Thursday, November 16, 2006

Daily Digest November 16, 2006

Joe Hueglin wrote:
The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN’S to VICTORIA.

EDITORIALs

ST.JOHN'S TELEGRAM - Spam scams and sucker punches
http://www.thetelegram.com/index.cfm?sid=429&sc=3

HALIFAX HERALD - Drug-free drivers
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/541177.html

HALIFAX HERALD - Credit where it’s due
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/541176.html

MONTREAL GAZETTE - Giving independents a bad name
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=b6ca6301-3761-4aa3-a7df-993bdfd4ece0

OTTAWA CITIZEN - Talking to China
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/editorials/story.html?id=28d97bf2-4217-40a1-b22a-636a45fc6c25

TORONTO STAR - Opposition can lead on climate
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631018421&call_pageid=968256290204&col=968350116795

NATIONAL POST - Why we need political parties
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=6c30797b-9d16-4e08-82c2-2a11aa679261

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS - Drug law a bad fix
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631019975&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112188062581

REGINA LEADER-POST - Harper hits Chinese wall
http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/viewpoints/story.html?id=384f0e59-f80c-46c2-b309-a72fd0f4f5c7

LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Labour shortage turning Alberta’s boom to bust
http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/article_4957.php

VANCOUVER PROVINCE - It's time to welcome back the true spirit of Christmas
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/editorial/story.html?id=5786cb05-611f-4ef7-b20b-edca0e1aee74

VICTORIA TIMES-COLONIST - Free our MPs to represent us
Independent Turner promises to lead the fight; voters should be cheering his effort at reform
http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=da67c149-f2b4-4e78-ad64-66bb7a51f04d

EMBASSY - Something Remembered
What the War to End All Wars and the War on Terror Have in Common
http://www.embassymag.ca/html/index.php?display=story&full_path=/2006/november/15/edit2/


ISSUES

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS
Counterpoint: Native assimilation is not the answer
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=d9a3caae-1b0e-4054-a7be-11fbc4112e6a


CANADIAN FORCES
Soldiers take on mentoring role with Afghan troops
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20061116/mentoring_troops_061116/20061116?hub=Canada

Lack of NATO help slammed
Report blasts member nations not carrying load
Finger pointed at France, Germany, Italy and Turkey
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631019329&call_pageid=968332188492

Afghan violence 'likely to rise'
A top American defence official has warned that the level of violence in Afghanistan will go on rising
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6153194.stm


ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Shipyards fear being set adrift
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Business/9001849.html

Corporate Canada sent a message
By overruling the CRTC, the Tories are making amends for the income trust fiasco You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=105841b5-6a1a-42c9-9f21-bf5044e86fdd

China pulls ahead of Canada in exports to United States
Factory shipments slide http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=0ceaed41-197a-4fab-b82d-49e5657d6fa6&k=80579


FOREIGN AFFAIRS
US goes from imperial offense to defense
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/HK17Ak03.html


HEALTH CARE RELATED
Big Three paving road for medicare?
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Opinion/541179.html


JUSTICE SYSTEM
Gaps in Justice System Allow Drunk Drivers to Get Off: Fantino
http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&ct=ca/4-0&fp=455d2b1d4e65399e&ei=fitdRdivOJPcaPbBuOUE&url=http%3A//www.cfra.com/headlines/index.asp%3Fcat%3D1%26nid%3D44548&cid=1111246359

Senior lawyers criticize Toews
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061116.TOEWS16/TPStory/TPNational/Politics/


MIGRATION
Our generosity to immigrants must stop short of endorsing barbarism
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/editorial/story.html?id=9039f7cb-2bb4-468c-b8c6-93b34565b9da

Job program targets immigrants
http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/current/n_empty.php?sid=1334892


POLITICS
Ignatieff fires back at Rae, saying he'll tilt left, lose to PM
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061116.LIBERALS16/TPStory/TPNational/Politics/

Turner's messy ouster could cost Tories riding
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631020298&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1014656511815

Harper to meet Chinese president after all
http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2006/11/16/harper-meeting.html

PM travels without other parties
Liberals cry foul, citing tradition But practice has varied, Tories say
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631019305&call_pageid=970599119419

Howard Dean invitation riles Liberals
U.S. Democrat to deliver key speech
Some call choice insult to Canada
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_PrintFriendly&c=Article&cid=1163631019257


PROGRAMMES
Ottawa to back public-private border initiative
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=638d84f5-b44f-4bf0-be5c-219c5fa36322

Trusts worried over new crackdown
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061116.wrtrusts16/BNStory/Business/home

Income trust outrage
http://money.canoe.ca/Columnists/Leatherdale/2006/11/16/2378555-sun.html


PRESSURE POINTS
A reality check on terrorism
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163588588726&call_pageid=968256290204&col=968350116795


OPINION AND INFORMATION
Seeding the wasteland
http://www.ottawasun.com/News/Columnists/Weston_Greg/2006/11/16/2377868.html

Ottawa's muddy message hurting our image
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163588588731&call_pageid=968256290204&col=968350116795

Can Ambrose solve Kyoto conundrum?
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163631019321&call_pageid=968332188774&col=968350116467

Do endorsements matter?
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=39f687f8-8816-4286-b0d8-da0e7d961e56

West still not a global heavyweight
http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/forum/story.html?id=c12340b4-7077-416c-b081-a53ed9c39ecd

Farmers could end up with a freight bill instead of a cheque
http://ensign.ftlcomm.com/ensign2/politicsNpoliticalSc/Forum/forumcontributors/D/dascavich/dascavich001/cwb.html


INFOS

# La France critique le Canada mais salue le courage du Québec
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/061116/N111666U.html

# Rona Ambrose doit dire la position du Québec sur Kyoto, dit Benoît Pelletier
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/061116/N1116104U.html

# Harper pourrait finalement rencontrer le président chinois Hu Jintao
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/061116/N1116112U.html

Les fleurs pour Québec, le pot pour Ottawa
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2006/11/16/003-Nairobi-canada-critique.shtml

Conférence de Nairobi - Un projet d'entente prévoit un scénario pour stabiliser le climat à long terme
http://www.ledevoir.com/2006/11/17/123014.html

Libéraux et conservateurs presque à égalité
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061116/CPACTUALITES/61116026/1025/FRONTPAGE

Les conservateurs devraient éviter la question de l'environnement
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061116/CPACTUALITES/61116201/1025/FRONTPAGE


Federal Byelection

Rebel MP helps out Green leader
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Politics/2006/11/16/2378124-sun.html

Walker 'torched the guy': Pearson
The verbal jabs fly in London-North-Centre over an online journal.
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/Local/2006/11/16/pf-2378049.html

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