Tag Archives: government

“Stop showing off, Canada. You’re embarrassing us.”

by | November 5, 2015

Update: Mélanie Joly, Canada’s new Minister of Canadian Heritage, is one of the 16 cabinet ministers who skipped “So Help Me God.” ————– “Stop showing off, Canada. You’re embarrassing us,” are the final sentences of Hemant Mehta’s post “Half of the New Canadian Cabinet Members Chose to Skip ‘So Help Me God’ in Their Oaths… Read more »

Rick Mercer Calls Attention to Harper Government’s Anti-Science Stance

by | November 21, 2014

Earlier this week, Rick Mercer ranted about treatment of science by the current Canadian government. His words echo the statistics I’ve written about previously, that talk about how Canadians are overwhelmingly pro-science (an attitude that does not match our current government’s anti-science stance). Mercer points out that the government didn’t just eliminate the position of Office of the National Science advisor,… Read more »

Jesus Christ! ARPA and the Canadian Government

by | July 23, 2014

Updated @10:47 EDT It seems that the Canadian government is not only planning to erect a monument to the victims of communism because Ideologically, communism might be dead — tossed on the trash heap of history, to recast Karl Marx’s famous phrase — but its victims won’t be forgotten, at least in the national capital.… Read more »

Canadian Federal Government Creating Memorial to Communism’s Victims

by | July 22, 2014

Our Federal government is actually spending money on erecting a monument to the victims of communism. I find this absurd. I know I find it absurd because my first reaction, upon hearing it announced on CBC this morning, was to laugh out loud. I guess that was my System 1 reaction; what follows is my System 2… Read more »