A pretty severe wave of government repression is taking place now in Canada. While the protesters seem mainly to be protesting austerity measures, it should be remembered that the Canadian government has one of the friendliest relationships with Israel of any country in the world, even more so perhaps than the United States. 39 more words
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“We consider this a budget against women,” said Québec Solidaire co-spokesperson Françoise David.
She slammed the Couillard government’s new budget on Thursday for slashing the fund devoted to improving women’s welfare and position in society. 422 more words
A convicted killer was allowed out on day release, leaving him free to murder a good samaritan in a decision described as a “catastrophic failure” by the chief inspector of prisons. 272 more words