‘More Overt Government Discrimination…’

From the Canadian government’s ‘Governor in Council Appointments’: “Current Opportunity: President, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation... “We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity... “The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include … Continue reading ‘More Overt Government Discrimination…’

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‘Ontario Expands Canada’s Linguistic Hypocrisy’

More divisive ‘group identity’ politics from the Ontario government. Having bilingual provincial services in other provinces while Quebec is unilingual is simply hypocrisy and discrimination: “The creation of a stand-alone ministry of Francophone affairs drew mixed reactions from political pundits and opposition parties on Monday, after Premier Kathleen Wynne released details of a mini-shuffle in … Continue reading ‘Ontario Expands Canada’s Linguistic Hypocrisy’

‘No Votes for Old Folks?’

This article is deeply disturbing – indeed, offensive – in its attempt to portray a loony, fringe, overtly-discriminatory concept as something worthy of serious discussion. The academic reference provided is the ludicrously-titled “The Disfranchisement of the Elderly, and Other Attempts to Secure Intergenerational Justice”. Excerpt: “Decisions made by older generations will affect the interests of … Continue reading ‘No Votes for Old Folks?’