after 14 of the 17 suspects appeared at a bail hearing in Brampton, Ontario, they said it was indicative that the men cannot get a fair trial. Details of the charges they face have not been published but their lawyers say they include an alleged plot to storm parliament and behead the PM. The accusations against the men, most Canadians, has caused nationwide shock. Citizens' rights Rocco Galati, representing one of the suspects, who include five teenagers, complained that the men...
  • Two mothers should be allowed on birth document, judge says [Ontario, Canada]

    06/07/2006 1:12:57 PM PDT · by doc30 · 36 replies · 728+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 6/7/06 | KIRK MAKIN
    Two mothers should be allowed on birth document, judge says Found in breach of Charter, Ontario told to alter rules to include lesbian parents KIRK MAKIN From Wednesday's Globe and Mail An Ontario judge struck down a birth registry provision yesterday that prevents lesbian couples from being registered as parents of babies conceived through artificial insemination, saying that the regulation causes them unjustified "pain and hardship." Mr. Justice Paul Rivard of the Ontario Superior Court ruled that the province violated the litigants' right to equality by stopping them from adding their names to the Statement of Live Births after their...
  • RCMP Behind Bomb Material [Now it's a sting?? Entrapment?!]

    06/04/2006 12:32:10 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 111 replies · 7,209+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | Sunday, June 4, 2006 | Michelle Shepard and Isabel Teotonio
    The delivery of three tonnes of ammonium nitrate to a group suspected of plotting terrorist attacks in southern Ontario was part of an undercover police sting operation, the Toronto Star has learned. The RCMP said yesterday that after investigating the alleged homegrown terrorist cell for months, they had to move quickly Friday night to arrest 12 men and five youths before the group could launch a bomb attack on Canadian soil. Sources say investigators who had learned of the group's alleged plan to build a bomb were controlling the sale and transport of the massive amount of fertilizer, a key...
  • New York fires back

    04/23/2006 4:14:13 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 7 replies · 517+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | 23 Apr 06 | Tim Harper
    ILLEGAL GUNS | With a big-city summit set for Tuesday, Mayor Bloomberg's war on traffickers is bringing results, but weapons keep flowing into his city as fast as police can seize them. It took 11 months and ended in a porta-potty on a construction site. In the bitter pre-dawn cold of a Sunday morning in February in the borough of Queens, members of New York's Operation Tripod pounced as gun traffickers from Ohio sought to close the type of big-money deal that keeps the so-called Iron Pipeline humming.
  • Secrecy cloaks arrest of two cabbies

    03/31/2006 7:56:27 AM PST · by Clive · 11 replies · 684+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | 2006-03-31 | Chris Doucette and Alan Cairns
    NEWMARKET -- Two local taxi drivers, one with alleged terrorist links and the other facing outstanding charges in the U.S., were nabbed two weeks ago outside a modest townhome here, neighbours and co-workers say. But the secrecy and mystery surrounding the arrests of alleged al-Qaida captain Raja Ghulam Mustafa and his brother-in-law Syed Maqsood Aly continued last night when Syed's wife tried to distance herself from both men. Meanwhile, the Toronto Sun learned last night that Mustafa entered Canada about 18 months ago using the fake name of Raja Ghulam Murtaza and obtained refugee status. When first approached by the...
  • Suicide bombing endorsed in kids book (Canadian Library recommended list kids 8-11)

    03/03/2006 10:29:52 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 25 replies · 594+ views
    he Ontario Library Association refused to drop from its recommended list a book that includes Palestinian children endorsing suicide bombing. Palestinian and Israeli children speak about suicide bombings, anti-Semitism, guns and soldiers in “Three Wishes,” by Deborah Ellis. “In our eyes, the book is perfectly good and we stand by our selection committee and the rights of children to read this book,” said Larry Moore, the association’s executive director. The Canadian Jewish Congress asked for the book to be removed from a list of recommending reading for 8-11 year-olds, saying it does not provide young readers with enough context. “They...
  • Ontario formally passes law to prohibit sharia (Buh bye...sharia!)

