Canada http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2023/all en Andrea Mitchell Frets: Will Canada 'Discriminate' Like U.S. After 9/11? http://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-frets-will-canada-discriminate-us-after-911 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Talking to a Canadian member of Parliament on Thursday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell wondered about the threat of bigotry in that country's reaction to&nbsp;a terrorist shooting. Comparing Canada to the United States, she worried, "But do you fear, do you worry that there is going to be this reaction as, frankly, we had after 9/11?"&nbsp;</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/andrea-mitchell-frets-will-canada-discriminate-us-after-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division 9/11 Andrea Mitchell Canada MSNBC Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:05:42 +0000 scott.whitlock 47444 at http://mrc.org Rosie O'Donnell Uses Canadian Terror Attack to Push Gun Control http://mrc.org/biasalerts/rosie-odonnell-uses-canadian-terror-attack-push-gun-control <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberal&nbsp;<em>View</em>&nbsp;co-host (and&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2014/08/09/pay-attention-abc-rosie-o-donnell-just-reaffirmed-her-belief-911-tru">9/11 truther</a>) Rosie O'Donnell wasted no time on Thursday in taking the shooting in Canada and spinning it into a plea for gun control in America. The comedienne cited a comment from model Chrissy Teigen.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Scott Whitlock is Senior News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/scottjw" target="_blank">Follow Scott Whitlock on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/rosie-odonnell-uses-canadian-terror-attack-push-gun-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Canada Gun Control Guns Rosie O'Donnell Terrorism The View Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:11:39 +0000 scott.whitlock 47438 at http://mrc.org Networks Fret Over Burger King 'Defecting' to Canada to Pay Lower Taxes http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-fret-over-burger-king-defecting-canada-pay-lower-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> As news broke on Tuesday of Burger King buying Tim Hortons and moving its corporate headquarters to Canada, the broadcast networks quickly adopted the liberal talking point that the fast food chain was being unpatriotic by avoiding high U.S. tax rates. On Tuesday's ABC <em>World News</em>, anchor Diane Sawyer proclaimed: <strong>"Burger King, home of the Whopper, accused of doing something a lot of Americans question, defecting.</strong></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/networks-fret-over-burger-king-defecting-canada-pay-lower-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Burger King Canada cbs NBC taxes Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:39:42 +0000 kyle.drennen 47019 at http://mrc.org Hold the High Taxes ... http://mrc.org/cartoons/hold-high-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2581" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI%20REDO.jpg?1409325556" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 27, 2014 - 11:09am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Business International Taxes Burger King Canada cartoon corporate taxes Humor taxes Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:19:18 +0000 julia.seymour 47030 at http://mrc.org NBC Touts Vermonters Pining for Single-Payer Health Care Like Canadian Neighbors http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-touts-vermonters-pining-single-payer-health-care-canadian-neighbors <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In a report for Sunday's NBC <em>Meet the Press</em>, correspondent Kevin Tibbles highlighted Vermont's effort "to push into unchartered waters and go further than ObamaCare." He explained the left-wing proposal: <strong>"Vermont's Democratic state government says it can deliver health care more efficiently and for less to every one of its 600,000 residents equally. All paid for with tax dollars to the tune of some $2 billion a year."</strong> [<em>Listen to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2013/2014-07-27-NBC-MTP-Tibbles.mp3">the audio</a></em>]</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kyle Drennen is News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kjdrennen" target="_blank">Follow Kyle Drennen on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-touts-vermonters-pining-single-payer-health-care-canadian-neighbors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Canada Health Care Kevin Tibbles Meet the Press NBC single-payer vermont Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:02:06 +0000 kyle.drennen 46803 at http://mrc.org Ellen Page Slams FNC While Praising Canadian Health Care http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ellen-page-slams-fnc-while-praising-canadian-health-care <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-05-20-BigPage.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a guest on Monday's <em>The Daily Show</em> on Comedy Central to promote her new left-wing environmental movie,<em> The East</em>, Canadian actress Ellen Page criticized Fox News for its negative portrayal of Canadian health care as she defended her home country's national health care system. Page:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/ellen-page-slams-fnc-while-praising-canadian-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Health International Canada Ellen Page Health Care Jon Stewart Tue, 21 May 2013 19:09:02 +0000 43639 at http://mrc.org NYT Partner Ben Smith: Conservatives Complaining Over Obama-Care on Twitter 'Totally Insane,' 'Not Very Bright' http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-partner-ben-smith-conservatives-complaining-over-obama-care-twitter-totally-insane-not- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em>' latest <a href="http://video.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/28/us/politics/100000001634511/timescast-politics-health-care-decision.html">TimesCast</a> was wholly devoted to the shocking decision on Obama-Care, in which Chief Justice John Roberts, appointed to the bench by a Republican president, joined the four liberals on the court to uphold Obama's legislation.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Smith_Liberman.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="157" width="277" /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-partner-ben-smith-conservatives-complaining-over-obama-care-twitter-totally-insane-not-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Ben Smith Canada Double Standards Megan Liberman Obama-Care Supreme Court TimesCast Twitter Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:15:15 +0000 clay.waters 40518 at http://mrc.org Canada's "Scientific" Museum of Smut http://mrc.org/bozells-column/canadas-scientific-museum-smut <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> In Ottawa, the nation’s capital of Canada, the Museum of Science and Technology has decided to provide school children with answers in a scientific field where “reliable and comprehensive sources of information are rare or little-known.” I don’t know if you’re familiar with it. That field is called “sex.