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    04/24/2018 4:01:22 PM PDT · by BBell · 98 replies ^ | 4/17/18 | Mike Jones
    These stunning images reveal the remains of a century old sunken ship that has been preserved beneath freezing Lake Superior. The ship looks almost exactly the same as the day it sunk beneath waves in 1911.At 60 metres long and built in Leith, Scotland in 1897, ‘The Gunilda’ sunk after it struck some rocks and could not be saved. Now, these stunning images have been captured 107 years after the sinking when a small group of divers revisited the vessel. Becky Kagan Schott and her team dove an incredible 270 feet deep to reach the Gunilda and photograph her remains....
  • Van strikes pedestrians in Toronto, killing 9 -- live updates

    04/23/2018 2:35:14 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 31 replies
    CBS News sources identified the suspect as Alek Minassian, 25. U.S. law enforcement sources told CBS News that the incident appears to be a deliberate act. Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale said it was too soon to say whether the crash was a case of international terrorism. He said Canada has not changed its terrorism alert level and he has no information that would suggest a need to do so.
  • At least 1 dead after van strikes people on Toronto sidewalk

    04/23/2018 1:53:48 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 40 replies ^ | April 23, 2018 | osh K. Elliott and Josh Dehaas
    Police have arrested a suspect after a white van mounted a curb and struck numerous pedestrians in Toronto. At least one person has died and at least several others were injured, according to a local hospital representative. Sunnybrook Hospital issued a statement saying that its trauma centre had received seven patients after “an incident involving a van striking a number of pedestrians.” A representative of the hospital later told CP24 that they were aware of eight patients, including one who died and several who were in critical condition.
  • Van plows into pedestrians in Toronto, injuring several, cops say

    04/23/2018 12:00:17 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 242 replies
    Fox news ^ | 4/23/2018 | Katherine Lam
    Toronto cops nabbed the suspected driver who plowed into a group of people on a crowded city street Monday afternoon, leaving several injured and the grim sight of what appeared to be bodies covered by sheets. Police confirmed to Fox News the arrest of the suspect, which came just minutes after news of the incident broke.
  • Did you ever notice that Trudeau resembles Fidel Castro?

    03/21/2018 7:39:26 PM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 59 replies
    Today | Me
    Just saw this in a comment thread on "Instapundit". Commenter "sven10077" posted this photograph.
  • Doug Ford should not be quick to reject Trump comparison

    03/18/2018 11:28:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/18/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    More negative coverage he gets from the left wing media, the more he will resonate with ordinary people. Ford should not run around saying, “Vote for me, I’m just like Donald Trump.” But he should not run away from comparisons to the U.S. president Since winning the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party a week ago, former Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford has been compared to Donald Trump. And not in a good way. But as polls taken since his victory indicate, a significant number of Ontarians do not like him but will vote for him anyway in order...
  • Making Ontario Sane Again

    03/11/2018 10:36:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/11/18 | Judi McLeod and Arthur Weinreb
    ‘Make America Great Again’, as President Trump saw again in Pennsylvania last night, because it will be a sea of blue hats, marked with the words, ‘Make Ontario Sane Again’. Yo, President Donald Trump and team, notice the similarities between what happened in the Province of Ontario last night and what happened to you on November 8, 2016? Against incredible odds studiously stacked against him, populist Doug Ford became the new leader of the newly resurrected Ontario Progressive Conservative Party on March 11, 2018.
  • Doug Ford wins PC leadership race in close vote: report

    03/10/2018 5:45:10 PM PST · by Hieronymus · 21 replies
    Vice News ^ | March 10, 2018 | Vice News
    Doug Ford, former Toronto city councillor and brother of the late Rob Ford—Toronto’s former mayor who was videotaped smoking crack—has won the race to lead Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives into the next provincial election, according to media reports.
  • He Became A Celebrity For Putting Science Before God. Now Lawrence Krauss Faces Allegations [tr]

    02/23/2018 6:02:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | February 22, 2018 | Peter Aldhous, Azeen Ghorayshi, and Virginia Hughes
    When Melody Hensley first met Lawrence Krauss, she was a 29-year-old makeup artist at a department store, and he was one of her intellectual idols. She ran an atheist website in her spare time and had just started volunteering for the Center for Inquiry (CFI), a nonprofit group committed to promoting science and reason above faith. She was hoping to build a career in the burgeoning “skeptics” movement, and Krauss was one of its brightest luminaries. At a CFI event in November 2006, Krauss asked Hensley for her card, and later, as she was leaving, asked her if she was...
  • Ontario Court Forces Christian Pro-Life Doctors to Refer Patients for Euthanasia

    02/02/2018 6:54:45 PM PST · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/31/18 | Lianne Laurence
    TORONTO, January 31, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – An Ontario Court ruled today that doctors who oppose euthanasia must nevertheless act contrary to their beliefs and refer patients making a euthanasia request to a physician who will end their lives. Critics say the ruling puts physicians in an “impossible position” and has ramifications for Charter rights of freedom of religion and conscience for all Ontario citizens. Three justices of the Ontario Superior Court unanimously agreed Wednesday that the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) policy requiring doctors to “effectively” refer patients for medical practices they conscientiously object to — notably...
  • The Rapid Fall of Pat Brown and the Sudden Rise of Princess Caroline Mulroney

