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Canada’s Reputation Nose Dive

In 2017, just three days before Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1, the Reputation Institute announced its annual list of the World’s Most Reputable Countries.  In what seemed to be an early birthday present from the world, Canada once again reached the illustrious spot of the #1 Most Reputable Country on Earth. This morning (June

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The CBC: Public Broadcasting Piggy

On November 28, 2016, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) came up with a bold new revenue concept – just ask the federal Liberal government for more money.  $400 million more, to be exact, so Mother Corp. wouldn’t have to face the gruesome task of having to sell ads. They want a funding model much like the

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Pathetic Polling #3 – Christy Clark’s… Collapse?

UPDATED: June 30, 2017 The inevitable has taken place – the Christy Clark minority government voted in on May 9 has been toppled by a non-confidence vote of the Alberta NDP and the Alberta Greens, who have formed an Axis of Evil in order to attempt to take over the government.  And it looks like

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The Fleecing of Alberta

The NDP government in Alberta released its budget yesterday and tried, with “fingers crossed”, to push a $10.3 billion deficit down your throats – this after having a $10.8 billion deficit last year. Enough is enough.  This government is destroying Alberta, killing your futures – and all because they believe philosophically that they are better at running

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Jingjinji – World’s Largest City You’ve Never Heard Of?

By Calling Out Community, posted March 16, 2016. For decades, China’s government has tried to limit the size of Beijing, the capital, through draconian residency permits. Now, according to a report in the New York Times, the government has embarked on an ambitious plan to make Beijing the center of a new supercity of 130 million

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Election 2015 (Week 1): Bring It On!

by Calling Out Community, Posted August 10, 2015 For the week of August 2-8, 2015 Last Sunday, August 2, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called what some have calculated will be the longest election campaign in Canadian history, running 11 weeks (78 days) and culminating in the Monday, October 19 federal election. At 316 km2, my

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America’s Glory Days: Distant Memories?

by Calling Out Community, Posted July 4, 2015 On this July 4, I wanted for a moment to take America back to a July 4th celebration of yesteryear, to remind people again of how great America was – in a powerful speech from President Ronald Reagan in 1986, as he rededicated the renovated Statue of Liberty,

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Pathetic Polling #1 – Bibby’s… Battle?

zm See our related articles: Pollsters and Pundits – Well-Paid and Often Wrong Pathetic Polling #2 – David Cameron’s….Demise? Pathetic Polling #3 – Christy Clark’s….Collapse? Body By Shawn J., Founding Editor Calling Out Community Posted March 18, 2015. Updated January 2, 2016. We’d love to hear from you: by Calling Out Community, Posted Going into Israel’s

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