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11-16-2012, 11:41 PM
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You, among others, seem to be desperately trying to hype up all the isolated "incidents" you can find and using them to demonize the PQ and paint Québec francophones as intolerant hatemongers. You've said it yourself:



This is somehow seen as national-news by some and even warrants a 100+ thread here, which is patheticly hypocritical considering Montréal is one of the least dangerous major cities in the continent, especially compared to you own backyard.

I was actually stunned by those numbers. The fact that Vancouver has 4x the rate of aggravated assaults as Montréal is amazing, and this little fight doesn't even count as that. Not to mention the much higher incidence of actual hate-crimes in Vancouver. And it doesn't even seem to be the worst city in that province.

I honestly wonder what created that environment of violence in BC and I worry because the societal and enforcement issues that seems to give such attitudes at the very least an informal blessing. It's not as if these are isolated incidents.
If I were to guess, I'd say that the drug trade means gang violence, and there's definitely a lot more aboriginal crime too. I don't have statistics, but that seems likely.

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Oh, thanks for calling me a moron, Mr. "I don't think two gay men can be good parents".

Anyways, disregarding personal insults, do you have a couple links or stuff I could read up on why Montreal's mayor, someone who's held that position for all of say, 10 hours is corrupt? But I guess you can "discriminate against anyone that was close to Tremblay" and it could be a long year of pouting on the internet, calling people morons.
Sorry to blast your anglo symbol and idol but everybody who was with Union Montreal is done to me as a legitimate politician.He was a corrupted or he knew people from his party was corrupted and he did nothing , in both cases OUT.

I insist , running the city and being choosed to represent 2 million people isn't a right , it is a privilege , therefore a lot of discrimination will be made.Discrimination HAS to be made because you can't take everybody to do the job.Applebaum is an hypocrite of the highest sort.If he wanted to show his good will he should have quit the party a long time ago , not when the party decided he wasn't going to be their choice.

Oh and yes , you are a moron for comparing Cunneyworth to Applebaum when there's absolutely nothing to compare whatsoever.At least admit you were out of line.

As for your pathetic attempt to attack my credibility based on the long discussion I had about homosexuals and adopting , the way you phrased it confirms you have no reading comprehension skills whatsoever.


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http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/...ld-make-sense/

To be fair, the article says this was present with the Liberals too so it's not a PQ issue. Can't believe people get paid for this. We need to cut government jobs big time if this is what they get paid for.

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To be fair, the article says this was present with the Liberals too so it's not a PQ issue. Can't believe people get paid for this. We need to cut government jobs big time if this is what they get paid for.
What does this have to do with this thread?

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What does this have to do with this thread?
Wasn't worthy of another thread.

Considering the thread refers a lot to language debate is that the best answer you have?

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Wasn't worthy of another thread.

Considering the thread refers a lot to language debate is that the best answer you have?
This thread doesn't refer to the language debate at all, it refers to a specific incident between two unbalanced persons that is being reused as some kind of attack against my province. I suggest you open a "mindless Quebec bashing thread" if you really feel the need to "discuss" this.

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This thread doesn't refer to the language debate at all, it refers to a specific incident between two unbalanced persons that is being reused as some kind of attack against my province. I suggest you open a "mindless Quebec bashing thread" if you really feel the need to "discuss" this.
You mean one unbalanced person.

Secondly, one of your french superiority team members derailed the topic in post 6

http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...55&postcount=6

Clearly, this thread has discussed many different scenarios, not just those related to the STM incident.

Now, why is this mindless? Is it mindless because you wasted your time saying anglos are paranoid and nothing stupid is actually happening? Then I post an article referring to the OQLF actual plan and this doesn't count.

You chose to ignore the article entirely. The funny part is, I bet if you reply, you'll criticize the author, or bring up some irrelevant story. This is a waste of money for any government, liberals, PQ, anyone.

I don't think this measure is threatening to anglos at all or anyone really, I just don't get it. What's the purpose?

Again, I can open another thread but whats the point? You won't provide anything insightful anyway. You're accepting this farce and calling the discussion of it mindless. Cool. You haven't put any real input yet.

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You mean one unbalanced person.

Secondly, one of your french superiority team members derailed the topic in post 6

http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...55&postcount=6

Clearly, this thread has discussed many different scenarios, not just those related to the STM incident.

Now, why is this mindless? Is it mindless because you wasted your time saying anglos are paranoid and nothing stupid is actually happening? Then I post an article referring to the OQLF actual plan and this doesn't count.

