Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

It was 6 years ago today…

…that jackbooted fascism broke loose on the streets of Toronto: “This ain’t Canada right now” shouldn’t be an excuse. The police are still making excuses for their behavior to this day, and their lies aren’t washing. Hold them accountable, people. … Continue reading

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The Harper legacy of C-51: Gone, but not forgotten…

…unfortunately: Yes, that’s right. We’re still living under this. Gotta keep holding the government’s feet to the fire…

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Dear gunsuckers: You can all shut up now.

And if the above graphic offends you, you might want to educate yourselves as to the real and only purpose for which the AR-15 was invented. Hint: It wasn’t for hunting OR for self-defence. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the … Continue reading

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So that’s who’s behind the Ottawa Sinkhole!

I figured as much!

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Quotable: Pierre Trudeau on the dangers of conformity

Sometimes I wonder why we don’t have a national identity…and then I remember this, and why it’s sometimes good not to have what others do.

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Jian Ghomeshi is sorry, you guys.

Hey, everyone. Not feeling well tonight, so this is gonna be quick. Jian Ghomeshi has apologized to, er, one of his victims, anyway: “I want to apologize to Ms. Borel for my behaviour towards her in the workplace,” Ghomeshi said … Continue reading

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Politicize the Fort Mac fire? Yes, PLEASE.

Alanis Obomsawin, more relevant now than ever. So, I hear all kinds of rumblings to the effect that we “shouldn’t politicize” the forest fires in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. That it’s “insensitive” to the people of the town, who … Continue reading

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Glass houses, Padre.

Well, well. What have we here? A Venezuelan priest — and member of the right-wing opposition — receiving a cheque via Wells Fargo, from Canada of all places? Yup. And he was exposed by someone on the same political side … Continue reading

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This does not bode well.

If you’re hoping that the myriads of corruptos named in the Panama Papers will be brought to justice, Switzerland has some bad news for you: Switzerland has sentenced a former bank IT employee referred to as the “Edward Snowden of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: No one can give us shit

Since I’m feeling alienated today, I figured I might as well dance to it: I used to run, I used to hide…I will not hide…I’m gonna find my way to fight…

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