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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Three Words That Could Help Destroy Him

They were only three words in a heated debate, but when Stephen Harper used the words "old stock Canadians" he may have made one of the biggest mistakes of this campaign.For while many Canadians who were born in this country may have easily shrugged them off, as just another pathetic attempt by Harper to . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Three Words That Could Help Destroy Him

Left Over: Keeping Remembrance Day in My Own Way….

Gap’s ‘Remembrance Day deal’ not appropriate, Toronto veteran says ‘The point is not to exploit and profit from this day,’ says Cpl. Chuck Krangle

CBC News Posted: Nov 10, 2014 11:10 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 11, 2014 10:57 AM ET

Have to agree with Cpl. Krangle, it is . . . → Read More: Left Over: Keeping Remembrance Day in My Own Way….

The Canadian Progressive: Inside Vancouver’s Sanctuary City Movement (VIDEO)

In Vancouver, human rights groups and immigration advocates are fighting to make the city a “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants.

The post Inside Vancouver’s Sanctuary City Movement (VIDEO) appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Amend Bill C-24 to ensure fairer and more efficient legislation: CBA

by: Canadian Bar Association | Press Release | April 30, 2014

OTTAWA — The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) says that changes are needed to Bill C-24, Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, and offers 20 recommendations that would improve key areas of the legislation.

The CBA welcomes the clarification of residency requirements . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Amend Bill C-24 to ensure fairer and more efficient legislation: CBA

Left Over: Harper: The Working Class Can Kiss My….

 

Minimum wage in Canada: One woman’s story No fancy meals and no vacations: ‘I am working poor’

CBC News Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 14, 2014 7:06 AM ET

 

 

This is an article that could have been written forty-odd years ago, when I arrived on Canada’s doorstep . . . → Read More: Left Over: Harper: The Working Class Can Kiss My….

The Canadian Progressive: Remove “Canadian experience” employment barrier: Ontario Human Rights Commission

The Ontario Human Rights Commission argues that employers’ rigid requirement for “Canadian experience” for new immigrants is, in some cases, “discrimination under Ontario’s Human Rights Code.”

The post Remove “Canadian experience” employment barrier: Ontario Human Rights Commission appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Left Over: Pricey Passports R Us……..

Canadian ePassports arrive July 1 New ePassports feature electronic chips, other security features CBC News Posted: Jun 28, 2013 2:55 PM ET

 

Not only are the passports getting even more outrageously expensive, but if you get a ten year passport, you get a deal! Step right up, wealthy elites..5 years, $120, and ten years, . . . → Read More: Left Over: Pricey Passports R Us……..

The Canadian Progressive: Immigrants heavily subsidize Medicare’s Trust Fund: says study

Harvard Medical School and Hunter College School of Public Health researchers find immigrants generated surplus contributions of $115.2 billion in 2002-2009, $13.8 billion in 2009, and actually subsidize the health care of native-born Americans. The study concludes that reducing immigration would worsen Medicare’s financial health.

The post Immigrants heavily subsidize Medicare’s Trust Fund: says study . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Immigrants heavily subsidize Medicare’s Trust Fund: says study

The Canadian Progressive: Growing Gap Of Truck Drivers Will Be Costly To Canadian Economy

By The Conference Board of Canada (Press Release) | Feb. 21, 2013: OTTAWA – Tens of thousands of truck drivers are approaching retirement age, but very few young people and immigrants are entering the industry. A new Conference Board of Canada report concludes that the gap between the supply of drivers and the demand for . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Growing Gap Of Truck Drivers Will Be Costly To Canadian Economy

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canadians to Conservative MP Kelly Block: We Disagree With Racism

by Obert Madondo (@Obiemad) In Canada we hardly confront racism by political figures. As a consequence, Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s government and Conservative MPs are having a field day practicing racism and creating resentment towards minority groups dominated by persons of color. Earlier this year, Harper’s immigrant-bashing minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, introduced . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canadians to Conservative MP Kelly Block: We Disagree With Racism

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Elizabeth May calls for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada

by Obert Madondo (@Obiemad) Green Party leader Elizabeth May is calling for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” as a strategy to eradicate poverty in Canada. In a press release commemorating October 17, the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands said the Green Party of Canada was the only federal . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Elizabeth May calls for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Elizabeth May calls for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada

Today, October 17, is the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, is calling for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada. “The theme of the 2012 observance is ‘Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty’. It serves as a . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Elizabeth May calls for a “Guaranteed Livable Income” in Canada

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canada’s White Supremacist Views Barred From Parliamentary Committee

Meet Madi Lussier, one of the two witnesses from the Canadian Immigration Report or CIReport.ca, barred from speaking before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration earlier this week. Lussier and her fellow witness were invited to speak before the committee. Then they traveled all the way from Toronto to Ottawa to make the presentation, . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canada’s White Supremacist Views Barred From Parliamentary Committee

Canadian Progressive World: London Olympics 2012: What the racist Swiss soccer player said

By now, most of you are aware that a second athlete from Europe has been ejected from the London Olympics for racism. Swill soccer player Michel Morganella got the boot yesterday for posting a racist message on Twitter insulting South Koreans after his team lost 2-1 to South Korea.

But most of the mainstream media . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: London Olympics 2012: What the racist Swiss soccer player said

The Scott Ross: Two Men Who Changed The World, And Two Men Who Didn’t

“The problems of Canada are not problems caused by Canada, they are the effects of the foreigner causes, the communists and the Jews.” The crowd of men encircling the speaker at the Montreal public house were fixated with the unquestionable certainty the wirey Adrien Arcand embodied. “It is not from our own hands that our . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Two Men Who Changed The World, And Two Men Who Didn’t

The Scott Ross: Politically Correct Alberta Isn’t Alberta

When it comes to women, immigrants, and religion, Alberta isn’t known for its political correctness, but when it comes to Alberta’s oil, that’s a different story.

It’s not a slight against Albertans to say for the most part they pride themselves on not being politically correct. Western Canada has been known for its straight-talking and . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Politically Correct Alberta Isn’t Alberta

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: US anti-immigrant group blames immigrants for global warming

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), an anti-immigrant group, blames Mexican immigrants for increasing carbon emissions in the U.S. The group bases its startling claim on a bogus report by the nativist Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), which is linked the … Continue reading →