CBC: “KPMG wants CRA affidavit in tax 'sham' case struck from public record”
Yeah, concerned, after the billions of trees burned, after the roads and major bridges destroyed, after 600 died of the day's heat, after hundreds of cattle die from drowning in rain floods, after $11 billion in climate losses in one year, BC is also concernned that carbon fuels fed CO2 is destroying the #climate because skiing is becoming a dirt sport.
There is no choice, no debate, Just EXCUSES.
Build ALL the New Energy NOW.
🧐 And everyone said they would never agree to abide by the Online News Act.😤
So Meta it's now Your Move.👀
Canada and Google reach US$74 million deal to keep news in search results
Canadians really need to start asking why we’re shovelling wheelbarrow-loads of taxpayer cash into the mouths of the world’s most profitable industry.
“This isn’t just a bad bet for the climate, it’s bad for Albertans. Albertans should ask whether they want their tax dollars to go toward supporting unproven technology for oil and gas companies, when these companies continue to rake in excessive profits.“
Google agreeing to pay ~$100,000,000 per year to Canadian news media
per cbc radio
Okay, learning some new stuff here. Not only did #Trudeau bring up India's assassination of a Canadian citizen on Canadian soil, but #Biden brought up the foiled plot to kill a US citizen on US soil, during the G20. So the very public spat between us and Indian was just waiting for the US to publicly join in as well.
Conservative Party leader P. Poliriver travelled around Canada for a year in no press allowed party meetings where he, as leader, touted vague bitcoin lies like "they cant tax your digital money and the world is ending buy crypto!!!"
No news organization has investigated how much money was lost, or was stolen.
Crypto lost 2 trillion during the time, but no news reports
You know, the more I think about it, the more convinced I am that the fact that oil companies in Canada have tasked certain provincial governments with overcoming regulatory hurdles in order to allow taxpayers to buy them nuclear power plants in order to lower oilpatch emissions & grant them social licence to continue to produce their harmful products should be a bigger story. 🤔
"I think it’s official, my fellow Albertans.
We have now truly become the embarrassing cousins of Confederation, as someone in Alberta politics was once famously accused of saying."
CBC: “The Conservatives may be headed for their best fundraising year ever”
#Politics #NDP #Liberals #CPC #CanElxn #Fundraising
With barely a month remaining in the year, the federal Liberals will be under pressure to deliver on their promised dental plan for #seniors as required in the government’s deal with the NDP. Will the Libs make it happen? If not, will the NDP pull the plug on their agreement? #canPoli #HealthCare #Canada
It's about time someone is standing up to #Canadian mining companies (alongside the millions of protesters, that is)
"Panama Supreme Court rules Canadian firm's mining contract is unconstitutional"
Did you see the shocking footage of the Surrey tractor chase? Don’t worry, says Doc Steve. Unless Pierre Poilievre gets involved. 🚜🇨🇦 #CanPoli
All these fash calling the PM a communist and not one of them is clever enough to call him a Trudeauvik. Sad really.
CBC: “Trudeau offended Israel with call for 'maximum restraint,' says Israeli president. Isaac Herzog says his country cares about civilians in Gaza but is fighting an 'empire of evil' “
#Israel #Hamas #Palestine #IsraelHamasWar #Canada #Trudeau #Liberals
“Leaked briefing documents reveal plans to discuss fossil fuel projects with 15 nations [including Canada]”
My first reaction honestly is that my potential-racism red-flag is waving. And are we so incredibly naïve to think these kinds of deals haven't happened during other non-Arab oil-nation-hosted COPs in the past 30 years!?
There's a reason why the COP statements are *always* watered down and we, as a world, have still never managed to stop the rise of emissions and as Canada the country, never once hit our emissions targets.
The billionaire-class is burning the planet. Some of them wear business suits, and some where white flowing clothes.
#CdnPoli #CANpoli #ClimateAction #BCPoli #COP28 #Oil #EndFossilFuels
A couple weeks ago I put my request in for a flag from the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, despite the waiting list being "over 100 years". 😆
(They change the flag every day and send it to someone, so 365 a year, max). I guess Ill put the reference number in my last will and testament and ask my kids to do the same. 😂 🇨🇦
It might not even be a Canadian flag as we know it now by then!?
