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Pro-white message taped to Native Studies building day after racist pumpkin incident

The day after someone left a racist jack-o-lantern outside Native Studies at the University of Alberta, a message reading ‘It’s okay to be white’ was taped to the building’s front door.

Native Studies Dean Chris Andersen said he found it when he got to work Tuesday morning, and tore it down before too many people saw it. He said he’s not sure whether it was targeted at his office, or at East Asian Studies, which is on the floor above.

Isn’t East Asian Studies being on ‘the floor above’ a microaggression?

Sweden paying millions to immigrants to leave the country

So far this year, SEK 67 million has been paid in financial Funds to immigrants to get them to leave Sweden and return back home.

Such amount has never been paid before. Last year 68 million were paid out, which will be hit this year.

CBC : From Noble Nationalist Institution to Deceitful Scrum-of-the-Earth Criminal

Today, there is more than ever before a need for Canada to act in nationalist and protectionist ways. Since the imposition of a corrupt mass immigration policy in 1990 by Mulroney’s government, Canada has been flooded by about 8 million newcomers. Canada did not need most of them and a significant number of them are hostile to Canada. Like early large American radio stations, these 8 million are culturally overwhelming Canada’s majority population.

Student Activist Criticizes Group for ‘Perpetuating Arab Supremacy’

An attendee at a Palestinian student organization’s national conference last weekend has criticized the group for “perpetuating Arab Supremacy.”

In a social media exchange obtained by the Washington Free Beacon, a woman named Eqra Kazi called out organizers of National Students for Justice in Palestine for “exclusionary behavior” toward non-Arab students at the conference, which was held Oct. 27-29 at the University of Houston.

Only 5% of Canadian tech companies have female chief executives: report

The new figures released on Wednesday, based on research and analysis of more than 900 companies, suggest that there is less representation of women at the helm in the country’s tech sector than in the broader Canadian corporate world.

Jodi Kovitz, the founder of MoveTheDial, says that as technology becomes intertwined into every aspect of modern life, it is “critical” that both men and women, and other diverse views, have a voice in shaping its decisions.

“Otherwise, we will not have solutions that are reflective of our actual population,” she said in an interview. “We have a long way to go in tech, in terms of advancing women to the leadership table.”

Shouldn’t the government be able to regulate the gender of corporate CEOs?

Crusader? CRUSADER? Where’s the outrage?

  • Question for one and all:

    I am trying to cook like a human. Everyone needs a hobby and I can’t afford a boat or to take up smoking. So…

    I’ve got people coming over on Saturday. One of the guests is Hindu and won’t eat meat but doesn’t mind fish. So…

    Appetizer: Mexican soup à la Gordon Ramsay. (Not sure whether to include salsa and tortillas, or just stick with bread. Probably bread.)

    Main course: A sole dish, pumpkin feta ravioli in a sage butter sauce, a light salad and a nice brie with cranberries and nuts inside baked in pastry. (Kind of an autumn vibe, with cheese.)

    Dessert: A really sugary cream pie with bananas. There will be kids and they need their sugar.

    My logic on the soup is that I want to make at least one dish which isn’t embarrassingly bland (because the lady is Indian), but I feel it would be impertinent, somehow, to make curry (because the lady is Indian).

    So my question is, could a meal so thematically disorganized work, or is going from chipotle to gourds and mushroom-y sole just too abnormal? (I mean, obviously, this all only applies on the off chance that I somehow manage to pull any of this off.) Also, how weird is it to serve ravioli instead of, say, rice with fish? Charmingly weird or dysfunctionally weird? Please to give feedback. Thank you.

    • I dunno, I’d just make pizza or order kentucky fried or sumpin’ — “international” food.

      So long as you don’t break the cardinal rule about cooking for people from another culture: DO NOT attempt to cook their own ethnic cuisine for them.

    • canminuteman

      I’d eat it if you invited me over. But you need to figure out exactly what you are going to do with the sole. Sole is not my favourite, I prefer halibut or haddock as a white fish.

      • Sole Bonne Femme.

      • I suppose halibut could be substituted for sole in that recipe. Might be easier to get fresh, too.

        • canminuteman

          Halibut has a firmer texture and comes in nice thick pieces, if you have a good fishmonger. I’m a bit of a savage, my preference is to have it lightly battered, deep fried and served with chips and mushy peas.

          • Or fried lightly in butter or olive oil “au naturel”, mmm good with a creamy sauce. Breading kills the fish flavour, imo, and seems to be the only way people cook it anymore. Light batter sounds good though.

