Jun 142019
2019-06-12  Canada's top military general needs to resign.  Bruce Moncur, rabble.ca

I support the call for the resignation of General Jonathan Vance.  Bad enough what is outlined in the article below. What concerns me more is the intentional use of propaganda: I was skeptical about the “largest PR machine” from the “Further Reading” at bottom, but it checks out  – –  The Canadian Forces boast largest […]

Jun 142019
2015-09-21  Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance and the “weaponization of public affairs”. Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen

Defence Minister Jason Kenney, right, shares a laugh with Admiral William Gortney, NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, middle, and Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance, left, during the Conference of Defence Associations Institute conference on security and defence at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Sean Kilpatrick / THE […]

Jun 082019
2019-01  1919 A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike  By Graphic History Collective and David Lester

NOTE:   There is a good interview of David Lester and another member of the Collective,  CBC Radio  (https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-43-north-by-northwest) (June 8th).   (wait for it to be posted.)   BOOK LAUNCH  for “1919”, part of the celebrations, Miners Memorial Weekend Cumberland B.C. Museum & Archives Sunday, June 23,  11:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/events/405553010273333/ = = = = = =  […]

May 312019
2019-05-30  Tax Fairness Weekly

Canadians for Tax Fairness does important work.   As you’ll see in this weekly report, the problem of tax fairness is international.   People from around the world are working shoulder-to-shoulder – – we shall overcome. I shake my head when I see progress in other countries;  Canada is lagging.  BUT!  forward the Tax Fairness Weekly […]

May 162019
2018-12-05  Bonus pools at Canadian banks climb 6.5% in a ‘polarizing’ year, Bloomberg

By Doug AlexanderBloomberg   Canada’s six biggest banks set aside $15.2 billion for bonuses in a “polarizing” year likely to bring joy to investment bankers and a little less cheer for traders and analysts. The companies lifted variable-compensation pools by 6.5 per cent from last year, down from the jump of almost 11 per cent […]

May 062019

I put myself into a sleepless nite with the following.   High levels of corruption do not bode well for Canadians. Your fault,  sending the Mt Polley, B.C. reminder my way! I had not known that Murray Edwards, principal of CNRL (Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (tarsands)  is also the principal shareholder of Imperial Metals,  owner of […]

Apr 112019
2019-04-10  Bank regulator's report on aggressive sales tactics weakened after government — and banks — reviewed drafts

Documents reveal ‘cosy’ relationship between the government, the banking industry and its watchdog Erica Johnson, Enza Uda · CBC News Public policy researcher Ken Rubin looks through drafts of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s report on bank sales practices, which he obtained using Access to Information. (Andrew Lee/CBC) Last year’s report from Canada’s banking […]

Mar 102019

RELATED TO:  2019-02-21  Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy – Paul Jay (Pt1/2) (Real News Network) There’s all those revolutions – –  the Russian Revolution, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, Revolutions in China that we  know nothing about, the Cuban Revolution, Revolutions in 1848 all over Europe, the Haitian, the Iranian,  the Industrial […]

Feb 242019

https://therealnews.com/stories/venezuela-us-canadian-attempted-coup-not-about-democracy-paul-jay-pt1-2 Corporate media hides that the crisis in Venezuela is a class struggle, and whatever its faults, the Bolivarian revolution is a struggle for equality and democracy (Text is below.  But please go to the URL to view the video.  /Sandra) NOTE:  compliments of Wikipedia. The Bolivarian Revolution is named after Simón Bolívar, an early […]