Monday, November 18, 2019
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‘I meant it’, Don Cherry fired over controversial comments

Don Cherry says he has been fired from Hockey Night in Canada by Sportsnet. And the legendary star of Coach’s Corner says he will not walk back what he said on Saturday. (Toronto Sun)

Gun crime explodes in our cities while politicians fire blanks

For much of the last year, we have been getting nothing but lip service from our politicians about the rising problem of gun crime in our cities. This year alone there have been 395 shootings in the city of Toronto alone. (True North)

Liberals take losses but hold power in minority government

After a tight campaign that saw the two leading parties struggle to break out of the pack, the Liberals under Justin Trudeau have held on to just enough seats in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario to secure a minority government. (CBC)
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    Whoever becomes prime minister in Monday’s election is going to have a huge problem reuniting the country. That’s because in this campaign, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau tore open many old wounds of Confederation in his desperate effort to keep his job. (Toronto Sun)

    Andrew Scheer for Prime Minister

    In 2015, Canadians took a gamble and elected a Justin Trudeau government. Stephen Harper had been in power for nine years and voters were looking for something new. Trudeau checked the right boxes and promised Canadians a return to “sunny ways.” Four years later, his government doesn’t look so sunny anymore. (Toronto Sun)

    Protest marches and general strike paralyze Barcelona

    A general strike was announced and five huge marches, all peaceful, converged on the city centre, bringing the streets to a standstill. Police estimated that more than 500,000 people had joined Friday's rallies. (BBC)

    Former cop who blew whistle wants standing in B.C. money laundering inquiry

    A lawyer says an inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia would not exist without the "courage" of an ex-police officer who spoke out about alleged "interference" with his mandate to investigate organized crime in casinos. (CBC)

    Angry Londoners drag climate protesters from roof of train

    LONDON -  Londoners furious at having their lives disrupted dragged ‘Extinction Rebellion’ climate change protesters from the roof of a train this morning. The incident happened at Canning Town Tube station, located in London’s poor east end – a particularly stupid venue for Extinction Rebellion activists to try to pull such a stunt. (Summit.news)

    Liberal candidate tainted by organized crime allegations

    It used to be in the parliamentary system that an MP would step aside if he was under investigation. If that member refused to step aside,  typically the party leader would demand a resignation until the cloud of suspicion was lifted or not as the case may be. (True North)
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    The case is clear for Andrew Scheer

    Looking over the shambolic Monday night English debate, beyond the mound of over-talking, micro-babble and incoherence, beyond the litter of promises both trivial and extreme, only one leader held sensible high ground on the most important policy issues of the election. (Financial Post)

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