          • canminuteman

            Definitely not breaded. I like my fish and chips with a tempura like batter. Good fish and chips are hard to find, but they are out there.

    • Linda1000

      Okay, here goes but I’m a really picky eater so what do I know.
      I looked at the recipe for the soup and it doesn’t sound that good – too tomato-like. I would maybe consider shrimp with a spiced-up dipping sauce and even the ones you buy in the store aren’t bad. An easier kind of Mexican dish would be to use a couple of pkgs of precooked Uncle Bens Bistro Express Smokey Red Beans and Rice (dirty rice in Southern U.S.). Heat in skillet with 2 Tblsp. Water to soften. Add some chopped fresh green peppers or milder Mexican green chilis, saute a couple minutes. Add frozen corn nibblets (nuke for a 40 to 60 seconds first). Mix into rice. Taste for spice, maybe add some cumin or sauce from canned smokey Mexican Chipolte chilis. Remove from heat. Chop up fresh tomato, a few green onions, fresh cilantro. Add to rice. Buy mini El Paso soft tortilla bowls. Fill with rice mixture. Top with shredded cheddar cheese. Cut in half and serve with more shredded cheese, guacamole and sour cream as toppings.
      I would serve halibut as it is the best fish and you should be able to get good cold Atlantic fish in your area?
      Mushrooms do not go with fish (lol) and please don’t use sage as it is too pungent. French tarragon is much better with fish. Instead of pasta, I would just serve oven roasted mini potatoes and some oven roasted butternut squash, carrots and red onions. Just wash the mini potatoes, don’t peel, cut out any big eyes, blemishes. Throw in a clean plastic storage bag, pour on some x-Virgin olive oil, squish around to coat potatoes in oil. Lightly swipe a large baking sheet with some olive oil. Dump potatoes onto sheet. Sprinkle dried rosemary, sort of crush with fingers and bake high heat 400 deg oven for about 20 minutes until they look quite brown. Test with fork. Can turn around part way. Do the same thing for butternut squash, carrots and onions, peeled and cut up. Maybe sprinkle a little bit of balsamic vinegar on the veggies ( they bake quite fast). Salt to taste I guess but I try not to add salt to anything.
      I would stick to a simple sauce of lots of fresh lemon juice, butter, hint of fresh ginger and garlic, dried tarragon or add fresh cilantro at end of cooking it to go with the fish.
      That’s my two cents – sorry I changed your menu. 🙂

      • mauser 98

        same mini potatoes with bacon bits…splash of lemon

      • That does sound delicious! I have a new pasta maker, though, and I’d like to give it a whirl. And I really am keen to make Sole Bonne Femme. Sole is bland, I agree, but the sauce should be very good.

        I might give Ramsay’s soup a dry run before serving it to people.

    • Exile1981

      Word of caution. Avoid cheeses when feeding hindus. They can have milk but not beef. Depending on the cheese it could have been made with vegitable rennet or traditional rennet. The traditional ones is made from the stomach lining of a calf and is a big no for hindus, while the vegitable rennet based cheeses are ok.

      I make cheese at home and switched to only using vegetable rennet since I have hindu friends.

      • Linda1000

        I didn’t know that about cheese. I assumed the Hindu friend was vegetarian due to the beef. You make yogurt at home or actual cheese? I know panir is common but I thought that was “yogurt-based” cheese? Sounds ambitious.

        • Exile1981

          Hindus can’t eat beef or any product made from the death of a cow. So milk is ok, but beef tallow is bad. This is why the British had to use mutton tallow for the grease for bullets issued to troops in India in the 180’s, as beef tallow (Hindus) and pork fat (muslims) were both out.

          I make hard cheeses mostly – cheddar, Parmesan, Gouda. My two year aged parmesan has to be kept locked up or the kids will devour a wheel (5lbs) in a week.

          • Linda1000

            Wow! Surprised your kids would like Parmesan so much. Not my favourite but I don’t like many Italian cheeses. My Cracker Barrel cheddar pkg just says bacterial culture and a bunch of other weird ingredients, (microbial enzyme, lipase) nothing about beef or vegetable based renet. Ok, I’ll look up what exactly what renet might be. 🙂

          • Exile1981

            Most of my kids are big cheese eaters and they grew up eating homemade cheeses so they prefer the stronger taste to the mild store bought cheese. If we buy cheese we buy the strongest or longest aged because modern mass made cheese has very little flavor.

            I have an old cheddar in my cave that it is almost 5 years old and a 4 yer gouda.

