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Given that our good host strives to keep us all up to date on the latest attacks on free speech in the Western world, I figure it’s only right that I do my best to ensure we have the latest, most accurate information. Which is why I am very happy to bring you this: EDMONTON [...]
are in order for Commander Josee Kurtz. Cdr Kurtz took command of the HMCS Halifax on Tuesday. In doing so, she becomes the first woman to command a major Canadian Warship. BZ, Commander. More details here. Bookmark to: Hide Sites
Tomorrow, February 23, 2009, is the 100th year anniversary of the first flight of the Silver Dart, the first powered aircraft flight in Canada. As I wrote about earlier, in October, 1907, Alexander Graham Bell invited three men (one British subject, one Canadian and one American) to his estate in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, to begin working on [...]
Believe it or not, this is an amendment I could really support … which is highly unusual for me when it comes to Canada’s Conservative Party. But one of the resolutions passed (and reportedly approved by 99% of the nearly 2,000 party members) at the party’s first national policy convention since 2003 [held in Winnipeg, hence [...]
Back in June of this year I posted as to how the death of Percy Dwight Wilson on May 9th at age 106 resulted in there now only being surviving Canadian veteran from that war. And I noted that although many Canadians felt that when John Babcock dies, he should be given a state funeral, [...]
Just in case Lex happens to miss it, I thoughtÂ it was only right to let you know. The Canadian Human Rights Commission dismissed a hate speech complaint against Maclean’s magazine on Friday in a decision the complainants blamed on “inappropriate political pressure.” Just to be clear, that would be the complaint claiming that an article [...]