Friday, November 08, 2013

FW: Daily Digest November 7, 2013

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>>>>CP<<<<
Saskatchewan tightens rules on drunk driving
        
Killer believed he was godlike, court told
Khadr set to appeal war-crimes convictions
        
Saskatchewan making care home inspections public
Economy too weak for CPP hike: Flaherty
        
Won't cut and slash to balance: Wynne
Ex-soldiers get top priority for federal jobs
        
Ottawa challenged to release drug costs
Critics decry report of land reserve changes
        
Report urges creation of futures fund
Panel calls for lobster levy in
Maritimes
         Wallin
says suspension same as being expelled
Suspended senators will accrue pension eligibility while banished, Senate
says
        
New $5 and $10 polymer bills released
Mtl police show off $360,000 armoured vehicle
        
Time ticking for Nova Scotia ferry service
Trudeau faces backlash over invitation to ladies-only fundraiser
        
Unions bracing for fight with Conservatives
Quebec government tables values charter
        
Cops seize package outside Quebec legislature
Nova Scotia wants meeting on stranded ship
        
Review of Rehtaeh Parsons case delayed
A primer on discussing conflict with children
        
Nova Scotia auditor general to retire
Kenney to meet with provinces on jobs grant
        
High court dismisses appeal in grow-op case
Disciplinary hearing for cop in Yatim shooting
        
Flaherty visibly upset over Ford crack scandal
Jobs focus of Ontario economic update: Sousa
        
More plastic coming to Canadian wallets
Anti-whaling activist: 'We're not pirates'
>>>>CBC<<<<
Fight brewing over pensions for Duffy, Wallin and Brazeau
        
Harper says facts in Senate probe 'not good but clear'
Dean Del Mastro's election court case pushed to Dec. 4
        
Supreme Court's Marc Nadon delay may lead to tie decisions
Vast majority of Canadians want Senate changed: Nanos
        
Joe Clark book takes on Harper government's 'almost adolescent' tone
Duffy complies with RCMP Senate probe for PMO email
chain
>>>>The
Tyee<<<<
Should We Scrap the 'Green Economy'?
         Saving the
planet means first changing the language of solutions, say cleantech
leaders. By
Geoff Dembicki
Tens of Millions of Aboriginal Child Welfare Dollars Spent on Talk:
Watchdog
         Ministry
counters that changes to a more 'service'-oriented system are already
underway. By
Katie Hyslop
Along with Ford, Canada's Political Leadership Hits Rock Bottom
         The
mayor's gift for dumbing down democracy isn't limited to Toronto
suburbs.
Tough Age Keeps It Bashy
         It's
bubblegum punk time again.
Teachers' union has concerns with new student info system
        
BC spent over $66m talking about, not helping, aboriginal kids:
watchdog
VIDEO: 'Paying to Go to War'
>>>>Vancouver
Observer<<<<
Filipina women 'triggered' by avatar used as bait to catch pedophiles
         An online
anti-trafficking campaign put by a Dutch human rights group attracted
more than 21,000 men to chat with a virtual 10-year old Filipina girl
they named "Sweetie." 
BC and Alberta reach draft agreement on pipelines to the coast
         Redford ecstatic
over the deal as she spoke at Vancouver Board of Trade event.
Greenhouse gas levels hit all-time high
         Greenhouse gas
levels reached the highest levels yet in 2012, the World Meteorological
Organisation (WMO) said
Who is winning the race to low-carbon prosperity?
         Big CO2 cuts are
coming and some economies are totally unprepared.
Rap evolves: Brinkman brings the Rap Guide to Evolution home to
Vancouver
         He's a scientific
rapper whose music is about evolution, not money or clubs.
International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo is as spectacular as you'd
imagine
         These robots want
to help you, but they may end up replacing you.
The cutest robots in Tokyo
         The future of
robotics is surprisingly cuddly.
An eerie October to remember: Vancouver photos
         Take a look back
at the foggy October that was through the eyes of our talented VO flickr
pool contributors.
Power of Cara Pike from Climate Access and Reverend Lennox Yearwood from
the Hip Hop Caucus at SXSW Eco
         Environmentalism
gets a makeover.
        
