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Oh, Canada (#TrudeauEulogies)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 9:00pm 11/26/2016 at 9:00pm
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had one of the most cringeworthy statements for departed tyrant Fidel Castro (emphasis added):

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro:

“It is with deep sorrow that I learned today of the death of Cuba’s longest...

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Dalhousie University Apologizes After Male Faculty Members Perform Striptease

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:30am 10/19/2016 at 10:30am
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Dalhousie University in Canada has apologized to members of the school community after two male faculty members did a striptease… at a university function.

CTV News reports:

Dalhousie apologizes after male faculty members strip at university function

Dalhousie University is apologizing after two men performed a mock striptease at a university function.

Brian Leadbetter, Dalhousie’s...

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U. Manitoba: Don’t Mention Safe Space at Event or People Will Think it’s Unsafe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/20/2016 at 12:30pm
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At the University of Manitoba, the first rule of the safe space is not to mention that they have a safe space.

CBC News reports:

Organizer asked to be discreet about safe space at university frosh festival

Volunteers who organized the first designated safe space at a University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) event...

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VIDEO: Student’s Trump Hat Causes Meltdown at Canada’s Mount Royal U.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:35pm 9/16/2016 at 4:35pm
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A student wearing a Trump hat at Mount Royal University in Canada was accosted by other students and told he had to remove it because it was “hate speech.”

CBC News reports:

Student’s Donald Trump hat stirs controversy at Calgary’s Mount...

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FBI Helps Canada Thwart Attack From ISIS Supporter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 7:10am 8/12/2016 at 7:10am
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) stopped a massive suicide attack on Thursday with help from the FBI. ISIS supporter Aaron Driver, 24, died during a confrontation with the police in a small Ontario town:

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commander Jennifer Strachan said Driver was intercepted by police as he entered a...

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#BlackLivesMatter Toronto Gets Police Ousted From Future Gay Pride Parades

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 7:00am 7/5/2016 at 7:00am
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The Toronto chapter of Black Lives Matter was recently invited to participate in the city’s gay pride parade.

At one point, the Black Lives Matter members stopped and sat down on the street halting the entire procession. Then they started issuing demands.

Global News reports:

Black Lives Matter gets police kicked out of future...

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Radical Islamic Group Abu Sayyaf Beheads Canadian Hostage

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 13, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/13/2016 at 5:00pm
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Sources have said radical Islamic group Abu Sayyaf have beheaded Canadian hostage Robert Hall since they did not receive an $8 million ransom.

The group murdered Canadian John Ridsdel in April. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the executions:

“With the tragic loss of two Canadians, I want to reiterate that terrorist hostage-takings only...

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Canada Wants to Make Anthem Gender Neutral

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 11:30am 6/6/2016 at 11:30am
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The Canadian parliament wants to make the English-only version of its national anthem gender neutral.

The bill will change the lyric “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Why the change? Because it’s 2016, you guys!! From MRC-TV:

New Democrat MP Christine Moore said, “We are in 2016. The...

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Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Tackles Protester at Dublin Ceremony

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:30pm 5/26/2016 at 5:30pm
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Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers to the rescue again! He tackled a protestor who attempted to interrupt a memorial service in Dublin.

The name should ring a bell since Vickers shot gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau in 2014 when he ambushed Parliament Hill. Vickers served as the House of Commons sergeant-at-arms at...

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California Bracing for Alberta-Sized Wildfires

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:30am 5/10/2016 at 8:30am
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Good news for the Canadians battling the massive Alberta wildfire: the fire crews battling the blaze have received aid from cooler weather:

Alberta fire official Chad Morrison said firefighters were mak...

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Alberta’s Wildfire: Costliest Natural Disaster in Canada’s History

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:30am 5/9/2016 at 11:30am
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Mother Nature has engaged our neighbors to the North in a battle, as a massive wildfire has consumed the forests around the oil-sands region of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada since May 1.

The Canadians may finally be making some progress in containing the conflagration after one-week of intense fire-fighting.

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Canadian Black Lives Matter Organizer Tweets “Allah give me strength to not cuss/kill These Men and White Folks”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 9:37pm 4/6/2016 at 9:37pm
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A Toronto-based Black Lives Matter organizer, Yusra Khogali, tweeted about killing, “men and white folks,” in February before deleting the tweet and locking her account.

According to Newstalk 1010:

Many are now calling for a police investigation, calling the tweet ‘hate speech’.

There’s been no comment from Ali yet, but NEWSTALK 1010...

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Google searches for “Move to Canada” spike after Trump Super Tuesday success

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 3:36pm 3/2/2016 at 3:36pm
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A couple of weeks ago, in response to seeing an anti-Trump bumper sticker in Ithaca, I wrote:

While I’m not for Trump, I have to admit it would be a guilty pleasure to watch Ithaca progressives running through the streets pulling at their hair and screaming about End Times. Half the town...

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Anti-Israel Boycott Resolution goes down in flames at McGill University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:30pm 2/27/2016 at 7:30pm
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McGill University in Montreal was the latest effort by anti-Israel students to pass a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions motion.

Initially, at a student assembly packed by BDS supporters, the motion passed:

The Student Society of McGill University has voted to boycott Israel.
The idea came up for a vote twice before in the last...

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U. Waterloo students reject academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/28/2016 at 1:00pm
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A coalition of anti-Israel students at the University of Waterloo obtained 4000 signatures to put a resolution to a full student body vote completely severing ties with several Israeli academic institutions:

In November 2015, the Federation of Students received a petition of over 4000 signatures to initiate a referendum for the...

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Canada’s government plans to accept Syrian refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:00am 11/24/2015 at 7:00am
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Canada joins the liberal leaders of the US and much of Europe and plans to go ahead with the admission of many thousands of Syrian refugees:

Canada plans to fly in 900 Syrian refugees a day as of next month, according to media reports, as the defense minister said showing compassion for...

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LIVE: Canadian Election Results (Update – Huge Liberal Party Win)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2015 at 8:33pm 10/19/2015 at 8:33pm
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[Some updating by WAJ]

Our northern neighbors are having elections today. We’re watching to see if Liberal Party’s Justin Trudeau can unseat Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Keep in mind that Canada has a parliamentary system, so the next Prime Minister is like to come from a party with less...

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