Mike Duffy

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Name: Mike Duffy
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Let’s make rules and enforce them

·0 CommentsSENATORS MIKE DUFFY and Patrick Brazeau and former senator Mac Harb already face charges; a criminal investigation is ongoing concerning expense claims by Pamela Wallin and other senators, and calls are being made for police probes into spending ... [Published Orangeville Citizen - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

A summer which ended entitlement for a political quartet: Tim Harper

The summer of 2014 has been a bad one for Canadian politicians who have slipped into the dark world of imagined entitlement.This doesn’t presage the dawn of any golden age of political ethics, but it is cause for celebration for those who are weary of ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ramsey Elementary School will remain closed, judge rules

The Ramsey Elementary School will remain closed -- as voted on by the Stroudsburg Area School Board earlier this year -- a judge ruled today.Senior Judge Charles C. Brown of Centre County denied an emergency motion for preliminary injunction, which if ... [Published Pocono Record - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

How I lived dangerously at a ‘tree-to-tree’ adventure park

Joanna Ransom is standing at the edge of a precipice.“I’m so nervous,” says the 28-year-old, of Revere, Mass., as she peers down from a wooden platform about 50 feet off the ground.“It’s just the first step off,”responds Matt Schweizer, a guide down below ... [Published New York Post - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dog days and making stuff upIn August, the whole world seems to be enjoying recess

It's a known fact that many Canadians take their vacation in August. It's also a known fact that many "facts" are made up by columnists in order to engage readers who may not know any better.Regardless, it's clear that most of the country is off in August. ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Think critically, and hard, about critical thinking

Teaching critical thinking in high schools — or anywhere else, for that matter — is a really, really bad idea.Why? Well, if you're committed to critical thinking, you have to be prepared to lay your life on the line for it. That's not something we should ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Den Tandt: Robocalls conviction will put just one in jail, but it’s an indictment of Tory culture as a whole

So, here’s the difficulty with the “single bad apple” defence, in all its iterations: As time runs on, the rotten fruit starts to pile up. And all those singles begin to look like a collection. This is the challenge now faced by the Conservative party, ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Public pay too high

Has the average hard-working citizen had enough news regarding public employees (formerly known as public servants, lucky to have a job) reaping decadent amounts of bonuses, severance pay in addition to top dollar wages? (‘Severance totals $371K’, The ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial — The taxes we pay

A Fraser Institute study was released Tuesday, showing the share of Canadians’ income going towards governments at all levels has risen from 33.5 per cent in 1961 to 41.8 per cent in 2013.It’s important to put the study into context. The Fraser Institute ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 5 reports

Ottawa hospital staffer fired for saying Mike Duffy was ‘pompous and arrogant’ with cleaning crews

National Post Friday 1st August, 2014The Ottawa Hospital has fired an employee for publicly disclosing information about suspended senator Mike Duffy's medical treatment at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Mike Crowder, an eight-year hospital ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 8 reports

Mike Duffy has not acknowledged paternity of Karen Duffy - Politics

Suspended senator Mike Duffy has not acknowledged the paternity of a woman called Karen Duffy who says she is his daughter, sources say, although the two have been communicating. Duffy reached out to the Peruvian woman yesterday through Facebook and a ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 7 reports

Awaiting answers

An excerpt from a Winnipeg Free Press editorial:The Senate scandals involving Mike Duffy and others have always generated more questions than answers. The trend continued last week when Duffy was charged by the RCMP with 31 criminal charges, including ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Jul 23 2014]

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Let’s make rules and enforce them [Published Orangeville Citizen - 9 hours ago]
Agricultural Bankers Gather in Omaha to Ponder ... [Published American Bankers Association - 14 hours ago]
A summer which ended entitlement for a politica... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
Judge: Ramsey stays closed [Published Pocono Record - Aug 19 2014]
Ramsey Elementary School will remain closed, ju... [Published Pocono Record - Aug 18 2014]
How I lived dangerously at a ‘tree-to-tree’ adv... [Published New York Post - Aug 16 2014]
Dog days and making stuff upIn August, the whol... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 16 2014]
Think critically, and hard, about critical thin... [Published Guelph Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Robocalls conviction will pu... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
Public pay too high [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Alison Redford let women down: Judith Timson co... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
Editorial — The taxes we pay [Published BCLocalNews.com - Aug 14 2014]
Taxed to death [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - Aug 13 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: We need mandatory minimums f... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 12 2014]
Senate audit tricky as illegal spending difficu... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 12 2014]
Senate audit tricky as illegal spending difficu... [Published Sun News - Aug 12 2014]
Tories perpetuate all-party cycle of entitlemen... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 11 2014]
PEI fried over factory closure, putrid mill in ... [Published Picton County Weekly - Aug 11 2014]
Justin Trudeau Vows To Scrap First Nations Fina... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 11 2014]
The Spectator's view: Public trust in jeopardy [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 11 2014]
Kelly McParland: Michael Ferguson’s auditors st... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 11 2014]
Globe says Onex's Wright mulls a long stay in L... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 11 2014]
Onex enlists Nigel Wright for European expansio... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 11 2014]
Ex-Harper chief of staff Nigel Wright rejoins Onex [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 11 2014]
Politicians behaving badly [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 09 2014]
Hearing set for Ramsey Elementary lawsuit [Published Pocono Record - Aug 09 2014]
Wright-Duffy Affair: Watchdog May Investigate M... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 08 2014]
Judge postpones hearing on keeping Ramsey Eleme... [Published Pocono Record - Aug 08 2014]
Senators brace for RCMP probe as auditor scruti... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 08 2014]
Alberta PCs trying to duck Redford scandal by p... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 08 2014]
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Michael Den Tandt: Robocalls conviction will pu... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
So, here’s the difficulty with the “single bad apple” defence, in all its iterations: As time runs on, the rotten fruit starts to pile up. And all those singles begin to look like a collection. This is the challenge now faced by the Conservative party, ...
Michael Den Tandt: We need mandatory minimums f... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 12 2014]
Is there a public-interest argument for much tougher penalties, including debilitating fines and automatic hefty jail terms, for politicians who are found to have bilked taxpayers on their expense claims in significant amounts, say more than $5,000? ...
Kelly McParland: Michael Ferguson’s auditors st... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 11 2014]
Postmedia News reports that the intensity of the detail being sought by Auditor General Michael Ferguson in his examination of Senate spending has senators feeling decidedly nervous. Ferguson’s auditors, the report says, have been drilling deep down ...
Senators brace for RCMP probe as auditor scruti... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 08 2014]
A probe of Senate spending by Canada’s auditor general has become so detailed that senators are being probed on everything from the Christmas cards they sent, to the meetings they attended. More than one senator has been asked about sending Christmas ...
Robyn Urback: We knew Redford’s entitlement syn... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 07 2014]
When now-suspended senator Mike Duffy made his case before the Red Chamber last year, he gleefully teased Senate members with one meticulously divulged bit of dirt before the next. “Have you heard enough?” Duffy asked after one round of describing Conservative ...
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