Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Rochester rocked by third night of Daniel Prude protests

Violence erupted on the third night of protests in Rochester against the death of Daniel Prude, with anti-police demonstrators terrorizing diners inside a restaurant and setting off what looked like fireworks near officers. (New York Post)

Vandalism is not protest

In Montreal over the weekend, about 200 vandals pulled down a statue of one of Canada’s founders, Sir John A. Macdonald. They were mainly referred to by the media as “protesters.” But the truth is that they were “protesters” until they put ropes around the statue, hauled it down and decapitated it. At that point, they became vandals. (National Post)

John A. MacDonald loses his head as protesters tear down statue

MONTREAL - What started as a noisy but peaceful march in support of changes to police funding and policies turned ugly Saturday when protestors pulled down the statue of John A. Macdonald in Place du Canada. (The Gazette)
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Wisconsin investigators find knife in car at scene of shooting of Jacob Blake

KENOSHA - Wisconsin Justice Department investigators recovered a knife from the driver’s side floorboard of the car into which Jacob Blake Jr, was leaning when he was shot in the back by a police officer three days ago, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.(Toronto Sun)

O’Toole wins Conservative leadership, reaches out to broaden blue tent

Erin O'Toole has won the leadership for the Conservative Party, promising to present a vision to make Canada more prosperous and reaching out to broaden the party's base of supporters.(CBC)

Conservatives elect a new leader today

The new Conservative leader will take ownership of a party that is enjoying considerable success in fundraising and membership numbers as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's popular support slumps amid the summer student grants scandal. (CBC)

Federal police clear Portland plaza as duelling demonstrations turn violent

PORTLAND - Federal authorities on Saturday forced demonstrators away from a plaza near a federal building as duelling demonstrations in Portland by right-wing and left-wing protesters turned violent.(New York Post)
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  • Redacted WE documents are part of the coverup by Liberals Conservatives allege

    OTTAWA – Newly published government documents reveal the frantic “shit show” that led to the creation and outsourcing of a controversial program to WE Charity, as well as the heavy hand of political operatives throughout the process. (National Post)

    Trudeau pirogues Parliament, ending WE investigations and leaving Commons empty for weeks

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prorogued Parliament Tuesday, ending damaging committee investigations into his government’s WE scandal and leaving the House of Commons on the sidelines during a global crisis.(National Post)

    Warning! Liberal spending blitz ahead

    With the sudden resignation of finance minister Bill Morneau, Canadians should be asking a simple question: are the federal Liberals about to embark on a new spending spree? Differences in views between a finance minister and prime minister are common, but with Morneau’s departure the signal seems to be to loosen the belt — which is not easy when you’re already planning a deficit of $343 billion. (Financial Post)

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