• I hope that the Liberal Party does not glorify war like the Harper things do. War is terrible. Killing people is something we should not entertain and using the military to glorify war during entertainment is beyond the pale. And send our children to kill and die and then refuse to take care of them when they return? What an ugly mess. My father…[Read more]

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    • Yes Mr. Arkless I agree with You , Thank for your great comment. I hope that their are a majority of Liberals agree with You, And also most Canadians. I hope that Canada will be promoting peace instead of war. Mario Legendre

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    • Great post Graeme. The sabre rattling by Misnister Baird is offensive to the point I have to force myself to listen to it on the basis I need to know what message Canada is giving the world. We should return to embracing peace. On your second point I agree we need to be careful about the idiots in Ottawa, and unfortunately not only in Ottawa. On…[Read more]

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    • Mr. Arkless, the only time this country had to go to war was to defend and protect other peoples in Europe against despotism from other countries who were trying to rule Europe and the World. We have an historical background of peace and international referees. I once work at the defense and I can tell you that our militaries are anything but…[Read more]

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      • Michel -The government we have in place right now are definitely war mongering. This is the most corrupt government that we’ve had in the history of Canada and the buffoons that are in power hurt us on the world stage.Killing people is something we should not entertain and using the military to glorify war during entertainment is repulsive and…[Read more]

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        • Ronald, I know all that and I know that every all wars had killed non only millions of soldiers, but innocent people too. But what I dont understand is if we all know that the government is so corrupt; why does anybody can do nothing to force them to withdraw from power ??? What can be blame for it, the political system, the law system, what…[Read more]

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          • Michel : I liked your response and I thank you for that. The only way that we can make the government accountable is to vote out the corrupt Conservative government. I think the problem is that some people are set in their ways and they are not informed of the corruption that has been happening. They turn their backs on the truth and choose not to…[Read more]

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  • #Gaza

    I am saddened that the party of Pierre Trudeau and Jean Chretien has shown absolutely no balance or empathy for the people of Gaza. Yes, balance must be shown, but the imbalance and outright support for Israel makes this party’s stance no different from Baird and Harper. Think on that.

    If I don’t see something satisfactory out of the…[Read more]

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  • Bill Moses posted an update 5 days, 22 hours ago

    If a person was in a house firing a gun at people outside the house, and in the house as well there were other people including children, and just outside the house there were close knit family members of the children in the house, would it make sense to blow up the house to get the person to stop firing?

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    • No.

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    • And if a man wishes to shoot his gun at a family across the street that includes women and children, does it makes sense to do that shooting from a house surrounded by his own children?

      I can’t decide if I am more repulsed by the people blowing up the house to stop the shooter or by the man who surrounds himself with his family before shooting at…[Read more]

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      • It does make sense when someone is faced with complete desperation. It ***is*** wrong to shoot at others from your house but more importantly one should ask, “Why the hell is she doing that?” because at some point, ****even I**** would say “F” this and start shooting. Desperation is in the eye of the beholder so it is useless to say, “Well,…[Read more]

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        • I think you missed my point Bill. Absolutely, when faced with no other choice, when completely desperate, I would absolutely take up arms against my oppressors.

          But what I could never do, under any imaginable circumstances, is to shoot at someone else’s children while standing behind my own wife and child.

          No, that does not make sense. Nothing,…[Read more]

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          • I guess I believe in turning the other cheek. For example, IMV, If the U.S. had not retaliated for 9/11, I think they would still be garnering sympathy for that act today. Retaliation is giving up hope in the belief of our own humanity and that of others.

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            • I’m confused by this response from you, Bill.

              On the one hand, you seem to be dealing in what is called “moral absolutism” – the idea that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged. I have always had a problem with that concept. For example, stealing is wrong but I would steal to feed my family if I had no other…[Read more]

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          • The painter who is painting my kitchen yesterday said it best. ”Why can’t we all just get along together”. Great idea.

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    • Good questions. Those and the one about a friend of mine who lost her job because Harper fired her boss from cabinet but still says she will vote Conservative are all questions beyond my understanding.

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    • Bill: Of course not! You devise a plan to protect prospective victims, then devise a strategy to stop the person firing sans violence, if possible.

