redjenny: Solidarity with City Workers

In my inbox today: OCAP STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH TORONTO CITY WORKERS The members of CUPE 416 and 79 who work for the City of Torontoare now on strike. The business media has begun its inevitable campaign ofmisinformation to produce the greatest possible backlash against theseworkers. We are encouraged to focus on uncollected garbage and ...

redjenny: Solidarity with City Workers

In my inbox today: OCAP STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH TORONTO CITY WORKERS The members of CUPE 416 and 79 who work for the City of Torontoare now on strike. The business media has begun its inevitable campaign ofmisinformation to produce the greatest possible backlash against theseworkers. We are encouraged to focus on uncollected garbage and ...

redjenny: Solidarity with City Workers

In my inbox today: OCAP STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH TORONTO CITY WORKERS The members of CUPE 416 and 79 who work for the City of Torontoare now on strike. The business media has begun its inevitable campaign ofmisinformation to produce the greatest possible backlash against theseworkers. We are encouraged to focus on uncollected garbage and ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: URGENT: Vancouver-based Canadian mining company Continental Minerals is on the verge of starting mining production in Tibet.

E-mail from Students for a Free Tibet that was forwarded to me: Join Tibetans and supporters in Vancouver, BC June 24th and say NO! to Canadian mining in Tibet. In the past few months, Continental Minerals has received over 1,200 faxes from Canadians and faced protests in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and New York City < ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: URGENT: Vancouver-based Canadian mining company Continental Minerals is on the verge of starting mining production in Tibet.

E-mail from Students for a Free Tibet that was forwarded to me: Join Tibetans and supporters in Vancouver, BC June 24th and say NO! to Canadian mining in Tibet. In the past few months, Continental Minerals has received over 1,200 faxes from Canadians and faced protests in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and New York City calling ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: URGENT: Vancouver-based Canadian mining company Continental Minerals is on the verge of starting mining production in Tibet.

E-mail from Students for a Free Tibet that was forwarded to me: Join Tibetans and supporters in Vancouver, BC June 24th and say NO! to Canadian mining in Tibet. In the past few months, Continental Minerals has received over 1,200 faxes from Canadians and faced protests in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and New York City calling ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Picket June 27 at MP Mario Silva’s Toronto Office

For those of you in the Toronto area — message I received from the Facebook group Stop the Canada-Colombia Trade Agreement: On Saturday, June 27th, the Colombian Action Solidarity Alliance, CASA, will be picketing outside the Toronto office of Liberal MP Mario Silva and providing information to local residents. CASA is asking Mr. Silva and ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Picket June 27 at MP Mario Silva’s Toronto Office

For those of you in the Toronto area — message I received from the Facebook group Stop the Canada-Colombia Trade Agreement: On Saturday, June 27th, the Colombian Action Solidarity Alliance, CASA, will be picketing outside the Toronto office of Liberal MP Mario Silva and providing information to local residents. CASA is asking Mr. Silva and ...

Business & Human Rights in Vancouver: Picket June 27 at MP Mario Silva’s Toronto Office

For those of you in the Toronto area — message I received from the Facebook group Stop the Canada-Colombia Trade Agreement: On Saturday, June 27th, the Colombian Action Solidarity Alliance, CASA, will be picketing outside the Toronto office of Liberal MP Mario Silva and providing information to local residents. CASA is asking Mr. Silva and ...