    02/14/2006 5:59:28 PM PST · by Dark Skies · 33 replies · 771+ views
    ctv (Canada) ^ | 2/14/2006 | Staff
    TORONTO — Ontario has formally passed legislation to prohibit the use of religious tribunals to settle family law disputes such as custody and divorce. The bill was introduced after Premier Dalton McGuinty promised last year to prohibit the use of religious rules, called Shariah law, to settle Muslim family law cases. McGuinty surprised many when he announced he would not only ban Shariah, but would also prohibit all religious arbitrations in Ontario. The Canadian Jewish Congress said Tuesday it was disappointed with the new law. "It assumes that faith-based approaches to arbitration are innately exploitative," said Mark Freiman, honorary legal...
  • Danish products removed from Toronto shops

    02/06/2006 9:20:13 AM PST · by DTA · 141 replies · 2,650+ views
    Danish products removed from Toronto shops CTV.ca News Staff Muslim-owned stores in Toronto are removing Danish products from shelves in response to outrage over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that appeared in the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten. Outrage erupted into protests in many Muslim countries over the cartoons which depict the prophet as a terrorist or another with him wearing a turban shaped as bomb. Signs have appeared in a Toronto grocery store that say, "We no longer carry any products from Denmark." The store's manager told The Toronto Star removing Danish products is about showing solidarity with other Muslims, even...
  • Bomb threats against Canadian Jewish schools

    02/05/2006 10:22:10 AM PST · by Alouette · 49 replies · 921+ views
    YNet ^ | Feb. 5, 2006
    Bomb threats against Canadian Jewish schools Canadian security officials cite Hamas victory for rise in anti-Semitic threats Judeoscope In a community security alert released today, B’nai Brith Canada revealed that threats were made in recent days against Jewish community institutions. The alert specifically mentioned bomb threats targeting elementary Jewish schools. Security experts with whom B’nai Brith maintains contact said the electoral victory of Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas could be a reason for the sudden rise of anti-Jewish threats. The security alert also expressed dismay at the announcement yesterday that the convicted fire-bomber of the United Talmud Torah Jewish Day School...
  • Vision TV Moving toward More Openly Anti-Catholic Bias

    01/10/2006 8:20:33 AM PST · by NYer · 16 replies · 949+ views
    LifeSite ^ | January 9, 2005 | Hilary White
    LifeSiteNews.com Monday January 9, 2006 Vision TV Moving toward More Openly Anti-Catholic Bias By Hilary WhiteTORONTO, January 9, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Vision TV, the Toronto-based broadcaster that bills itself as “Canada's multi-faith and multicultural broadcaster,” is positioning itself as a leader in anti-Catholic media punditry. The broadcaster’s most recent round comes in the form of a programme on NDP MP Charlie Angus’ very public conflict with Catholic teaching on same sex “marriage.”In July, Angus was told by his parish priest, Fr. John Lemire, that his support for the change in the definition of marriage would put him so seriously at...
  • Too American to Be Canadian?

    01/07/2006 11:21:21 AM PST · by quidnunc · 115 replies · 1,779+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 8, 2006 | Anna Morgan
    Anti-American sentiments are so robust in Canada that you apparently don't even have to be American to feel their sting — American-by-association will do. Take the case of Michael Ignatieff, the Toronto-born political scientist and human rights expert who spent the last couple of decades teaching at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. When he returned to Canada late last year to run for Parliament, did he get a warm welcome home from the locals? Hardly. Ignatieff had to stand down hecklers shouting "American, American!" — and this was at the candidate nomination meeting for his electoral district,...
  • Canadian fans hurl abuse at U.S.

    01/06/2006 7:51:29 PM PST · by ChristianDefender · 292 replies · 4,202+ views
    wnd ^ | January 6, 2006 | wnd
    Canadian hockey fans at an international tournament in Vancouver, B.C., chanted anti-U.S. slogans as they cheered the Russian team to victory over the American squad. A Canadian columnist, who called the booing "disgraceful," said the venom began toward the end of the semi-final game at the World Junior Hockey Championship, which concluded last night with Team Canada playing the Russian national team. "U.S. sucks!" the Canadian fans chanted. Pete McMartin, writing for CanWest News Service, pointed out the Canadian team wasn't even on the ice at the time. If it were, he said, "that would have gone some way toward...