Watch Kinder Morgan president, CAPP, Redford at Vancouver Board of Trade:
video
>>>>NATIONAL
NEWSWATCH<<<<
Canada's Senate scandal isn't over yet
        
Brad Wall starts the ball rolling toward Senate abolition
If Harper's losing ground, who picks up the marbles?
        
What's really behind the premiers' 'framework agreement' on pipeline
Redford wins big in pipeline 'deal'
        
A big step for the west's pipeline
protagonists
Canada's Senate scandal isn't over yet
        
Stephen Harper defends PMO's role over Mike Duffy's expenses
Privy Council Office calls for experts to decontaminate mouldy
documents
        
'This is not a police state,' Ombudsman says
Military doing a poor job at helping families of troops, ombudsman
says
        
Trudeau and Mulcair seize their moments
New Canada.ca portal will consolidate 1,500 federal government
websites
        
'It's so Stalinesque,' says staffer as Senate clears out suspended
senators
Why You Should Care About CETA ­ Particularly If You Take Prescription
Medication
        
Tories scramble for clarity on suspended senators' pensions
Supreme Court to hear Senate reform arguments while one judge short
        
What the future of American health care means for
Canada
John Baird pens tough-talk missive directed at the Iranian
regime
        
Spy watchdog calls for stricter oversight
Senate staffers fired day after 3 senators suspended
>>>>FOREIGN
AFFAIRS<<<<
>>>>TerraViva
Europe<<<<
Israel's Nuclear Ambiguity Prodded
        
Dwindling Aid Slows Sri Lanka
New Law Threatens to Choke Freedom in Egypt
        
Cracks Widen in U.S.-Saudi Alliance
U.S., Iran Try to Narrow Gaps on Nuclear Deal
        
OP-ED: Act Now, Act Big to End Sexual Violence in DRC
'I Sold My Sister for 300 Dollars'
        
U.N. Urged to Practice What It Preaches on Gender
The Sickest Places in the World
        
Less Food for More Hungry
>>>>The Real News
Network<<<<
Seattle Suburb Passes Highest Minimum Wage in Country
        
Marijuana Legalization Wins Big in Elections, Is Federal
Decriminalization Next?
Three Colorado Cities Pass Anti-Fracking Measures
        
Israel Proposes Illegal Separation Wall as the Border of Future
Palestinian State
Tea Party Losses, Voters Signal Rejection of Austerity
        
Labour's declining share: A spectre to worry about?
New York Times Reveals New Details Inside the NSA: Spying on U.N.,
Climate Summit, Text Messaging Worldwide 1/2
        
Inside the NSA: Spying on U.N., Climate Summit, Text Messaging Worldwide
2/2
Rachel Maddow - Good luck voting. You might need it.
>>>>Reader
Supported
News<<<<
Noam Chomsky | Why the Rest of the World No Longer Wants to Be Like
US
READ MORE
         Tom
Hayden | Bill de Blasio: Harbinger of a New Populist Left in America
READ MORE
What 'Anti-Rape Underwear' Gets Wrong About Rape
READ MORE
        
Tuesday's Progressive Victories Show That the Tide Is Turning
READ MORE
The "Window of Opportunity" to Prevent Catastrophic Warming
Is Closing
READ MORE
         Gun
Culture In America: Our Slow Motion Collective Mass Suicide
READ MORE
We Deserve More From Our Democratic System
READ MORE
         Chase
Isn't the Only Bank in Trouble
READ MORE
Protesters Gather Around the World for Million Mask March
READ MORE
         Russia
to Transfer Detained Greenpeace Activists
READ MORE
How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers
READ MORE
        