You chose to ignore the article entirely. The funny part is, I bet if you reply, you'll criticize the author, or bring up some irrelevant story. This is a waste of money for any government, liberals, PQ, anyone.

I don't think this measure is threatening to anglos at all or anyone really, I just don't get it. What's the purpose?

Again, I can open another thread but whats the point? You won't provide anything insightful anyway. You're accepting this farce and calling the discussion of it mindless. Cool. You haven't put any real input yet.
Well, you're certainly right about ONE thing.

OQLF budget: probably around 20 million $, based on 2008 numbers (link).
Quebec budget: 70 900 million $ (link)
Impact of OQLF: 0,028% (less than 3$ per person per year)

That's some major dough!

In comparison, health is 31 100 million (42%) and education is 16 000 (23%).

Okay, you're right about TWO things. This isn't thread worthy.

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This thread doesn't refer to the language debate at all, it refers to a specific incident between two unbalanced persons that is being reused as some kind of attack against my province. I suggest you open a "mindless Quebec bashing thread" if you really feel the need to "discuss" this.
Actually it has from the outset - the clue? The STM worker told the complainant to speak French and go back to her home county. Seems pretty clear what is at work here.

And this is clear despite your best attempts to try to deny it and derail the thread by making false claims and omitting key facts for which you have been pulled up short.

Remember your false claim that this was unimportant because no other media besides CBC were covering it??? Wrong as I pointed out:
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63

And you erroneous and unsupported claims and bizarre justifications were noted by numerous posters:
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...7&postcount=52
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=54
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=59
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...5&postcount=60
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...7&postcount=62
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=72
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...&postcount=119
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...&postcount=126

Just more of the same old. same old discredited defence you have tried to unsuccessfully run throughout this thread. BTW "reading between the lines" is not a euphimism for making up facts out of whole cloth as you are doing.

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11-20-2012, 01:25 PM
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Well, you're certainly right about ONE thing.

OQLF budget: probably around 20 million $, based on 2008 numbers (link).
Quebec budget: 70 900 million $ (link)
Impact of OQLF: 0,028% (less than 3$ per person per year)

That's some major dough!

In comparison, health is 31 100 million (42%) and education is 16 000 (23%).

Okay, you're right about TWO things. This isn't thread worthy.
At least I know I was right about you bringing up some irrelevant info.

Your use of numbers is pointless. Not sure what it proves. It's a waste of 20 million dollars. 20 million is small compared to the budget, true, but it's still 20 million. Beyond this, the social and economic cost isn't part of that budget. Nitpicking to businesses doesn't aid the economy.

Then there's the WTF part. As article states, no other place in the world has walmart change their name but Quebec wants it, what's your take on that?

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Actually it has from the outset - the clue? The STM worker told the complainant to speak French and go back to her home county. Seems pretty clear what is at work here.
Funny that when in comes to news about Québec, that "insult" is enough to make a big splash in the ROC. Actually, it's a pretty insane double standard. As I proved in my previous post, by all actual statistical metrics Québec is the major canadian city where the least hate crimes are commited. How do you respond to that?

Am I allowed to say that the ROC's image gets uglier with each race-based attack, like the National Post did, or would that be an unfair generalisation?

In fact, again as I stated earlier, the general level of violence (murders, sexual assault, aggravated assault) is also statistically proven to be much higher in the ROC.

You can go on and on about Québécois are such bad people and discriminate because of language, but the statitistical facts prove you to be a hypocrite.

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And this is clear despite your best attempts to try to deny it and derail the thread by making false claims and omitting key facts for which you have been pulled up short.
What exactly have I omitted? You seem to imply that this event is the result of some evil language-nazi who burst into a violent rage upon hearing the first timid english words from this delicate anglo flower. In reality, two people had a heated argument that turned into a shouting match that turned into a wrestling match when the employee came out of her booth. Had the exact same scene occured anywhere else it wouldn't even have made it to the media.

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Remember your false claim that this was unimportant because no other media besides CBC were covering it??? Wrong as I pointed out:
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63
And each subsequent article quote the original one almost word for word and reuses the exact same quotes. This is the internet, the media loves to provoke a reaction and it takes no effort at all. No one actually investigated anything and there has not been any followup since that time because it would have mitigated the original hate-mongering line of "bad franco assaults poor anglo over language".

