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on December 10, 2017 in World News

As Australia ousts MPs with dual citizenship, Canada’s Parliament embraces many in its ranks

At least 56 foreign-born members, 22 with dual or triple citizenship, hold seats in House of Commons, Senate By Kathleen Harris As a dual citizenship debacle rocks Australia’s political world, Canada’s Parliament embraces sitting MPs and Senators who were born around the world and hold dual, or even triple, citizenship. There are now at least 56 sitting parliamentarians — 44 MPs and 12 senators — born in countries outside Canada, according to information from the Library of Parliament and websites. At least 22 of them have citizenship from other countries, CBC News confirmed through queries to parliamentarians’ offices. That figure does not...

At least 56 foreign-born members, 22 with dual or triple citizenship, hold seats in House of Commons, Senate By Kathleen Harris As a dual citizenship debacle rocks Australia’s political world, Canada’s Parliament embraces sitting MPs and Senators who were born...

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on October 14, 2017 in World News

Steve Bannon Declares ‘Season of War’ Against GOP Establishment

by Adam Shaw Breitbart News Executive Chairman and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon declared a “season of war” against the GOP establishment in an electrifying speech at the Values Voter Summit Saturday, warning Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: “these folks are coming for you.” “There’s a time and season for everything, and now it’s a season of war against the GOP establishment,” Bannon told the gathering in Washington, DC. “It’s no longer acceptable to come and pat you on the head and tell you everything’s going to be fine [if you] just get these guys an office.”...

by Adam Shaw Breitbart News Executive Chairman and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon declared a “season of war” against the GOP establishment in an electrifying speech at the Values Voter Summit Saturday, warning Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

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on October 9, 2017 in World News

Two more Ontario cabinet ministers won’t seek re-election as Liberals struggle in polls

Deputy premier Deb Matthews and Treasury Board President Liz Sandals won’t seek re-election next year, adding to a growing tally of prominent Liberals bowing out Deb Matthews has been a fiercely loyal deputy premier to Kathleen Wynne.Mike Hensen/Postmedia Network TORONTO — Two Ontario cabinet ministers announced Friday they won’t seek re-election next year, adding to a growing tally of prominent Liberals bowing out at a time when the party struggles in the polls. Both deputy premier Deb Matthews and Treasury Board President Liz Sandals, however, insisted that is not the reason for their upcoming departures. Matthews will remain as...

Deputy premier Deb Matthews and Treasury Board President Liz Sandals won’t seek re-election next year, adding to a growing tally of prominent Liberals bowing out Deb Matthews has been a fiercely loyal deputy premier to Kathleen Wynne.Mike Hensen/Postmedia Network...

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on October 9, 2017 in World News

Conrad Black: Enough with the nonsense: Trump is doing fine

If Trump can pass his tax bill, most of the rest of his program will flow through after the tax log-jam is broken President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to a fundraiser in Greensboro, N.C.Carolyn Kaster/AP photo Conrad Black Over many years, I have had occasional exchanges of friendly fire with Lawrence Martin of The Globe and Mail, who has been sent back to Washington to report on the Trump phenomenon. We first met when he was that newspaper’s Washington bureau chief in 1979,… View Article

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on September 19, 2017 in World News

Dr. Sebastian Gorka to Campaign for Judge Roy Moore Alongside Sarah Palin in Alabama

by Matthew Boyle MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Dr. Sebastian Gorka will campaign for Judge Roy Moore here in Montgomery, alongside 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Thursday evening. Breitbart News first reported that Palin was traveling here to campaign for Moore, and now Gorka confirmed to Breitbart News Tuesday morning that he is also hitting the trail in Alabama for Moore. “President Trump told me he is still committed to the original MAGA [Make America Great Again] agenda,” Gorka, a former deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, who has since left the administration, told Breitbart...

by Matthew Boyle MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Dr. Sebastian Gorka will campaign for Judge Roy Moore here in Montgomery, alongside 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Thursday evening. Breitbart News first reported that Palin...

