Saturday, November 18, 2006

Daily Digest November 18, 2006

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

EDITORIALs

HALIFAX HERALD -        A break for democracy
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/541654.html

OTTAWA CITIZEN - A new vision for Japan
http://www.canada.com/ottawa/ottawacitizen/index.html


OTTAWA SUN - Taking a stand
http://www.ottawasun.com/Comment/Editorial/2006/11/17/2390677.html

NATIONAL POST - The false hope of carbon trading
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=5046a072-88fe-4c2d-a226-6794052521c2
LONDON FREE PRESS - Fingers have power to save
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/Opinion/Editorials/2006/11/18/2404547.html

WINDSOR STAR - The border: Where security must start
http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/editorial/story.html?id=b06d593e-5810-42c1-b9be-0a7be7f77833

CALGARY HERALD - It's not anything for a dollar
Harper is right to consider who deserves Canada's trade
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=e2699e37-9da2-4693-821c-cda6c729d4cc

CALGARY HERALD - Fiscal freedom's pioneer
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=518969c0-e221-49e7-a598-0254c3c1a407

LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Replacing the unfair with the un-fare?
http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/article_4978.php


ISSUES

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS
First UN seminar in native community builds global common ground on treaties
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111793A.html

RCMP shooting leaves members of First Nation north or Regina distrustful
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n1117111A.html


CANADIAN FORCES
Afghan 'threat to wider region'
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6160642.stm

Fighting, corruption stall reconstruction efforts
Team in Zhari district at centre of fight against Taliban can rarely leave own compound
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=cd3f1f36-7421-4da5-b39a-aca32bf0e1e8

Soldiers to be limited to one combat tour in Afghanistan: minister
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061118/n111811A.html

Foreign Affairs working to ease development restrictions: MacKay
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061118/n111813A.html

Pakistan on guard as Afghan war creeps over border
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163803815064&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112101662670

Cabinet will decide navy deployment regarding Korean cargo, O'Connor says
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n1117113A.html

Canada has lost its way with foreign policy: CARE Canada president
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111715A.html

NATO secretary general calls for the removal of troop restrictions
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111767A.html

Canada's amphibious ambitions
A joint navy-army exercise is a dry run for defence chief Rick Hillier's plan to create a floating strike force that could slip into future global hotspots
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/insight/story.html?id=40c3f325-cf58-44e3-9049-18ffc7d1e9a3

Life on a sub: pranks, baby wipes and no salutes
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/insight/story.html?id=0e9f2877-f3a3-4e57-88fa-cbcd7ff9b1ce


FOREIGN AFFAIRS
UN begins debate on bottom-trawling fishing; Canada opposes moratorium
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111771A.html

Harper meets with Vietnamese, Australian leaders; silent on Canadian issues
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111739A.html

Harper keeps media at bay
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061118.wxharper18/BNStory/National/home

South Africa: a nation on the verge of collapse
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=61c1a7e1-4580-4ffe-8ae4-de3faef69c75


JUSTICE SYSTEM
Crown must appeal sex-slave case sentences
http://www.winnipegsun.com/News/Columnists/Brodbeck_Tom/2006/11/18/2404553-sun.html

Toews under fire for plan to let police play role in vetting judges
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/061118/national/tories_judges


POLITICS IN THE PROVINCES
Electoral college? Sign them up
For some, there's no better way to spend a weekend than studying our voting system -- and trying to fix it
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061118.CITIZENS18/TPStory/TPEntertainment/Politics/


POLITICS
Who is Bob Rae?
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=0386952d-1637-4d83-9122-b72b18901d28

Ambrose shifts gears on Kyoto message
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=8cf4fde5-f400-4f88-83d3-d372d693bb60&k=42398

Harper's mistake needs correcting
PM's credibility on the line over income trust rules
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=99150964-1b3f-4299-a1e1-de8d761ac3ac&k=11252

Tory minister says trusts are 'moving on'
But energy-trust coalition replies, that's 'the farthest thing from the truth'
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=84247de4-0761-4bd3-a116-166efe70323b

Trust group still wants exemption
Analysts doubt their chances for success
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=bee26e38-da77-4094-8472-1caab1719998

