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March 24th, 2015
MP Larry Miller Supports Extended Mission against ISIL
Ottawa, ON - Today, the Rt. Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, announced that the Government will be bringing a motion before the House of Commons to seek Parliamentary support to extend and expand the current military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, announced that he will support this motion when it is brought before the House of Commons.
The Prime Minister...
Trending #4 on Twitter. Newspaper stories in national dailies. Clips on network television and conversations on both CBC and Talk Radio. Seven word quotes that fit easily in soundbites and headlines.
This week Owen Sound and Grey County have had free "ink and air" worth millions of dollars in the advertising world; attention that marketers only dream about.
Is there really "no such thing as bad publicity"?
You may have voted for Larry Miller as your MP. You may agree with his feelings about the Supreme Court decision that the Conservative government's ban on wearing face coverings in citizenship ceremonies violated Canada's Citizenship Act. But you have also paid taxes to create economic development and tourism strategies at both the city and county levels and offer incentives to prospective developers. Has this week's focus on our region leveraged this investment in a positive way?
Re: Larry Miller; "stay the hell where you came from".
I just listened to the CFOS Open Line with Bill Murdoch gathering reactions on Larry Miller telling Muslim women who want to wear the niqab while taking the citizenship oath to "stay the hell where you came from". This discussion is not about religious beliefs and what we may or may not find find appropriate expressions at the citizenship ceremony. This discussion needs to be about the sometimes veiled and this time manifest expression of hatred against certain immigrants.
Attention young filmmakers! The libraries of Bruce and Grey counties want your films for the 2015 Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival to be held at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinemas on April 20, 2015.
Enter for a chance to see your film on the big screen at the Owen Sound Galaxy Cinema, and a chance to win $150, a GoPro Camera or tickets to the United Way's Starlight Film Festival. Some films from the Grey Bruce Youth Film Festival are also selected to be screened at the Meaford International Film Festival.
In addition to the junior, senior and people's choice categories, this year's festival features an additional category sponsored by the City of Owen Sound. Films that prominently feature the City as a setting will be eligible to win a GoPro Camera.