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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:49 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:56 pm 
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Why are you questioning Disco Boy? After all, he studied economics.

Goddamn, that's hilarious.


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Information on immigration and citizenship applications.
Canada – Permanent and Temporary Residents
Permanent residents by category 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 YTD Total Q2 YTD
Family class 17,725 66,242 17,220 65,581 16,841 65,206 16,192 60,223 14,818 26,870 56,447 17,730 32,051
Economic immigrants 34,122 131,244 43,129 149,069 44,103 153,492 55,093 186,919 44,323 75,520 156,119 45,915 79,859
Refugees 7,138 27,954 5,892 21,858 5,928 22,850 6,763 24,697 6,481 10,980 27,872 6,479 11,524
Other immigrants 2,665 11,312 3,006 10,736 2,779 10,625 2,748 8,845 2,072 3,890 8,305 2,613 4,882
Category not stated 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 7 0 2 3 0 5
Total – Permanent Residents 61,650 236,753 69,248 247,246 69,651 252,174 80,798 280,691 67,694 117,262 248,746 72,737 128,321

Temporary residents by yearly status 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 Total Q2 YTD Total Q2 YTD
Foreign workers 52,612 163,537 60,371 190,759 57,215 176,770 56,759 179,120 60,113 105,443 190,679 68,499 117,940
Foreign students 9,247 73,775 10,097 79,269 10,056 84,866 12,366 95,251 11,005 26,901 98,378 11,855 27,510
Humanitarian population 5,764 29,588 8,719 37,945 9,687 34,183 5,503 24,914 5,786 12,043 26,362 5,208 10,927
Other 19,463 88,929 20,936 89,422 19,341 84,322 20,272 80,498 18,852 36,225 82,760 22,190 45,174
Total Entries – Temporary Residents 87,086 355,829 100,123 397,395 96,299 380,141 94,900 379,783 95,756 180,612 398,179 107,752 201,551

Source: CIC, Research DataMart, 2nd Quarter 2012
Citizenship at a Glance

*As of December 2, 2009 data for proof applications closed for other reasons could not be successfully downloaded.
Citizenship Calendar year Year to date
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011
(Jan-Jun) 2012
(Jan-Jun)
GRANTS
Applications Received 227,520 242,400 232,960 208,800 223,040 104,800 145,920
Ceremonies Completed 2,802 2,011 1,957 1,723 2,204 708 520
New Canadian Citizens 199,860 176,556 156,338 143,588 181,253 100,127 71,402
Inventory 189,886 222,594 259,709 290,854 280,233 n/a 266,492
PROOFS
Applications Received 60,107 56,753 57,724 52,381 53,306 26,974 33,352
Total Outcomes
Approved 56,733 41,507 75,192 69,733 66,441 36,774 24,629
Refused 89 56 242 627 416 249 210
Closed for other Reasons* n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Inventory 35,917 53,918 43,362 24,475 12,845 8,815 15,328

Source: CIC, Operational Databases, 2nd Quarter 2012
Quarterly Administrative Data Release – Additional Tables

Additional statistical tables are available through the Government of Canada's Open Data website – http://www.data.gc.ca. These tables, on the permanent and temporary resident streams, provide more detailed information on applications received, application outcomes, visas issued, processing times, inventory at selection and final decision stages, entries of temporary residents and immigration of permanent residents.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:24 pm 
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I'm flabbergasted. I'll never doubt you again, downer.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:38 pm 
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You see, kids, quoting posters OUT OF CONTEXT and denying FACTS, are just some of the things that happen when assholes can't take it whenever they've either been a) shown evidence that clearly indicates they're more than likely wrong or b) PROVEN wrong.

What can you do? Oh well...

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:56 pm 
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What can you do?

Post more facts!
But only the ones you have uncovered personally.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:05 pm 
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What can you do?

Post more facts!
But only the ones you have uncovered personally.


Alternatively, you can roam local streets, accosting anonymous passers-by for their views, to arrive at the balanced opinion that the UK does not belong to Europe and that you have uncovered the meaning of life.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:21 pm 
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What can you do?

Post more facts!
But only the ones you have uncovered personally.


Ohhhhhhh, ok! You mean FACTS that state Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the like are in West & Central Europe?!

Caputh wrote:
Alternatively, you can roam local streets, accosting anonymous passers-by for their views, to arrive at the balanced opinion that the UK does not belong to Europe and that you have uncovered the meaning of life.


But I thought the meaning of life was that Socialism (you know, good old Government dictator over your life, disguised as equality) is the way of the future?!










The FUTURE?!

Yes, the FUTURE!

That's unless David Duchovny has something to say about it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g-s7XN20HE

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:15 pm 
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Ohhhhhhh, ok! You mean FACTS that state Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the like are in West & Central Europe?!

And the FACT that the UN report that you and I were discussing says that Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the like are in West & Central Europe http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and ... 012009.pdf. Pages 6 -7.

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Caputh wrote:
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Ohhhhhhh, ok! You mean FACTS that state Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the like are in West & Central Europe?!

And the FACT that the UN report that you and I were discussing says that Finland, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the like are in West & Central Europe http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and ... 012009.pdf. Pages 6 -7.


But you're forgetting about the FACT (since all one has to do is peruse a map to find out) that they're technically not.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:56 am 
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Blame the UN then, don't blame me. :P (BTW Spain and Portugal look pretty west on my map, south-west admittedly, but west all the same. But perhaps the map you are using is the same one that informed you that "technically" the UK and Ireland don't belong to Europe )

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Disco Boy -- Canada's answer to Trendmonger.


