A virus cannot mutate if it cannot incubate. We know how to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but we conflate and complicate perceived rights and freedoms w/ public health mandates and related precautions. No one has the right to infect others. No one has the freedom to be infected byContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: “Take Canada Back” ?!?!?
“Take Canada Back” to when/what/where, etc., exactly?!? ICYMI Erin O’Toole is the newly-minted leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Erin O’Toole ran on a leadership campaign platform that courted nationalists and populists, AKA hate/fear-mongering, racist, xenophobic, anti-Semitic, etc. pieces of garbage. Erin O’Toole’s leadership campaign slogan? “Take Canada Back”.Continue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: NO, THE CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY RIGHT OR FREEDOM TO SPREAD CORONAVIRUS CONSPIRACY THEORIES, ASSORTED COVID-19 MISINFORMATION, AND OUTRIGHT LIES!
The Government of Canada, in an effort to protect Canadians against the spread of Coronavirus conpiracy theories, assorted COVID-19 misinformation, and outright lies, is being accused by Andrew Scheer, CPC HQ, CPC MPs, as well as CPC supporters and like-minded punditry of restricting Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Expression.Continue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: COVID-19 aid being held hostage by the CPC and the NDP!
The CPC and the NDP are failing Canadians. The CPC and the NDP need to stop playing politics. At the time of this post, COVID-19 aid being held hostage by the CPC and the NDP! The CPC leader, Andrew Scheer, is a despicable excuse for a human being… content toContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: We have a new Speaker of the House…
Congratulations/Félicitations Anthony Rota! We have a new Speaker of the House… A little bit about the Speaker of the House, just in case you skipped, failed, or otherwise have no recollection of Civics class… In addition to some administrative, ceremonial, and diplomatic duties, the main role of the Speaker ofContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Trudeau Cabinet, Version Deux Point O Canada
Justin Trudeau Prime Minister Lawrence MacAulay Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence Carolyn Bennett Crown-Indigenous Relations Dominic LeBlanc President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Navdeep Bains Innovation, Science & Industry Bill Morneau Finance Marc Garneau Transport Marie-Claude Bibeau Agriculture & Agri-Food Diane Lebouthillier National Revenue Harjit Sajjan National Defence David Lametti Justice & Attorney General Chrystia Freeland Deputy PrimeContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: On Equalization Rhetoric…
The purpose of this particular post is to address the rhetoric surrounding equalization payments… and believe you me, there is a lot that gets lost in the rhetoric. Therefore, this post contains links to various federal programs regarding Transfer Payments, as well as to the section of the Canadian CharterContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Welcome to Scheerless Tuesday!
OK… LPC 157 : CPC 121 : BQ 32 : NDP 24 : GPC 3 : IND 1 : PPC 0 A Liberal minority government it is, eh Canada. A Liberal minority government is NOT the worst thing ever. In fact, w/ the seat count, either the NDP, or theContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Why Canadians need to vote strategically in 2019…
Most people do not remember Stephen Harper’s 2006 and 2008 minority governments… Jack Layton and the NDP propped up Stephen Harper’s 2006 minority government for 2 years and Stephen Harper’s 2008 minority government for 3 years… There were many opportunities to bring both minority governments down! Instead, the NDP proppedContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Vote splitting is not progressive…
REPEAT AFTER ME: Vote splitting is NOT progressive. That’s not Canada… that’s the reality of this election. PLEASE DO NOT SPLIT THE VOTE. Vote strategically. Find your riding and vote for the candidate with the best chance of stopping the Conservative Party of Canada from winning a minority, or aContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: The NDP never did explain…
THE NDP NEVER DID EXPLAIN… WHAT IS WRONG W/ RANKED BALLOT?! In case you forgot, the House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform, AKA ERRE, was an all-party Parliamentary committee convened and empowered to “conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems to replace the first-past-the-post system”, as wellContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: YOU. BOUGHT. A. PIPELINE. — THREAD ALERT!
THREAD ALERT! Anyone remember FIPA? The Canada-China trade agreement that Stephen Harper signed w/o ever tabling it in Parliament? #cdnpoli #elxn43 1/10 FIPA has given China UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS to Canada’s natural resources, specifically the #tarsands. PetroChina, for instance, bought a 60% interest in two undeveloped tarsands projects. #cdnpoli #elxn43 2/10Continue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: NO MORE DEAD BABIES ON A BEACH!
NO MORE DEAD BABIES ON A BEACH! Alan Kurdi’s death was a direct result of Stephen Harper’s immigration and foreign policy. REMEMBER: Andrew Scheer propped up the Harper government for a decade. FYI: Andrew Scheer wants to bring back Stephen Harper’s immigration and foreign policy… What happens when the immigrationContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: From the “A lie is a lie is a lie!” Dep’t:
From the “A lie is a lie is a lie!” Dep’t: NOTE: There are better ways to beef up your resume w/o blatantly lying… FYI Jobs in Saskatchewan you cannot fake accreditation and/or operate w/o certification: police officer, security guard, private investigator, lawyer, doctor, nurse, electrician, plumber, carpenter, welder, craneContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: The numbers don’t lie…
The numbers don’t lie, but CPC-friendly newspapers, radio stations, television programs, and assorted CPC pundits do! Across NFLD = more than 5,000 Halifax = 10,000-20,000 Charlottetown, PEI = almost 1,000 Across New Brunswick = 7,500-10,000 Montréal = 500,000+ Ottawa-Hull = 25,000+ Toronto = 25,000+ Winnipeg = 10,000+ Edmonton = almostContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: “How dare you!”
“This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be standing here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to me for hope? How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one ofContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: T-minus 40 days until Canada votes…
It’s official! Parliament has been dissolved. And the writs have been, proverbially, dropped. Canada’s 43rd General Election is underway… and today is Day 1. T-minus 40 days until Canada votes. To find your riding, and more information about how and when to vote, etc., visit Elections Canada.Continue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish! The only thing better than Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott being turfed from Caucus this week? Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott being turfed from Caucus when each resigned their Cabinet positions, February 12th, and March 4th, respectively. John and JamesContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Where is the report?
Months before Jody Wilson-Raybould sought to leverage Michael Wernick by calling into the switchboard and secretly making an audio recording of that phone call, she was making a concerted effort to withhold information from him… And while Canadians may never know why the former Minister of Justice—Attorney General blocked herContinue reading
somecanuckchick dot com: Pierre Poilievre, periodically interrupted…
I’m pretty sure there’s nothing better than a Pierre Poilievre, periodically interrupted… By definition, a filibuster is a prolonged speech; however, the intent of a filibuster, as a political procedure, is to delay or entirely prevent a decision from being made on a particular proposal, or disrupting the legislative agenda,Continue reading