#canpoli #inheritance #flag
“The housing conditions that the Inuit inhabit are the direct result of #colonialism and a staggering #failure by successive federal, provincial and territorial governments over many decades,” says a new report from Marie-Josée Houle
The head of a group that represents #psychotherapists & #counsellors says Ottawa's plan to lift federal taxes on those services is a good start to addressing barriers to #MentalHealth support, but many people still can't afford to pay for care that should be publicly funded.
With that comes further pressure on an already strained home and #healthcare sector, and growing concern about a rise in the number of MissingPerson cases involving older Canadians.
I feel this would be an even BETTER idea for #Trudeau
"Biden Would Be a Hero If He Dropped Out of the 2024 Race Right Now"
#Canada's #justice minister is considering options raised by the independent adviser on #UnmarkedGraves, who says #Indigenous leaders want Canada to move on #criminalizing #ResidentialSchool #denialism.
More than? Build the New Energy, all of it, now.
Thats what needs done, there is no argument, there is no excuse, build it all, NOW.
To pay for it, tax wealth and rich corporations fairly. Robustly. With conviction, fulsomely.
Build it ALL NOW.
The arbon tax is the Liberal Method of Avoiding BUILDING IT ALL NOW.
Build it now.
Build all the new energy, right now.
Not after planting, or burning billions of trees, NOW
This tweet from John Ivison is a great example of Canadian Media's naïveté refusing to believe that, like Americans with Trump, Poillievre ripping reporters is exactly what a large number of Canadians want to see. Especially the *imagery* of a strong, well dressed man-figure, flanked by two subordinates behind him alongside two Canadian flags, speaking forcefully back to questioning.
Doug Ford creates exactly the same scenes for himself. He's been Premier of Canada's most populous province for 5 years.
Yes, believe it or not, 30-35% of people in Canada really want --whether through unintentional conditioning or not -- to see that and it's more than enough in our voting system to lead to majority power. In order to stop Poillievre's rise, other party leaders need to either present a much more compelling vision and advertise it relentlessly or Poillievre has to do something historically bad to take himself out of the race.
As it stands now, he will be our next Prime Minister and no amount of tutting or navel gazing by media personalities will change that. It may accelerate it.
The video is linked. It has been viewed 300K times and is rife with supportive comments. No doubt many are "boughts", but not all. https://m.youtube.com/watch?si=jUvn-yDDak2FZTmI&v=i9hB0LJ-Dlo&feature=youtu.be
I think this is called lying, with a bit of gaslighting on the side :
PP got caught reporting for Fox News and blamed it on CTV, but they have receipts, and they just don't sync up to his 'version' of things.
On Thursday, Poilievre only pointed to CTV when talking about the "media reports" to which he was referring. But it appears Poilievre asked his question in the House before CTV's reporting was published.
#CanPoli #CdnPoli Canada Politics Poll of the Day! #CPPotD
Should Canada limit its economic, social, or military support of Ukraine?
CBC: “Right-wing MAGA politics caused Conservatives to turn backs on Ukraine, Trudeau claims. PM says Conservative claim that trade deal would impose carbon tax on Ukraine is 'absurd’”
Sitting in the House of Commons gallery this morning for a couple hours and jeez...the Cons are in their own little echo chamber. Constantly stating and restating the same damn wording in any response or question to the Speaker. This group of clowns is nowhere near ready to lead a clown parade down Wellington in front of Parliament, let alone lead the country. Pure buffonery. #CanPoli
Instead of owning up to his fear mongering mistake, Mr Twatwaffle blames the media, ctv specifically, who didn't post about the incident until after he labeled it terrorism. Is he gonna say he was quoting Fox News now?
Friends in Canada! Please sign this massive (nearly 300,000!) House of Commons petition for a permanent ceasefire! Please Boost!
Petition to the Prime Minister
Canada demand an immediate ceasefire in the Israel-Palestine conflict;
Canada ask that Israel lift the blockade of the Gaza Strip and authorize the creation of a humanitarian corridor and an emergency humanitarian intervention;
Canada ask that Israel meet its commitments under the Geneva Conventions and international humanitarian law;
Canada meet its international commitment to promote and defend human rights;
Canada take any other measure necessary to protect civilians, both Israelis and Palestinians, and help foster a climate conducive to building a lasting peace.
We, the undersigned, citizens and residents of Canada, call upon the House of Commons in Parliament assembled to require the Prime Minister to take the necessary measures to address the Israel-Palestine conflict.