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And you erroneous and unsupported claims and bizarre justifications were noted by numerous posters:
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...7&postcount=52
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=54
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=59
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...5&postcount=60
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...7&postcount=62
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1&postcount=63
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...9&postcount=72
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...&postcount=119
http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...&postcount=126

Just more of the same old. same old discredited defence you have tried to unsuccessfully run throughout this thread. BTW "reading between the lines" is not a euphimism for making up facts out of whole cloth as you are doing.
Discredited by what? You? Your whole case that is is a language issue is entirely based on the booth lady's "go back to your country" line well after the start on the argument, while ignoring what led to that (the other lady vehemently insisting that she be let through the turnstiles immediately), and also ignoring that the booth lady offered to call her supervisor to help her before the argument degenerated, which was refused, and without knowing what exactly was said by the anglo lady to provoke the employee's "go back" outburst. The fact that she actually came back and reignited the confrontation to taunt the employee that she was going to get her fired is also pretty bad and certainly speaks of her actual character. This is somebody who either wanted a confrontation or certainly wasn't in her right mind at the time. Nothing excuses violence, but to caracterize this as purely a language issue is just trolling from the media and yourself.

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At least I know I was right about you bringing up some irrelevant info.

Your use of numbers is pointless. Not sure what it proves. It's a waste of 20 million dollars. 20 million is small compared to the budget, true, but it's still 20 million. Beyond this, the social and economic cost isn't part of that budget. Nitpicking to businesses doesn't aid the economy.

Then there's the WTF part. As article states, no other place in the world has walmart change their name but Quebec wants it, what's your take on that?
You do know that the OQLF isn't blowing it's entire budget on this, right? And bringing up the agency's budget and giving a little perspective is an entirely relevent considering you're the one who brought up the financial aspect. Considering your beloved liberals' infrastructure programs are now billions over-budget or in some cases haven't been budgeted at all, perhaps you should turn your attention to that if you are serious about decrying governement waste. Btw it's the companies that are binging the matter to court, and up to now the OQLF havent given an ultimatum or fine at all.

As for the issue itself, the first result in google images is below, and Walmart actually operates in many countries under entirely different banners, including Bompreço in Brazil and ASDA in the UK.

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I think there are a plenty of reasons to avoid doing business with Walmart, and the language in their banner isn't at the top of the list.


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You do know that the OQLF isn't blowing it's entire budget on this, right? And bringing up the agency's budget and giving a little perspective is an entirely relevent considering you're the one who brought up the financial aspect. Considering your beloved liberals' infrastructure programs are now billions over-budget or in some cases haven't been budgeted at all, perhaps you should turn your attention to that if you are serious about decrying governement waste. Btw it's the companies that are binging the matter to court, and up to now the OQLF havent given an ultimatum or fine at all.

As for the issue itself, the first result in google images is below, and Walmart actually operates in many countries under entirely different banners, including Bompreço in Brazil and ASDA in the UK.

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I think there are a plenty of reasons to avoid doing business with Walmart, and the language in their banner isn't at the top of the list.
You should re-read. I stated that it started in liberals so it's not a PQ matter.

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Wasn't worthy of another thread.

Considering the thread refers a lot to language debate is that the best answer you have?
I think I clearly stated it has a lot to do with the language debate. If you couldn't see past the obvious language debate reference being a waste of resources, then I don't know what to tell you. It's not about the 20 mil, it's about they invest 20 mil for ********.

WTF does ASDA have to do with the language debate? Also, ASDA is part of the wal-mart family, it is NOT wal-mart.

Bompreço isn't the same company translated. It's an entirely different logo, name and entity.

Your comparisons aren't even relevant. The best you had was Wal-mart was kept in China but a banner was added under it. That's quite contrary to switching the name to chinese. The trademark stayed the same but a 2nd language was added, one probably saying "supercenter" in chinese and not actually wal-mart in chinese, because you know, walmart isn't actually a word that can be translated.

Is provigo the same as loblaws? Is the fact the same company operates under different chains related to language??? It's called branding. In fact a lot of companies are bought under a certain name by BIG chains but the name is retained.

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Asda, which at the time owned 230 stores and had planned to merge with Kingfisher plc, was purchased by Wal-Mart on 26 July 1999 for £6.7 billion.

After the takeover Asda continued to maintain its headquarters at the then newly opened "Asda House". This building was one of the first of the new large office blocks to open as part of the redevelopment of the huge area south of the River Aire in Leeds city centre, in the Holbeck district, West Yorkshire.
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Bompreço is a chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets in Brazil. Its name means "good price" in Portuguese. As of December 2005, Bompreço is owned by Walmart Stores, Inc.

Bompreço operates mainly in northeastern Brazil, in the Bahia and Pernambuco states of Brazil.