Canning's Guess: minerals

I have to express my respect and appreciation when a news source has the minerals to express an alternative, truthful view.

disruptive strikes and inept city councils.. let’s PRIVATIZE

This recent Toronto city workers strike has tipped me over the edge. We are in the dead heat of summer and festivals (i.e. Pride, Toronto Jazz Festival) are starting soon. Children are also out of school and outdoors enjoying the fresh summer air. The fear of H1N1 has spooked the entire world. Tourism here in ...

redjenny: Entitlement

Puzzle me this: Why is it that the same people who bitch about workers sense of entitlement (you know, workers wanting decent treatment and wages) themselves feel entitled to free plastic bags? (It’s true) I think its a marvelous success so far: Toronto’s new 5 cent plastic bag law has reduced the use of plastic ...

redjenny: Entitlement

Puzzle me this: Why is it that the same people who bitch about workers sense of entitlement (you know, workers wanting decent treatment and wages) themselves feel entitled to free plastic bags? (It’s true) I think its a marvelous success so far: Toronto’s new 5 cent plastic bag law has reduced the use of plastic ...

redjenny: Entitlement

Puzzle me this: Why is it that the same people who bitch about workers sense of entitlement (you know, workers wanting decent treatment and wages) themselves feel entitled to free plastic bags? (It’s true) I think its a marvelous success so far: Toronto’s new 5 cent plastic bag law has reduced the use of plastic ...

My Canada Includes Justice: On "Immigrants" Who Protest in Canada

As our headlines have turned to the turmoil in Iran over concerns about election fraud and the resulting protests and violent action to suppress the dissent, I have watched with increasing concern the distress of my neighbour, who is Iranian. Normally very quiet on FaceBook, she was suddenly posting frequently throughout the day – photos, ...

My Canada Includes Justice: On "Immigrants" Who Protest in Canada

As our headlines have turned to the turmoil in Iran over concerns about election fraud and the resulting protests and violent action to suppress the dissent, I have watched with increasing concern the distress of my neighbour, who is Iranian. Normally very quiet on FaceBook, she was suddenly posting frequently throughout the day – photos, ...

My Canada Includes Justice: On "Immigrants" Who Protest in Canada

As our headlines have turned to the turmoil in Iran over concerns about election fraud and the resulting protests and violent action to suppress the dissent, I have watched with increasing concern the distress of my neighbour, who is Iranian. Normally very quiet on FaceBook, she was suddenly posting frequently throughout the day – photos, ...

Adam M On The Front Page: Framing The Question

Here is what Michael Ignatieff needs to do to define the decision to go to an election or not.Regardless of what action is taken the correct question is this: “We need to decide whether it is more harmful to the economy to have an election now or to let this government stay in power.”It makes ...

Canning's Guess: sorry folks, no election

That’s the official position of Canning’s Guess. You heard it here first!

redjenny: First the Recession didn’t exist…

First the recession didn’t even exist (No recession for Canada, er.. well maybe a “technical” one), and now the recession is going away. yep, ok, uh-huh, sure, I believe you StevieAfter all, your finance minister has such a good track record

redjenny: First the Recession didn’t exist…

First the recession didn’t even exist (No recession for Canada, er.. well maybe a “technical” one), and now the recession is going away. yep, ok, uh-huh, sure, I believe you StevieAfter all, your finance minister has such a good track record

redjenny: First the Recession didn’t exist…

First the recession didn’t even exist (No recession for Canada, er.. well maybe a “technical” one), and now the recession is going away. yep, ok, uh-huh, sure, I believe you StevieAfter all, your finance minister has such a good track record

Jacked Up: Obama is responsible for the Holocaust Museum Shooting!

That’s according to Glenn Beck and Fox news. Joseph Palermo at Huffington Post had quite a take on this kind of spin. From his article: In Beck’s world President Obama brings “identity politics” and “political correctness” to the White House, and it’s the “Left” that is “racist” because unlike conservatives, who judge people only on ...

Jacked Up: Next Minister Mentioned in "The Tape"

It seems that Jim Prentice is next, according to this article at Oil Week Magazine.

Adam M On The Front Page: Closing The Case

With everything that’s happened, being able to make traction on the Lisa Raitt Toronto Port Authority expense scandal can really be the final thing (and just perfectly timed) to finish her off.It’s going to be hard to make it get attention or make people think they care (especially in light of the seriousness of the ...