Canadian Robin Hood – take from the rich and give to the poor …

Brayan Topp, one of the candidates for the post of leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, said that wealthy citizens should pay more taxes than they are now.Moreover, the legitimacy of taking money from the rich for distribution among the poor candidate for the leaders (of course, if he takes the post) wants to make a priority for the next one, in almost four years, an NDP election program. It also calls for an increase in corporate taxes and did not rule out that it is considering to raise, and sales taxes – as soon as the Canadian economy will emerge from the crisis.

Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty was quick to assess the ideas of his political opponent. He said that they are “dreams of those who have no sense at all.” Flaherty said that the bulk of the taxes paid by Canadians “middle class”, and tax increases for those who represent only one percent of the population, can not in the least affect the sensitive state revenues in order to change the existing situation.

Although the minister and human rights, calls for the new Democrats are falling on fertile ground: it is the idea to place the responsibility on the wealthiest citizens in the last global economic crisis served as a basis for the movement “Occupy Wall Street” about which we wrote in the previous two editions.

According to the Bureau of Statistics Canada, the richest citizens have earned for the year 2009 11% of all Canadians revenue.…

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Numismatists note: Spirit of Haida-Gvai and gold maple leaf

Ten kilograms pull new Canadian coin, minted at the famous Canadian Mint. This impressive weight is consistent with an equally impressive par: one hundred thousand dollars.

The coin is made of pure gold – 99.9999%. On its obverse – portrait of Elizabeth II, and the reverse – mythological characters by Canadian artist Bill Reid. His works are very popular, one of them you can see a 20-dollar bill: the sculpture “The Spirit of Haida-Gvai”. She decorates and new coin. The basis of the artist’s work are Indian motives.

Only 15 of these coins will be minted. The first of them will go directly to the exhibition in Vancouver. Price coin, of course, will not be equal to its face value; In this unique case, the price is determined by demand on the collector considering its exclusivity and workmanship.

However, the same coin, which is only now, and experts say, will not be the biggest of those that struck at the Canadian Mint. Much more spectacular and famous “Gold Maple Leaf” in denominations of one million Canadian dollars. Since 2007 it was made all five of these unique coins of gold purity “five nines” – 1000 parts by weight has to 999.99 parts gold. Coin weight is 100 kilograms (3,215 troy ounces), diameter – 53 cm, and thickness – three centimeters.

“Gold Maple Leaf” came in first place in the world, leaving behind released in Austria in honor of weighty Philharmonic coin “Big Phil” denomination of 100 thousand euros. Her weight was 31 kilograms.

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Serbia – ten secrets and discoveries

In many ways the creative credo of the rarest on the courage of the writer is contained in her statement, addressed to the friends: “I love and admire the work of any poet, an artist, a creator with the highest civil position, before the wisdom and love of the homeland, its history, before the power of the spirit” .

On the “Literary Page” of our Internet portal published a wonderful form and the content of the “Russian” Detective Svetlana “Cosmic Esperanto: What is the name of God” .In the eve of Christmas in our traditional heading “Point of View”, we offer our readers an opportunity to get acquainted with hot and fine journalism S.Savitskoy “SERBIA – TEN mysteries and discoveries.”

SERBIA – TEN SECRETS AND DISCOVERIES

The assertion that the best Russian – Serbs, in Russia there is a lot of years. But in Belgrade, I heard something else: the best Serbs – is Russian. So, can we one? No better and no worse, and there is a single time large-Slavic fortitude?

Why, toured Europe, I have to return again and again to the Balkans? Why not France, not Belgium, Germany does not care about the nerve? Why Serbia with the first world and the second? And, finally, why NATO bombed either Belarus or Slovakia, or the Czech Republic or Ukraine, or Russia? Why Serbia? WHY???? I’ve been searching for the answer to this question. I found him. Contrary to Serbia. Contrary to Russia. Despite herself. But it had, in the words of Alexander Dol’skij, “found in the skeleton of the cell universe black void, destroy it to the ground” and start looking for a single harmony. And what is it?O Lord! Yes to love!

There, in Serbia once it happened a landmark event. After the bombing I was in a party of schoolchildren and read stories. Bestowed book. Children were asked different questions. But this, this issue is a little girl brought me into a complete stupor:

– A Russian likes to Serbia?

What could I answer her? I? Who I am and what I’m on this planet? “The thing I’m trembling, or have the right” to respond not so much for “Odessa”, and for the power? But on the other hand – I fractal small to large, and my little opinion can induce both love and hate, like war and peace between whole nations, whole worlds. I am at this moment and at this hour – not even the representative of the Russian and Russian-speaking have scattered fragments on the globe without borders of the world, here in the Balkans. Feeling both a reproach and curiosity and craving for the second hot trusting heart, I firmly and gently, looking directly into her eyes, said:

– Do not doubt this. Russian love Serbia!

And then, a few years later, when the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary ambassador of Serbia in Moscow, Jelica Kuriak we had in Balashikha in the museum of fairy tales on the Day of Kindness and gathered students of seven classes of the same approximate age as the one-eyed cute Balkan girl I told them about his predicament, and asked her to answer the question yourself:

– A Russian likes to Serbia? – I asked them.

And the children, not saying a word, and without hesitation, shouted:

– Daaaaaaaa! Russia likes! Loves Serbia!

In Jelica tears ran from his eyes …

Around that time I began the novel “untangle the time”, which brought a lot of discoveries. Recognition and awards. But here’s the paradox. Already released in light of the idea of the novel, dressed in paper and electronic form, continues to excite and encourage the constant search for an answer to the question of the girl. And whether Russia likes to Serbia? Did Serbia loves the world? And if the world loves himself? Why on one side of the black square “barricades” with ice soulless dollar sign stand firmly all NATO countries (I mean the governments of these countries), capable for wiggling his eyebrows invisible owner of “assets” to do something collapses and crises, the 78 days of the 40 countries of the bomb peaceful countryside and the city, and on the other – the Slavs with hot ideas love? Ideas “knight of the round table.” Ideas “not uvoruy”, “Thou shalt not steal,” “Do not commit adultery”, ideas “nobility”.

And I begin to investigate first, “Faith and the truth? This is an idea or an epidemic? For Faith and Truth fought by our ancestors. All of them died. All of us … ”

Now I press on the “end” of the novel “untangle time.” He’s not finished. Again, I repeat: “Get out of colored glass glasses! For his work, my soul! Unravels the time! You still have to say the most important thing! ”

And it turns …

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Laval is looking for a missing woman

Police Laval continues to search for the missing elderly woman. Pierrette Lamy, 72, left his home in a condominium on foot, dressed in a light spring. She’s not nearly 5 days; witnesses say she was suffering from depression.
Searches are conducted seriously. Work divers Sûreté du Québec, at those places where the missing could theoretically walk, fly a helicopter, while the police are looking for the usual order. Police enter the shops, placing the photo Pierrette Lamy and interrogate people. For Laval residents are requested to be careful and thorough inspection of your yard and the area around the house.…

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