The operating company, Wal-Mart Brasil, has its headquarters in Barueri, São Paulo State.Prior to the buyout, it was an independent company, Bompreço S.A. Supermercados do Nordeste, headquartered in Iputinga, Recife, Pernambuco.
You are in a world of your own. Your closing line about 'language in banner not being at the top of the reasons', is it actually a reason to begin with? It's actually on this 'list'??? You haven't said otherwise, merely suggested there's other reasons to dislike walmart which have priority. There is no language debate from walmart. Walmart isn't even a real word. If I call a store DNLENQLEQ do I need to call it Marche de DNLENQLEQ???

Jean Coutu isn't called John Coutu Stores in Ontario is it?

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You should re-read. I stated that it started in liberals so it's not a PQ matter.

I think I clearly stated it has a lot to do with the language debate. If you couldn't see past the obvious language debate reference being a waste of resources, then I don't know what to tell you. It's not about the 20 mil, it's about they invest 20 mil for ********.
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So you think the OQLF's entire budget is wasted. Good luck with that, you obviously have no idea of what they do. At all.

WTF does ASDA have to do with the language debate? Also, ASDA is part of the wal-mart family, it is NOT wal-mart.

Bompreço isn't the same company translated. It's an entirely different logo, name and entity.

Your comparisons aren't even relevant. The best you had was Wal-mart was kept in China but a banner was added under it. That's quite contrary to switching the name to chinese. The trademark stayed the same but a 2nd language was added, one probably saying "supercenter" in chinese and not actually wal-mart in chinese, because you know, walmart isn't actually a word that can be translated.

Is provigo the same as loblaws? Is the fact the same company operates under different chains related to language??? It's called branding. In fact a lot of companies are bought under a certain name by BIG chains but the name is retained.
Ugh. I don't know how you manage to stuff so much wrong in so few sentences. If you had read the article you quoted, or knew anything about the matter at all, you would have know that the suggestion (and I'm not necessarily agreeing with it) was to add "Les magasins" in front of Walmart. Exactly like in other foreign markets like China.

Yes, Provigo is part of Loblaws' BRANDING strategy for Québec. Just like Bompreço is Wallmart's identity in Brasil and ASDA in the UK, and Maison Sony is The Sony Store's identity in Québec. Same this with La Baie and The Bay. Get it? Now what was the objection to Les Magasins Walmart as the company's branding for Québec again?

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You are in a world of your own. Your closing line about 'language in banner not being at the top of the reasons', is it actually a reason to begin with? It's actually on this 'list'??? You haven't said otherwise, merely suggested there's other reasons to dislike walmart which have priority. There is no language debate from walmart. Walmart isn't even a real word. If I call a store DNLENQLEQ do I need to call it Marche de DNLENQLEQ???
Yes, of course I have a list. That was the whole point about that sentence. You're a little slow on the uptake, aren't you?

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Ugh. I don't know how you manage to stuff so much wrong in so few sentences. If you had read the article you quoted, or knew anything about the matter at all, you would have know that the suggestion (and I'm not necessarily agreeing with it) was to add "Les magasins" in front of Walmart. Exactly like in other foreign markets like China.

Yes, Provigo is part of Loblaws' BRANDING strategy for Québec. Just like Bompreço is Wallmart's identity in Brasil and ASDA in the UK, and Maison Sony is The Sony Store's identity in Québec. Same this with La Baie and The Bay. Get it? Now what was the objection to Les Magasins Walmart as the company's branding for Québec again?



Yes, of course I have a list. That was the whole point about that sentence. You're a little slow on the uptake, aren't you?
Bold vs picture you posted:

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I see Wal-Mart, I don't see anything before or after wal-mart name. On a different line, we probably see a translation for 'super center'.

In regards to the other markets, they bought existing businesses with those names. They did NOT create the business with that name in foreign markets. There's a big difference to the origin of the name.

I'm amazed at how slow you are at people using your tactics against you.

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I don't really feel like making another Quebec politics thread so relevant to discussion of other thread which is closed now:

http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/restauran...-tax-1.1048985

I think it isn't good practice to make retroactive taxes. I'm not sure why they are really trying to do this now.

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I don't really feel like making another Quebec politics thread so relevant to discussion of other thread which is closed now:

http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/restauran...-tax-1.1048985

I think it isn't good practice to make retroactive taxes. I'm not sure why they are really trying to do this now.
I heard about this not he way to school today. Really bad for smaller businesses. There has to be more to this because it sounds straight up ridiculous.