Chomsky: Don't Be Distracted by One-State/Two-State 'Debate' on Israel -
Something Much More Nefarious Is Going On
READ MORE
George Monbiot | This Transatlantic Trade Deal Is a Full-Frontal
Assault on Democracy
READ MORE
         Bob
Dreyfuss | A Field Guide to Losing Friends, Influencing No One, and
Alienating the Middle East
READ MORE
Elizabeth Kolbert | Is It Too Late to Prepare for Climate Change?
READ MORE
>>>>The
European Union
Times<<<<
Anonymous allies stand up against corruption in global
march
Source
         Thousands march
in Greece to protest austerity
Obama Accelerates Purge of U.S. Military Litmus Test for
Firing On American Citizens
Source
         Spain
unemployment rises sharply in October
Source
Will Monsanto win? Washington state votes on GMO-labeling
Source
         Shorter working
week, more social and economic benefit
Source
US spying activities anger Japanese government
Source
         Most recent
intrigues of Kyoto Protocol
Source
US commander in Japan relieved of duty due to alleged
misconduct
Source
         UK government has
gone 'way beyond' prescribed limits of press freedom
Source
Turkey seizes huge chemicals haul near Syria border
Source
         Cops Tase Father
Trying To Save His 3-Year-Old Son From House Fire
Source
>>>>Stratfor<<<<
United States: The Problem of Aging Infrastructure on Inland
Waterways
>>> INFOS
<<<
La Presse Canadienne|16 h 43 |Charte: on reproche au gouvernement Marois
de n'écouter que ceux qui l'appuient
        
The Associated
Press|16 h 34 |Enfants agressés à Haïti: une université américaine
accusée de négligence
La Presse
Canadienne|16 h 32 |Le dollar canadien clôture à 95,59 cents US, en
baisse de 0,40 cent US
        
La Presse
Canadienne|16 h 23 |Charte: Ottawa réitère son intention de s'adresser
aux tribunaux après étude
La Presse
Canadienne|16 h 16 |Denis Coderre réitère son opposition au projet de loi
sur la charte
        
La Presse
Canadienne|16 h 09 |La CSN incite à un front syndical uni contre
l'attitude du gouvernement Harper
La Presse
Canadienne|18 h 06 |Le président François Hollande projette d'effectuer
une visite au Québec 2014
        
The Associated
Press|17 h 48 |Vie privée et Web: le Brésil et l'Allemagne présentent une
résolution à l'ONU
La Presse
Canadienne|17 h 35 |Les ex-soldats blessés seraient mis en priorité pour
des emplois au fédéral
        
La Presse
Canadienne|17 h 35 |Le nouveau dirigeant de BlackBerry pourrait gagner
plus de 85 millions $ US
Charte: Ottawa réitère son intention de s'adresser aux tribunaux
        
Le maire de Terrebonne aurait séjourné sur le bateau d'Accurso
Les États-Unis sur le point de perdre leur droit de vote à l'UNESCO
        
Une invitation aux femmes à rencontrer Justin Trudeau suscite la
controverse
Une autre vidéo montre le maire Ford en état d'ébriété et de colère
extrême
        
Montréal - Parler haut et fort
L'heure juste
        
Perspectives - Plus à Fonds
Charte des valeurs: une attaque «frontale» contre les droits, dit
Couillard
        
Le temps de suspension de Brazeau, Duffy et Wallin comptera pour leur
retraite
Charte des valeurs – Bernard Drainville a déposé son projet de loi
        
Commission Charbonneau - Jocelyn Dupuis, émissaire du crime organisé au
Fonds FTQ?
Un individu avec un colis suspect est appréhendé près de l'Assemblée
nationale
        
Des chercheurs découvrent des liens de parenté génétique inusités
La maladie de Lyme s'étend au Québec
        
L'assurance autonomie pourrait coûter des milliards
Twitter entre en bourse jeudi à 26 $US par action
        
Bombardier - L'indonésienne Lion pourrait acheter 50 CSeries
L'«écotaxe» de la discorde
        
Le moratoire sur le gaz de schiste en péril
Lac-Mégantic - Les sédiments du lac et de la Chaudière sont hautement
contaminés
        
Toujours trop de GES
Arafat: les résultats de l'équipe suisse appuient la théorie de
l'empoisonnement
        
Mali - AQMI revendique l'assassinat des deux journalistes français
New York - Le nouveau maire promet de «rectifier les inégalités»
        
