Saturday, November 18, 2006

Daily Digest November 18, 2006

Joe Hueglin wrote:


HALIFAX HERALD -        A break for democracy

OTTAWA CITIZEN - A new vision for Japan

OTTAWA SUN - Taking a stand

NATIONAL POST - The false hope of carbon trading
LONDON FREE PRESS - Fingers have power to save

WINDSOR STAR - The border: Where security must start

CALGARY HERALD - It's not anything for a dollar
Harper is right to consider who deserves Canada's trade

CALGARY HERALD - Fiscal freedom's pioneer

LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Replacing the unfair with the un-fare?


First UN seminar in native community builds global common ground on treaties

RCMP shooting leaves members of First Nation north or Regina distrustful

Afghan 'threat to wider region'

Fighting, corruption stall reconstruction efforts
Team in Zhari district at centre of fight against Taliban can rarely leave own compound

Soldiers to be limited to one combat tour in Afghanistan: minister

Foreign Affairs working to ease development restrictions: MacKay

Pakistan on guard as Afghan war creeps over border

Cabinet will decide navy deployment regarding Korean cargo, O'Connor says

Canada has lost its way with foreign policy: CARE Canada president

NATO secretary general calls for the removal of troop restrictions

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

Life on a sub: pranks, baby wipes and no salutes

UN begins debate on bottom-trawling fishing; Canada opposes moratorium

Harper meets with Vietnamese, Australian leaders; silent on Canadian issues

Harper keeps media at bay

South Africa: a nation on the verge of collapse

Crown must appeal sex-slave case sentences

Toews under fire for plan to let police play role in vetting judges

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

Who is Bob Rae?

Ambrose shifts gears on Kyoto message

Harper's mistake needs correcting
PM's credibility on the line over income trust rules

Tory minister says trusts are 'moving on'
But energy-trust coalition replies, that's 'the farthest thing from the truth'

Trust group still wants exemption
Analysts doubt their chances for success

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.

Dion offers new wording for Quebec `nation' resolution
Draft circulates in Liberal camps
Seeks to avoid convention clash

Will it be Dion or Rae?

Tories amend accountability act to rewrite law they're accused of breaking

Strahl targeted in wheat war

Canada agrees to Kyoto review

Canada's no-fly list runs into rights storm
Man's experience illustrates problem with controversial security measure

Pity me, I'm famous

Sleeping giant
The United States has the most powerful army on the planet. But without the stomach for war, what good is it?

Beyond the veil

Face-covering restrictions focus on security

Pullback from Iraq war could prove the worst mistake for society

East to West: microcredit on the move

Risley’s wrong, but trawling is (sometimes) OK

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.


Il est temps de parler à l'ennemi en Afghanistan, dit Ken Dryden

Stéphane Dion a ébauché un compromis sur la nation du Québec

Les pays de l'OTAN doivent lever des restrictions, selon un officier canadien

 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

Day veut limiter l’obtention de permis

Le cabinet décidera si la Marine pourra arraisonner les cargos nord-coréens

L'avenir de Kyoto sur les rails

Sommet de l'APEC - Harper tient la presse à distance

Le président Karzai lance un cri d'alarme

Federal Byelection

Battle wide open in London, Ont., byelection as voting day draws near

Blog furor drags byelection battle into gutter


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.