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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    Here's the wiki re: the federal Canadian political party called People's Party of Canada (formed last year, and led by Maxime Bernier):

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People...arty_of_Canada
    cbc.ca/news/politics/Leaders Debate Commission: Maxime Bernier Out:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/lea...-out-1.5244287
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    Fast food availability linked with more heart attacks:

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0812094450.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    Here's the wiki re: WWII; not exactly hot news, but that war arguably still affects the world in a big way:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
    How the Nazis rode into battle high on crystal meth:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...?noredirect=on
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    Fwiw, here's the wiki on a historical figure from a couple of centuries ago, who still has a considerable degree of influence on the world to this day:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon
    Did Napoleon Bonaparte invent the address numbering system? (answer: apparently yes):

    https://answers.yahoo.com/question/i...zUbIKDm-aTbFC7
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    theglobeandmail.com/politics/article: Trudeau promises to make gun control a top election issue:

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/poli...lection-issue/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    theglobeandmail.com/politics/article: Trudeau promises to make gun control a top election issue:

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/poli...lection-issue/
    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Trudeau flirts with gun ban but won't address real issues:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...ss-real-issues
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    Here's the wiki on Jody Wilson-Raybould, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and a key person in regard to the unfolding of the latest federal Liberal Gov't scandal (re: SNC-Lavalin); she resigned from cabinet today and has retained a lawyer:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jody_Wilson-Raybould
    cbc.ca/news/politics: SNC: Ethics Commissioner says Trudeau violated code:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tru...code-1.5246551
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    'Human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-49340715
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    cbc.ca/news/politics: SNC: Ethics Commissioner says Trudeau violated code:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tru...code-1.5246551
    toronto.citynews.ca/2019/08/14: EDC expresses regret for US41M loan to back Bombardier sale to Zuma allies:

    https://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/08/...o-zuma-allies/

    wiki re: EDC:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Export_Development_Canada
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    cbc.ca/news/politics: SNC: Ethics Commissioner says Trudeau violated code:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tru...code-1.5246551
    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Trudeau insists he did nothing wrong in SNC-Lavalin scandal:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...avalin-scandal
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