With the twinkling of an eye
Mr. Charisma he may never be, but Stéphane Dion has clearly found a new joy in politics, CAMPBELL CLARK writes. It shows.
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20061118.LIBSDION18/TPStory/TPNational/Politics/

Dion offers new wording for Quebec `nation' resolution
Draft circulates in Liberal camps
Seeks to avoid convention clash
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163803813974&call_pageid=968332188774&col=968350116467

Will it be Dion or Rae?
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/index.cfm?sid=4717&sc=5


PROGRAMMES
Tories amend accountability act to rewrite law they're accused of breaking
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/061117/n111783A.html

Strahl targeted in wheat war
http://calsun.canoe.ca/News/National/2006/11/17/2391061-sun.html

Canada agrees to Kyoto review
http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/2006/11/18/2404770-sun.html


PRESSURE POINTS
Canada's no-fly list runs into rights storm
Man's experience illustrates problem with controversial security measure
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163803814054&call_pageid=968332188774&col=968350116467


OPINION AND INFORMATION
Pity me, I'm famous
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=80d9bf16-65d2-46f0-8b75-6af4881f5798

Sleeping giant
The United States has the most powerful army on the planet. But without the stomach for war, what good is it?
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/issuesideas/story.html?id=99dda468-7db7-4a21-a334-f9d8d18b3862

Beyond the veil
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/issuesideas/story.html?id=b8c73f64-0ceb-4841-ade6-28d6f8e0d391&k=27989

Face-covering restrictions focus on security
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163803813902&call_pageid=968256290204&col=968350116795

Pullback from Iraq war could prove the worst mistake for society
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/ideas/story.html?id=8e705a44-d506-44fe-908e-839be208585b

East to West: microcredit on the move
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Opinion/541659.html

Risley’s wrong, but trawling is (sometimes) OK
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Opinion/541658.html

Canada: One nation or many?
'Canada Is a Country That Works Better in Practice Than Theory,' Observes Liberal Leadership Candidate Stephane Dion.
The British magazine, The Economist, looks at Canadians and how we've managed to live together in peace. It sees cracks in our cherished tolerance.
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1163803814917&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112188062581


INFOS

Il est temps de parler à l'ennemi en Afghanistan, dit Ken Dryden
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/061118/N111826U.html

Stéphane Dion a ébauché un compromis sur la nation du Québec
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/061118/N111862U.html

Les pays de l'OTAN doivent lever des restrictions, selon un officier canadien
http://mesnouvelles.branchez-vous.com/Monde/061118/M111842U.html

 Le président Karzaï plaide pour obtenir un soutien à la reconstruction de l’Afghanistan
Le président Karzaï plaide pour obtenir un soutien à la reconstruction de l’Afghanistan

Le Canada et la Chine sont en froid
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061118/CPACTUALITES/611180731/1025/FRONTPAGE

Day veut limiter l’obtention de permis
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061117/CPACTUALITES/61116258/1025/FRONTPAGE

Le cabinet décidera si la Marine pourra arraisonner les cargos nord-coréens
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061117/CPACTUALITES/61117166/1025/FRONTPAGE

L'avenir de Kyoto sur les rails
http://www.ledevoir.com/2006/11/18/123147.html

Sommet de l'APEC - Harper tient la presse à distance
http://www.ledevoir.com/2006/11/18/123142.html

Le président Karzai lance un cri d'alarme
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/International/2006/11/18/006-conference-afghanistan.shtml


Federal Byelection

Battle wide open in London, Ont., byelection as voting day draws near
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/061118/national/wknd_london_byelection

Blog furor drags byelection battle into gutter
http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/Columnists/Chapman_Jim/2006/11/18/2404545-sun.html

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Harper told Nguyen that economic openness went hand in hand with social and political rights, including freedom of the press.

Later, Harper met with Prime Minister John Howard at the Australian Embassy for a private dinner that included their wives. Canadian reporters were blocked from watching the opening greeting, while Australian media were told they were welcome to attend. http://www.torontosun.com/News/Canada/2006/11/18/2404670-sun.html


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