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  1. Skeezix

    Skeezix Senior Member

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    *eye roll* The opposition still has the chair. It's not disrespect for women to refuse to vote for a chair that doesn't support women's rights.

    Also, hard to take seriously on this issue someone who thinks calling women "Barbie" is okay.
     

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    Some of Harper's management style was actually good, in the sense that he kept the SoCons quiet.

    I should also add that Vic Toews was public safety minister in 2012.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/1...spect_a_23233964/?ncid=tweetlnkcahpmg00000002
     
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  3. jje1000

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    Some weird ironies here- you can almost already see some of the final bids(5 out of the 9) due to the political need for every part of the country to be represented without controversy.

    For instance, the Atlantic Canada proposal will certainly be one of the winners. There will be one Ontario, one Quebec (probably AI) and one Prairie winner, and the BC proposal might be a tossup depending on which part of the country needs the extra votes more.

    I would almost rather the Liberals increase the pot of money and fund all of these since they seem to cover a decent amount of Canada's economic strengths.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/supercluster-liberals-shortlist-1.4347309
     
  4. Videodrome

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  5. jje1000

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    Good job, Liberals. Diversity for diversity's sake.

    In a field like this that demands skill, the focus should be on equality of opportunity, not equality of results.


    https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/ne...rs-to-meet-diversity-targets/article36579759/
     
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    Amazing how dishonest and corrupt these Liberals can be:

    Morneau told former company he would use blind trust


    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada...er-failure-to-put-assets-in-blind-trusts.html

     
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    Name me a political party that hasn't been corrupt in some way.

    Anyway, do people have predictions for the two by-elections on Monday? I am fairly certain that Sturgeon River-Parkland is CPC hold, but Lac-Saint-Jean could flip.
     
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    News like this will surely encourage more to try their luck.

    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada...border-crossers-are-being-granted-asylum.html
     
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    I don't recall the last time a finance minister owned shares in a pension company while making pension policy. So much for his conflict of interest "screen".
     
  12. BurlOak

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    It's like the Conservative corruption is measure in thousands of dollars and the Liberal corruption in the millions.
    They both have faults, but the Liberals ones are consistently orders of magnitude worse.

    The continuation of this Morneau story is that Bank of Canada (which is in his portfolio) signed a contract with Morneau Shepell for pension services.

    http://www.torontosun.com/2017/10/20/tories-pile-on-morneau-after-bank-of-canada-contract-revelation

    So not only did Morneau pass legislation that helps his company and continue to have an active contract between gov't and his company - but he also extended that contract.
     
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    There is likely not a better example of Conflict of Interest since the Act was passed.

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  14. Jasmine18

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    Morneau is nothing like Jim Flaherty and Paul Martin who been perhaps more conservative but at least was a real finance minister, unlike Morneau.

    Good finance ministers like Flaherty and Martin were really powerful figures and one could say almost seen as the number 2 in command. They could be so influential that they could actually go against thier own leader or party on policy.

    Morneau is none of those things and frankly is corrupt and unethical as well.

    Time for him to resign he inspires no confidence.
     
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    What about Joe Oliver? He was only the third sitting finance minister to lose his seat and now works with the far right Rebel Media.
     

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