Police officers cashed in on G20 summit Lee Greenberg, Postmedia News: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
TORONTO — Fifty-five Ottawa police officers deployed to Toronto to help "battle" <-- no cops showed up for that part (burning smoking poe lice car scene and window smashing)! undercover cops "anarchists" schnanarchists at the G20 summit last summer were each paid $2,080 for one day's work.
According to Bill Berkowitz, at Media Transparency, Frank Luntz has been keeping busy these days advising Canada's own Stephen Harper. Read the full story here.
Also interesting is this piece from the Kitchener Waterloo Record. It would seem we're not being terribly creative with our approach – read on to find out how Environment Minister Ambrose is using Luntz's tactics almost to the letter these days.
Tory Kyoto strategy mirrors U.S. plan May 15, 2006
Environmentalists say the Conservatives' communications strategy on climate change almost exactly echoes advice in a three-year-old briefing book written by U.S. pollster and communications adviser Frank Luntz.
Luntz is famous for what he calls "language guidance'' -- the use of simple messages, carefully tested and frequently repeated, to overcome public suspicions on potentially unpopular policies.
Post by silly accounting on Jun 17, 2011 20:21:40 GMT -8
Auditor General slams Conservatives for G20/G8 decisions and spending
AG's report suggests Conservatives misled Parliament over G20/G8 spending.
Ottawa (18 June 2011) - The Interim Auditor General, John Wiersema, released his offices’ final report on the Expenditures for the 2010 G8 and G20 Summits and the G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund confirming there were major problems in the decision making process, allocation and use of funds surrounding the G20 and G8 meetings in Canada.
For the most part, the report contained much of the same information found in the draft report, leaked during the 2011 federal election.
The report includes multiple references to the lack of transparency and accountability in decision-making regarding the 32 projects that went to the, then-Industry Minister, Tony Clement’s riding of Muskoka where the G8 took place.
Mr. Wiersema stated, “When government presents a request for funds to Parliament, it should be transparent about the intended use of the money.” ...
John Baird on G8 infrastructure during the election Thu, Jun 9 2011
We asked John Baird about spending on G8 infrastructure in Muskoka, when he came in to meet with the editorial board during the election campaign. Here's a link to video from that meeting www.ottawacitizen.com/Live+Stream+Ottawa+West+Nepean+candidates/4614780/story.html given that the Auditor General's final report is now out (pdf link 20pp www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/internet/docs/parl_oag_201104_02_e.pdf ). The issue comes up just after the 12-minute mark in the video; Baird talks about it until about the 20-minute mark; then the other candidates in Ottawa West-Nepean address it, then Baird answers a question about the AG report in particular at just after 26 minutes. ("I haven't seen the final report but I've seen the February draft. And the phrase 'misleading Parliament' or 'breaking the law' is not contained in that report whatsoever.")
Baird told us: "We sought and received Parliamentary approval. That's what the Auditor General's report will say."
What the AG's report actually says: “Parliament was not provided with a clear explanation of how these funds were to be spent or informed that a special one-time exemption to the pre-existing terms and conditions of the Border Infrastructure Fund had been made to accommodate the G8 Fund.”
Back to Baird: "We got the $50 million in the budget. The budget was approved. I think they used some spending authorities in the borders and infrastructure fund, that was the advice and counsel that the public service gave me, because we had to move incredibly quickly to get the infrastructure built in time for June 10, and that's the process we used... "
"That was meant in 1939 to protect public buildings from probably German assassins coming to knock off Canadian public officials. Now this piece of legislation was dusted off, dragged out, and given police extraordinary powers: search, seizure, essentially without probable cause. Who asked for this legislation has become a matter of some controversy..."
not LoL - (from #1 vid) Toronto police officer threatens to arrest G20 activist for blowing bubbles during a mass detention in Toronto's Parkdale community. Woman is later arrested along with twenty others while dozens more are detained and searched.
Last Edit: Jun 26, 2011 9:58:45 GMT -8 by moabiter
Federal officials are circulating to all 18,000 U.S. law enforcement agencies a… civil rights video??!! August 3, 2011 at 1:40 am
In reality they constantly violate our civil liberties and even mentioning the constitution or your rights is automatic grounds for arrest.
They murder us over $2 bus fares, beat us while handcuffed, beat us to death, pepper spray us to death, and beat us for filming them, beat us after they learn our children just committed suicide, kill us then doctor the tapes, use their TSA goons to give us brain damage at airports, execute us for telling them they need a search warrant to enter our homes, and then confiscate and smash cameras containing video of their massacres and in each and every instance lie about us and say we were resisting arrest. blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/08/03/federal-officials-circulating-18000-law-enforcement-agencies-civil-rights-video-48431/
A brief word on Tony Clement’s arse September 20, 2011 2:00pm
Charlie Angus laments for the fact that John Baird continues to take questions directed at Tony Clement. He’s accountable to the Canadian people through the House of Commons. They have turned his role in the House of Commons into some kind of private joke with him and John Baird.
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Dec 13, 2013 18:04:49 GMT -8
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