(this poll open to American friends of course for Thanksgiving - Please Boost!)
CBC: “The Peace and Rainbow bridges have been shut down amid an investigation”
#CBC #CdnPoli #CanPoli #Terrorism #RainbowBridge #PeaceBridge #Niagara #Canada #USA #Thanksgiving #Travel
CBC: “Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre responded to the news by demanding a "full inquiry into how many of these taxpayer-funded jobs are going to temporary foreign workers," saying the $15 billion in federal support for the facility should only fund jobs for Canadians. ”
The Beer Store might be changing soon
#Canada 's cost of living continues to drop, if you take out food and housing, the two most important parts of the economy (along with health care). Hopefully the billions announced in the update today will help since #DougFord ain't doing much, and the government really needs to take on #BigGrocery and kick their ass for us to have a full recovery
This may be unfair to other companies but... In case you thought car companies were moving to EVs because of some responsibility they felt (imposed or organic) to save the planet and reduce carbon emissions.
#climateAction #ClimateChange #EV #Capitalism #canPoli https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/21/ford-scales-back-ev-battery-plant-in-michigan.html
Aside: I notice we use both #CaPoli and #CanPoli here in Canada. I will never forgive the internet standards people for going with the 2-letter iso names instead of the 3-letter ones for country-TLDs and language-codes.
3-letter codes would prevent the "is CA Canada or California".
The biggest countries use 2-letter state/prov codes, so 3-letter countries would prevent ambiguity.
My site should be Pxtl.can, written in en-can not Pxtl.ca written in en-ca.
Once again, I have no interest in articles explaining how progressives should bring knives to gunfights.
Centrists and progressives are trying to get their messages out through earned media while firebrand communists and *especially* the right-wing-nut-jobs are getting much better traction through inflammatory rhetoric and skipping the middlemen.
Politicians have to play the winning strategy, and media has to go where the story is.
I like civility, but it loses.
Does any media go back and re-examine Poilievre's claims about how federal government spending was driving inflation?
Despite no changes in govt spending, inflation is returning to the 2% target. Because it isn't determined by government spending.
No, media won't go back and re-examine that.
#Canada has the best inflation and will have the best growth in the G7 in the next year, yet all you hear in this country is the obscene "F*UCK TRUDEAU" and we blame #Trudeau for how *bad* things are. Whenever the Libs are in power, our economy is strong compared to others.
Mr Twatwaffle #PierrePollivre dath complain too much, and we as a people are too gullible. I'm not a fan of, and have never voted for the Libs, but Don't Believe The Hype...They are ALWAYS better than the cons
More disinvestment in education in Ontario.
An independent panel finds the Ford government cut investment in universities and colleges. Ontario spends only 57% per student of what other provinces spend. The province would have to spend $4B/year just to reach the country's average.
'The government muzzled the panelists from speaking about the rationale behind their recommendations.'
“"Given that governments, production plans and targets helped to influence, legitimize and justify continued fossil fuel dependence, there is a real risk that such plans are undermining the energy transition by locking in long-lived fossil fuel infrastructure," Achakulwisut said.”
Looking at you Prime Minister Justin “Climate Champion but lets buy a Pipeline” Trudeau. Or you BC Premier David - “Still Loving the LNG” Eby.
CBC:”Ottawa to appeal court ruling that overturned order listing plastics as toxic substance”
#Environment #Canada #Plastic #BanPlastics #SingleUsePlastics #PleaseBoost
This is the oilsands — the home of billions of barrels of tarry #CrudeOil that lies under 142,000 square kilometres of northern Alberta, driving the local economy and bolstering provincial budgets.
Prime Minister #JustinTrudeau has lost touch with the struggles of #Canadians, while #Conservative Leader #PierrePoilievre only pretends to care about regular people, federal #NewDemocrat Leader #JagmeetSingh said Sunday.
#CanPoli #CdnPoli Canada Politics Poll of the Day! #CPPotD
A followup to yesterday's poll (follow the #CPPotD hashtag to see previous polls).
When do you expect the next Canadian General Election to be held?
"TELL TRUDEAU TO DENY TUCKER CARLSON ENTRY TO CANADA BECAUSE HE ACTIVELY SUPPORTS PUTIN"
Canadians are signing a petition to keep Tucker Carlson out of Canada
New traffic study shows Ontario’s Highway 413 not needed
Ontario pay attention because this will happen if we allow Doug Ford to continue dismantling healthcare.