            Ok bacterial culture is the item added to the milk to give it the flavor. There are 2 major and hundreds of minor bacterium cultures used in cheese making. How long you age it and which one you use determines flavor.

            Lipase – this is a powdered enzyme that is added to give milk a specific flavor, it is very common in Italian cheeses and less so in cheddar cheese. If you find it in Cheddar it’s usually either a specialty cheddar or the manufacturer may have added it to compensate for a short aging time. Depending on the source it is extracted from a gland at the base of young animals tongues like calves, lambs or kids. It is common to match the source to the milk ie calf for cow milk and kids for goat milk. If it has lipase it’s forbidden for hindus.

            Microbial enzyme – this is rennet, it can come from the lining of a calf or it can come from a couple plants.

          • k1992

            Eww, I’m definitely a cheese lover but all that stuff about calf stomach linings and tongues … maybe vegetarians have a point. 🙂

          • Exile1981

            it’s been made that way for thousands of years. The mongolians used to make a container out of a calves stomach and put milk into it then tie it to a horses saddle to make cheese. As they road the agitation and the enzymes in the stomach would make a thick yogurt drink that they drank warm. It’s made with mares milk and there is a version where they will ferment it to be alcoholic.

          • Linda1000

            Thanks I was reading about rennet. There’s actually an artificial lab kind now. The problem is cheese manufacturers are not required to specify types of rennet. Generally plant based will be listed as Vegan but that’s about it according to what I read.

          • Exile1981

            I don’t like the artificial kind. I’ve spent a decade fine tuning my recipes and the quantities and my experience is the artificial kind uses more and needs different temps to set at then the vegetable kind.

          • Linda1000

            Oh, boy you realize you might have caused B. Mamba to revise her whole dinner menu due to cheese. 🙂

          • Exile1981

            Hopefully not, just she may have to tell her friend what items have cheese.

          • Hats off to you sir. It’s a very precise and time-sensitive process. I had a small herd of dairy goats back in the day — lots of fresh goat milk every day. But I was a disaster as a home cheese maker, although ironically I worked full time as an assistant cheese maker in an Italian cheese factory at the time. Casata, Montasio, and Parmesan were the big sellers (the latter two aged cheeses), and on Saturdays we made a batch of Mozzarella (the easiest cheese in the world to make yourself), and once a month we made goat milk cheese on special order.

            But replicating the process at home — very difficult. Hats off.

          • Exile1981

            thanks. i’m always experimenting and don’t ask about the 3 absolute failures trying to make brie. Very liquidy, very messy and very unpleasent.

          • Brie? You are brave soul indeed. We also sold Danish Blue, but had to import it. Even our master cheese-maker (Louis Parón from Friuli Italy — scored among the top three worldwide) didn’t attempt it.

          • Exile1981

            Never been successful at mold ripened cheeses like brie. I gave up on those, stick to what i’m good at.

      • Making your own cheese! That’s hardcore. Yes, I recently learned about the rennet thing. I’m going to have to try to track down some vegetarian feta and brie.

        I can cook without meat, but I can’t cook without cheese.

        • Exile1981

          I also raise meat animals, garden and before we had kids I used to have enough free time to sew some of my own clothes.

      • Okay, I’ve checked. She’s cool with rennet.

        • Exile1981

          Good to hear.

      • I wasn’t taking the potential rennet problems into account because I had a vague idea it only applied to Parmesan and maybe Romano and a few other Italian hard cheeses. But after you mentioned it I looked it up and it seems pretty standard. Hard to get information from manufacturers and sellers, too, which is odd, considering how many vegetarians there are.

        • Exile1981

          The cheeses youmentioned are the ones with lipsase.

          It is an issue and one lots of people don’t know about.

    • vwVwwVwv

      If you ask me, sounds great!

  • ontario john

    It could be a man, it could be a woman! ITS SUPERSOCKS!!

    • Clausewitz

      I’m thinking that their super power isn’t intelligence.

  • Thanks, Mister Prime Minister. For politicizing Halloween. I remember the “bad old days” when Halloween was exclusively the domain of children and focused on their enjoyment. Thanks for saving us from our ‘evil bourgeoisie’ past and turning Halloween into a Socialist cause, an event that we can all fight about politically, the banning of some costumes, the political approval of others, etc.

    Thank you Mr. P.M., and all other “progressive” Politicians, for hijacking Halloween from our children in order for adults to exploit it politically. It was easy wasn’t it? Almost like “taking candy from a baby”, as the old adage goes.

