Bob Rae

Type: Person
Name: Bob Rae
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

No helmet exemption for Sikhs in Ontario

TORONTO - Ontario won't allow turban-wearing Sikhs to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet, a decision the Canadian Sikh Association called "deeply" disappointing.Premier Kathleen Wynne wrote to the organization last week, saying she had struggled ... [Published Brampton Guardian - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hypocrisy of the Left

Bob Rae apologizes for tweet about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford taken as offensive | CTV News (external - login to view) Here's the original photo from which Bob made his photoshop image.Obviously, Bob Rae is a racist equating black men for raccoons. ... [Published Canadian Content - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bob Rae apologizes for tweet about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford taken as offensive

Former Canadian politician Bob Rae is apologizing for a photo he posted about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Tuesday after complaints that the altered photo could be seen as racist.The former MP for Toronto Centre posted a copy of a photo that surfaced around ... [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Poking the Russian bear unwise

Re: Military aid adds fuel to the fire in Ukraine, Aug. 9Re: A life lesson on how to handle bullies, Letter Aug. 6Military aid adds fuel to the fire in Ukraine, Aug. 9Stephen Harper and his bulldog, John Baird, have finally done it. Poking the Russian ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers, province close to war again

Ontario's teachers have locked horns with a succession of provincial governments over the past 25 years, save for a brief moment in former premier Dalton McGuinty's first term. Now it looks as though the fight has officially resumed.On Wednesday, Premier ... [Published Cornwall Standard-Freeholder - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza: Keep looking for peace, but no easy answers

Bob Rae was Premier of Ontario 1990-1995, a federal Member of Parliament 2008-2013 and leader of the federal Liberal Party 2011-2013.It has often been said that the American experience in Vietnam showed how difficult it now is to wage a war on television. ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Anti-Semitism
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: No reason to change current system of government

Re: Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle’s column “ MP supports voting reform ,” which appeared in Northern Life July 17.I am writing to take issue with (Nickel Belt MP) Claude Gravelle’s idea of changing our “first past the post” system of government to some ... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Neither ignorant nor young

Re. Ignorance elected Liberals, Letter, July 10:I hate to be classified the same as a ‘young, ignorant’ voter.I am in my 80s, and I have voted Conservative (Harris) and NDP (Bob Rae) in the past and was badly disappointed with the results.And maybe many ... [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bring cop wages back to reality

With its Victorian buildings, small-town charm and Mennonite and old-order Amish communities, Aylmer is no one’s definition of a tough town.Nestled in Southwestern Ontario’s farm belt, the 7,000-some residents may enjoy one of the safest places in the ... [Published London Free Press - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The new constitutional order

Bob Rae’s sunny and upbeat assessment of the state of aboriginal law, in the July edition of Canadian Lawyer, warrants a counterpoint response .No doubt, as a partner in his new law firm, it’s “an exciting time to be practising aboriginal law.” In this ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Equal health care for immigrants

Re: Social justice begins now, Editorial July 12Social justice begins now, Editorial July 12The Star noted Kathleen Wynne “has styled herself the social justice premier … promising to bring forward a new poverty reduction strategy.” While we commend her ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario MPPs take long summer break after passing Liberal budget that triggered election

Ontario’s law-making school is out for the summer, but the hard work is just starting. The legislature adjourned for the summer Thursday after the governing Liberals passed their budget 56 to 37 over the objections of the opposition parties. But all ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]

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"we are pleased the province intends to uphold the 'no oil' requirement in both regulation and an agreement, and that negotiations will continue towards moricetown indian band's entry into the fnlp" said Bob Rae, Chairman of the FNLP

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Hypocrisy of the Left [Published Canadian Content - Aug 20 2014]
‘It’s mindboggling': Sikh group furious that Ka... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
No helmet exemption for Sikhs in Ontario [Published Brampton Guardian - Aug 19 2014]
Bob Rae apologizes for tweet about Toronto Mayo... [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
Steve Paikin: Does Patrick Brown Have The Right... [Published TVO.org - Aug 18 2014]
‘Kevin from heaven,’ the Liberals’ 1,700-words-... [Published Hill Times - Aug 18 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Vile reactions to Justin Tru... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 17 2014]
Poking the Russian bear unwise [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 15 2014]
Teachers, province close to war again [Published Cornwall Standard-Freeholder - Aug 14 2014]
Province Intends to Regulate "No Oil" in Pacifi... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 13 2014]
Reed Construction Data Hosts CanaData Construct... [Published Nations Restaurant News - Aug 06 2014]
Today’s letters: Is there value in hearing both... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 06 2014]
Is Olivia Chow Fiscally Conservative? [Published Weekly Voice - Aug 01 2014]
Gaza: Keep looking for peace, but no easy answers [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 01 2014]
People Watch: On the move in July [Published Benefits Canada - Jul 31 2014]
Letter: No reason to change current system of g... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jul 31 2014]
Jewish, Arab groups see little difference in Ca... [Published Hill Times - Jul 31 2014]
Joe Cressy tosses hat into Ward 20 (Trinity-Spa... [Published Inside Toronto - Jul 30 2014]
Former federal NDP candidate running for counci... [Published Pulse 24 - Jul 30 2014]
Neither ignorant nor young [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 29 2014]
Bring cop wages back to reality [Published London Free Press - Jul 28 2014]
The new constitutional order [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Equal health care for immigrants [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 28 2014]
Linky Friday #77 [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jul 25 2014]
Ontario MPPs take long summer break after passi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
Airline Terrorism [Published CBC - Jul 23 2014]
Inside the Labour Campaign That Stopped Hudak [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 22 2014]
Ukrainian MPs Brawl In Parliament After Debate ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 22 2014]
I know from experience the horror of airliner a... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
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‘It’s mindboggling': Sikh group furious that Ka... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
TORONTO — Ontario won’t allow turban-wearing Sikhs to ride a motorcycle without wearing a helmet, a decision the Canadian Sikh Association called “deeply” disappointing. Premier Kathleen Wynne wrote to the organization last week, saying she had struggled ...
Michael Den Tandt: Vile reactions to Justin Tru... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 17 2014]
Ever so slowly, or perhaps not so slowly, Canadian political dialogue is devolving into a mosh pit where even the vilest personal attacks are more or less routine. Anonymity – on newspaper comment streams, on Twitter and in other social media — is surely ...
Today’s letters: Is there value in hearing both... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 06 2014]
Re: Atlas Hugged , Jesse Kline, August 5. Jesse Kline’s article on people who cannot bear hearing opposing opinions is excellent. Although I tend to be left-of-centre on most issues, I subscribe to the National Post precisely because it challenges ...
Linky Friday #77 [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jul 25 2014]
Canadiana [C1] Before Carl Weathers was Apollo Creed, he was a B.C. Lion. Better yet, before Dwayne Johnson was The Rock (before he was Dwayne Johnson again), he was a Sunshine Boy in Calgary . [C2] Don Butler offers a look into the life of ...
Ontario MPPs take long summer break after passi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
Ontario’s law-making school is out for the summer, but the hard work is just starting. The legislature adjourned for the summer Thursday after the governing Liberals passed their budget 56 to 37 over the objections of the opposition parties. But all ...
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