With the Ontario provincial election campaign still extremely close
(warning: PDF link) in its last days, the Conservative party sends out a gay-baiting and trans-baiting direct-mail ad
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The Government of Canada has fallen
after a 156-145 contempt motion passed in Parliament. The contempt motion came after a Parliamentary committee found
(PDF link) that the government failed to provide adequate information on the costs of crime legislation.
Stephen Harper will go to the Governor-General on Saturday to request an election.