Tag: cdnpol

A month after the statutory restoration of expat Canadians’ voting rights, Supreme Court says taking those rights away was illegal

In 2015, Stephen Harper’s Tory government began enforcing a 1993 law that stripped expatriate citizens like me of our right to vote in Canada; last month, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government restored our voting rights. But it turns out that the Liberals’ action was largely symbolic: yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada broke with […]

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Failed white supremacist “law-and-order” Toronto mayoral candidate is now breaking the law by selling Canadian coat-of-arms merch

Faith Goldy is the white supremacist who failed in her bid for mayor of Toronto (despite an endorsement from US white supremacist Congressman Steve King); during her campaign, she unsuccessfully sued Canadian media monopolist Bell Media for refusing to run her ads, saddling her with an order to pay $43,117.90 in Bell’s legal fees. […]

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90% of Canadians want to kill future Saudi arms deals

Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — a man who is willing to say the most progressive, laudable things imaginable, provided he doesn’t have to do anything — has steadfastly refused to cancel Canada’s planned $15 billion sale of antipersonnel weapons to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, despite the incipient genocide in Yemen and […]

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Calgary malls caught secretly using facial recognition to characterise shoppers’ age and gender

Calgary’s Chinook Centre and Market Mall — operated by Cadillac Fairview — have been caught running background software that analysed the footage from the CCTVs in the malls’ electronic directories to guess at the age and gender of visitors, without consent or notification. The discovery was made when a visitor to Chinook Centre […]

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