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Questions to ask your candidate on gender equality

Gender issues affect us all and I think most of us know how the various parties stand on gender issues in the election. If you are looking for more information, here are a few questions you might ask your candidate. … Continue reading

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Who qualifies as an old stock Canadian?

Here’s the clip from the Sept 17th debate where Harper refers to old stock Canadians as supporting his limited health care for refugees: Apparently I don’t qualify as one branch of my family came here in the early 1800s, while … Continue reading

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It’s exorcism time again

This month, you get the chance to attend the “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation” course held at the Vatican. The annual course, “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation,” is designed for priests and lay persons interested in learning how to recognize … Continue reading

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The Story Of Bob And Race

By Barry Deutsch, aka Ampersand Racism and privilege

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PEI Politics

PEI politics is a mess. With our small population and relatively large number of politicians almost everyone knows or is related to someone who is currently, was, or wants to be, a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Ridings are small … Continue reading

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Spiked Potatoes

It seems that someone here on PEI is spiking potatoes with spikes—or some other metal object. The police are playing coy about the actual metal objects that have been showing up lately in spuds from a local farm. RCMP Sgt. … Continue reading

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The Power of Vaccines – limited by war, poverty, and wilful ignorange

In 2014 it shouldn’t need to be said, but it needs to be repeated over and over again. Vaccines are one of the most effective means to prevent illness and death. Without vaccines people die. Here’s an interactive map from … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Room Online – Virulence as Art

Anyone who thinks about it at all knows that women are a long way from achieving equality in our world. In some Islamic cultures, they are still considered property, in the many Christian sects, including the Roman Catholics, the Mormons, and numerous … Continue reading

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An Abortion Debate

Yesterday I posted my support for the ‪#‎MenForChoice‬ campaign. In response, I was handed a graphic picture from someone who is extremely anti-choice. Here is the entire exchange, but I must warn you, the image is extremely graphic, and is the first … Continue reading

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Hacked Nude Celebrity Pictures

No, I’m not going to link to any here, nor am I going to name anyone involved. I’ll explain why later. This has been one of the biggest internet news stories in the past weeks (a quick search “nude celebrity … Continue reading

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