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  • Woman's Strange Attack On Edmonton Train Passenger Caught On Video

    05/12/2014 12:33:15 PM PDT · by Antioch · 34 replies
    The Huffington Post Alberta ^ | 05/09/2014 7:32 pm | The Huffington Post Alberta
    <p>The first video, posted by Facebook user "Renče A. Carter," shows a young woman pulling at her shirt and necklace with her eyes closed before she throws the jewelry aside and becomes calm once more.</p> <p>The second video, which was also posted to YouTube, shows the same woman retrieving a cellphone from her bag and putting it back before she arches her head, puts her hands to her hair and growls.</p>
  • Canadian astronauts celebrate milestone

    07/18/2009 9:12:16 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 15 replies · 552+ views
    Canadian astronauts celebrate milestone Published Saturday July 18th, 2009 The Canadian Press LONGUEUIL, Que. - A bear hug in space between two Canadian astronauts marked a history-making moment as Julie Payette floated into the International Space Station and was greeted by fellow Canadian Bob Thirsk. It marked the first time two Canadian astronauts were in space together at the same time. Payette was a member of the seven-member crew of the space shuttle Endeavour who arrived at the space station Friday afternoon after five technical and weather-related delays. Thirsk was so excited about the Canadian rendezvous that he snapped pictures...
  • Treasure Coast man charged with spraying wife with garden hose for smoking

    06/30/2009 4:26:02 PM PDT · by pissant · 12 replies · 534+ views
    Sun Sentinnel ^ | 6/30/09 | staff
    JENSEN BEACH - A man was charged with domestic battery after he drenched his wife with a garden hose and attacked her for smoking in the house, according to a police report. The altercation began Saturday evening when the victim entered the couple's residence in the 1400 block of Northeast Chardon Street while smoking a cigarette. The affidavit says the victim's husband, John Jeffrey Murray, 51, began yelling at her about smoking in the house and sprayed her with the hose. When the victim picked up the phone and began calling a friend, Murray believed she was trying to call...
  • Canada's greenhouse gas emissions far above target

    05/11/2006 10:55:05 AM PDT · by Uncledave · 14 replies · 352+ views
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | 5/10/2006
    Canada's greenhouse gas emissions far above target Wed May 10, 3:07 PM ET Canada's emissions of greenhouse gases are now 35 percent above the level it promised to reach under the Kyoto climate change accord and the country would have to ground every train, plane and car to meet its target, Environment Minister Rona Ambrose said on Wednesday. Ambrose, a member of the new Conservative government, says Canada has no chance of meeting a Kyoto commitment to cut emissions to 6 percent below 1990 levels by 2008-12. The target was agreed by the previous Liberal government. "Later this week we...
  • Ambassador's Comments Intrusive… "America's conservatism a threat to Canadian way of life."

    12/16/2005 7:18:13 PM PST · by quidnunc · 76 replies · 1,485+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | December 16, 2005 | Unattributed
    Toronto – When United States Ambassador David Wilkins warned the prime minister to stop chest-thumping, it was more than an off-the-cuff remark amplified in the heat of a federal election campaign, social activist Maude Barlow says. It represented the latest example of American conservatism creeping into Canadian politics and posing a risk to our national values of tolerance and independence, the national chairwoman of the Council of Canadians says. "Absolutely, and it's just this notion that you can make it public as ambassador … that you have a right to interfere in Canadian politics and bring this brand of conservatism...
  • Former Canadian Minister Asks Canadian Parliament To Hold Hearings On Relations With "Et"

    11/26/2005 1:22:52 PM PST · by DogBarkTree · 14 replies · 867+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 11/24/05
    A former Canadian Minister of Defence and Deputy Prime Minister under Pierre Trudeau has joined forces with three Non-governmental organizations to ask the Parliament of Canada to hold public hearings on Exopolitics -- relations with “ETs.” By “ETs,” Mr. Hellyer and these organizations mean ethical, advanced extraterrestrial civilizations that may now be visiting Earth. On September 25, 2005, in a startling speech at the University of Toronto that caught the attention of mainstream newspapers and magazines, Paul Hellyer, Canada’s Defence Minister from 1963-67 under Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prime Minister Lester Pearson, publicly stated: "UFOs, are as real as the...
  • What's the Deal With This Blog? (Take off, you hoser).

