Montreal Simon: Are the Con Zombies Out of Control?

Damn. Even after studying them for years, I don't think I'll ever really understand the true horror of Stephen Harper and his Con zombies.I know they're an alien right-wing strain. I know they're political thugs who lie all the time. I know they're the stooges of foreign interests, and foreign governments.I know they shame us ...

350 or bust: 28 Hours Without Hydro: Thoughts On Thanks And Tainted Meat

Here in Canada it’s Thanksgiving Monday, when we Canucks consume turkey (or tofurkey, depending on preference), mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie a month earlier than our southern neighbours, although they also have a long weekend, thanks to Columbus Day. It’s a good thing the featured meat of this Canadian holiday isn’t roast beef, as across ...

Cowichan Conversations: Deregulation And Greed Likely Responsible For Tainted Meat Threat

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes – Political Blogger The Brooks Alberta’s XL’s Meat Processor’s handling of meat processing is likely the product of corporate greed and a compromised Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The diminished CFIA is responsible for protecting the health of consumers. In  XL’s case they have flip-flopped around while the health of Canadians and Americans ...

Montreal Simon: Mulroney, the CIA, and the Con Meat Factory

Oh no. Blow me down like a leprechaun. It turns out Brian Mulroney didn't have to sing and dance for Ronald and Nancy Reagan at the Shamrock Summit. Like the Bojangles of Baie Comeau. The Americans liked him enough already. Read more »

bastard.logic: Dueling Ledes (Compare & Contrast)

TorStar, March 20th: Schools, hospitals and popular burger restaurants such as Hero’s and Lick’s are part of a suddenly massive beef recall over fears of E. coli contamination. The G&M, today: Veterinarians and other inspectors responsible for food recalls and ensuring the safety of Canadian meat are among the hundreds of federal public servants who ...