Wind to politicians: ‘Fuck your signs’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Wind to politicians: ‘Fuck your signs’

The Maritimes — After an autumn weather bomb detonated in Atlantic Canada on Thursday, there was one very visible victim of the blast. Today, elections signs for the 2019 federal candidates were almost completely obliterated by the 90 km/h gusts barrelling through the region — only days before voters go to the polls in the…

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Listicle: Top 6 things to watch for in tonight’s Leaders’ Debate

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Listicle: Top 6 things to watch for in tonight’s Leaders’ Debate

Ottawa — It’s debate night in Canada! Just like February 29, today is a day that comes only once every four years and political junkies are super-excited. For everyone else, it’s the night where politicians take over your TV and your shows get all screwed up. But if you do happen to watch for the…

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Trudeau and Scheer face off in the first Manatee Leaders’ Debate

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Trudeau and Scheer face off in the first Manatee Leaders’ Debate

New Brunswick — As the campaign closes in on its final days, the election race is tied neck-and-neck between Liberal loverboy Justin Trudeau and Conservative captain Andrew Scheer. Last night, the leaders of Canada’s political parties hit the hustings for their first live debate with badass moderator Hugh Manatee. Watch Hugh ask the tough questions…

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N.B. apologizes to Jagmeet Singh for not caring about NDP

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: N.B. apologizes to Jagmeet Singh for not caring about NDP

Saint John — Just days after a heartfelt and sincere apology from Jagmeet Singh for not visiting New Brunswick before the election was called, New Brunswickers are now also apologizing to him for not losing any sleep over it in the first place. The party’s leader — who until very recently had no candidates running…

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New ‘orangeface’ picture of Trudeau emerges

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: New ‘orangeface’ picture of Trudeau emerges

Ottawa — Just days after “brownface” and “blackface” pictures emerged causing a political firestorm in the Trudeau campaign, a new photo of the prime minister in controversial makeup has emerged. This time, the relatively recent photo depicts Trudeau wearing orange makeup on his face with a ridiculous blondish wig covering his hair. The photo was…

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Reduce immigration of Maxime Bernier, say NB’ers

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Reduce immigration of Maxime Bernier, say NB’ers

Saint John — As Canada’s own Trump-wannabe starts his election campaign stops in New Brunswick today, a group of citizens want to make sure he feels unwelcome in the Picture Province. In fact, they want to make sure that People’s Party Leader Maxime Bernier — best known for his denial of climate change, use of…

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Politicians reveal campaign promises to ‘The Manatee News’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Politicians reveal campaign promises to ‘The Manatee News’

An author once wrote that, “Liars make the best promises.” And Canadians are about to hear a lot of promises from our political leaders over the next 6 weeks. Our intrepid reporter, Hugh Manatee, went to the streets of Canada today to ask voters what promises they expect from politicians during this election campaign. And,…

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Report: Every goddamn road is under construction

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Report: Every goddamn road is under construction

Saint John — In a social media post released earlier today, a New Brunswick man claimed that every “goddamn road in the effin’ province” is under construction. Moreover, he advised that said construction is really “pissing [him] off” and he alleged that now it takes him “forever” to get to and from work each day….

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