    09/29/2005 3:56:30 PM PDT · by John Anderson.Toronto · 271 replies · 8,084+ views
    I was reading the text of the interview between Kalb and Rather and learned that the Rather story on Bush's aborted National Guard service was thwarted by "blogs" called "Free Republic" and "Buckhead." I did find a Buckhead.org, but it just seems to be a bland Atlanta area news source, so I don't know the story in that. So I came here. And guess what? Nothing. Your story page is nothing more than boilerplate site/conservative mission comments. I really don't know why this blog is meaningful at all. I would guess the main stream media has nothing to worry about.
  • Happy Canada Day

    07/01/2005 1:48:32 AM PDT · by Dan Lacey · 14 replies · 922+ views
    Faithmouse.com ^ | 7/1/05 | Dan Lacey
  • Condi has not distingushed herself (ZOT!!! Sum troles dont rede and spel gud.)

    01/14/2005 7:03:46 AM PST · by Canada_Goose_205 · 164 replies · 3,583+ views
    Finally forced to reveal the title of the Aug 6th PDB memo, she, under oath mischaracterized the memo as historical in nature. Despite being breifed by het outgoing counterpart, failed to hold a principals meeting on terrorism until a week before 9/11.
  • Bring it on (ZOT!!! We aim to please.)

    01/14/2005 7:33:08 AM PST · by Canada_Goose_205 · 95 replies · 2,310+ views
    Wow what a respnse. There is alot of substance here. You guys have me convinced she's the bestest NSA ever. Freedom is on the march! PS I admit if proper spelling is a sign of intelligence I am a moron
  • WHY CANADIANS FEAR AMERICA

    12/29/2004 2:28:35 AM PST · by The Loan Arranger · 87 replies · 2,760+ views
    Moving To Canada, eh ? ^ | November 8, 2004 | Dave Pollard
    The title of this essay alone is likely to get me into trouble with both Canadians ("We do not!") and Americans ("You ingrates still don't get it."), but someone ought to talk about this. Let me start by dispensing with two myths: That most Canadians and Americans are really very similar, and that Canada couldn't exist without American support and forbearance. I spend half of my work life working with Americans and half with Canadians. While there are dangers in generalizing, recent opinion polls illustrate fundamental differences between American and Canadian worldviews and value. Here are three major differences: Americans...
  • First application of departing libs; a good start

    12/24/2004 7:34:54 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 29 replies · 1,064+ views
    Special Report with Brit Hume - The Grapevine ^ | December 23, 2004 | Brit Hume/Michael Levine
    The Canadian government has now approved the first visa applications from Americans looking to move to Canada after President Bush's re-election. Tresey Kilbourne and his family, from Seattle, applied more than a year ago for Canadian visas, planning to withdraw their applications if a Democrat won. They're now looking for a home in British Columbia. Mr. Kilbourne, quoted by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, says, "With the Republicans in full control of everything, there hasn't been anything that has caused us to think that we weren't doing ... the smart thing."
  • Is "KEMOSABE" Racist? ("[Canadian] Highest court asked to rule on old Lone Ranger term")

    12/23/2004 9:03:24 AM PST · by dangus · 155 replies · 6,018+ views
    CBC News ^ | 12/22/04 | CBC News
    Highest court asked to rule on old Lone Ranger term Last Updated Wed, 22 Dec 2004 22:07:01 EST HALIFAX - The Supreme Court of Canada is being asked to hear arguments on whether the word "kemosabe" is racist to native people. The request comes from the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, which is dealing with a grievance dating back to 1999. ''We think it's time to … have some ground rules so people know what's permissible and what isn't.' – human rights lawyer Dorothy Kateri Moore, a Mi'kmaq woman working at a sports store in Sydney, N.S., had complained that...
  • Outspoken Canadian legislator calls U.S. "idiots"

