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Quebec wants province’s top court to clarify Mainville appointment

OTTAWA – Following another contested Conservative judicial appointment for Quebec, the province’s justice minister is now asking its top court to clarify the Constitutional rules for appointing judges. 273 more words

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International panel slams Stephen Harper for treatment of Supreme Court justice

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is giving no indication he’ll apologize for his treatment of Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin even though an international panel of jurists said he needed to do just that for intruding on the “independence” and “integrity” of Canada’s judiciary. 910 more words

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Tight-fitting bearing on Canadian warship costs taxpayers $685,000

A tight-fitting bearing on one of Canada’s warships ended up costing taxpayers $685,000.

In October 2012, Royal Canadian Navy officers trying to deal with excessive noise generated by HMCS Toronto at first thought the source was a device called a stern flap, the Citizen reported earlier this week. 359 more words

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Lukaszuk’s demand for debate is right on

Thomas Lukaszuk is right to continue to press for a party sanctioned all-candidates’ debate in the PC leadership.

In 2011, the party sponsored six such debates around the province, all live-streamed. 362 more words

Election Insight

Navy feared frigate's excessive noise made it an easier target

The noise generated by one of Canada’s frigates was so excessive that navy officers worried for a time that it had become more vulnerable to torpedoes and other weapons that home in on sound, according to a military report obtained by the Citizen. 584 more words

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Prostitution and Politics: A Week in Review

Have you all been following the insanity that is Bill C-36 this week?  BECAUSE lemme tell ya, if you’re interested in reality tv and drama up in drama’s grill – this right here is the stuff of your dreams. 1,346 more words

Bill C-36

A Letter to Canadian MPs.

I was clearing out my drafts in my email today and came accross this which it seems I never sent.  However it seems appropos so I am putting it up here for your reading pleasure !. 560 more words