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$40 million to Blackberry – Another Cooperate Welfare Scandal for Trudeau

By now, most of the country is well aware of the SNC-Lavalin scandal, but a new scandal involving Justin Trudeau’s favouritism of corporations has come to light.

It looks like the $40 million of taxpayer money that Trudeau gave to Blackberry was completely unnecessary. Don’t take my word for it though, listen to Blackberry CEO John Chen himself.

The Chernobyl cover-up: Chilling book reveals how Soviets knew for 10 YEARS that the reactor which blew a mile-high plume of radioactive dust across Europe was an accident waiting to happen

After years of work in archives around the world and interviews with scores of eyewitnesses, I have pieced together what really happened on that April night and in the terrible days that followed.

There were many episodes of selflessness and courage. But the destruction at Chernobyl revealed the incompetence, corruption and moral decay that ultimately helped destroy the USSR from within.

The Zeller-Nikolov Climate Controversy and Holmes’ Thermal Enhancement Model

Ned Nikolov and Karl Zeller have sparked a storm of controversy in climate science by publishing a study describing a mathematical model that accurately predicts Global Mean Annual near-surface Temperature for all rocky planets in the Solar System, including the Earth. The controversy: the model is accurate irrespective of atmospheric composition, undermining the widely accepted theory of Climate Change driven by the Greenhouse Effect. A further study by Robert Ian Holmes details a comprehensive climate model based on adiabatic compression of gases by gravity, in which changes in the concentration of greenhouse gases have negligible influence on atmospheric warming.

A Witch-Hunt on Instagram

“Knitting is just so white. Let’s hope it gets better.” I overheard this puzzling remark in my local yarn store in Edinburgh, Scotland, last week. The store is in the affluent area of Marchmont, just outside the city centre. Its Edwardian and Victorian tenement flats, adjacent to huge green spaces, are popular with students and families alike. Two customers were chatting to the store owner: “It’s about time we had the conversation,” one of them offered. Her companion nodded in solemn agreement.

‘I felt helpless’: Teachers call for support amid ‘escalating crisis’ of classroom violence

Last fall, a Grade 2 teacher was with her class when a student planted himself in front of the doorway.

The seven-year-old boy yelled, “No one’s gonna leave the classroom!”

“It was a hostage situation,” the Ontario teacher recalled.

When she called the office, the student began to kick and punch an educational assistant, yelling “in a fit of rage” as 17 other students watched helplessly.