    08/25/2004 7:20:02 PM PDT · by cyberjet31 · 26 replies · 757+ views
    Reuters ^ | 25 Aug 2004
    OTTAWA, Aug 25 (Reuters) - It was damned bastards last year, "idiots" this year. Canadian Member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish had said she hated "damned Americans" and called them bastards in the run-up to the Iraq war. She found a new moniker, idiots, on Wednesday in discussing the planned U.S. missile defense system. "We are not joining the coalition of the idiots. We are joining the coalition of the wise," the Liberal legislator told a small group of demonstrators.
  • Canadians Demonise Bush and 'The Elephant' (Bush-hating in The True North)

    06/20/2004 11:57:53 AM PDT · by quidnunc · 23 replies · 218+ views
    The Age [Melbourne, AU] ^ | June 21, 2004 | Richard Reynolds
    Canada's election campaign is turning nasty as accusations fly about being George Bush's lapdog Toronto – The American flag was waving and George Bush was confidently strutting across the TV screen in military fatigues. You might think this television ad was for the US President's campaign for re-election, but it's actually a Canadian ad that began running last week for the left-wing New Democratic Party. The voice-over accuses the two front-runners in Canada's upcoming national election of being "too close" to President Bush and sacrificing Canadian "independence". Canadians go to the polls on June 28 and as the race gets...
  • "Serious Looting" Underway in Ottawa, Canada

    08/14/2003 8:26:58 PM PDT · by Shermy · 192 replies · 774+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 14, 2003
    Subscript only at Fox. I usually don't post such, but this one was to good to pass up, IMO. Plus Chretien thrice-changed explanation for the blackout.
  • 'We're (Canada's) Going to Get Hosed': Experts think U.S. won't be quick to forgive

    03/28/2003 12:25:57 PM PST · by quidnunc · 44 replies · 245+ views
    The Montreal Gazette ^ | March 28, 2003 | Mark Abley
    The intensity of U.S. ambassador Paul Cellucci's remarks about Canada on Tuesday came as a surprise to professionals in international relations. The ambassador publicly expressed disappointment over Canada's refusal to support his country's war against Iraq. Many Americans, he noted, are "upset" by Canada's position. "They're extremely undiplomatic and direct comments," said Brian Tomlin, director of the Centre for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at Carleton University in Ottawa. "To me, they indicate the level of pique the Bush administration feels about Canada now." Tomlin says that it's impossible to assess the duration of that American pique. But in the short...
  • A gang that couldn't shoot straight (mild nausea alert!)

    01/09/2003 7:10:18 AM PST · by Redbob · 6 replies · 295+ views
    The (Toronto) Globe and Mail ^ | 1-8-3 | JOHN DIXON
    The Liberals' gun registry program was pointed at Kim Campbell, not crime. That's why it shot itself in the foot, says former justice adviser JOHN DIXON By JOHN DIXON Wednesday, January 8, 2003 – Print Edition, Page A11 We now know that the government's gun-control policy is a fiscal and administrative debacle. Its costs rival those of core services like national defence. And it doesn't work. What is less well known is that the policy wasn't designed to control guns. It was designed to control Kim Campbell. When Ms. Campbell was enjoying a brief season of success in her re-election...
  • Canadian PM Links Sept. 11 to 'Arrogant' West

    09/12/2002 9:04:40 PM PDT · by Roy Tucker · 34 replies · 282+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12 September 2002 | David Ljunggren
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien has linked the Sept. 11 suicide attacks to the perceived arrogance and selfishness of the United States and the West. Chretien is the first leader of a western major nation to suggest that the suicide hijackers might have been motivated by what he describes as the misguided policies of a rich and powerful West that did not understand the need for restraint. The veteran prime minister, who has been in power for nine years, told the CBC in an interview aired late on Wednesday that there was "a lot of resentment" about...