If your only news source is the Toronto (Red) Star, you’d think that the biggest issues facing Canada today are racism and poverty.
Their obsession with these issues gives the impression that systemic racism and starving poor people are everywhere.
Their latest crusade isn’t about lack of food or even unaffordable day care though. Rather, anti-poverty activists are currently up in arms about lack of home based, high-speed internet access for all. Free.
Citing a study from ACORN Canada, a national organization of low to moderate-income families, activists are now calling on the CRTC to mandate a $10-per-month high-speed home Internet service for families and individuals living below the poverty line.
This should be a breeze since progressives started laying the ground work to have internet access declared a human right five years ago in a UN report.
Oh well. If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.
How about we make BMW ownership a basic human right, too? Put me down for an M6. The convertible model, if you don’t mind...
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