Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Daily Digest February 11, 2009


The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN'S to VICTORIA.
ARCHIVED at http://cdndailydigest.blogspot.com/

EDITORIAL PAGEs

CHARLOTTETOWN GUARDIAN -
It takes two to negotiate harmonization
If Ottawa wants the provinces to adopt an HST, it'll have to be more flexible in negotiations.
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/index.cfm?sid=221092&sc=103

CAPE BRETON POST -
Views on Darwin still evolving
http://www.capebretonpost.com/index.cfm?sid=221275&sc=151

HALIFAX CHRONICLE HERALD -
Stemming job losses key to reversing economic uncertainty
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/1105761.html

MONTREAL GAZETTE -
Quebec must find a way to keep boys in school
http://www.montrealgazette.com/opinion/editorials/Quebec+must+find+keep+boys+school/1275584/story.html

OTTAWA CITIZEN -
In search of real food
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/opinion/search+real+food/1275695/story.html

KINGSTON WHIG STANDARD-
BIG SPENDING RAISES FALSE HOPES
http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1429683

TORONTO STAR -
Obama's gritty debut
http://www.thestar.com/Opinion/article/585474

GLOBE & MAIL -
Restating the stats for steroids
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.webaseball11/BNStory/specialComment/home

The unsolved riddle
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.webanks11/BNStory/specialComment/home

The result is silence
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wecadman11/BNStory/specialComment/home

NATIONAL POST -
The wrong food fight
http://www.nationalpost.com/todays_paper/story.html?id=1275358

TORONTO SUN -
Inmates conning us over drugs
http://www.winnipegsun.com/comment/editorial/2009/02/11/8344411-sun.html

K-W RECORD -
Slap bad drivers with lifetime bans  
http://news.therecord.com/Opinions/article/485791

WINDSOR STAR -
Home care: Ontario is falling short
http://www.windsorstar.com/opinion/editorials/Home+care/1276020/story.html

SUDBURY STAR -
Just give us some truth - How can Industry Minister Tony Clement claim he extracted promises from Xstrata Nickel for future investment when that future investment was already planned and approved http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1430258

EDMONTON JOURNAL -
Steps forward on oilsands tailings pond
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/editorials/Steps+forward+oilsands+tailings+ponds/1276189/story.html

VICTORIA TIMES-COLONIST -
Flexible, humane EI needed
http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=f37620b8-a152-4cd0-b97d-57ffc1c220c0


ISSUES

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS -          
Aboriginal leaders accuse CBC of allowing website readers to promote racism
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/090211/national/craft_racism_complaint


CANUSA/USACAN -
If Obama asks us to stay in Afghanistan, can we refuse?
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Obama+asks+stay+Afghanistan+refuse/1275592/story.html

Pushing hot border buttons
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wcomanning11/BNStory/specialComment/home

 Canada can join Obama to end human trafficking 
http://www.thestar.com/Opinion/article/585458


ECONOMIC AFFAIRS -
Canada faces twin deficit as global trade collapses
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=1279137

Gov't blames trade deficit on falling oil prices
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090211/trade_deficit_090211/20090211?hub=TopStories

Canadian international merchandise trade
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/090211/dq090211a-eng.htm


FOREIGN AFFAIRS -
Pakistan warns against U.S. incursions
http://www.nationalpost.com/todays_paper/story.html?id=1275457


JUSTICE SYSTEM -
Get out of the censorship business
http://www.ottawasun.com/Comment/2009/02/11/8344146-sun.html


MIGRATION -
Immigration numbers may be cut
http://www.nationalpost.com/todays_paper/story.html?id=1275346

Lost Canadians' law to be reviewed
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Life/Lost+Canadians+reviewed/1275669/story.html


POLITICS IN THE PROVINCES -
Power play pits Quebec against Newfoundland
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wrivers11/BNStory/National/home

Tories may scrap Plains of Abraham event 
http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/586161

McGuinty vows to stop wind-farm NIMBYs
http://www.thestar.com/News/Ontario/article/585591

Provinces must show how they'll get out of deficit, credit-rating agency warns
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/090211/national/provincial_credit