Chine - Explosions près d'un siège du PCC dans le
Shanxi
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From: Larry Kazdan
Subject: Letter to Editor re: White poppies 'disrespectful,' says
veterans affairs minister, Daniel Proussalidis, November 05, 2013
Re:  White poppies 'disrespectful,' says veterans affairs
minister, Daniel Proussalidis, November 05, 2013
http://www.torontosun.com/2013/11/05/white-poppies-disrespectful-says-veterans-affairs-minister
The comments by Veterans Minister Fantino that "white
poppies" are disrespectful is quite rich since his
democracy-challenged government has been in conflict with the very
veterans it claims so much to respect.  Furthermore, while stinting
on veterans services, the Conservative Government has let Canada's
peacekeeping contributions languish,
even while ramping up Canadian military spending to fight coalition
wars. A good reason to wear both red and white poppies is to honour the
sacrifices of our veterans, but to challenge this government that seems
intent on creating more veterans while failing to adequately provide for
them.
Larry Kazdan
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From: Rebecca Gingrich
Subject: CANADIAN JUSTICE: Convict WITHOUT trial  DD
Joe--if there were any justice in Canada all of these thieves and
liars would be behind bars.  But as they make the rules we have no
control over them--and this is democracy???  I bet Harper is happy
that the Rob Ford issue has arisen.
Sadly, there will never be justice--it has been proven that Wallin and
Duffy have stolen from us.  Remember that Liberal Senator who lived
in Mexico for 10 years while we paid him?? 
I disagree that these three have been convicted without a trial. 
Yes, they could have taken them to court but then we would have to pay
for that also.  We know they are guilty, the numbers prove it. 
BUT--the injustice here is that no one else in government is being
investigated.  $16 orange juice anyone??
becky
_______
Subject: Canada's 'future'???
The Debtor's War: A Modern Greek Tragedy
http://andrewgavinmarshall.com/2013/11/07/the-debtors-war-a-modern-greek-tragedy/
The long and painful Greek tragedy continues, where society and
culture are gutted, people impoverished, driven into a deep depression,
with growing political and social conflicts, the rise of fascism,
detention camps filled with immigrants from Africa and the Middle East,
trying to escape the dictators we arm, or the wars we support, with
suicide rates spiking, health and well-being deteriorate, services and
support vanish, and all the people are left to be punished, humiliated,
oppressed and destroyed… These are called "solutions" to an economic
crisis, on the road to "economic recovery"… think about that for a
moment.
Why is this done? Because some of the world's largest banks demand it.
The same banks that created the global financial crisis, and the European
debt crisis, and the global food crisis (which drives tens of millions
more people into hunger, and makes the banks richer in the process)., and
which launder hundreds of billions of dollars in drug money, profit from
arms sales, war and terror. Those banks want the people of Greece (and
Spain, and Italy, Portugal, and Ireland, and everywhere, always, across
the world) to pay the interest they feel they are owed....
They demand that Greece – in return for the loan(s) – impoverish its
population, cut all social services and health care, education, anything
of benefit to the population – destroy it! – because it's "too costly."
These are called "austerity measures."
http://graysinfo.blogspot.ca/2010/10/dictators-of-austerity.html
http://graysinfo.blogspot.ca/2011/12/eu-debt-crisisthe-money-changers-and.html
http://graysinfo.blogspot.ca/2012/12/are-we-seeing-institutionalized.html
http://graysinfo.blogspot.ca/2013/07/are-these-some-of-respectable-gangsters.html
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From: Joe Hueglin
Subject: Fwd: Canadian Military
Begin forwarded message:
From: Henry Atkinson
Subject: Fwd: Canadian Military
Begin forwarded message:
From: Antero Takkala
<
Date: November 6, 2013 10:19:20 PM EST (CA)
Subject: Canadian Military
  Canadian Military
Consider this.......
No one has been able to explain to me why young men and women
serve in the Canadian Military for up to 20 years, risking their
lives & limbs,
protecting our freedom, and only get about 40% of their pay on
Retirement.
While Politicians hold their political positions in the safe confines
of the
Nation's Capital, protected by these same men and women, and receive
full-pay on
Retirement .... after serving only two terms.
It just does not make any sense!!
If each person who receives this, will forward it on to 20 people, in
3 days,
most people in Canada , will have got the message ... including the
likes of
PM Stephen Harper, Senators Mike Duffy & Pamela Wallin, as well
as all those
other politicians who have NOT yet been caught "double
dipping"!!
This is one message that really should be passed around.
I just passed it on ..... will you?
"If you choose not to pass it on, you still have made a choice,
and these brave Canadian Heroes have given you that right!"
Regards,
Bill
Major-General (Retired)
Past Chair & Life Member OPC
Honourary Life Member
ACL
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