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Sweden’s housing obligation to asylum seekers means other vulnerable groups go without: report

In the report, which broadcaster SVT had access to, around 60 percent of Swedish municipalities said they had experienced a ‘displacement effect’ – where other vulnerable groups had a difficult time finding a home because of the right to housing for asylum seekers.

“As a consequence, others who need housing go without. We are not obliged to supply housing for them,” Thed Carlsson, head of social services in Hässleholm municipality, told SVT.


Several female joggers attacked by migrants: German TV now advises to take safe routes

A young female jogger in Germany was brutally beaten at night by ‘seven foreigners’ in a park in Bottrop last week. While running she was suddenly surrounded and attacked by the members of the group.

According to Recklinghausen police the young woman was severely injured during the attack and was transported to hospital. The men involved were described as: 18-years-old and speaking ‘broken German’. They constantly told the woman to stand up so they could hit her again. Fortunately for the woman she was not sexually assaulted or robbed.


Edmonton school districts challenged by increase in English-language learners

The number of students who need help with English in Edmonton schools is at an all-time high, new enrolment data shows.

Of the 98,914 Edmonton Public Schools pupils counted on Sept. 29, one-quarter are English-language learners, according to the school district. The proportion of students who need help with English was up slightly from last school year, and rose markedly from 2004, when just five per cent of students needed assistance with English.


Passenger jet is SABOTAGED before it is due to take off in Sweden after person gains access to airport area

An attempt to sabotage a passenger aircraft as it lay parked in an airport hanger is being investigated by police.

According to local police in the northern town of Gällivare, the break-in was discovered at around 5.30am on Monday, before its morning flight.

Specialist officers have began examining the Nextjet plane to determine exactly what happened.


Young women of colour at forefront of Halifax’s social justice movement

They are young. They are women. And they are racialized.

Young women of colour are at the vanguard of Halifax’s social justice movement, part of a new generation of social activists.

Kati George-Jim is a 21-year-old Indigenous student and member of Dalhousie University’s board of governors.

Masuma Khan is a 22-year-old Muslim student leader at the Halifax university.

Rebecca Thomas is a 31-year-old Dalhousie graduate and Mi’kmaq poet laureate.

Together, they are unapologetically standing up for social justice and refusing to back down in the face of controversy.


 

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  • Via Jim Goad: Yoko Ono responds to Trump’s election. You’re welcome.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6vnXJVAnu8

    • Shebel

      hhhhahaha— I guess if you can’t sing-
      Then you may as well be pretty.

    • just_one_Sewer Rat_guy
    • I dunno. I kinda liked them better when they were the Imperial Japanese, and went around chopping off their enemies heads and doing kamikaze for the Divine Emperor and stuff. At least there was a certain “dignity” and bravery. I don’t mean to stereotype, but who hasn’t at least admired the Japanese art of Ninjutsu (Ninjas).

      Call me “elitist” about my art appreciation, but I think if Yoko Ono farted into a microphone it would demonstrate an artistic skill at least a couple notches above her post-modern “screaming banshee” performance.

  • ontario john

    Good news for muslims in Ontario, as they take over the province. The Wynne government has announced that they now can take their written drivers exam in Farsi. No word on whether Wynne dressed up in her muslim outfit to announce it.

    • What a stupid thing we have for a Provincial leader. I studied two unwritten Indigenous languages in the tropics, spoken by remote tribes that number less than 2,000 people. I should invite some of them to Canada and demand of Wynne — in the name of “Human Rights” — that they be allowed to take their driver’s exam in their Native language.

      Although if I really wanted to be 100% cultural relativist, I could never argue that it would be a race-based “hate crime” to deny them this privilege — especially since one of the tribes has no known word for either the concept of “love” nor “hate”. Although I’m sure the Wynne Government will teach them the concept of “hate” right quick, as well as the ability to spew poisonous carbon monoxide into the atmosphere for the first time in their lives. With their brand-new “politically-correct” Ontario driver’s licenses.

      As for me (a Canadian-born citizen) I haven’t bothered renewing my driver’s license in over a decade. Beside the fact that it’s too much hassle under the new rules, who the hell can afford an automobile and insurance anymore? I’ve been riding a bike ever since — in the big city it gets you there faster than the bus, and sometimes faster than a car (in heavy traffic).

