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Ice jams on the Red River and rapid climate change concerns

Drone footage shows Amphibex machines working to break up ice on the Red River in the St. Andrews and St. Clements municipalities in March 2019. (Trevor Lyons/CBC) May 5 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Thanks to a friend … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Hollywood studio looks to sue thousands of Canadians in movie piracy lawsuits

Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek arrives at court on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Grubb A Hollywood studio wants to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing movies online in a bid to win millions of dollars in legal settlements for copyright violations. reading

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Has the populist wave crested?

Has the populist wave crested? Three years ago, it seemed like a tide of far-right discontent would wash away political orders around the world. A lot has changed since then JOHN RAPLEY SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED MARCH … Continue reading

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Why are many liberal leaders being called socialists or communists and Conservative leaders fascists or authoritarians?

A two dimensional view of the political spectrum. April 19 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Many political right and left wing supporters resorting to extreme views and opinions to try and make their points. Less and less importance … Continue reading

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High number of foreign students in Canada and some other western countries

Student numbers from Statistics Canada and some other western countries April 17 2019 – Concerned Citizens Several posts on social misleadia are saying “In Canada, even high school officials boast about bringing in foreign students for high schools. There is … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. reading

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