Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Tony Clement and The Great Lake Scam
Good Lordy...I mean good lardy. You can't trust those Cons as far as you can spit, and they can squeal.
For they will strip most of our lakes, rivers, and creeks of any environmental protection.
Just not the ones in their ridings.
While revisions to the Navigable Waters Protection Act has stripped federal oversight from thousands of Canadian waterways, 90 per cent of the lakes that will still be designated as protected are in Tory territory, a Citizen analysis shows.
And wouldn't you know it eh? It just so happens that a large number of those lucky lakes are in Tony Clement's riding:
The list of lakes includes those surrounded by wealthy cottagers north of Toronto, in the Muskoka district of the riding held by Treasury Board President Tony Clement.
In Clement’s riding of Parry Sound–Muskoka, for example, a dozen lakes retain the protection that government has lifted from thousands of other bodies of water across the country.
Because you know, building a crummy gazebo in the middle of nowhere with Porky Action Plan dough won't buy you many votes in this neighbourhood...
Empty lots on Lake Rosseau and its equally affluent neighbours, Lake Muskoka and Joseph Lake, start around $1 million. “Cottages” on their winding shores — typically luxury homes — routinely sell for between $2.5 million and $5 million.
And the last thing Tony "Coolio" Clement needs is angry Hollywood stars making him look like a nerd again...
But then, according to the Con Ministry of Propaganda and Disinformation, Tony had nothing to do with it. It's just a coincidence. The government isn't stripping away environmental protections, it's just cutting red tape.
Or as the Con Transport Minister Denis "Dumbo" Lebel attempted to claim in the Commons today, it's about science and "navigation."
That's why they're putting it in Jimbo Flaherty's new Trojan Horse budget.
And for more information please contact the Canadian Construction Association:
Jean Crowder stood and wondered why various waterways in British Columbia were no longer to be protected. What of the Cowichan? The Campbell? And the Bella Coola? Mr. Lebel stood and referred her to the kind words of the Canadian Construction Association. “We want to help the country develop projects not for small, small rivers or small places where we do not have to consider the water,” he attempted to explain.
Great eh? You don't know whether to laugh, boo, or shout "I hate Big Brother. !!!!"
Or in my case run down to the beach, light a huge bonfire, and dance around my kayak, while renewing my vows to defeat those shameless Cons. Who are not only turning our parliament into a farce; Orwell or Kafka as re-imagined by the Three Stooges.
They are also destroying our beautiful country.
For when the Cons say there are only a handful of waterways worth protecting.
I don't believe them...
How could anyone believe them ?
Until the day we save our Canada.
Until the day we defeat them...
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