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Category Archives: Canadian Government

Dear Justin Trudeau: Selfies Won’t Cut It

Dear Justin Trudeau: Selfies Won’t Cut It Written by Peter Diekmeyer, Sprott Money News     When Justin Trudeau took office as Prime Minister two years ago, he also took on the Minister of Youth portfolio. It was a tough assignment, atop a government infrastructure designed from its core to disregard the interests of Canadian […]

Frontrunning: October 24

Corker Tells Trump to Stay Out of the Tax Debate (BBG) Food fight? After spats on Twitter, Trump’s having lunch with Senate Republicans (McClatchy) As ‘New Era’ Dawns, Xi’s Party Stays Out of the Sun (WSJ) China enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought’, key Xi ally to step down (Reuters) U.S. Set to Resume Admitting Refugees but […]

Canada Sends Soldiers To Popular Border Crossing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should probably stop telling refugees that “everybody is welcome in Canada,” after his vow to protect asylum seekers inspired thousands of migrants to journey north across the US-Canada border, fearing deportation should they remain in the states following the election of President Donald Trump. The influx of migrants has overwhelmed the […]

Frontrunning: June 20

Central bank caution beefs up stock gains (Reuters) Pound Drops as BOE’s Carney Says Not Yet Time to Raise Rates (BBG) Oil Just Hit Its Lowest Level of the Year (BBG) Britain charges Barclays, ex-bosses over ‘unlawful’ Qatari deal (Reuters) Senate GOP Sets Ambitious Deadline on Health-Care Vote (WSJ) Both Parties Have a Lot to […]

Frontrunning: May 31

Trump Faces Instability as Russia Probe Expands to Inner Circle (WSJ) Huge bomb in sewage tanker kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital (Reuters) Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State targets from Mediterranean (Reuters) Trump blasts Russia probe, urges testimony from former adviser Page (Reuters) Activist probing factories making Ivanka Trump shoes […]

Moodys Slashes Ratings On 6 Canadian Banks, Fears Asset-Quality Deterioration, Soaring Household Debt

Amid Poloz-described "unsustainable prices" in various cities, and just days after the collapse of Canadian mortgage lender Home Capital Group and our discussion of the dire state of Canadian savers (and their record household debt), Moodys has cut the ratings on six of Canada's largest banks because of "ongoing concerns that expanding levels of private-sector […]

Of Bunkers, Bankers, & Black Swans

Authored by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, And suddenly the storms of early Trumptopia subside, or seem to. The surface of things turns eerily placid as the sweets of May sweep away the toils of an elongated mud season. Somebody stuffed Kim Jong Un back in his bunker with a carton of Kools and the Vin […]

Mexicans Flood Into Canada As 2017 Border Detentions Surpass All Of 2016

A couple of days ago we noted that Mexican immigrants were suddenly flooding into Canada to avoid deportation from the U.S.  The increase in northern border crossings came, at least in part, courtesy of Canada’s decision to lift visa requirements for Mexican ‘tourists’ as of December 1st.  Per the new rules, rather than a visa, […]

Deported Mexicans Vow To Flood Into Canada – Immigrating To “The U.S. Is Over…Now It’s Canada’s Turn”

Canada has been applauded in recent months for its decision to lift visa requirements for Mexican ‘tourists’ as of December 1st.  Rather than a visa, under Trudeau’s administration, Mexicans are now only required to have a so-called Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) which can be purchased online for CAD $7. As one media outlet praised, the […]

Questions Remain As Shifting Narrative, Conflicting Testimony Indicate Cover Up in Quebec Terror Incident

Witness statements and reports which conflict with the Canadian government’s account of what occurred during the tragic January 29th, 2017 Quebec terror attack at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City raise questions about what actually happened the night of the tragedy. The evidence indicates that contrary to the official narrative, there was more than […]