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A list of Canada’s terror incidents and attacks

Edmonton police say an attack on an officer outside a football game Saturday night and a high-speed chase of a cube van that left four people injured are being investigated as acts of terrorism. Police have one man in custody and say they think he acted alone, but they aren’t ruling out that others are involved.

Here is a list of other terrorist attacks and incidents in Canada.


One Of The Country’s Largest Privately Held Companies Caught Hiring ‘thousands’ Of Illegal Aliens

A tree-trimming company that is one of the largest privately held corporations in the nation has been ordered to pay $95 million in penalties for employing people in the United States illegally.

Asplundh Tree Experts, based in Willow Grove, Pa., was ordered Thursday to pay the huge fine by a federal judge sitting in Philadelphia, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Eastern Pennsylvania said.

h/t Mom


The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: After Sunday Morning London Game, Fox Will No Longer Air the National Anthem

The first major broadcast domino has fallen. In response to crashing ratings, plummeting ticket sales, and a public backlash fueled by none other than the leader of the free world, Fox Sports has decided to cry Uncle! Becoming the first major NFL broadcast partner to publicly say that they will no longer air the national anthem.

Instead, Fox Sports is now saying that they will go back to what they had done in the past, namely, not showing the playing of the anthem during game broadcasts, according to Newsday.


UK: Police stops Muslim for routine stop, finds kidnapped woman crying in trunk

A kidnapper has been jailed after police stopped him for driving while disqualified and found a crying woman in the boot of his car.

Shafak Abbas was approached by specialist firearms officers as he sat in his gold Mercedes on a residential street in east London.

When questioned the driver admitted that he was not insured for his vehicle but police grew suspicious about his behaviour and decided to search the car.

Abbas then told them that a 26-year-old woman, who was known to him, was locked in the boot.


Don’t Punch Nazis—Yet

“We have not yet reached the threshold where violence is the answer, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t one.”

The Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington is currently featuring no. NOT EVER., a multimedia installation on the history and present of anti-racist organizing in the Pacific Northwest. Part of the show features laminated pamphlets that urge readers to deny white supremacists any platform. Freedom of speech for white nationalists, the pamphlets argued, implies less freedom for the groups whom those nationalists want to dominate, deport, or exterminate.


Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

It’s not just that Canada has opened centers for refugees streaming over the border from the United States, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally welcoming some of them to the country. Canada is specifically recruiting the skilled, ambitious talent that drives innovation and economic growth, including top thinkers and workers in technology and industry. Canadian universities—which rank among the world’s best in fields like computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and artificial intelligence—are aggressively recruiting foreign students, who in turn are matriculating in Canada at higher levels than before Trump’s election. And Canadian cities—particularly Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, which rate among the best places in the world to live—are attracting more venture capital to fund the tech industry, on par with American tech hubs like Seattle and Austin.

Remember what Sadiq Khan said about living in the big city?


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  • Lightstream

    What a bunch of pandering arse holes!

  • tom_billesley

    Compton rapper Coolio says he may move to Europe because of Trump.
    I suggest the Rosengard district of Malmo.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/entertainment-arts-41455607/coolio-i-may-move-to-europe-because-of-trump

  • ontario john

    Little Justin’s choice for Governor General takes office today. You know, the woman who covered up her messy divorce and assault charges in the States. Great choice Justin. What a disgrace! At least he didn’t choose Omar Khadr.

  • tom_billesley

    UK: Police stops Muslim for routine stop, finds kidnapped woman crying in trunk
    When a muslim is stopped by the police, it’s never routine, it’s always institutionalised islamophobia and racism /sarc.

  • Liberal Progressive

    That is racist to call them “terror incidents and attacks”. These were merely counter-microagressions.