      • Watchman

        Don’t worry – Wynne will work out a way to make you pay even if you just use bike paths. After all, how is the redistribution of wealth going to be accomplished if you are shirking your duty to pay insurance, registration, and gas taxes?

    • Linda1000

      Wonder if they can read English enough to understand the street signs or will they just memorize enough to get by. Could make for interesting driving on the freeways.

      • ontario john

        Maybe they can convert all street signs to Farsi. After all, London Ontario police cars have Arabic writing on them.

      • tom_billesley

        Why would they need to read signs that direct them to follow man-made laws that don’t apply to mahometans?

  • Ed

    “…Rebecca Thomas, Halifax’s aboriginal poet laureate…”

    Oh that’s good! Can’t wait to read “Ode to firewater.”

    • I hate to throw a monkey wrench into these young women’s newly acquired “Native tradition” based on fascist Socialism, but since when was “patriarchy and heterosexism” not as much a part of Native culture as any other, not just white people? Are they trying to claim that before Columbus landed in the Americas the Indians were all members of Gay Pride or something?

  • Jane

    Off topic – The BC Trustee Barry Neufeld – who spoke out against the transgender agenda in public schools – needs your support. Please sign the petition. Thanks

    https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/we-support-trustee-barry-neufeld-thank-you

  • ontario john

    The media is reporting that whiny indians want to have final say on the reviews of hydro dams. Apparently electricity is an evil manifestation of white colonialism.

  • ontario john

    From the same citizens that elected an NDP/Green government in BC, a group is suing the government for not believing in Bigfoot. A tax payer funded lawyer will defend the government in court.

    • All of our Judges are retards. They seem to have forgotten the legal principle “frivolous and vexatious” — legal grounds for refusing to hear a case in the first place. I guess that means that Catholics can sue the Government for refusing to believe in the Virgin Mary.

    • Linda1000

      Don’t you know by now that Bigfoot is real? I’ve been hearing about sightings of him since around 1980 or earlier. Besides just about anything abnormal can exist in B.C. 🙂

  • Ottawa Eyes

    So Sweden has learned the lesson that Toronto’s TCHC learned a decade ago, that refugees and immigrants are deserving of government subsidized housing, which should NOT be given to those with the label “citizen” because citizens are inherently undeserving of government services.

    Giving to foreigners services originally designed for citizens is seen as being virtuous and because they think denying government services to “whites” is how to be “anti-racist”.

    • Observer
    • Observer

      Canadians get to pay more for Quaker Oats products so the company can give warm coats to “refugees” and new immigrants and Quaker Oats get a charitable tax deduction as a bonus at your expense!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXJz1cjhU70

      • Reader

        It’s all “virtue signalling” at other people’s expense.

      • marty_p

        I buy my oatmeal oats at Aldi in the USA – they are not Quaker.

      • John Boy

        Maybe somebody should start a Boycott Quaker Oats page?

        • Watchman

          It may have to change its name to “Dhimmi Oats”, unless it grows a set and fights back, unlike the Religious Society of Friends namesake who would not be fighting back, ever.

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  • moraywatson

    Imagine a Canada that didn’t have s 15(2) in its Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Imagine if there were no supra-individual rights that attached to those who claim membership in ‘disadvantaged groups’. Imagine that a photo of three young women, with nothing to offer but grievance mongering, would have no reason to exist, because the women in the photo would have to put in a productive days work to support themselves instead of pouting for the camera.

  • Antero

    7 meters? What happened to arm’s lenght? Soon it will be 15 meters, then 100 meters. Are you supposed to run with a measure tape in your pocket?

  • tom_billesley

    Do Swedes know how this looks?
    How herding endangered goats helps young Afghan asylum seekers in Sweden
    https://www.thelocal.se/20170803/how-herding-endangered-goats-helps-young-afghan-asylum-seekers-in-sweden

    • Yo Mama

      An it provides dem with sex pardners witout havin to rape the blonde Swedes as often!

    • John Boy

      He’s only 17 going on 31.