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      • If we five (DMBJL) ruled the world, what a wonderful world it would be. : )

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        • Hi Bill, this brings the reality of the black and white world and the grey zones. Some people think that the world is largely made out of gray shading and others that it is white or black (good or bad). In a sense, you are all right because without white and black (base of all laws, god or man made) it would be chaos. A society needs to know…[Read more]

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    • Far better to sneak in through the back window and take the guy down using minimal use of force. That is how the police would deal with a dangerous criminal.
      But the Gaza Strip is not a single house, and Hamas is much more than a crazed individual.

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  • #Foreign
    IN SHORT
    Yes-Hamas rejection of the Egyptian ceasefire proposal is highly non acceptable. Statement by Justin and Liberals.
    Short history-Gaza strip-Israel captured that part from Egypt and controlled that area till 1993 and followed by Oslo accord signed by Israel and PLO.
    PLO controlling occupied Palestinian territories and Israel…[Read more]

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    • When Israel made peace with Egypt, they asked Egypt to take over Gaza again. Egypt said, ”No thanks.” (o: And when they made peace with Jordan they asked Jordan if they would take over the West Back again (without Jerusalem) and Jordan said ”No thanks.”

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      • Thanks Gary,
        When peace agreement was signed, Egypt was asked to take over Sinai Peninsula and they accepted it.Gaza was not even mentioned.And with Jordan in exchange of some part of Jerusalem, some part of West Bank was given and Jordan accepted.Sooner because of unrest Israel forces had to march back to West Bank.

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  • #cannabis The war on drugs is an abject failure. It’s been going on since the 1960′s with no tangible results, other than creating enormously powerful drug lords. Dealing with addicts by imprisonment is the wrong approach and we don’t really need to worry about the casual users.

    Legalising cannabis and decriminalising other drugs while…[Read more]

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    • If you want to fight drug’s, the best way would be to infiltrate schools and remove as much addicts as possible. To cut their clients would be the best solution and thus, you need to remove it from high schools and from the street. By encouraging the population to react negatively to it, like they did at a certain time with prostitution buy…[Read more]

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      • Michael: The object is to mitigate! That is to have people choose less harmful recreational fare and to put the criminals who supply dangerous recreational drugs out of business. Youngsters use illegal drugs because they are more easily available that the “legal” ones and pills are less visible than bottles. Legalizing, is controlling usage for…[Read more]

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        • Thank’s Lloyd I understand what you are trying to do and agree with you. What I wanted to say is that the Surete du Québec had tried in the past to infiltrate some schools in the past and they had a proof that it is where they make the kids drug users. That is why the government shoud encourage police forces all around the country to infiltrate…[Read more]

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          • Thanks Michael: The kids buy and are occasionally employed as mules. Trying to stop kids is what police forces have been trying to do. Doing it again will not likely change the outcome; which is why LPC want to legalize at least the major rec. drug in order to control it. Controlling booze sales does not stop all kids from drinking but it stops…[Read more]

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      • So in order to weed out one of the most harmful drugs they should infiltrate schools and take out the drinkers?

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        • What I mean by that Frank is by arresting a couple of dealers in the schools, it will have an effect on the users and it should diminish their addiction to it. At least, they would think twice before trying to buy in the school and it would force out of the schools the dealers so it would be more easy for the police pinpoint them our of the shools.

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          • Arresting dealers during the past 50 years has not worked. Supply and demand is an economic truth that says the market will create new dealers. Create a legal *regulated* market, and the black market gangsters lose their monopoly. Now you can take out a dealer, and his customers have a regulated supply to purchase. The market no longer has to…[Read more]

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    • Every time you hit them, they hit back by adding more drugs. The only way is to attack the base and remove as much clients as possible. It is the only way to win that fight.. Putting people in jail is no way to help them, they get more corrupted there than anywhere else. The correctional system is another failure and a big one two. Prisons…[Read more]

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      • You should look up the success Colorado is having with legalization. Millions earned in taxes and major crime is down 5%. Not to mention the money saved by courtrooms not being clogged with ridiculous marijuana charges.

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        • I agree with you Jeff, that it would be a step in the good direction; more money and less crime and I dont criticize over it at all. What I want to show is more a principle fact that if the government legalize a part of the drugs. They will directly fight the drugs lords and use it to increase their revenues and level down a bit the crime rate. …[Read more]

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    • Christopher: One could add a burgeoning legal bureaucracy, gleeful beer hawkers, etc. That being the case, why does the ”dark side” feign righteous indignation at your notion and obviously that of JT? How do the ”mom & pop” merchants, and dwellers of the modest side of town benefit from any war, least of all the war on drugs. It’s clearly not a…[Read more]

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  • #leadership Leadership is about trusting the people around you and letting them do their job without interference, unless they go off the rails.

