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Temporary workers, permanent problems

What to do about jobless Canadians and squeezed Author – John Murney –  Contributor The topic of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW’s) is a very hot one in Saskatchewan these days. There are impassioned opinions on all sides of this issue. I’ve been reluctant to wade into this controversy, but I feel that its time I spoke up on this important matter. I have mixed feelings about the program. I am in favour of it, because it ...

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MH370: Organized Negligence or Displaced Political Anger?

Could politics be the reason for the missing plane? Article: Ravinesh Sakaran – Contributor alaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed that the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, MH370, went down in the southern Indian Ocean, citing a new analysis of satellite data by a British satellite company and accident investigators. According to CNN, Najib Razak’s statement comes after Malaysian Airlines sent a text message to all the relatives saying they “deeply regret that we have ...

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Coercion and control

Approaching internet piracy without a heavy hand Article: Liam Fitz-Gerald – Contributor ast September, the BBC ran a story that cited statistics regarding online piracy in the United Kingdom. A study by Ofcom- an independent British communications industry watchdog- examined 21,475 Internet users and found that movies, music, TV shows and computer software tended to be the most heavily pirated items. The study found that only 25% of online pirates would be deterred by the ...

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Western Alienation

Trudeau winning the next election could mean another bout of East/West Canadian segregation Article: John Murney – Contributor h, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat.” – Rudyard Kipling I don’t think Kipling had Canada in mind when he phrased this great quote, but it applies equally here. Canada is a land defined by its geography, among other ...

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Wolseley: Canada’s Worst Neighbourhood

Last week, the Federal riding redistribution commission made their preliminary report and suggested new Federal ridings for Saskatchewan. While these new riding divisions are a marked improvement over the ridings that we currently have, which throw generally progressive urban voters together with their more conservative rural cousins, one major oversight appears to have been made with the riding of Regina-Qu’Appelle. While Regina will now have two nearly-exclusive urban ridings if the new plans are approved, ...

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Spoiled, entitled children

I don't have to listen to you!

Bill C-38 situation shows Conservative Party isn’t concerned about thoughts that aren’t its own If you thought the Quebecois students were spoiled and entitled, take a look at our government. On June 14 (or June 13, if you follow the rules of Parliament) the last amendment to the massive omnibus budget bill C-38 was defeated by the triumphant Conservative Party, its cheers celebrating the inevitable victory of the government over the opposition and heralding the ...

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