Despite resigning, Julie Payette still qualifies for perks such as a $149,484 annual pension for life | National Post | Opinion

The lifetime annuity is set out in legislation called the Governor General’s Act and it applies to anyone who has held the office, regardless of how they leave Source: Despite resigning, Julie Payette still qualifies for perks such as a $149,484 annual pension for life | National Post Opinion: Stick it to the Queen, whom… Read More Despite resigning, Julie Payette still qualifies for perks such as a $149,484 annual pension for life | National Post | Opinion

Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment | CBC News | Opinion

Gov.-Gen. Julie Payette and her secretary, Assunta di Lorenzo, are resigning after an outside workplace review of Rideau Hall found that the pair presided over a toxic work environment. Source: Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment | CBC News Opinion: Are cracks forming in Mr. Trudeau’s secular utopia? For those… Read More Payette stepping down as governor general after blistering report on Rideau Hall work environment | CBC News | Opinion

Kenney urges Biden to ‘show respect for Canada’ and sit down to talk before cancelling Keystone XL | CBC News | Opinion

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants U.S. president-elect Joe Biden to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for building the Keystone XL pipeline. Source: Kenney urges Biden to ‘show respect for Canada’ and sit down to talk before cancelling Keystone XL | CBC News Opinion: Suddenly ol’ DJT doesn’t look so bad.… Read More Kenney urges Biden to ‘show respect for Canada’ and sit down to talk before cancelling Keystone XL | CBC News | Opinion

History in the Making (and another Pinterest candidate)!

History in the making… and did you know Abby Phillip is getting her own show? Gosh, she's cute. Will have to add her to my Pinterest "Women" or perhaps "Mystique" page! https://t.co/nFMTw4khT3 pic.twitter.com/vUxc8wKtqu — earthpages.org (@earthpages) January 13, 2021 https://www.forbes.com/sites/erinspencer1/2021/01/11/cnns-abby-phillip-is-getting-her-own-show/?sh=547781192a92

Does History Repeat? – 2 – ‘Professor X’ and the dynamics of conquest

Earlier I wrote that a “big picture” approach to history suggests that, yes, in the broadest terms, history does repeat. However, when we zoom in and try to see what actually took place in certain times and places we usually find important differences not only in specific content (obviously) but also in the overall structure… Read More Does History Repeat? – 2 – ‘Professor X’ and the dynamics of conquest

Big Tech Is Big Brother | PragerU | Opinion

George Orwell’s fictionalized world where Big Brother reigns supreme is no longer a figment of the imagination, but a prophetic vision of present-day threats. Brent Bozell, founder of the Media Research Center, explains how and why Big Tech is making Orwell’s 1984 a 21st century reality. Source: Big Tech Is Big Brother | PragerU Opinion:… Read More Big Tech Is Big Brother | PragerU | Opinion

The Trump Call – Is America lapsing into a lynch mob mentality?

Umm, correct me if I’m wrong but didn’t the major news and social media outlets refuse to publish anything about Hunter Biden’s laptop because the info came from a “hacked” source? So Trump was asked beforehand if his phone call could be recorded? I’m not up on US law but in Canada, we must be… Read More The Trump Call – Is America lapsing into a lynch mob mentality?

Director of police services for B.C. announces resignation | CBC News | Opinion

Brenda Butterworth-Carr announced her decision in a letter to colleagues on Wednesday, saying she will be leaving her assistant deputy minister position with the provincial government early in the new year. Source: Director of police services for B.C. announces resignation | CBC News Opinion: That’s funny. The very popular and competent Toronto Chief of Police… Read More Director of police services for B.C. announces resignation | CBC News | Opinion