    Having everything but money bills being free votes would help to restore the connection between citizens and their representatives in parliament as well as democracy in general.

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    • For a democracy to work there has to be a course of action decided upon and then everybody has to accept that course of action and move forward. I don’t see how having free votes is going to help the process.
      IMV you elect an MP to represent the interests of the people of the riding. It is her job to participate in government decision making…[Read more]

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    • I think Bill Moses’s comments are bang on.

      There are times when a referendum may be appropriate, but to have everyone to vote on each and every decision would bring this country to a grinding halt. That’s why we elect our representatives to speak on our behalf or in some cases to contradict an individuals views in favor of the prevailing view.…[Read more]

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    • When a person chooses to run for office under the banner of a political party, they must accept the will of that party and be prepared to vote accordingly. And when we vote to elect someone to office under a political banner, we too must accept the will of that party.

      I invest money in, and lend my vote to, a political party based on the…[Read more]

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      • Right on, Martin. Look at what lack of discipline is doing to U.S. democracy. Individual legislators are either selling their votes to government (via ”earmarks”) or being paid for them by donors, and not because they wish to, in all cases, but rather because it is necessary and/or expedient.

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  • Kannan Nair posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

    #Foreign
    Justin Trudeau’s era is going to start next year, immediately after federal election 2015 and it is sure that his era is going to continue for a long time and as Prime minister, it will not be a surprise, he will overtake the duration of Mckenzie King as the leader of Canada.
    When he will take over as leader of Canada, there may be…[Read more]

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  • When will Daniol Coles be recognized as the Liberal Candidate for the Edmonton Greisbach? I think that the federal election will be called sooner than later. Liberals need to get their candidates ready!

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    • Want to bet that the date will be based on what the CPC research showed them about the by-election results? If their data shows that there is still a tactical advantage to lower voter turnout, watch them schedule it for around the Thanksgiving day weekend – a weekend when younger people especially will be moving. My wife and I discussed that a…[Read more]

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    • Yes, I was wondering similar thoughts as to a timing of an election in 2015. There is legislation about it being every 4 years but as to the exact date it remains a mystery to me. I wonder if someone other than Harper knows when the election goes ahead? Four years from the date of the last election or at a time in the fourth year when the Prime…[Read more]

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  • #hardwork Hello lovely Liberals. I just got this feedback from a constituent.:
    You know, what I want to see before the next election is:
    1) a list of things the Conservatives have done that the Liberals don’t like or disagree with, and
    2) a list of which of those things they plan to undo, and how and when

    I think this is a good idea, and…[Read more]

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    • This might be a very good start. It was around in 2011, maybe before then.

      http://www.100reasons.ca/

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      • I like the concept and list. I was told it is possible to write the Lords prayer in 8 words and not change the meaning. If we are going to do this we need a wordsmith than get all the points down to tweetable? length.

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    • Excellent idea in this fast changing world. So much of what decisions are based on are or become obsolete or irrelevant because of new information and discoveries.However, it does go against the grain as we think our decision or ideas are good forever, It will need a champion to continuously push for it.Maybe we need a Minister of Obsolescence to…[Read more]

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    • What a wonderful proposition!
      You know, this isn’t even something we need to discuss and fight red tape for; a little research, and some interpreting, and any Liberal could create such a document. :)

      If you were interested, I’d take a look at the policy resolutions we passed at the Montreal convention, and compare them to the Conservative’s…[Read more]

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      • Why isn’t my comment here? I said I would be very interested in doing this with you! Unfortunately, my time is extremely limited as I have two activist projects on the go right now, plus job, business, life in general. But absolutely I want to do this, so my email is @my full first and last name with no dot or anything between and then dot ca.…[Read more]

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  • Jean C Blais posted an update 1 week, 6 days ago

    #BillC-36
    Are Pimps and Johns the same . . . and are all criminals?
    I am not a lawyer or a constitutional expert and much of my understanding of life has to do with what I learned as I went along. And I have been around for a long time. I do not understand the world of pimps and johns ( are there female equivalents?) beyond the odd thing I…[Read more]

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    • According to the Urban Dictionary, the proper title for female pimps is ‘pimpettes’, and the clients of male prostitutes are often referred to as ‘Jills’ or ‘Janes’ … as opposed to male clients being commonly referred to as ‘Johns’ or … as Minister of Justice Peter MacKay prefers to call them – ‘perverts’.

