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NDP vow to 'get Liberals moving' on C-51 promises; will submit private member's bill seeking its repeal

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - New Democrats are urging the Liberal government to act on promises they made during the election campaign to amend Bill C-51, with public safety critic Randall Garrison accusing them of still supporting a “creature of the Conservative ...

Kids play the Trump card

Sault Star - ‎20 hours ago‎
The cockle shells attach to other appendages. Humpty Dumpty was a large cannon used by the army of Charles l. When singing your infant to sleep with Rock-a-Bye Baby you might be suggesting that the heir to the throne of King James ll is somebody else's ...
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Transgender human rights bill passes, with some Liberal dissent

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
British Columbia's Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon delivers the Throne Speech in the B.C. Legislature, in Victoria on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

Lena Headey Wants This Woman To Be President & It Isn't Hillary Clinton

Bustle - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cersei Lannister now holds the Iron Throne. The calculating, borderline evil, but overall ... That's not to say she's for Trump by any means, but Headey seems to have been taken by Michelle Obama's speech Monday night. The morning after she jumped on ...

Rogue-Lite Life Lessons

Gamasutra (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
I bumped into Rami Ismail (approximately half the development team of Nuclear Throne) at GDC several months ago, and asked him for advice concerning the game.

Let the good times roll: large boost in lobbying thanks to new government's collaborative, accessible approach, say ...

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
“We can see what their priorities are [in the mandate letters], in addition to other documents, from the speech from the throne and the budget, so that may as well spur some of the meetings, because the private sector has an idea of what the government ...
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Here's Who Cersei Lannister Thinks Should Be President

TIME - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Cersei Lannister may have just landed the Iron Throne in Game of Thrones, but in real life, Lena Headey - who plays the newly crowned queen - thinks someone else is deserving of America's greatest seat of power.
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National Carbon Pricing Shouldn't Be A Controversial Issue

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, in his Speech from the Throne in May, characterized the struggle to reduce carbon emissions as "misguided dogma that has no basis in reality.
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Sarah Champion won't be the last one to come crawling back to Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet when reality sinks in

The Independent - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
With Owen Smith highly unlikely to hustle up the support to unseat Comrade Corbyn from his throne of mandates, it is no surprise that Champion has gotten in there first and graciously returned to the welcoming arms of her leader on high.
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Cooper: Electoral reform needs mandate

Calgary Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It was enshrined in the December throne speech. The objective is “to make sure that every vote counts.” The ensuing media and blogosphere discussion has recapitulated a lot of post-Second World War analysis by political scientists on the effects of ...

Years in the making

Prince George Citizen - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The Wood Innovation and Design Centre was originally supposed to be 10 storeys tall, the highest wood building in the world, a $160-million masterpiece that would occupy the entire block when it was first announced in the 2009 provincial Throne Speech ...
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Instead Of Listening To Michelle Obama's Speech, Trump Was Trolling The DNC

Elite Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
If you'd like a clearer picture of what that might've actually looked like, just picture Donald Trump sitting in a perfect replica of the Iron Throne, tweeting with one hand as he eats a bucket of fried cat hearts with the other. Oh, and he has a tiny ...
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Prince Harry remembers his mother Diana holding the hand of a man dying of AIDS

HELLO! Canada - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Prince Harry proudly recalled an iconic moment in his mother's charity work while making a speech at the International AIDS conference.

How Rousseau Predicted Trump

The New Yorker - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
“I love the poorly educated,” Donald Trump said during a victory speech in February, and he has repeatedly taken aim at America's élites and their “false song of globalism.
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Cersei From 'Game Of Thrones' Just Endorsed Another Queen For The Iron Throne

Elite Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
... support their man and rain boos down on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, but once the First Lady, Michelle Obama, took the stage, there were nothing but cheers.
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Tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflects on last season

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
SAN DIEGO - Jon Snow isn't dead, but he is missing - at least from Comic-Con. The cast of "Game of Thrones" gathered Friday at the annual fan convention, minus a few key figures including Snow actor Kit Harrington, George R. R. Martin and Emilia ...
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How Hillary turned the U.S. election into a showdown over gender

Macleans.ca - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Clinton frames it in bigger terms, with the country, a polarized tinderbox, at stake. “This election isn't about the same old fights between Democrats and Republicans,” she said during speech at Planned Parenthood in June. “It's about who we are as a ...
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An In-depth Look at Improving BC's Carbon Tax: Martyn Brown

DeSmog Canada - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Despite all of the actions taken over the last nine years since B.C.'s 2007 Throne Speech commitment to fight climate change, with bold targets and a comprehensive plan, the province's net greenhouse gas emissions are once again on the rise.
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Prince Andrew opens traditional new gate in London's busy China Town

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Andrew - who served as Britain's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment until July 2011 - looked smart in a grey suit and yellow print tie for the daytime affair and made a speech. The event comes after Xiaoming - the top Chinese ...
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Prince Charles comes face to face with papier mache Harry

BT.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Angela Eden, the school's head teacher, had asked the royal couple if they recognised anyone before the heir to the throne erupted with laughter. Charles joked: "If you turned it upside down it would look the same with that beard." Mrs Eden sprang into ...
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