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I don't really feel like making another Quebec politics thread so relevant to discussion of other thread which is closed now:

http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/restauran...-tax-1.1048985

I think it isn't good practice to make retroactive taxes. I'm not sure why they are really trying to do this now.
Just incredible. One of the most ridiculous concepts I've ever heard of.

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Bold vs picture you posted:

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I see Wal-Mart, I don't see anything before or after wal-mart name. On a different line, we probably see a translation for 'super center'.

In regards to the other markets, they bought existing businesses with those names. They did NOT create the business with that name in foreign markets. There's a big difference to the origin of the name.

I'm amazed at how slow you are at people using your tactics against you.
This is just ridiculous, and I feel like I'm arguing with a five year old. The funny little squiggles are called "simplified chinese characters". This is a language that is different from english. Just like french, you see. Adding something like big store in chinese on the banner is exactly like adding magasin, which is the french translation for the word store.

And it doesn't matter how Wallmart acquired Bompreço and ASDA, because nothing is preventing them from converting them to Wallmart, except the desire to reach out to those consumers in different countries with more appropriate brands. Like Shoppers drug mart is Pharmaprix, or On The Run is Marché Express, or Giant Tiger is Tigre Géant. They want to appear to be local businesses because that generally appeals to consumers.

Now was that very hard to understand?

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I heard about this not he way to school today. Really bad for smaller businesses. There has to be more to this because it sounds straight up ridiculous.
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Just incredible. One of the most ridiculous concepts I've ever heard of.
It might be inconvenient for restaurant owners, but it's a way of making sure they don't just raise their prices and stiff you on the difference between the old tax and the new tax.

What probably happens is that liquor taxes are paid by restaurants when they purchase their stock from the distributor, because it would be impossible to calculate separately on the bill. So the tax is already included on the price that you see on the menu.

If restaurants were not forced to pay the tax on their existing stock, they'd end up with a mix of old and new bottles and just charge the increased price for everything anyways and pocket the difference. This is actually fairer to the consumer, and the operators are going to get their money back when they sell their liquor. The actual tax that they will have to pay upfront is a tiny fraction of the total value of their existing stock (38¢ per 750 ml wine bottle).

IMO restaurant owners are just posturing. It would have take months or years for some places to sell their existing stocks of wine, so for that entire time they would have made an extra profit on the unsuspecting consumer's back.


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I think it's mathematically or physically impossible in this universe.If only for the fact the next mayor is going to be on close watch the next mayor can't do worst than Tremblay.I can't believe people kept voting for this guy when he was clear from day one that he was a spineless man.

I still remember this interview where the interviewer clearly asked him if he believed in Noah's Ark and he answered yes with shame on his face.No wonder he couldn't fix anything , he probably lives in his fantasy world where everything is being taken cared of by some magical phenomenon.But he's the worst kind of fairy tales believer , the one that is half-ashamed to believe in them.Yikes.This man represented 2 millions of people.

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A man who believes this stuff shouldn't be in control of a 2 million population.You change the key words like God , Noah Ark and vessel with some other similar but yet different enough words and people will suggest you take a trip to the psychiatric hospital , nevermind trying to become mayor.
To be fair, to say you believe in Noah's Ark doesn't necessarily mean you believe the Biblical story is all literally true. The ship itself isn't that hard to believe in. The fact that a dude put a bunch of animals on it isn't all that hard to believe either.

I am not sure that I quite believe that God decided to wreak vengeance on the world by killing all humans with a flood, but we're not sure Coderre believes that either.

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To be fair, to say you believe in Noah's Ark doesn't necessarily mean you believe the Biblical story is all literally true. The ship itself isn't that hard to believe in. The fact that a dude put a bunch of animals on it isn't all that hard to believe either.

I am not sure that I quite believe that God decided to wreak vengeance on the world by killing all humans with a flood, but we're not sure Coderre believes that either.
I was talking about Tremblay.I'm sure he truly believes it , he's a world class moron.

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A nice tweet from the 2008 olympic canadian flag bearer after the game, it's good to know we are well represented as proud members of the canadian federation:



Funny, no medias talking about this.


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A nice tweet from the 2008 olympic canadian flag bearer after the game, it's good to know we are well represented as proud members of the canadian federation:



Funny, no medias talking about this.
Are you surprised? The staunch defenders of minority language rights who usually inhabit this thread seem indifferent, as well.

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Are you surprised? The staunch defenders of minority language rights who usually inhabit this thread seem indifferent, as well.
Meh.

You'll find worse crap directed at francophones in the comments section of every online Canadian media. It's not that big of a deal, it's not as if a francophone was dissing the english. Then THAT would be front-page news!

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