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on September 19, 2017 in World News

Activists Threaten to Torch Church for Sign Supporting Biblical Marriage

by Virginia Hale An Australian church has received “vicious” threats to its safety after it displayed a sign stating the Biblical position on marriage, which activists claim “cause distress”. Ahead of a postal vote on same-sex marriage, the Bellbowrie Community Church was targeted with threats and abuse after posting the sign, which pointed out that “God designed marriage between a man and a woman.” Senior pastor at the Brisbane church, John Gill, told the Daily Mail Australia: “On Facebook, a lot of the stuff has been quite vicious at times. I mean quite physically threatening. That’s been scary for some in...

by Virginia Hale An Australian church has received “vicious” threats to its safety after it displayed a sign stating the Biblical position on marriage, which activists claim “cause distress”. Ahead of a postal vote on same-sex marriage, the Bellbowrie Community...

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on June 17, 2017 in World News

Montreal’s first adult daycare set to open

By Billy Shields Thursday will be the opening day of Montreal’s first adult daycare, and possibly the first one in Canada. It’s the brainchild of the Turner family called iChild. In a nondescript part of Pie-IX Boulevard, a Montreal first is set to open tomorrow. @Global_Montreal pic.twitter.com/1IwKsrbaL9 — Billy Shields (@billyshields) June 14, 2017 The daycare is in the basement of an east-end walk-up. Co-founder James Turner said it isn’t aimed at people looking to party on a Friday night — there are rules prohibiting alcohol, drugs or sex inside. Tomorrow an adult daycare will open in Hochelaga. But...

By Billy Shields Thursday will be the opening day of Montreal’s first adult daycare, and possibly the first one in Canada. It’s the brainchild of the Turner family called iChild. In a nondescript part of Pie-IX Boulevard, a Montreal...

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on January 18, 2016 in World News

Stabbing death of 15yo schoolboy by ‘Arab migrant’ classmate in Sweden sparks outrage

A school murder in Sweden, where a Lithuanian pupil was allegedly stabbed by a Syrian migrant classmate, is stoking racial tensions. Families of the victim and the alleged killer are trading accusations, but police are staying silent. The killing took place on the first day of the new semester, January 11, at the Göinge School in Broby, Skåne County. A 15-year-old Lithuanian-born boy, Arminas Pileckas, was murdered in the school by a 14-year-old classmate, reportedly from a family of Syrian refugees. Arminas was killed with a single stab into heart inflicted from behind with a kitchen knife, his family says…. View Article

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on January 18, 2016 in World News

Muslims ‘practically impossible’ to integrate into Europe – Czech president

Existing ghettos and the recent sexual harassment scandals involving Muslim migrants in European cities are evidence the integration of the Muslim community into Europe is next to impossible, Czech President Milos Zeman said in an interview on Sunday. An established anti-immigration advocate, Zeman has condemned the European Union’s migrant policies. “The experience of Western European countries, where there are ghettos and closed areas, as well as recent events, demonstrate once again that the integration of the Muslim community [into Europe] is practically impossible,” Zeman told tabloid newspaper Blesk in a video interview, as cited by AFP. Read more ‘New dimension… View Article

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on January 18, 2016 in World News

Portland Community College to devote an entire month to ‘whiteness’-shaming

by Peter Fricke Investigative Reporter The schools says the month is an “educational project” exploring how the “construct of whiteness” creates racial inequality. Portland Community College has designated April “Whiteness History Month” (WHM), an “educational project” exploring how the “construct of whiteness” creates racial inequality. “‘Whiteness History Month: Context, Consequences, and Change’ is a multidisciplinary, district-wide, educational project examining race and racism through an exploration of the construction of whiteness, its origins, and heritage,” PCC states on its website. “Scheduled for the month of April 2016, the project seeks to inspire innovative and practical solutions to community issues and social… View Article

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