The Canadian Progressive: Black hockey players, aboriginals, gays nixed from Canada’s new bills

“The Bank of Canada considered celebrating gay marriages, black hockey players, and turban-wearing RCMP officers on its new plastic bank notes” By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 11, 2013: And so the Harper Conservative-inspired whitewashing of Canada continues. Last summer, we learned that the Bank of Canada had nixed the image of an Asian-looking female scientist from ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Who Is Behind Next Week’s Pro-Ford Demo

…the “Stop the bullying:  it will get better for Rob Ford” thingy?  It’s Dharminder Kumar, who is either the other member of Ron Banerjee’s group  Canadian Hindu Advocacy, or, as some believe, a sock puppet for Ron Banerjee himself.  So you know the event, like so many CHA protests, will be a big…big success. To get an ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Your Daily Nazi: This Is Floating Around The Quebec Education System??

A few days ago, the Tory government invited reps from the Canadian Immigration Report to testify on government immigration policy.  They were swiftly uninvited when the NDP discovered, via the cirereport website, that these people (Julien and Madi Lussier) were far-right kooks. I had never heard of the two–they didn’t seem to be, or have connections ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tories Invite, Then Boot, Racist Group

CBC has the general story, but more can be gleaned from  cireport website: Earlier today, the webmasters of cireport.ca were scheduled to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Due to apparent interference by Liberal and NDP members of the Committee, our scheduled presentation did not happen.  It didn’t happen because ...