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Tony Kondaks is a writer and entrepreneur currently living in Vancouver, B.C. He is the author of Why Canada must end.

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Is This Devil Really a Saint?

(4) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 12:15 PM

Susanna Kim of ABC News came out with a report on Wednesday which is spreading across the Internet like wildfire. The screaming headline says it all: "91-Year-Old Man Raises Money to Prevent Eviction by Daughter." The Huffington Post has published its own story on the episode.

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Don't Let Quebec Get Away With This

(95) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 1:00 AM

"There are still some blunt tools left in the B.N.A. Act: disallowance, taxation--all modes of taxation; the declarative clause; expropriation for federal purposes, and so on."

Appearing before Canada's Senate on March 30, 1988 -- four years after his retirement from public office -- Pierre Trudeau addressed his concerns...

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Would You Support a Liberal Leader Who's Pro-Segregation?

(53) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 9:15 AM

Can you imagine a leader of one of Canada's main federalist parties supporting laws which give rights to members of one group while denying those same rights to others?

I can't.

Yet a candidate for leadership of the party that has held power in Ottawa more than any other in...

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An Open Letter to Jean-François Lisée

(4) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 4:45 PM

Dear Mr. Lisée,

As the newly appointed Minister Responsible for the Montreal Region, Quebec Premier Marois has asked you to start a dialogue with the province's anglophone minority.

This has resulted in a spate of opinion pieces, letters to the editor, and open letters in The Montreal Gazette, Quebec's...

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If You Can't Say the N-Word, Use Quotes?

(6) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 1:06 PM

Maybe Spike Lee was on to something.

On the release some 15 years ago of Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, Spike Lee counted 38 instances of the use of the "N Word." Spike, quite understandably, took offense and wondered aloud as to Tarantino's motivation:

"I will...
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The Boy Who Got Attacked for Speaking English

(56) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 5:18 PM

Seventeen year old "G" and his cousins were walking down a street in the Montreal suburb of St. Leonard one evening last week. They were talking in English. As G tells it, they came upon a young adult male who took offence, admonishing them that "you are not allowed to...

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Politics and Violence: A Familiar Mix for Canada

(10) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 1:15 PM

"Never, never will I accept that Quebec is associated with violence," Quebec Premier-elect Pauline Marois declared in the wake of the recent election night shooting. "It is an isolated event and it does not represent who we are... Quebec is not a violent society. One act of folly...

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This Charter Doesn't Deserve a Birthday Celebration

(73) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 4:07 PM

I want a charter that will protect individual freedoms. And minority rights.

Our so-called Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms does neither.

What it does is provide loopholes, obfuscations, and justifications for governments and courts alike to bend, limit, and otherwise violate both individual and minority rights of Canadians.

How...

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Time to End the Charter's Shameful Treatment of Anglo-Quebecers

(96) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 12:47 PM

"There is another clause," Warren Allmand declared in the House of Commons on December 1st, 1981, "which is so offensive to me and so unacceptable that I cannot vote for the resolution; that is, Section 59."

Liberal Party stalwart. Member of Parliament for more than 31 uninterrupted years....

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Take a Good Look, Quebec Could Soon be Gone

(121) Comments | Posted March 28, 2012 | 11:59 AM

By the time Pierre Trudeau left office in the mid-80s, support for separatism in Quebec was just under 20 per cent.

But it didn't take much to turn things around. A few short years and one perceived humiliation later (read: rejection of the Meech Lake Accord), and separatism...

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The NDP's Sneaky Attempt to Win Over Separatists

(3) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 9:32 AM

In January the NDP leadership candidates held a debate in Montreal in which every one of them refused to support the federal government's Clarity Act. Furthermore, they made known their support for their party's official policy, called the Sherbrooke Declaration, which mandates a 50% plus one...

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Will Huffpost Quebec Help End Language Apartheid?

(182) Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 8:52 AM

What better way to celebrate the Huffington Post's entry into the Quebec market than to remind the world of its segregation laws.

Quebec segregates the rights of its own residents through The Charter of the French Language, commonly known as Bill 101. The most significant of...

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Did Al Gore Contribute to Apple's $20 Billion Loss?

(7) Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 5:12 PM

Apple shares fell about 5% on the opening of trading on Wednesday on news that third quarter earnings did not meet expectations. With a market capitalization of over $370 billion, a 5% loss represents almost $20 billion. Apple's fourth quarter ended Sept. 24. Despite incredible sales...

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