May 24th, 2016 – Policy Sparring Gets Serious

Tuesday:  May 24, 1918: All Canadian women gained the right to vote in federal elections. A step-by-step success: first nurses and women in the Canadian Armed Forces during ‪#‎FWW‬, then female relatives of soldiers at the front… And finally they all got the vote!

Vancouver Convention 2016

Convention schedule now online! Check it out here:

Convention News and Hospitality Schedule

Young Conservatives:  Yes   or    No

Elect Conservatives in 2019 will live stream the Conservative Convention. Please share so other people will have the opportunity to watch!

Friday May 27, at 8:00 p.m. The Rebel will be hosting an event at the Conservative Party of Canada’s 2016 Policy Convention in Vancouver. We’re calling it: THE REBEL LIVE! RSVP at the link.

CPC Leadership

John Ivison: Kevin O’Leary’s mission to bring ‘adult supervision’ to Ottawa is about to start in earnest

Michael Chong video See you in Vancouver!  “Real change requires a consensus across the political spectrum,” a chat with Michael Chong

Maxime Bernier Leadership Hospitality Suite May 27th at 9 to 11pm

Draft Rona Ambrose

Hobnob With Leadership Hopefuls on Wednesday

Conservative Party of Canada

Kerry Diotte – Less than a week until the deadline to apply for the summer internship in my office. Full details on my website:

Garnett Genuis “What’s the point of safeguards if no one is checking.”

GORD BROWN INTRODUCES PLEASURE CRAFT BILL FOR TRANSITING FOREIGN VESSELS

Harold Albrecht – Powerful testimony from Peter Harsevoort & James Schutten, both with spinal muscular atrophy on their concerns with the Liberal Government’s Assisted Suicide Legislation.

Cathay Wagantall, M.P.  Today marks the end of Aboriginal Awareness Week, a time set aside to remark upon the culture, traditions and accomplishments of Indigenous communities in Canada

Larry Maguire – When a government wants to change the basic rules of democracy, everyone must have a say.

Larry Miller, MP – My May 2-4 tradtion – put up a new flag & fly it proudly!

Jason Kenney  –  A long-term, structural deficit will be a disaster for Canada’s future.

Memes, Cartoons

One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, ten, eleven

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Blogs/Facebook

Canadian Aboriginal activists create meme cutting off whiteman’s head

Just had a quick peak at the ABC Vets page, now Canadian Veterans Watchdog. A little more active these days and still BSing their mostly non-Veteran following by blaming the CPC ….

Think Tanks/Advocacy

Fraser Institute: No congratulations for Ontario’s Liberals. The province’s finances are still a hot mess and Income mobility is crucial for understanding inequality 

Japan has the highest public debt in the developed world – it is now over twice the size of the entire Japanese economy. In spite of decades of “stimulus” spending – mostly on infrastructure! – Japan’s economy remains weak. Canadian Taxpayers Federation

This is Aboriginal Awareness Week in Canada’s public service. We salute Indigenous men and women who have served ‪#‎RememberThem‬

May is Asian Heritage Month. Imperial Japanese Navy sailors take a photo break with Canadian sailors in Esquimalt naval base, 1915!

We need your help! The LNG or Bust convoy has hit the road. Please Like, Share and donate: www.gofundme.com/FSJforLNG.

CANADA’S CATHOLIC LEADERS URGE OPPOSITION TO ASSISTED DYING BILL

Media Opinion

Kevin Libin: Trudeau tries exporting his fiscal fallacies to Japan — where they’ve already failed

SEE Kinder Morgan COUNTER-protestor’s message for “old hippies” opposed to Canadian oil

Fort St. John eager for natural gas project – DEAN PELKEY

Canadians support pipelines?? Actually, yes they do – Monte Solberg, Newshubnation

Solberg: Field Notes: Hey JT, the west wants back in, again

Cars good, oil and gas bad – Monte Solberg

The Rebel has a NEW billboard — right in front of Montreal City Hall! – EZRA LEVANT, REBEL COMMANDER

Philip Cross: Exploiting Fort Mac’s fire is the ‘Shock Doctrine’ of leftists and Leapers

Opinion: NEB recommendation a milestone for Canada’s future

Media News

Female Syrian refugees reporting domestic abuse, settlement agency says

“Transmasculine” teacher awarded $60,000 because coworkers didn’t refer to her as ‘they’

Liberals highlight Syrian refugees in bid to buy UN Council seat, also offers $331.5M in global humanitarian aid at summit in Istanbul

‘Trojan horse’  bill could have huge impact

Trudeau sidesteps key issue after meeting Japanese PM: Chinese expansion in South China Sea

Former U.S. diplomat criticizes Canada’s ‘weakness’ on Russia

Disabled veterans finding doors shut to jobs in federal civil service

Facebook Inc makes changes to ‘Trending Topics’ policies after conservative criticism

Royal Society of Canada, academics, call Site C dam a test for Trudeau Liberals

Ontario Liberal MPP to apologize for calling cops on mom protesting cuts to autism therapy

 

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