Tag Archives: Canada

FILM / David McReynolds : ‘Never Cry Wolf’

Profoundly mystic:Carroll Bellard’s Never Cry Wolf By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / February 10, 2010 We each have our own habits, and one of mine is tracking down films that had been well received in their time, but … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘Never Cry Wolf’

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Songbird Kate McGarrigle : Heart Like a Wheel

Kate McGarrigle. Photo from BeatCrave courtesy McGarrigles.comKate McGarrigle:The fading art of singing together “Some say the heart is just like a wheel, once you bend it, you just can’t mend it…” By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Songbird Kate McGarrigle : Heart Like a Wheel

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Guadalajara : The Three Amigos Summit

The Three Amigos: President Barack Obama, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon, center, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in Guadalajara, Mexico on August 10. Photo by Alex Brandon / AP.The Three Amigos Summit:Sleepwalking through the minefield By John Ross / The … finish reading Guadalajara : The Three Amigos Summit

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‘Socialized’ Medicine : It Works all Over the World

British Conservative leader David Cameron, certainly no “socialist,” calls the National Health Service (NHS), “one of the wonderful things about living in (England).” [The Republicans have] told so many lies about the government health care in other countries, that some … finish reading ‘Socialized’ Medicine : It Works all Over the World

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Demonizing Canadian Health Care

Cartoon by John Janik.Health care reform and the lies about the Canadian system When you put the two systems side by side, it is easy to see why no Canadian would even consider changing their system for ours (even conservative … finish reading Demonizing Canadian Health Care

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Exposing Lies About Canadian Health Care

Common Myths About the Canadian Health Care System Exposed By Victoria Foe / The Rag Blog / August 5, 2009 I am a dual U.S./Canadian citizen. I am American by birth. I became a naturalized Canadian in my early forties … finish reading Exposing Lies About Canadian Health Care

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Singin’ on Sunday – Craig Cardiff

Craig Cardiff / Thanks for Your Ears Thanks to Deva Wood / The Rag Blog

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Canadian Mayors: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

Canadian mayors pass anti-‘Buy American’ resolutionJune 6, 2009 In response to the ‘Buy American’ provisions of the U.S. stimulus package, Canada’s mayors narrowly passed a resolution Saturday that could potentially block U.S. companies from bidding on city contracts. The resolution … finish reading Canadian Mayors: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

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Socialized Medicine? Canadian Health Care Saved my Father’s Life

The following anecdote about Canadian health care, about which we here in the South hear much negativity, came to me from a friend whose reliability I respect. Due to the intimate nature of the report, identifying information was removed to … finish reading Socialized Medicine? Canadian Health Care Saved my Father’s Life

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Canada’s Penchant for Peace Initiatives

It would be nice if we saw this sort of thing in the US more often. In Canada, it’s almost an annual tradition to introduce these sorts of bills into Parliament for consideration. Maybe someday, legislators world-wide will become enlightened … finish reading Canada’s Penchant for Peace Initiatives

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Land of the Fearful, Home of the Almost Brave

Starting June 1, 2009 anyone crossing into the United States from Canada will require a passport or a special document approved by the U.S. government. Photo: Craig Glover/Toronto Star.Smile! The U.S. sees you comingBy Tonda MacCharles / May 23, 2009 … finish reading Land of the Fearful, Home of the Almost Brave

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Canada Convicts Rwandan War Criminal

If this can happen, then surely we can also bring people such as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney to justice. Genocide in Rwanda or genocide in Iraq are of equal weight – both are heinous crimes under international law … finish reading Canada Convicts Rwandan War Criminal

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