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Discomonger or Trendy-Boy :?

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John Kerry replaces Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:55 pm 
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Pope Jim wrote:
Disco Boy -- Canada's answer to Trendmonger.


Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
Discomonger or Trendy-Boy :?



He's more like Isaac than Trendy, though in a sense, he is the Trendmonger of Ron Paul supporters. He even makes people who like Ron Paul hate him, exactly like Trendy with Zappa. He doesn't take being repeatedly proven wrong too well.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:12 pm 
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They have a bridge, its kind of like putting a ring on it, its yours now... :mrgreen:

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Hey, we've got a fucking channel tunnel man! We could have built a bridge, but we built a tunnel.
(I tend to take the ferry myself)



Isn't that like compairing a wedding ring to a butt plug... :mrgreen:

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downer mydnyte wrote:
Disco Boy wrote:
What can you do?

Post more facts!
But only the ones you have uncovered personally.


Alternatively, you can roam local streets, accosting anonymous passers-by for their views, to arrive at the balanced opinion that the UK does not belong to Europe and that you have uncovered the meaning of life.



That should fit his bully boy mode perfectly, although he is more of the on-line type, they can hide behind their anonymity... :smoke:


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John Kerry replaces Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.

If he gets confirmed by the Senate. You never know with these guys. They already scuttled Rice for the same position.......

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Blame the UN then, don't blame me. :P (BTW Spain and Portugal look pretty west on my map, south-west admittedly, but west all the same. But perhaps the map you are using is the same one that informed you that "technically" the UK and Ireland don't belong to Europe )


Give me a break.

No, Spain and Portugal are not west, they're south, or south-west AT BEST, which is a major stretch. And again, there are PLENTY of people who disagree that Ireland and UK are part of Europe.

Anyway, the point here is that report is NOT credible.

Pope Jim wrote:
Disco Boy -- Canada's answer to Trendmonger.


Says the poster who can't win an argument with me to save his life, so he resorts to ad-hominems.

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He's more like Isaac than Trendy, though in a sense, he is the Trendmonger of Ron Paul supporters. He even makes people who like Ron Paul hate him, exactly like Trendy with Zappa. He doesn't take being repeatedly proven wrong too well.


Says the poster who thinks anybody who posts a pic of a hoodie or isn't an Obama supporter is automatically a racist and a Nazi.

Take a fucking pill, you sick fuck.

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That should fit his bully boy mode perfectly, although he is more of the on-line type, they can hide behind their anonymity... :smoke:


Says the poster who doesn't take responsibility for his actions because of not being able to back up his claims against me that state I've made "out-right lies" & " half-truths."

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Put armed police in every school, NRA urges

The National Rifle Association on Friday called for armed police officers at every school in the nation, offering a defiant challenge to President Obama’s push for stricter gun control laws and potentially setting up a fierce legislative battle early next year.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:25 pm 
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He's apparently unaware the Columbine had 2 armed guards, both of whom took shots at Harris.

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Put armed police in every school, NRA urges

The National Rifle Association on Friday called for armed police officers at every school in the nation, offering a defiant challenge to President Obama’s push for stricter gun control laws and potentially setting up a fierce legislative battle early next year.

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I am by no means an NRA supporter but I've had similar thoughts after this latest tragedy. Most schools in the small town I'm from (at least the middle schools and high schools) have some sort of semi-regular police presence already. Having a trained officer sure beats having fences and metal detectors everywhere. I saw some nut on Piers Morgan who thought all teachers should be strapped. Now that is nuts. But nothing wrong with having a calm , trained police presence in most segments of society. That's what they're for isn't it? Only problem is my town just cut another officer for budgetary reasons. It seems police are spread too thin as it is.


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Four simple facts should clear this up:
1) In 2010 there were 310 homicides in Detroit. A mile away in Windsor, Canada there were none. They both have same movies and video games...

2) Japan is also noted for their many popular video games and movies and still very few homicides...

3) There has not been a case in the last thirty years where armed civilians stopped mass shootings

4) Who profits most when homicides occur? Flies, bacteria, lawyers and gun sellers.

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Four simple facts should clear this up:
1) In 2010 there were 310 homicides in Detroit. A mile away in Windsor, Canada there were none. They both have same movies and video games...


As of 2011, Detroit's Combined Statistical Area population was over 5.2 million and Windsor's population was 210,891.

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2) Japan is also noted for their many popular video games and movies and still very few homicides...


Hmmm. Maybe that's because many Japanese people are super-busy-world-renown-over-achievers who produce much of the world's video games, movies and developing technological advancements, etc,...

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3) There has not been a case in the last thirty years where armed civilians stopped mass shootings


Well, duh!

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4) Who profits most when homicides occur? Flies, bacteria, lawyers and gun sellers.


So because some people earn money/make a living from the sale of firearms means they should automatically be banned?


Btw, despite the fact I'm not a fan of prohibition, I would probably agree with you that assault weapons, like machine guns, etc., should be banned, since there really isn't a practical use for them unless you're going to kill somebody/something. But unfortunately, your above points fail at making that argument...

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It's the stupidest idea I've ever heard. I know what I (self-professed child hater since childhood) would eventually do if I was stuck every day in a school with pesky kids and a gun in my hand. Besides, wee ones could easily snatch a gun out of teacher's pocket.

Thanks for posting that page, simplex II, very interesting read!

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