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Sen. Mike Duffy’s Scandal Torpedoes Nigel Wright: Canadians React

Stephen Harper (Photo: Remy Steinegger)

PM Stephen Harper’s chief of staff Nigel Wright resigned early Sunday following last week’s revelation that he cut a $90,000 personal cheque to cover Sen. Mike Duffy’s fraudulent Senate expense claims. The announcement has set the Twitterverse on fire. “Mr Wright’s resignation doesn’t end the matter – how and why was this deal done,” tweeted former Liberal leader… Read More

Canadians overwhelmingly reject Don Cherry’s sexist remarks

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  Canadians have strongly rejected react to Don Cherry’s suggestion that women aren’t equal with men and that female reporters should be barred from male dressing rooms. The 79-year old CBC hockey broadcaster made the sexist comments on Saturday night during his weekly Coach’s Corner part of the popular “Hockey Night in Canada” show.