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The Hits Just Keep on Coming For “Ethical” Chrissie Paradis

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Oh my! Another ethical issue from Chrissy Paradis from his days as Minister of Public works. This happened that very same year he had met with Rahim Jaffer, no less. Ol’ Chrissy apparently had meetings with some bureaucrats and two firms from his riding. These firms are from the construction industry, no less. . . . → Read More: The Hits Just Keep on Coming For “Ethical” Chrissie Paradis

My Sentiments Exactly, However, Michel, We’re Not in Canada Anymore, This is Harperland, Now

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An open letter to ol’ Chrissie Paradis, Harpercon MP for Megantic-L’Erable, which a fellow Montreal blogger, Michel from Chronicles of a Pure Laine graciously translated over at his site.  I couldn’t have put my chagrin and embarrassment much better than that. Merci Michel de l’avoir partage et de l’avoir traduire cette lettre pour . . . → Read More: My Sentiments Exactly, However, Michel, We’re Not in Canada Anymore, This is Harperland, Now

Quelle Surprise, The House of Commons Voted To Support The Continued Sale of Asbestos

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Well, it’s now official. The NDP’s motion brought to the House of Commons to ban the sale of asbestos was struck down today.

By a vote of 152-123 this evening the House defeated the NDP’s motion on asbestos. The New Democrats, Liberals and Elizabeth May voted in favour, the Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois . . . → Read More: Quelle Surprise, The House of Commons Voted To Support The Continued Sale of Asbestos

Stevie Spends La Fete Nationale In, You Guessed It! Thetford Mines! Heart of Cancer Industries!

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Yep! Stevie is celebrating that the folks around l’Arrondissement de l’Amiante can all rest easy so they can now continue to get cancer and sell cancer for profit! Yay! Chrissy! Stevie! Ain’t that special?   Stevie and Chrissy saved their precious chrysotile asbestos from the big bad Rotterdam Convention, yet again. Three cheers . . . → Read More: Stevie Spends La Fete Nationale In, You Guessed It! Thetford Mines! Heart of Cancer Industries!

I Guess It’s Time To Reinstall The Asbestos In Stevie Harper’s Home Since It’s So Safe And Requires No Warning Labels

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Quelle surprise! Looks like Canada will be, once again, refusing to vote to add Chrysotile asbestos to the list of hazardous materials to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention. Once again, here’s the brief explanation of this list:

Putting chrysotile asbestos on the Annex III list of the Rotterdam Convention would let countries where . . . → Read More: I Guess It’s Time To Reinstall The Asbestos In Stevie Harper’s Home Since It’s So Safe And Requires No Warning Labels

Oh Stevie! One of Your Ex-Cabinet Ministers Wants You To Do The Right Thing

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As I’ve mentioned last Thursday, today is the day the UN votes whether or not to include chrysotile asbestos on a list of  hazardous products on the Rotterdam Convention. Stevie Spiteful has been remaining mum on what he’ll do today, but most  are of the opinion he’ll vote to keep that poison off . . . → Read More: Oh Stevie! One of Your Ex-Cabinet Ministers Wants You To Do The Right Thing

Pork Served Up In Deep Oil

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After a long time, Harpercon flunkie Christian Paradis and his provincial counterpart here, Nathalie Normandeau, have reached an agreement on The Old Harry oil and gas field which straddles the Newfoundland/Laborador and Quebec borders out on the Gulf of St-Lawrence.   Wow! Talk about timing! I mean, the Quebec government has been trying . . . → Read More: Pork Served Up In Deep Oil