Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

March 3rd, 2021 - 11:27 am § in Law and Courts

Crime news: Canadian car attacker found guilty

A Canadian man who drove a rented van on a crowded Toronto sidewalk in 2018, mowing down pedestrians, is criminally responsible for his actions despite suffering from autism spectrum disorder, a judge ruled on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. She found him guilty of 10 counts of murder, for the people w[...]

November 17th, 2020 - 11:17 am § in Economics

Canadians can’t sell their condos

Canadian homebuyers want the same things Americans do: A backyard for the kids to play in, a home office to work in, etc. As a result, suburban home prices in Canada’s two hottest housing markets — Toronto and Vancouver — soared 17% in the last year. But many of these buyers are sw[...]

July 7th, 2018 - 8:43 am § in Hypocrisy

Canada’s Cabinet is Positively Unamerican


June 10th, 2018 - 10:06 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Trump’s trade advisor damns Trudeau to hell

“There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump, and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door. And that’s what bad faith Justin Trudeau did at that stunt press conference.”h In an interview on Fox N[...]

March 14th, 2018 - 12:19 am § in Misc.

While US Muddles Along at 2.5%, Canada’s Economy Soars at 4.6%

Canada’s economy continued its hot streak in May, riding broad-based growth led by a surge in oil output, beating already high market expectations and setting off another wave of buying in the high-flying Canadian dollar. Statistics Canada reported that Canada’s real gross domestic product jum[...]

April 27th, 2017 - 4:09 pm § in Donald Trump

CANADA TO TRUMP: You tax our wood, we ban your coal

B.C. Premier responds to U.S. softwood duties by seeking a ban on U.S. coal transport through B.C. In the wake of the U.S. imposing new penalties on Canadian softwood lumber imports, Christy Clark is asking Ottawa to ban the shipment of all thermal coal —… CBC.CA[...]

April 24th, 2017 - 5:00 pm § in Misc.

Free Money In Canada

Ontario plans to launch universal basic income trial run this summer[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 11:19 am § in Misc.

JUSTIN TRUDEAU .. another reason to be jealous of Canada


February 16th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

Is the (political) grass greener in BC?

Those packing bags to emigrate to British Columbia might ponder this article about how easily political cash flows to politicians up there. For instance, Christy Clark, premier of BC, gets an extra $40,000 a year from her Liberal Party, financed by political donors. B.C. has no limits on political d[...]

February 13th, 2017 - 9:41 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

Will Silicon Valley Migrate to Vancouver?

In Silicon Valley, curbs on immigration could lead to a brain drain. Canada stands to benefit. Vancouver — just a two-hour flight from San Francisco — already has 75,000 tech jobs and one-third of its office space devoted to the industry. And with foreign-born tech workers worried their U.S. vis[...]