Sometimes a seriously important message has more “umph” when wrapped in edgy, tongue-in-check humour.  Check out the article by Author and Columnist, Lindy Mechefske, at the following link: https://www.communitypress.ca/life/food/about-those-taxpayer-funded-refrigerators/wcm/68470871-2719-44c0-9beb-4552a366cb7f Thanks to Lionel Enright for sharing this link with us.

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Some 40 plus years ago Peter Lougheed espoused radical views on resource development.  Even today, as politicians salute his remarkable achievements,  they fail to implement or follow them.  This famously competent premier offered a far-sighted, progressive and conservative vision. His six principles are, arguably, even more relevant to Canadians today: Behave like an Owner; Collect…

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The following is a link to a clip of an interview John did with Critical Thinking Host Leigh Bursey.  We are seeking permission from Mr. Bursey to publish the entire interview and also establish a permanent link to his show.  More will follow. Youtube

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The following is the body of an email received from Sujata Dey, Trade Campaigner, The Council of Canadians. To sign the petition: click  https://canadians.org and scroll to “Stop Blocking Democrats, Canada”.  Or you can type   canadians.org   in your browser, select     campaigns     then scroll to the article. —————————– If you’re like…

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August, 2016   SMPP – THE SIMPLEST POSSIBLE WAY TO REAL ELECTORAL REFORM   In this submission, the Citizens’ Democracy Forum (see note*) has assumed that the Electoral Reform Committee intends to recommend to Parliament the system:     a) that best approaches the ideal – that is, that produces a Parliament that truly reflects the political…

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Will robots steal your job? replace humans? are bots the future of finance? or flipping burgers, or making pizzas?  It is difficult to ignore the reality and forecasts of robots continuing to replace humans. Will lots of new jobs arise to replace those lost? An article at RT entitled “21st-century industrial revolution: Will robots steal…

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Senator Art Eggleton Parliament of Canada, Ottawa 7 March, 2016 Dear Senator Eggleton Re: your article “Time To Try Basic Income For All Canadians”             in National Observer of 29 February, 2016 The Citizens Democracy Forum strongly endorses your call for a program to show the feasibility of establishing a guaranteed basic annual income. Our…

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  Bank of Canada,the National debt and Infrastructure funding Canada faces problems similar to those found in most ‘first world’ countries- relatively high unemployment, stagnant wages for workers, and a struggling economy. Under these circumstances, investment in infrastructure is a classic government approach to address these problems. Infrastructure-creating projects have in the past included the…

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