      Here is the complete text…[Read more]

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  • Geeta Shinde posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    #BillC-36
    Bill C-36, ”Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act”, introduced by Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, has been in discussion over the last two months in the House of Commons. Bill C-36 is intended to create the framework necessary for the Canadian government to remove prostitution from Canadian society.…[Read more]

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    • I would be very interested in knowing your opinion of the validity that such a specifically directed bill would carry the title ”Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act”

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      • Hi Jean,
        Well I am inclined to interpret the title of Bill C-36 “Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act” as including those who work in the illegal sex trade. There are many communities of illegal sex trade workers who are vulnerable to exploitation and violence because of the nature of their circumstances. Bill C-36 is also intended…[Read more]

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        • I think the emphasis should be on supporting people so that they do not feel forced to leave their ”legitimate environment” in the first place.

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  • Kannan Nair posted an update 2 weeks ago

    #Foreign policy “He never mis speak”.Most suitable comment.Other political parties and their followers are trying not to understand this fact.The above statement I wanted to share with my community long time ago, when Marc Garneau commented about leader Justin Trudeau.This is about Ukraine.
    Infact Justin Trudeau’s policy always like, what…[Read more]

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  • As a 17 year old, some laws affect me in different ways than they do others. While I manage to absorb legal handicaps with relative ease, my peers often aren’t so lucky.

    Last year, a friend of mine was blackmailed with a picture of herself. When I asked her why she wouldn’t go to the police, she simply told me ‘they’ll take for…[Read more]

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    • We should not need legislation to keep people from taking lewd photos of themselves. Why does anyone need to do that anyway? We didn’t have smart phones, the internet, or computers when I was a teenager. We had polaroid cameras but we didn’t take lewd photos of each other to ‘remember the moment’.

      Message to Teenagers and Adults – Use some…[Read more]

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      • I completely agree with everything you said. I don’t propose we pass legalisation to prevent the practice, nor do I support it. On the contrary, I’d like to amend regulations that exist already, in order to make special exceptions here.
        The largest thing I’d like to do is get that message out- ‘use some common sense’ in the form of an…[Read more]

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      • With due respect to Doug’s comments I think you are missing the point, which is that shit happens. What happened when you were a teenager is irrelevant with respect to Polaroid cameras verse today’s cell phones, iPods, iPads or note book cameras. What is relevant is what teenagers are doing today. Like in your day teenagers exerted peer…[Read more]

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    • Oh, man! Well of course that’s ridiculous. There has to be a way of protecting a stupid young woman while prosecuting an underage seller of sex. We are the party of nuance as well as of evidence and while I’d want to study this as a party first, if any party can defend through the ‘child pornographer’ soundbytes, I imagine it would be us. …[Read more]

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      • My ‘old man’ used to tell me stories about how he walked uphill both ways to get to school and, when I walked the routes he took in the very hilly town he grew up in, his stories actually checked out. I also walked both ways to school, but there were no hills to climb on my route. :-)

        Back to the topic:
        As Steven pointed out in his reply to my…[Read more]

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        • Hah! Good answer :)

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        • Doug-suicide accounts for 20% of the deaths in 10-19 year old age group with an increase in female suicides in particular. Further, suicide is the second leading cause of death in this age range. I think that ‘common sense’ and trusting schools to deal with these issues in the same old way is not the answer.
          Taking an issue like this seriously…[Read more]

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          • There is no doubt that we should have zero tolerance for posting of inappropriate content online, and all forms of bullying whether online or otherwise. I would even go as far as including the physical intimidation and assault we see in all levels of amateur hockey and NHL hockey, as well as in other amateur and other professional sports,…[Read more]

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            • It’s true that suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people (thank you Mary, for that statistic :) ) but you’re right, Doug- other age groups shouldn’t be ignored. In fact, while we’re on the topic, I’ll recognize that suicide rates are in fact highest among the elderly, not young people.
              I’d say that we shouldn’t look at a…[Read more]

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              • Steven-Canada has a suicide rate of 11 per 100,000 and that is higher than the U.S. In response to this I would love a national suicide policy and am very pleased that the Liberals have suggested -one of the many reasons to vote Liberal :)
                Please see:…[Read more]

