Dazzle

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  1. I'm on the highway quite a lot, and the people who pass me are people who are legit speeding. LOL. Mind you, I stay on the rightest of right lanes.
  2. So you're that guy who raises our ICBC rates, thanks a lot buddy.
  3. Kids these days... haha. They just assume that NHL players mail it in on a regular basis. More than likely it's a fit issue. Eriksson's really not that bad of a player.
  4. A majority's not happening haha. Scheer's not that popular. Trudeau won a majority with his 'positive', youthful campaign. His image has since tarnished, but Scheer definitely does not exude the same level of 'charisma'. Not being biased here. No chance it's a majority, IMHO, but we shall see.
  5. I think we can pretty much rule out Green. NDP has come up with a very strong campaign. Singh might not be Layton but he seems like a breath of fresh air. I think NDP will surprise this election.
  6. I stand corrected. Thank you for the source. I don't tailgate but now I know for sure it is indeed illegal now.
  7. Yes, I completely agree. This is our responsiblility; however it means little if the biggest polluters (US/China) are not doing their share of the work. In terms of economy, we need to find a way where we can keep people gainfully employed. Trudeau Sr. was infamous for how he treated Albertans, so having his son come to power wasn't going to make them happy. What I don't really like was Trudeau had more or less neglected the Maritimes, in which the whole area was red. I feel like they weren't given much love, so I would assume the Liberals will lose a lot of seats here. Maybe to the NDP. I'm guessing Lib or Conservative minority. It's not going to be a majority. Both parties have screwed up too much.
  8. That's really sad. We all know that Conservatives don't take climate change very seriously. We've seen it with Harper and again, with Scheer. But at the same time, the Green party takes things to an extreme. There has to be a happy medium while we transition. As @Ryan Strome says, we can't nuke our economy too. There's too much going on right now to unplug everything.
  9. https://globalnews.ca/news/5971344/canada-election-climate-change-promises/#NDP This is a pretty good read. Again, for the Conservatives - pretty vague in terms of commitment. Libs and NDP seem to be promising a lot, but we've seen what happens with promises. As it is, Conservatives are not doing enough for climate change. Conservatives: June 19: Scheer reveals a climate plan with $2.5 billion worth of pledges, which he says will focus on “tech, not taxes.” This plan includes a vow to repeal the tanker ban and energy project impact assessment changes put in place by the federal Liberals and vows to create a new set of emissions standards. Sept. 13: Scheer promises to bring back the public transit tax credit, which the party says is part of its environmental plan. Sept. 14: Scheer says a Conservative government would cancel the carbon tax. Sept. 25: Tories promise to provide eligible households with a 20 per cent refundable tax credit for green improvements to their homes of between $1,000 and $20,000 as part of a two-year program. Liberals: March 19: Liberals table the federal budget, outlining a series of promises pegged on re-election. Some key promises include the creation of a Canadian Drug Agency, $300 million in incentives for those buying zero-emission vehicles and help with cheaper mortgages for first-time homebuyers. June 10: Trudeau announces Liberals will ban “harmful” single-use plastics, such as forks and takeout containers, by 2021. Sept. 24: The Liberals promise that, if re-elected, they will implement “legally binding” targets to make Canada’s carbon emissions net-zero by 2050. They do not include details of how they plan to do that or if penalties would be put in place. Sept. 25: Liberals pledge to provide homeowners and landlords with an interest-free loan of up to $40,000 to pay for environmental retrofits, create a Net-Zero Homes Grant of up to $5,000 for people who buy newly built homes certified as zero-emissions, spend $100 million on skills training for workers to conduct energy audits, retrofits and net-zero home construction, create a low-cost national flood insurance program and a national plan to help relocate homeowners in high-risk flood zones, spend $150 million to complete flood mapping in every province and territory and design a disaster assistance benefit through the employment insurance system. This pledge also includes a promise to cut taxes for clean technology companies. Sept. 26: Trudeau pledges that one-fourth of Canada’s land and one-fourth of its oceans will be given protected status by 2025, and 30 per cent by 2030, under a re-elected Liberal government. Sept. 27: Trudeau promises that a re-elected Liberal government would pay to plant two billion trees over the next decade as part of a wider $3-billion effort to use nature to combat climate change, and exceed the targets laid out under the Paris Agreement. Oct. 8: Trudeau promises to help northern, remote and Indigenous communities transition from diesel power to renewable energy sources by 2030. NDP: May 13: Singh outlines a plan for climate change, saying he would help cut Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions almost in half over the next decade and leverage the federal government’s procurement purchasing power to prioritize investments in clean technology companies and converting federal fleets to use zero-emission vehicles. Sept. 14: Singh says an NDP government would establish cash incentives to encourage new car buyers to buy zero-emission cars built in Canada. Sept. 22: Singh says the NDP would expand federal funding by $2.5 billion to help communities respond to disasters and adapt infrastructure to withstand floods and other extreme weather events. Sept. 24: Singh says an NDP government would build a cross-Canada corridor to carry clean energy. The NDP leader also pledges to convert all public transit systems in Canada to electric vehicles by 2030. Sept. 27: Singh pledges to create a $40-million plan to help safeguard Canada’s coastlines, creating a fund to protect salmon, reinforce the coast guard and clean up abandoned vessels.
  10. I know you're not arguing FOR tailgating, but I'm not sure if it's "illegal". It's just that when you tailgate someone and you get into rear-ender, you are automatically at fault unless a witness can vouch for you. Good luck with that. The lesson today is: don't tailgate, kids. Edit: It IS illegal after all.
  11. You missed the point of my sentence. Tailgating is stupid because you are putting yourself at risk for an accident. I think most people understand that the left lane is for faster cars, but for those who don't remember/don't realize, you could either flash your lights or honk at him/her. Tailgating is really not a good solution.
  12. I know he's not popular. But his policy to get rid of the carbon tax was not well thought out. It was one of his biggest platforms. Now, we have Scheer doing the exact same thing, yet he doesn't have a solution either about how 'it' (climate crisis) will be dealt with. Again, not saying carbon taxes is the end-all for success. It's still the better option than doing nothing. Imposing tariffs will not do anything. It will actually hurt the economy.
  13. Conservatives do. It's no surprise that Ford is in fact a Conservative. Regardless, is there a better solution put into place? Ford doesn't, and he seemed to have all the answers when he got elected. I wrote a paper on carbon tax (I was arguing for it), and I knew Doug Ford was going to be trouble based on this policy alone. If you look into the data, you'd find that carbon tax may not be the best solution, but it is somewhat of a solution. Is it good enough? Probably not. But removing carbon tax doesn't seem to be the answer. The peer reviewed journals also seem to agree. When you have a politician parroting what Ford did, that's a problem. There is no real alternative to carbon tax. We all collectively have to find alternative measures to fuel our cars and/or houses.
  14. It was either NJ or New York. Both of these teams "jumped" in the draft, if I recall.
  15. What is your take on this? https://globalnews.ca/news/6023100/takeaways-conservative-platform/ In a bid to make life more affordable, the party is promising relief from income tax in a number of ways. Scheer is also pledging to axe the carbon tax and slash billions of dollars from the federal budget in order to eliminate the deficit. Doug Ford did the same/similar thing in Ontario. It's blown up in his face.