Ottawa traffic a perfect storm of events and incompetence

Ottawa is in the throes of a perfect storm of events and incompetence which could only be achieved by all levels of government working in tandem.

Thousands of workers who once took public transit to work have abandoned it in frustration. According to the public servant who shared this incredible story (with a request for anonymity), they have ironically reverted to driving their carbon-spewing cars to get to their desks, where they then cannot do their jobs.

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In 2016, Vancouver residents donated two-thirds of Justin Trudeau’s riding association funding

Bloc Quebecous MP Jean-Francois Lisee has asked Justin Trudeau to explain how his riding of Papineau was able to raise more than two-thirds of its 2016 funding in donations from wealthy Chinese in Vancouver.

Most of the donations were clustered within 48 hours of the government’s green light to a Chinese chartered bank, Wealth One, according to Norman Spector.

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Chinese interference in 2019 and 2021 elections: Democracy Watch calls on Commissioner of Canada Elections to investigate

“Enough evidence of China-government sponsored election interference in the 2019 and 2021 federal elections has been reported to make it clear that the Commissioner needs to do a full investigation and issue a public report of what the investigation reveals concerning violations of Canada’s election law,” said Duff Conacher, Co-founder of Democracy Watch. “A public inquiry would delay the enactment of clearly needed changes, and will only be needed if the Commissioner, the House Committee and the national security committee of parliamentarians fail to investigate China’s election interference fully, fail to reveal key information about what happened, or fail to issue public, comprehensive reports recommending all the key changes needed to stop future interference.”

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Fired by the algorithm: new report says rideshare drivers face unchecked discrimination

Uber Canada’s head office in Toronto Photo: Taxi News Unchecked discrimination and secret algorithms fuel deactivation crisis among rideshare drivers, first-time survey finds The press release below was distributed by the Asian Americans Law Caucus on February 28, 2023: SAN

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