Ont. looking to protect jobs after GM Canada turns down emergency loan
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/090211/national/ont_auto_aid


FEDERAL POLITICS -
PM smiles for cameras
http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/585575

Strange, troubling times for the PMO
http://www.nationalpost.com/todays_paper/story.html?id=1275348

The coalition reborn, with more than survival in mind
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2009/02/11/don-martin-the-coalition-reborn-with-more-than-its-own-survival-in-mind.aspx

PMO blasts Khadr 'PR stunt'
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wkhadr0211/BNStory/National/home?cid=al_gam_mostview

Parliament seizes the opportunity to hang around and wait
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2009/02/11/john-ivison-parliament-seizes-the-opportunity-to-hang-around-and-wait.aspx

No Dion, no Cadman suit, Harper says
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wPOLcadman0212/BNStory/politics/home

Nonpartisan aide in PMO to pacify critic
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wpmo11/BNStory/politics/home

GiornoWatch 2009 – The New New New Spirit of Giornorganization
http://blog.macleans.ca/2009/02/11/giornowatch-2009-the-new-new-new-spirit-of-giornorganization/

The Commons: The weight
http://blog.macleans.ca/2009/02/11/the-commons-the-weight/

PM told of allegation, senator says 
http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/585546

Harper too slow to act on slumping economy, Martin complains
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/39406007.html

Iggy-mania in Canada's future
http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/seattlepolitics/archives/161743.asp

Ignatieff making better impression than Harper: poll
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090210/iggy_poll_090210/20090210?hub=QPeriod

Tories, Grits nearly tied for support, poll finds
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090210/Grits_Poll_090210/20090210?hub=TopStories

The making of a politician
http://blog.macleans.ca/2009/02/11/the-making-of-a-politician/

PM told of allegation, senator says
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/585546


PROGRAMMES -
Ottawa counters 'dirty oil' campaign
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090211.OBAMAAPPROACH11//TPStory/National

MPs to probe listeriosis cases
http://www.montrealgazette.com/Health/probe+listeriosis+cases/1275522/story.html

Ontario commission calls for Canadian media watchdog
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Entertainment/Ontario+commission+calls+Canadian+media+watchdog/1275661/story.html

Advertising on CBC Radio?
http://www.insidethecbc.com/an-invitation-for-advertising-on-cbc-radio

Pay-equity bill would move disputes to bargaining table
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/090211/national/pay_equity


PRESSURE POINTS -
More homegrown extremists, suspected terrorists working here: RCMP
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=1279150


OPINION AND INFORMATION -
Sarkozy? Or Marois, Duceppe and Charest?
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090211.wcoquebec12/BNStory/specialComment/home

Four million jobs compared with what?
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fpcomment/archive/2009/02/11/william-watson-four-million-jobs-compared-with-what.aspx

 No more salutes for Karzai 
http://www.thestar.com/Opinion/article/585456

Debunking constitutional fairy tales
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/debunking_constitutional_fairy_tales-39420002.html

Support our scientists
http://www.nationalpost.com/todays_paper/story.html?id=1275357


INFOS -
Le Canada accueillera 1300 réfugiés irakiens de plus en 2009
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/politique-canadienne/200902/11/01-826450-le-canada-accueillera-1300-refugies-irakiens-de-plus-en-2009.php

Harper ne risque pas de parler du cas Khadr avec Obama
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/politique-canadienne/200902/11/01-826413-harper-ne-risque-pas-de-parler-du-cas-khadr-avec-obama.php

Économie: Harper aurait dû agir plus tôt, affirme Martin
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/politique-canadienne/200902/11/01-826400-economie-harper-aurait-du-agir-plus-tot-affirme-martin.php

Pas de coalition avec le Bloc pour Ignatieff
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/politique-canadienne/200902/11/01-826315-pas-de-coalition-avec-le-bloc-pour-ignatieff.php

L'opposition fait front commun
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2009/02/11/001-Khadr-opposition-obama.shtml

Premier déficit en 33 ans
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/Economie-Affaires/2009/02/11/004-balance-commerciale-deficit.shtml

Ottawa et Washington sur la même longueur d'onde
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2009/02/10/001-afghanistan-US-Can.shtml


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