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Rebel Media alive & well at Heritage Committee – Cardozo

By Andrew Cardozo

Comment Monday, September 25, 2017 | the hill times Rebel Media alive and well in House Heritage Committee studying M-103 Conservative MPs continued to push back zeroing in on their concern with naming Islamophobia, a canard if there ever was one. by A …

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Canadian Tax Policy and the Trump Agenda: Conference Call

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Many will say that our tax policy works well for Canada, with some tweaks always needed. It is balanced and internationally competitive. But our system could be rocked shortly by comparatively radical reductions in corporate and personal income tax rat …

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Naming Buildings: A useful debate – Cardozo

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The controversy around naming buildings, it’s actually a good debate We need to welcome the debate and not hurl insults at those we disagree with. This is an opportunity to understand discrimination present and past. Second, as we become a more egalita …

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The Charter @ 35 (May 1)

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35 years ago, Queen Elizabeth signed the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms into law along with the repatriation of the constitution. The Charter embodies key Canadian values of human rights, equality of women and men, bilingualism, multiculturali …

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Legacy of Lester B. Pearson

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L to R: Dr. Richard M. Alway, Chairman, Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada; Sen. Landon Pearson; Patricia Pearson, Author; Hon. Andrew Leslie, MP, representing the Government of Canada. Table of Contents 1. The commemorative event on April 4 …

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NEW REPORT: Poverty Reduction Roundtable with Minister Jean-Yves Duclos

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2017 Report of The Pearson Centre Roundtable on Poverty Reduction By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre Hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre, Ottawa December 8, 2016 ______________________________________________________ …

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Flag Day on the Hill (Regan, O’Malley, Ehsassi, Kent, Weir, Pearson, etc.; Feb 15)

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From VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbceGf4FA5NxXuYv0qNwsow/videos

Date: February 15, 2017 L to R: Karen Ludwig, MP, Ali Ehsassi, MP, Hon. Peter Kent, MP. Beatrice Raffoul, Speaker Geoff Regan, Joan O’Malley (seamstress who sewed the first maple leaf flag in 1964), Erin Weir, MP, former Senator Landon Pearson, Anita V …

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Majority of extreme poor are female, OXFAM

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The majority of the 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty are women and girls. Systematic gender discrimination is a major cause of poverty. Oxfam Canada believes that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights. Women today: •Make up two-t …

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Analyzing Manning’s timely advice on right wing populists

By Andrew Cardozo

Preston Manning talks about how to avoid right wing populist uprisings This column by Preston Manning is well worth reading and thinking about. I think it has some flaws in its arguments – if his criticisms of the current government were less a little …

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Advice for the Canada-U.S. relationship

By Will Marshall

INTERVIEW WITH MILL MARSHALL, PRESIDENT, PROGRESSIVE POLICY INSTITUTE IN WASHINGTON Q. Prime Minister Trudeau’s last visit to Washington with President Obama was a love-in. What do you predict for his visit with President Trump? WM: Canada is the weste …

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