Thursday, June 23, 2011

Daily Digest June 23, 2011


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

OPINION AND INFORMATION

  • PMO declines to clearly say if PM asked opposition leaders to renew special Afghan documents probe MORE...
  • Earth to Al Gore!. MORE...
  • Revamping our outdated Red Chamber. MORE...
  • The right way to reform Canada's Senate. MORE...
  • Senate 'reforms' bad for Alberta, Getty fears MORE...
  • A rocky path to Senate reform. MORE...
  • Quebec politics heads into chaos. MORE...
  • The TSX hangs in the balance.. MORE...
  • You know what scares me? The online mob. MORE...
  • Christie Blatchford: Trust Canada's troops before its politicians.. MORE...
  • The detainee question MORE...
  • Afghanistan, Libya and the fallacy of the good war.. MORE...
  • One year later: still no G20 answers .. MORE...
  • Calgary-based oil and gas firm to admit bribing Bangladeshi minister
  • The Commons: Two words to say so much
  • Wage rates pivotal in Parliament's postal debate
  • Raitt open to Canada Post bill changes
  • Ex-B.C. premier Gordon Campbell to be Harper's London envoy: sources
  • MPs slam Tories for blocking asbestos listing
  • Former Tory MP Strahl opposes Ottawa's efforts to keep chrysotile form of mineral off international list of hazards
  • Canada drops asbestos 'bombshell'
  • Hiding the risk of asbestos
  • When less asbestos is best
  • Port of Montreal awarded millions to construction firm under investigation
  • Six premiers back B.C.'s bid for billions in federal shipbuilding contracts
  • Christy Clark presses Harper to reform – and expand – the Senate
  • Bob Rae faces tough slog earning voter trust amid Liberal 'squeeze'
  • Newfoundland premier clashes with Harper on rescue centre closure
  • Secret documents flag Tory spin on conditions in Afghan jails
  • Canada complicit in Afghans' torture: Dion
  • 4,000 pages on Afghan detainees leave question of torture unanswered
  • Canadian officials grappled with cases of alleged torture of detainees: Document
  • PM Harper not moving to abolish Senate, says Conservative Senator Plett
  • Stinson: If the Tories are going to be half-hearted on Senate reform, why bother?
  • Hébert: Politicians have little appetite for real Senate reform
  • Harper ready to abolish the Senate
  • Taber: If Harper can't hobble or kill it, NDP hopes to bleed the Senate dry
  • Delacourt: Senate showdown looms- Ontario poised to join Quebec in a constitutional showdown with PM Harper
  • Harper's majority can't guarantee Senate reform
  • Talks between Canada Post and CUPW break down
  • Secret documents flag Tory spin on conditions in Afghan jails
  • Canada complicit in Afghans' torture: Dion
  • 4,000 pages on Afghan detainees leave question of torture unanswered
  • Canadian officials grappled with cases of alleged torture of detainees: Documents
  • Stinson: If the Tories are going to be half-hearted on Senate reform, why bother?
  • Hébert: Politicians have little appetite for real Senate reform
  • Duceppe hints at return to politics
  • Gilles Duceppe warns Quebeckers: Sovereignty or assimilation
  • Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois asks caucus to declare loyalty to her leadership
  • Quebec Libs, Legault benefit from PQ turmoil
  • Carole James to run again as MLA
  • Premier Clark hires Pamela Martin for $130,000 outreach job
  • Western premiers press Ottawa for disaster plan
  • Will Conrad Black go back to jail?
  • As mission ends, Canadians support soldiers but still question Afghanistan war

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    Citizens know that if they do not stand up for their rights when police – defended by politicians – trample on them, the situation may spin even further out of control next time.

    That's why, even a year later, we still need a comprehensive public inquiry into the events that shook Toronto.
    http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/article/1014140--who-did-this-to-our-city

    Agree or Disagree?

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