Tag Archives: Canada

I wonder how effective “Don’t Say the Pledge” will be.

Being Canadian, I can’t quote any part of the Pledge of Allegiance without looking it up. (Thanks, Wikipedia, for the rundown of how many times the Pledge has changed over the years, and when.) On Monday, Sept. 8th, the American … Continue reading

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Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves

Had an earworm when I woke up this morning. From BBC, Suffolk County Council has arranged for seven short-stay camp areas. Cliff Codona, chairman of the National Travellers Action Group, said: “We estimate that there some 1000 Gypsies and travellers … Continue reading

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Canadian loyalty: Prefer bands and pets over religion

(Edit: Or, if not religion, at least church) Entertaining news out of an online survey done by a research group interested in what really matters to Canadians. Take it with the proverbial grain of salt, of course. The COLLOQUY/FanXchange 2014 … Continue reading

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Apparently Canada had an “abortion storm”

First I heard of it. Breaking Christian News has the details, such as they are. The rumbling thunderclouds appeared in May when Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau declared that only pro-choice candidates would be allowed to run in the party’s … Continue reading

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Lack of Jesus knowledge can keep you out of Canada?

This is plainly ridiculous. A Chinese migrant seeking refugee status in Canada on the grounds that he faced persecution back home for his Christian beliefs was repeatedly asked by the Immigration and Refugee Board last year to describe what Jesus … Continue reading

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Sounds of Sunday – 30 songs, week 3

For kicks I’m working through a 30 song challenge meme thing I first saw on Facebook. Rather than do a song a day, though, I’ve decided to break the list into segments and tackle them on a weekly basis until … Continue reading

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Sounds of Sunday – 30 Day Song Challenge (condensed)

There’s this music meme circulating around Facebook (and possibly other places). Now, I could take a month and do a song a day or even spread this challenge out over thirty weeks, but I’m going to compromise and cheat with … Continue reading

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