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/canadas-scientific-museum-smut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Canada Museums Sexuality Tue, 29 May 2012 21:38:30 +0000 tim.graham 40233 at http://mrc.org NBC, ABC Skip Obama Administration's Delay of Pipeline That Could Create 20,000 Jobs http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-abc-skip-obama-administrations-delay-pipeline-could-create-20000-jobs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2011-11-10-CBS-EN-Pelley.jpg" border="0" height="178" width="240" /></div> <p>ABC and NBC completely ignored a decision by the Obama administration that could kill up to 20,000 jobs. Only CBS's Evening News on Thursday reported that a proposed oil pipeline from Canada to Texas has been delayed until after the presidential election due to environmental concerns.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-abc-skip-obama-administrations-delay-pipeline-could-create-20000-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarackObama BiasAlert Canada cbs EveningNews liberalmediabias MarkStrassmann oil Fri, 11 Nov 2011 20:35:00 +0000 38396 at http://mrc.org In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The environmental left is at it again. This time they are pressuring the Obama administration to reject a $7-billion oil pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas, bringing with it millions of barrels of oil and thousands of jobs.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Government International Media alternet benefit brothers Canada canadian claimed create crude department energy gas hansen ier institute interest jobs keystone koch left mckibben network obama oct oil outlets percent pipeline post president project pyle report reported sands soros state story study tar wrote years yergin Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:54:00 +0000 27489 at http://mrc.org Networks Ignore Story of Canadian Baby Saved from Government-Run Health Care http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-ignore-story-canadian-baby-saved-government-run-health-care <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/babyjosephreg.jpg" /></div><p>The network newscasts and morning shows have thus far ignored the story of Joseph Maraachli, a Canadian baby who was set to have his life support removed. Only Fox News has covered the dramatic transfer of the child on Monday to an American hospital for treatment.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/networks-ignore-story-canadian-baby-saved-government-run-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc BiasAlert Canada cbs FoxNews healthcare liberalmediabias NBC Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:56:00 +0000 37584 at http://mrc.org Fire and Ice http://mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Sidebars<br /><a title="Fire and Ice Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">Fire and Ice: Executive Summary</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_climchange.asp">U.S. Funds Nearly $4 Billion in Climate-Change Research</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_timeswarns.asp">The Times Warms to Cooling</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:03:00 +0000 admin 30586 at http://mrc.org NBC News: Oh Canada, We See So Many Upsides in Your Single-Payer Health Care http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-news-oh-canada-we-see-so-many-upsides-your-single-payer-health-care <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Although the Canadian health care system may kind of work for its <a href="http://www.google.com/publicdata?ds=wb-wdi&amp;met=sp_pop_totl&amp;idim=country:CAN&amp;dl=en&amp;hl=en&amp;q=Canadian+population"></a>roughly 33 million people and still have a myriad of downsides, its hard to imagine it could be sustainable in the United States, <a href="http://www.google.com/publicdata?ds=uspopulation&amp;met=population&amp;tdim=true&amp;dl=en&amp;hl=en&amp;q=United+States+population#met=population&amp;tdim=true"></a>with 304 million people.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-news-oh-canada-we-see-so-many-upsides-your-single-payer-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Canada healthcare HealthInsurance NBCNews obama Olympics Summit Fri, 26 Feb 2010 16:03:32 +0000 admin 27401 at http://mrc.org Timothy Egan Goes to Olympics, Praises Canadian Care, Smears 'Heartless' Health Insurers http://mrc.org/articles/timothy-egan-goes-olympics-praises-canadian-care-smears-heartless-health-insurers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former liberal reporter turned NYT blogger Timothy Egan blogs praise on Canada&#039;s health care system and smears U.S. health insurers: &quot;They have universal health care, and while the system prompts much grumbling, it works for most people - without the death panel quality of America&#039;s heartless private insurers.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> In his latest posting, "<a target="" href="%20http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/17/allez-canada/?hp">Allez Canada!</a>" liberal reporter turned nytimes.com blogger Timothy Egan uses the Winter Olympics in Vancouver to praise Canada for - you guessed it - universal health care. He encouraged Canada to take more pride in such socialist achievements, while turning around Sarah Palin's argument to accuse U.S. health insurers of having a "death panel quality."<br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/timothy-egan-goes-olympics-praises-canadian-care-smears-heartless-health-insurers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Canada healthcare liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch TimothyEgan Fri, 19 Feb 2010 17:16:00 +0000 admin 7383 at http://mrc.org NBC Showcases Martin Short Championing How Being 'Progressive' Makes Canada 'Very Hip' http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-showcases-martin-short-championing-how-being-progressive-makes-canada-very-hip <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="183" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2010-02-11-NBC-NN-Short.jpg" /></div><p>People around the world view Canada as "very hip" because of its "progressive" health care and environmental policies, actor/impersonator Martin Short contended in a soundbite featured in a Thursday NBC Nightly News story looking at how, on the eve of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canadians perceive themselves. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/nbc-showcases-martin-short-championing-how-being-progressive-makes-canada-very-hip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Canada Celebrities KevinTibbles liberalmediabias MartinShort NBCNightlyNews obamacare Olympics Sports Fri, 12 Feb 2010 18:04:00 +0000 35664 at http://mrc.org