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    • My advice to the girl would be to consult a lawyer before going to the police. If there is a risk of your friend getting arrested, the crown prosecutor may be willing to cut a deal in exchange for getting this other person for blackmail (and potentially trafficking in illegal photos). A good lawyer will know at what point this young woman would…[Read more]

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    • I would say that your friend should have contacted a lawyer to bargain with police regarding there being no charge against her. I am sure there are lawyers who would not expect payment if that was a problem (at least that is the way it works in the movies).
      In the long run my hope is that posting nude pictures of oneself will become a non issue.…[Read more]

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    • Can I just clarify that my friend’s dead? All these scenarios about getting a lawyer and fighting the good fight would be great, if she hadn’t already killed herself. The point isn’t to say ’well, she should have done this.’ The point is to make changes, so the girls are making these choices BEFORE they drop hairdryers into their baths.

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      • Hi Steven,
        Thank you for your post. I am very sorry about your friend.
        Your suggestions are good ones-don’t prosecute the teen and set up educational programs.
        I would add, given some of the comments on here, that we should as a society not so easily judge and belittle young people who have made a mistake.
        Again-thank you for your post Steven…[Read more]

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        • Thanks Mary, and that’s a wonderful point. :)
          My belief is that, with proper legislation and guidance, like so many other social issues before it, our views on this matter will progress over time. That, unfortunately, isn’t something we can rush.

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  • Capping interest rates on all forms of loans and credit cards would free people from the trap of debt and boost the economy, as people would have more money to spend on goods. Small businesses would grow significantly and create jobs.

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    • It depends on what that cap would be. It is more likely some people would find it harder to borrow, which might be a good thing. The interest charged by the payday loan places is illegal under current legislation, but they get around the law by calling it a service fee. It is likely that people like me with overdraft protection at 18% that is…[Read more]

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      • These “higher fees” you’re talking about are a drop in the bucket compared to the money people lose to interest payments every month. You don’t think competition will bring down fees anyway? The banks want you to believe there would be lower access to credit, they don’t want to give up money. Even though it’s at the expense of hard working…[Read more]

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        • I assume the banks make money lending to me at 2.2%, or they wouldn’t do it. I am sure they also make money on people who borrow at 18%, but their costs on such loans are much higher. I am not sure they would continue to make money on all of them if they had to cut the rate in half. People who willingly borrow at 18% are more likely to…[Read more]

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    • Back in the 50s my father said he would lend anyone 5 bucks because they would avoid him if they did not intend on paying it back. This is relevant to your post Jeff because for a lending system to work, it brings up the issue of the money having to be paid back.
      I am a proponent of just giving people enough money to cover their basic needs. …[Read more]

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  • #PoliticalTaxCredit The current method of giving a credit of 75% on the first $400 of contributions, 50% on the next $350 and 33 1/3% of any contribution over $750 is far too generous and favours those with high incomes. Those who have little or no tax payable do not benefit at all. I would like to see the credit reduced to the same level as any…[Read more]

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    • The Ontario political tax credit is refundable even if you pay no income tax (provincial income tax of course). That is certainly a fairer system for the points you have made. What would be even better is to have payment made to the political party for each vote received by that political party. This would be fair for everyone and would…[Read more]

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    • As a retired couple who has not been able to use our tax credits for the past 6 years I agree whole heartedly.
      Yes, we will continue to donate to the liberal party and our riding association but being told over and over again that it is really only $25 and not $100 is getting on my nerves.

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  • In history of sciences, we have learned that if it can solve a lot of problems, it also can create a hell of a mess (pollution). With great power comes great responsabilities. We have used science by the past for military purposes and after it for public wellfare. But the companies who are using the new technology we develope are using it to…[Read more]

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    • This makes a good case for a guaranteed annual income instead of the mish-mash of income assistance currently used.

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      • Yes, but also makes the possibility of paying for it near to hopeless. After all, a GAI requires someone not to be collecting it.

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        • A cost analysis could help in this endeavour. At this time a huge sum of money is spent on provincial, federal and municipal governments to oversee, backcheck and verify not to mention the sums to make sure no one is cheating the system. So the question should be: given the sums presently paid through taxes, how much would it actually cost if you…[Read more]

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          • Oh, I agree with a GAI, but if practically none of us have a job, as seems to be the case under Michel’s original posting, costing anything is too much. Mind you, I suppose the cost of nothing is expensive under this scenario, too.