  • ontario john

    The verdict is in! All the media in Canada loves little Justin’s new immigration plan. In fact they think even more should come in. The plan is wonderful, Trudeau is wonderful.

    • Wow. The horror, the horror.

    • Reader

      I’m waiting for Team Trudeau to remake this song with ethnic sounding names as the new theme song for their program.

      • John Boy

        Here are some names that could be used:
        Fatima, Zaynab, Mohamed, Ahmed, Abdullah, Abdulaziz, Saeed, Said, Ziad, Ali, Moustafa, Hamza, Fayez, Mohald, Waleed, Hani, Salem, Khalid, Osama…..

        • Observer

          It almost looks like a list of the 9/11 terrorists, or any of the other attacks for that matter.

    • tom_billesley

      He could make it even better by having a diversity visa lottery.

    • PaulW

      As long as they’re all muslim, illiterate, unable to speak English or French, haters of Western society and values, and have no intention of ever working, then it’s fine by me! (/sarc)

    • jayme

      What really matters, of course, is what the majority of Canadians think. My guess is they are ignorant of the ramifications of this insane policy and by the time they become aware – when Canada more closely resembles the shambles of France or Sweden – it will be too late. Perhaps it is already too late.

    • Clausewitz
  • ontario john

    The CBC continues its transition into the nations second whiny indian channel. But don’t worry, they still will have daily muslims are wonderful stories. In today’s episode they are excited that the Supreme Court will rule on the religious rights of indians. This is in regards to a tribe wanting to stop the economic development in a valley that will see a ski resort built. Apparently it would upset the spirit of a sacred bear. If the tribe wins in court, we can expect all sorts of court action against development because of sacred beetles, sacred owls, sacred fungus etc.

    • Linda1000

      That was one of the problems with Keystone XL in the U.S. -some kind of endangered beetles had to be moved to another area before construction could begin – must have been the EPA.

  • tom_billesley

    female chief executives
    Women can fix things, like Carly Fiorina fixed HP. First woman to run a Fortune 50 company. In her six years at the helm, sales doubled, net earnings fell by 20% and HP stock fell by 50%.

    • canminuteman

      My thought was that when women start creating tech companies they can run them. After the men have created them, why would they turn over the reins to a woman, solely because she is a woman?

      • Literally Hitler

        Because it’s 2015. Or something.

        • No no no the government needs to regulate a triumvirate of CEOs for all Canadian corporations. One bull dyke, one militant ghey male, and a tranny.

    • Clausewitz

      In my life in Telecom I found that most women execs were always risk phobic and unwilling to take the chances needed to make leaps forward in technologies and business strategies.

  • ontario john

    Good news for all those muslim immigrants coming to Canada. The Toronto Star is reporting that Ontario is looking at raising welfare payments 22 per cent.

    • simus1

      Must be an election on the horizon.

    • Clausewitz

      I miss Mike Harris.

  • mauser 98
  • “Crusader? CRUSADER? Where’s the outrage?” The correct word would be Jihadist.

  • New liberal talking point: “Family Reunification”.

    Let’s see: 340,000 x 23* relatives = 7,820,000. Per year.

    * How many the NYC jihadi brought in.

    Before this is over there will be clandestine ‘refugee delivery’ night flights landing in Quebec like they do in Germany.

  • lolwut? (Deplorable Hoser)

    The “It’s OK to be white” is a 4chan prank.

    • Yes and the liberals took it hook line and sinker.

    • canminuteman

      So it’s not OK to be white?

      • lolwut? (Deplorable Hoser)

        Well ya but it was created to drive SJW’s crazy.

        They are telling people to print that out on paper and post it everywhere
        SJW’s will see it to get reactions on social media and camera.

        It’s a real world “Shitposting” campaign.

  • JoKeR
  • tom_billesley

    America weeps
    Pakistan International Airline ends US operations after 56 years. Last flight landed at JFK on Sunday 29th October.
    PIA didn’t fly direct from Pakistan to USA, but stopped in Europe. For the past ten years or so, US concerns over security at airports in Pakistan meant that hand baggage was cleared again at the stopover.

    • ontario john

      Don’t worry, flights will be ramping up to Canada, as the entire population of Pakistan immigrates to Canada. Because EVERYTHING IS FREE HERE!!

      • tom_billesley

        I’m sure Airblue, the private carrier founded by Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, will pick up the slack. He’s the current Prime Minister, by the way.

  • Malcolm Y

    The fewer girl CEOs the better.