Archive for June 20th, 2012

COLUMN: Levant – Expose and dispose

- June 20th, 2012

My five-point plan to fight back at the broadcast standards council

 

Did you know that a secretive group called the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council is censoring what you hear on the radio and see on TV?

I bet you didn’t. Because they truly are secretive.

Unlike a real court, or even the kangaroo courts of Canada’s human rights commissions, the CBSC doesn’t hold open meetings when it gets together to censor TV and radio. Read more…

VIDEO: Hey Europe, get your own money

- June 20th, 2012

VIDEO: Lilley and Kent, problems with the Arab spring

- June 20th, 2012

COLUMN: Gunter – Draconian drunk driving law comes to Alberta

- June 20th, 2012

Your licences, vehicles at risk

by Lorne Gunter

So it’s official. Having been successfully re-elected in April, the provincial Tory government is now going to implement the tough new drinking-and-driving law it passed last December but lacked the courage to enforce in the face of voter resentment.

Now that you can’t touch the Tories for another four years, they are going to have police start suspending your licences and seizing your cars if you blow into a roadside breathalyzer and record a blood-alcohol level of .05, well below the criminal level of .08.

No judge, no jury, no right to call your lawyer. Read more…