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          • Hi Gerry, it can sound stupid but it is the result of an analytic method I have developpe since I have completed my Ma degree. It is base on tendancies in the last décades and like I have said the actual tendancies let us see a lot of job lost, Future Shop, Bureau en Gros, big surfaces electronic stores are closing all around the country due to…[Read more]

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        • Hi Gerry, it can sound stupid but it is the result of an analytic method I have developpe since I have completed my Ma degree. It is base on tendancies in the last décades and like I have said the actual tendancies let us see a lot of job lost, Future Shop, Bureau en Gros, big surfaces electronic stores are closing all around the country due to…[Read more]

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          • And it isn’t just Michel sounding this alarm. Just recently Kitchener Centre Federal Liberal Association held a talk with Prof. Larry Smith, who said much the same thing. Robots will fill service jobs within 30 years, so nobody’s safe, etc.

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          • Michael and Jennifer…I agree with the challenges the future will bring. Robotics and AI are certainly waiting in the wings. This will impact not only the western countries but the developing countries as well. With idle hands, plenty of time, severe income inequality where the very few will have all the wealth and most will be wanting wealth,…[Read more]

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            • Gerry, I have defend the fact that mondialisation had bring all of us to a new undiscovered frontier where emergeant countries are the new major players and where the balance of exchange between us and them tend to increase. It is hard for us to find a good way to be more competitive with them. Robotics and AI will only tend to increase between…[Read more]

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    • Let’s suppose that 100 people working could produce a pile of goods and services that satisfied their needs. Then came a day when 80 people could produce the same size of pile. Doesn’t it then make sense to go to a four day week? People who want to work more should be willing to pay others for their ”right to work”.

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      • Bill the four days week is not a bad idea at all, if you want to let more peoples work and share the money. But my cousin use to work with a big Co. here, was the head ingeneer and had explaned to me that Corporations prefers to pay overtime money (that they dont always pay back to the workers) then hire more workers that cost them more (pension…[Read more]

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  • Mauril Bélanger posted an update 3 weeks ago

    Dear friends,

    Below you will find a link to a document summarizing my second year as Liberal Advocate for Co-operatives. It was recently distributed at the 2014 Congress & Annual General Meeting of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC), which took place in Moncton, New Brunswick, from June 16 to 19. CMC is the new organisation that incorporates…[Read more]

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  • Len Rosen posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    #scitech Today I read in The Toronto Star Ken Dryden’s very thoughtful interviews with famous Canadians and their vision of the country’s place now and in the future. Mr. Dryden invited all Canadians to participate in this exercise. I chose to respond in a blog posting at my 21st Century Tech site. It is entitled ”
    A Former NHL Goaltender Asks…[Read more]

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    • When Justin’s team is elected in 2015, they need to have a blueprint in place to cover the concerns so that changes can be made in the first session of Parliament. It is essential that we hit the ground running and not develop policies on the fly. The future of CBC, the unfair elections Act, science based policies, etc. need to be urgently…[Read more]

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  • Bill Moses posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    ”Without rapid expansion of oilsands, Oliver says Canada would become economic basket case.” Really?? LOL
    Canada’s natural resources are the ”Bank of Dad”, figuratively speaking. Are Canadians ever going to collectively get off their arses as long as there is an easy alternative being promoted by the Conservatives?

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    • We are not much of a country or a people if our future is truly dependent on the oil sands. The corollary to Oliver’s statement is that, if Canada had no oil sands, Canada would be an economic basket case. Ridiculous!

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      • And how does he think we got where we are before the oil sands were discovered and exploited? Imagination, hard work, commitment and love of the new country I say.

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        • My great grand daddy exploited 100 acres given to him in return for cutting down the trees.

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      • In fact, given the reality of climate change, the effects of which continue to roll out across the country, and the globe, we are in deep trouble if we keep electing a government that is incapable of coming up with any other ideas for our economic future. We have to assume that the resources buried in the oil sands have a good chance of becoming…[Read more]

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  • Len Rosen posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    #environment-2 Today I read in The Toronto Star Ken Dryden’s very thoughtful interviews with famous Canadians and their vision of the country’s place now and in the future. Mr. Dryden invited all Canadians to participate in this exercise. I chose to respond in a blog posting at my 21st Century Tech site. It is entitled ”
    A Former NHL Goaltender…[Read more]

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