Category Archives: Canada

Alcohol and Caffiene


The Foundation for Economic Education: No two drugs have defined human civilization the way alcohol and caffeine have. Nature created both to kill creatures much smaller than us — plants evolved caffeine to poison insect predators, and yeasts produce ethanol to destroy competing microbes. … Continue reading

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Tired of Tears


For those of you who cried when the towers fell, and cried again when it kept happening. Cried for Charlie, cried for Nice. And now you cry for Quebec. Isn’t it time to figure out a serious plan to stop … Continue reading

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There Shall be No Civics in Civics Class!


From Wintery Knight, comes an example of Shutuppery in a Canadian school: The 44-year-old teacher, who has asked that he not be identified to protect what’s left of his career, was teaching “the criminal law unit, a lesson on vice, … Continue reading

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It’s Metaphor, or Something


Guy feeds bears to prevent them from killing his dogs.  Gentle bear pets dog. Internet coos.  The next day, the guy forgets to feed the bears. Sorry to ruin your dreams, but that dog-petting polar bear just ate a husky … Continue reading

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No Smudging in School, eh.


By Ashifa Kassam in Toronto A mother in British Columbia has lodged a legal challenge against her local school district, alleging that an aboriginal ceremony at her children’s school infringed on the family’s right to religious freedom. Candice Servatius, whose two … Continue reading

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You Talk Like This, and People will Walk Away Slowly


Milo Yiannopoulis.net: A Canadian English professor says that because canoers are generally white men, the boats are a symbol of ‘colonialism, imperialism and genocide.’ Misao Dean, who teaches at the University of Victoria, made her remarks during an interview with the Canadian … Continue reading

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Hate Speech in Canada? Don’t They Have a Law?


Professors Sign Letter to Protest Hate and Threats, Struggle to Find Time for Grading Midterms: Over 250 University of Toronto faculty members have signed a letter to the administration, condemning hate speech and threats to trans and black students Short … Continue reading

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