The UPC is at it again!
Leaked documents show Alberta to dismantle health provider, may sell off care homes
When Doug Ford is finally voted out of office our province will be left in tatters.
Pay attention Canadian voters because, like Doug Ford and D. Smith, Conservative Pierre Poilievre will destroy our way of life. Literally.
Conservatives in Canada and the USA do not build up citizens, they are only interested in oppression, destruction, unlimited power, and lining their pockets with money.
Canadian poet, "Rupi Kaur says she can’t accept an invitation from (the US White House) 'an institution that supports the collective punishment of a trapped civilian population.'"
#canpoli #cdnpoli #leadership
“"Canada is the only G7 country that has not achieved any emissions reductions since 1990," Jerry DeMarco, commissioner of the environment and sustainable development, told reporters Tuesday. “
I must preface this with: As long as we have airplanes, all people should be able to fly on an airplane comfortably and safely, period. However, my point is: this also reminds me that if Canada (and North America in general) had a working high speed rail network, it is a mode of transportation that is far more conducive to accessibility and assistive devices.
I recognize trains can't go everywhere planes go (they used to!) and disabled people have the absolute right to expect the same speed and convenience of anyone else (thus this story!). But part of the problem for *everyone* is we simply have no options.
We've thrown all our transportation-eggs into the airplane and cars basket and the air corporations are showing to be particularly evil. The stories emerging from Air Canada and others are horrendous. The companies should be absolutely ashamed.
#Transportation #Canada #CanPoli #CdnPoli #AirTravel #AirCanada #Trains #Rail #DisabilityRights #HumanRights
#CanPoli #CdnPoli Canada Politics Poll of the Day! #CPPotD
Regardless of the position of the United States, should Canada call for a Ceasefire (as opposed to a "Humanitarian Pause”) between Israel and Hamas?
CBC: “'Enough is enough': UN agencies call for ceasefire as Hamas officials in Gaza report death toll over 10,000“
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation unveils the state of police "rights" and "freedoms" (death by bureaucracy) designed as a pretense that actually exhausts public complaints until it's out of mind. Public oversight is a pretense. Whose interests are really served?
Bank of Canada doing its best to act surprised that what Canadians have been saying since this inflation era started might be true. "Profit Led Inflation" aka PRICE GOUGING
"He cites data from Statistics Canada showing that at one point last year, the cost of a unit of labour had increased by a little more than 10 per cent since the start of the pandemic. The per-unit profit, meanwhile, was up by more than 70 per cent over that same time frame."
Danielle Smith is ensuring that Alberta will become an economic and social backwater. A land of anti-progress, denialism, and hatred.
I know good people in Alberta. I know a LOT of good people *from* Alberta who now live elsewhere because of the gradual progression and recent acceleration of this reality.
#CdnPoli #CanPoli #ABPoli #Alberta #LGBTQ #climatechange #TransRights #HumanRights #Progressive
CBC:”Poilievre accuses Trudeau of creating 'two classes of citizenship' with home heating oil tax pause”
#climataction #climateChange #Canada #Heating #oil #gas
Bolivia severs diplomatic ties with Israel, alleging 'crimes against humanity'
Dear Pierre Trudeau's son,
Did you just read the news that "Israel bombed the largest refugee camp in Gaza?"
Apparently, they "got" the "bad guy." Is this enough for you to grow a spine and stand up for the rest of the people who were hurt or killed? What will it take?
Are you waiting for Isreal to claim the refugees bombed themselves?
We all await a Prime Minister.
@dyckron re. "Alberta's CPP referendum decision to be based on 'high level feeling'
Ministers’ statement on federal carbon tax announcement
“We just learned of this federal announcement, which is unfortunate, because B.C. is leading Canada with our CleanBC climate action plan. We expect better partnership from the federal government." https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2023EMLI0061-001669
#canpoli #BCPoli #YYJ #climatechange #carbontax
Sent a bunch of emails to government ministers, senators and the PM about demanding a ceasefire in Gaza and to stop supporting Zionist occupation and pogroms with money and weapons. But really disappointed that every auto reply back wants my postal code and address before they will read it.
maybe they should actually say that on their contact page.