A ruling that could carry implications for comedy clubs across Canada, the Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld the right of a bar patron to receive five-figures in damages from a comedian whose performance she alleges gave her post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2011, Toronto comedian Guy Earle was ordered by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to pay $15,000 to Lorna Pardy, a homosexual woman who said she suffered “lasting physical and psychological effect” after Mr. Earle directed a string of lesbian slurs at her during a 2007 Vancouver open mic night. On Wednesday, the B.C. court ruled against Mr…. View Articleclick here for more
Why can’t people just mind their own business. A group of people in Winnipeg wants to take photographs of illegal parked cars and other minor offences and send them to the police. Is there something in the water in Winnipeg or just too much time on someone’s hands? Two groups that are worthy of your support are the Canadian Shooting Sports Association(CSSA) and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation(CTF). These two groups work tirelessly on our behalf to defend our rights and keep the corrupt Government in it’s place.click here for more
One motion, from NDP Treasury Board critic Mathieu Ravignat, calls on the government to cut all funding to the red chamber on Canada Day, making it impossible for the Senate to operate. A second motion, from NDP MP Pat Martin, will call on the government to cut $58-million in program funding to the Senate, removing that spending from the main estimates, which lay out how much the government expects to spend in a given fiscal year. Martin has attempted to cut funding to the Senate in previous years to no avail. http://bit.ly/13DH4aA Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau vowed to welcome embattled… View Articleclick here for more
What’s it going to take for NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to bring down Ontario’s politically corrupt Liberal government? If the findings of the province’s information and privacy commissioner that senior aides to then-premier Dalton McGuinty and his energy minister deliberately broke the law by deleting e-mails related to the Liberals’ gas plants scandal won’t do it, what will? Horwath knows the report by Dr. Ann Cavoukian on the Liberals’ attempted coverup of information related to the two cancelled gas plants could not have been more devastating to Liberal credibility. To be clear, Cavoukian didn’t cite Premier Kathleen Wynne as...
What’s it going to take for NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to bring down Ontario’s politically corrupt Liberal government? If the findings of the province’s information and privacy commissioner that senior aides to then-premier Dalton McGuinty and his energy minister...click here for more
If you want to kill a prostitute or escort, you may want to consider moving to Texas. Wednesday, A Bexar County jury delivered on verdict on a case involving a man who fatally shot an escort in the neck and back. Here is what the prosecution, the defense and, of course, the defendant all agreed happened. Ezekiel Gilbert, 27 at the time, found an ad for an escort on Craigslist on Christmas Eve, 2009. The escort, Lenora Ivie Frago, 23, came to Gilbert’s apartment that night. The two did not have sex. Gilbert shot Frago in the neck and back…. View Articleclick here for more
Obama arms drug dealers in Mexico, terrorist in Syria but is trying to disarm the American law abiding public. What gives here?. Why would a President do this?. Maybe we should ask Stalin or Mao, I think they have same philosophy as Obama. Mayor Michael Applebaum, who took the reins at Montreal city hall on a promise to tackle corruption and restore public trust, now faces a battery of corruption-related charges himself, and a chorus of calls from the Quebec Premier and others to resign. Mr. Applebaum was arrested at his home early Monday morning, leaving Montrealers’ confidence further shaken… View Articleclick here for more
National rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes are strikingly lower now than during their peak in the mid-1990s, paralleling a general decline in violent crime, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data. Beneath the long-term trend, though, are big differences by decade: Violence plunged through the 1990s, but has declined less dramatically since 2000. Compared with 1993, the peak of U.S. gun homicides, the firearm homicide rate was 49% lower in 2010, and there were fewer deaths, even though the nation’s population grew. The victimization rate for other violent crimes with a firearm—assaults, robberies… View Articleclick here for more