Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s $500-million handout to the auto industry has engendered a bit of controversy. Dino Chiodo, president of the union representing hourly workers at Chrysler’s Windsor assembly plant, says it isn’t enough. Mark Milke of the Fraser Institute says it’s way too much, claiming corporate welfare is a bad idea and the money . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Flaherty bribes automakers—globalization at work
The Ontario government has finally taken some steps to respond to the long-standing problem of bed shortages in Windsor, promising 60 new beds. Quite a turn-around, given the full-on attack on hospital services that characterizes much of government health policy.
There has been a whole stream of hospital back-up problems in Windsor — the . . . → Read More: Defending Public Healthcare: Government promise of 60 hospital beds for Windsor is much less than it seems
BCL on the chutzpah of Jonathan Kay, junk science enabler debunker:
[T]here’s a real lack of self-awareness here. Jonathon [sic], after all, is comment pages editor at the National Post, and under his watch it has for years entertained junk science from Global Warming deniers. Sometimes this nonsense has been confined to the OpEd . . . → Read More: bastard.logic: Something In The Water
Once again, American comedian Stephen Colbert is playing victim and anti-Canada provocateur. This time he drags Canada, Canadians, the CBC, Winnipeg and Windsor into his attack routine. Watch: . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: U.S. comedian Stephen Colbert “in the crosshairs of the Canadian press”
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A Windsor hospital has been officially blocked from setting up hospital beds in a for-profit retirement home.
As noted in June, the Hotel Dieu Hospital was trying to create 18 “assess and restore” hospital beds in a for-profit retirement home in Amhertsburg. The hitch for the Ministry of Health and LTC wasn’t the for-profit . . . → Read More: Defending Public Healthcare: Hospital can’t turn beds over to retirement home
You will have to watch the whole video to understand the source of humming sound!