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Boycotting China

My family made the personal decision to boycott china over a year ago.  This was not an easy decision, as over 60% of retail products are made in China.  It is not impossible, if you are prepared to be disappointed when the cheaper clothing, or less expensive toy for your child at Christmas is always made in China! We have also decided to be flexible, so that if something is simply not available without considerable – read more –

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boycott made in china : why boycott?

boycott made in china : why boycott? The prevailing argument that market forces and international trade would transform China into a democracy has by now been completely discredited. The only remaining way for concerned people to exert some positive influence on China seems to be through the power of the individual consumer. In short, a boycott of Made in China products.

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China & Tibet News

Chinese Media: ‘Crush’ Tibet Protests China shows its brutal side on Tibet Ottawa Tibetans pray for those caught in crossfire China cracks down on Olympic TVWhat human rights abuse ? Dell to spend $52 Billion in China Toronto mayor insists on China junket Beijing braces for worldwide demonstrations Olympic boycott chatter grows as Tibet unravels Carrying a torch for TibetChina shows photos of Tibetan protesters Tibet supporters march in northern India Tibet’s struggle is ours – read more –

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My take on Imagine Our Schools

I gave this presentation last night to HRSB Board Howard Windsor. My name is Waye Mason. I am the chair of a School Advisory Council on the peninsula and I am the publisher of the parents resource Citadelschools.ca, and my children are in elementary and junior high school. It will be difficult to summarize my concerns with the staff report in just five minutes, so let me get straight to the point. The process of – read more –

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Barak Obama on racisim.

Oh my, I love the way he speaks…  this applies here too: ..In the white community, the path to a more perfect union means acknowledging that what ails the African-American community does not just exist in the minds of black people; that the legacy of discrimination — and current incidents of discrimination, while less overt than in the past — are real and must be addressed. Not just with words, but with deeds — by – read more –

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Opinion & Blogitorial

High Crimes, a remedial review.

In these troubled times, where bribery and corruption in Ottawa leads the front pages of newspapers from coast to coast, I felt it was time to do some remedial reading, as it were.  Let us review how one can be found guilty of hgih crimes. Wikipeda defines high crimes thusly:  “The charge of high crimes and misdemeanors covers allegations of misconduct that do not fall under a more clearly defined impeachable offence; e.g., high treason. – read more –