    01/28/2018 12:52:22 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/28/18 | Mitch Wolfe
    #MeToo strikes again. No due process. No presumption of innocence. But this is hard-nosed, down and dirty politics The King is Dead- Long Live the New Princess Caroline Mulroney. Politics is a dirty, dirty, dirty, zero-sum, winner take all business. Or to paraphrase my favorite cynical political philosopher, Thomas Hobbes, “Ontario Conservative politics since the Harris era, is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short”. One day Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown is cruising to a sure minority or majority political victory. The next day, his political career is destroyed over allegations of sexual misconduct by two anonymous women.
  • The role of the media in the demise of Patrick Brown

    01/28/2018 8:14:11 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/28/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    Blame the media, not the women Of all the blame dished out surrounding the resignation of Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown, the media seems to be getting a pass in their role in the scandal that rocked the party. Wednesday night, Brown spoke at a hastily called press conference. He had been contacted by CTV News about two hours before. He was told the network was airing a story later that night alleging he engaged in sexual misconduct with two young women years before and given the opportunity to speak to these allegations.
  • Ontario's New Laws Will Mean Automatic Suspension Of Driver's Licences For Distracted Driving

    01/24/2018 11:51:55 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NARCITY ^ | Eul Basa
    Ontario's New Driving Laws Will Mean Automatic Suspension Of Driver's Licences For Distracted DrivingTougher road rules are coming this 2018.Ontario is implementing new driving rules that will mean automatic suspension of driver’s licences for convicted distracted drivers. Constable Clint Stibbe of the Toronto police went on 680 NEWS on Monday and confirmed this, saying “the law has been passed” and that “it’s now just a matter of time.” Moving forward, distracted drivers will receive a licence suspension as well as a substantial fine. The suspension period and fine amount will vary depending on the number of subsequent offences: First offence:...
  • After Untrue Hijab Assault, Still Important to Denounce Hate Crimes: Kathleen Wynne

    01/22/2018 1:06:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Global News ^ | January 17, 2018
    Toronto police say an 11-year-old girl's account of having her hijab cut on the way to school, was not true. Why she lied -- and whether she was pressured -- is not clear. Mike Drolet reports.Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comments against hate crime following an alleged attack on an 11-year-old Toronto girl wearing a hijab that later turned out to be untrue. The Grade 6 student told school officials — and the media at a news conference — last Friday that a man approached her from behind and cut her hijab. READ MORE: Incident involving man cutting...
  • Alleged attack on Toronto girl just a 'tiny glimpse' into anti-Muslim hate, advocate says

    01/22/2018 1:10:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    CBC ^ | January 15
    Man allegedly tried to cut off 11-year-old girl's hijab with scissors while she walked to schoolUPDATE: Police now say the reported attack on an 11-year-old girl wearing a hijab "described in the original news release did not happen." Full details here. Previous reporting below As Toronto police investigate an attack on a 11-year-old Muslim girl this week as a possible hate crime, a human rights advocate says that official statistics provide only a "tiny glimpse" into the kinds of hateful acts minority communities face in Canada. Khawlah Noman, a student at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School in Scarborough, Ont., was...
  • Will universal daycare come to Ontario?

    01/15/2018 9:31:01 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/15/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    Universal daycare may become one of the more costly side effects of the government’s large increase in the minimum wage. As always, it will be the taxpayers who get it in the end Economics is not an exact science. This is why President Harry Truman asked for a one-armed economist because he was tired of being told “on the one hand…, but on the other hand…” But it is basic Economics 101 that if a business’s costs increase, that business will end up raising its prices. On Jan. 1, 2018, Ontario’s minimum wage increased from $11.60 an hour to $14...
  • 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?
  • Update: Law Society of Ontario Compelled Speech

    11/02/2017 11:04:35 AM PDT · by tbw2 · 8 replies
    Dr. Jordan Peterson ^ | 11/01/2017 | Dr. Jordan Peterson
    This YouTube video between Dr. Jordan Peterson and others is what liberals want to do to entire professions. Instead of teaching social justice in departments of education, law and social work and require you to take diversity training that advocates social justice, the Ontario law society is trying to say all attorneys and paralegals must file a statement of belief agreeing with social justice. If you fail to do so, they will revoke your credential. This is an example of the systemic discrimination against conservatives liberals are instituting, not just discriminating against conservatives in admittance to schools and graduate programs...
  • Ontario joins California’s market to sell pollution credits

    09/23/2017 10:25:53 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    AP via Washington Times ^ | 4:01 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017
    California on Friday expanded its market for buying and trading permits to emit greenhouse gases to include the Canadian province of Ontario. The market is the centerpiece of California’s cap-and-trade program, which aims to reduce carbon pollution over time by capping emissions and requiring companies to obtain permits to pollute. Quebec is already part of the market. California is aiming to reduce emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030. The two Canadian provinces have similar or stricter goals. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the agreement Friday in Quebec at a meeting with officials of both provinces, capping off...
  • Hamilton Judge Who Wore a ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat in Court Has Been Banned From Trying Cases

    01/06/2017 9:23:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | Thu., Jan. 5, 2017 | Jacques Gallant
    The Hamilton judge who wore a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat in court has been banned from trying casesJustice Bernd Zabel, who declared his support for Donald Trump in court, is no longer presiding in court, according to a spokeswoman for the Ontario Court of Justice.A Hamilton judge who wore a “Make America Great Again” hat to court the day after the U.S. election and declared his support for president-elect Donald Trump is no longer hearing cases. Justice Bernd Zabel, appointed to the bench in 1990, stopped being assigned new cases on Dec. 21, 2016, a spokeswoman for the Ontario...