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    Congratulations to Erin O'Toole on losing the next election.

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    Fuck yeah Annamie Paul! GO DONATE TO HER BY-ELECTION CAMPAIGN, SHE COULD WIN BILL MORNEAU'S OLD SEAT IN THREE WEEKS.


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    *laughs at Kenney*

    Stupid, corrupt, lying, loser.

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    Can I be the next governor general of Canada? I speak the French and the English and I think the queen is a sweet old grandma. That's enough qualification, isn't it?

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    Tight lock down measures for Ontario.

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...ling-1.5990518

    Police have expanded authority to pull over cars, and people for questioning. This is necessary but will also send the conspiracy minded / gov't overreach crowd over the edge.

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    No, granting Police even more power is not a necessary measure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfte View Post
    Tight lock down measures for Ontario.

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toron...ling-1.5990518

    Police have expanded authority to pull over cars, and people for questioning. This is necessary but will also send the conspiracy minded / gov't overreach crowd over the edge.
    Oh yeah, you can bet that Rebel news shithead Ezra Levant will be just milking the hell out of this.

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    Every single person on my social media, right or left leaning, is upset with the Premier for this utter travesty.

    *ghost of Doug Ford Sr.* "THE WRONG KID DIED."
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    Scientists hate it. Even the fucking Police hate it:


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    I dunno...we did need more enforcement, but not like this. The way this is set up, all it does is give the police more freedom to hassle visible minorities.

    What we really needed was to have more enforcement around the mask mandates. Instead of allowing people who fake a medical condition to enter a store without one, force them to wait outside. Stores will already happily bring your items to the curb for you and shop for you, but these assholes refuse that option when it's presented to them. Some police backup with this would be useful, but that's not what we got.

    We need enforcement of distancing, masking and keeping non-essentials home in factories, warehouses and offices. That's not a police matter, that's a workplace inspection issue.

    We need to actually start ticketing everyone who shows up at an anti-mask/anti-lockdown/anti-vaccine protest. That's something the police can do, but I don't think this accomplishes this.

    There are other things that are needed too, beyond enforcement, like mandatory paid sick days, but we didn't get that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eskimo View Post
    There are other things that are needed too, beyond enforcement, like mandatory paid sick days, but we didn't get that.
    Yeah. We didn't get much of anything from Ford that would actually help make the crisis less bad. At any time at all. In the last thirteen months.

    Ford has backed down and cancelled the provincial order re: Police carding any passing citizen they please on penalty of a $750 fine, after a near-universal rebuke for yet another one of his outrageous, arrogant, ill-considered policies that would harm people and waste precious time — while our hospital wards are literally overflowing with people getting sick and dying — as a result of his government and their idiotic prevarications.

    NDP, Liberal, Green — a fucking performing cat circus would have done a better job running the province than this clown show in Queen's Park right now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by botley View Post
    a fucking performing cat circus
    I would love to see a circus of cats in a political position of power. Damn...
    I know who I'm voting for next election!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfte View Post
    And that's before today's presser stunt...wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdm View Post
    And that's before today's presser stunt...wow.
    Fuckin' crocodile tears. I liked the journalist that basically asked "why are you crying, is it because you failed so hard?"

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    ^ Great analysis, thanks for posting.

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    A mass grave of 215 children found near a Residential School in British Columbia. No real response from the Federal Government. I wonder what Trudeau's plan will be. As much as he likes to throw around "reconciliation" the gov't seems to pump effort into research and reports that do not go anywhere. Around Canada's 150th celebrations a lot of people were throwing around the sentiment of "150 years of genocide". I thought that calling it that seemed like a bit much but the discovery of a mass grave at one of the hundreds of Residential Schools is making me feel otherwise.


    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...hool-1.6043778

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfte View Post
    A mass grave of 215 children found near a Residential School in British Columbia. No real response from the Federal Government. I wonder what Trudeau's plan will be. As much as he likes to throw around "reconciliation" the gov't seems to pump effort into research and reports that do not go anywhere. Around Canada's 150th celebrations a lot of people were throwing around the sentiment of "150 years of genocide". I thought that calling it that seemed like a bit much but the discovery of a mass grave at one of the hundreds of Residential Schools is making me feel otherwise.


    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...hool-1.6043778
    I cringe everytime I read Canada's 150th. I know what it means and what it stands for but it's still making me cringe. And 150 of genocide is making me cringe too, big time.

    My family has been here for 385 years now. So yeah, I cringe. And while I don't know if any of my ancestors were involved in the so-called "Indian Wars", I have been taught how the French sent clothes and blackets that they knew had belong to people who have had smallpox to the First Nations. I have been taught that we stole their lands. I have been taught that we tried very hard to assimilate them by having them send their children to Catholic School. So 150 years of genocide? Make that 400 + years.

    I know that and I am deeply, deeply ashamed by it. And I am not afraid to call it "genocide".

    And I was not surprise at all by that discovery. Wait until we discover the other mass graves.

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    After seeing Kenney's response to the Sky Palace shindig, I will now say that I do everything with "reasonable effort."

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