Category Archives: Human Rights and Freedoms

Bureaucracy vs. Democracy

Examining the bureaucratic causes of public failure, economic repression, and voter alienation Philip K. Howard Center Working Paper No. 113 February 2019 This talks about the US and Wasington but the bureaucracies in Canada are similar or worse in many … Continue reading

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Province reviewing photo radar use, effect on road safety – Winnipeg Free Press

The probe will examine all aspects of photo enforcement, including whether it’s meeting the stated objective of reducing collision and injuries. (Boris Minkevich / Free Press files) By: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski Posted: 11/13/2019 6:46 PM https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/province-reviewing-photo-radar-use-effect-on-road-safety-564889052.html Archive The province is putting … Continue reading

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Canada votes 2019 results

Oct 22 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Here is how Canada’s federal election would have looked based on one proposed proportional representation model. Does the current first past the post model look fair to you? The Liberal party … Continue reading

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How do our brains fall for disinformation? – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-how-do-our-brains-fall-for-disinformation/

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B.C. senior slapped with $368 distracted driving fine for cellphone in cup holder | Globalnews.ca

BY EMILY LAZATIN CKNW Posted October 1, 2019 Updated October 2, 2019 A very large portion of traffic enforcement is focused on targeting known and even created engineering deficiencies to maximize revenue. It comes at the cost of proper public … Continue reading

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Globe editorial: In Hong Kong, Carrie Lam just admitted what everyone knows: Beijing calls the shots – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-in-hong-kong-carrie-lam-just-admitted-what-everyone-knows-beijing/

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Summary of pleading not guilty to alleged traffic matters in Manitoba and especially Winnipeg

Aug 30 2019 – WiseUpWinnipeg Volunteer Public Advocates Are you one of the 225,000 or more drivers or vehicle owners issued a notice for an alleged traffic offense aka “ticket” in Manitoba every year? Over 200,000 are issued in Winnipeg … Continue reading

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