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OPINION AND INFORMATION
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>>>>CP<<<<
Dix says leadership race to heat up soon
        
Sunken ship off Newfoundland leaking
again
Flooded town to let part go natural
        
B.C. health-care workers ratify new deal
Montreal fraud victims getting compensation
        
Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto dead at 67 years old
Thousands still without power after ice storm
        
Shops also hit hard by nasty winter storm
Alberta premier on taxpayer group's 'naughty' list
        
Transport Canada inspector falsified reports
Crooks make off with Canadian treasure
        
Alberta premier on taxpayer group's 'naughty' list
Families ask court to stop heavy oil producer
        
Is 2014 the year Canada's economy gets a win?
High court rules in favour of animator
        
Redford political beliefs questioned in 2013
Sick with a Christmas bug? Stay home, MD says
        
Canadian economy missed expectations in 2013. Will 2014 perform
better?
Nova Scotia debt climbs due to capital plans
        
Ottawa's October deficit rings in at $2.5 billion, same as a year
ago
Canada's GDP grows in October: StatsCan
        
Manitoba premier says no major tax hikes in 2014
Potash dims picture, but Saskatchewan still strong
        
Thousands still without power after ice storm
Redford enters pivotal 2014 with questions on true political
leanings
>>>>The
Tyee<<<<
Trees, Sharing and Other Reflections on Comments Closing for
Holidays
         Comments
open here to our Tyee friends who want to share a cup of cheer. Closed on
all other stories 'til Jan. 6.
Christmas, Crime and Punishment
         A night of
theatre like no other keeps whispering its holiday message to me: 'There
but for fortune...' By
Melanie Friesen
How to Avoid a Code-Red Christmas
         Five ways
to stop drunken family from ruining the holidays.
What's Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada's Science
Libraries?
         Scientists
reject Harper gov't claims vital material is being saved digitally.
Fix Canada Post? Union Has Its Own Bold Ideas
         Offer
banking services, suggests CUPW president, while questioning mail
service's financial alarms.
Fracking
Fighter Jessica Ernst Appeals Court Ruling
         Oil patch
consultant challenges decision granting Alberta Energy Regulator immunity
from damage claims.
Ten Intoxicating Moments in Vancouver History
         Launchpad
of a nation's war on drugs. Land of drunk driving steamships. And much
more.
An 'Infidel' Writes: Dear Mr. Pallister, Since You Asked
        
Christianity is free to borrow the Winter Solstice, but don't forget who
lent it to you.
What Does the Northern Gateway Approval Really Mean?
         Financial
analysts warn investors not to get too excited about Joint Review Panel
decision.
Retirement Savings Could Jump-start Victoria Affordable Housing
         Redirect
RRSP investments into local projects, and re-engage progressive citizens.
Banding Together to Help Boys into Manhood
         Vancouver
'Young Men's' school group resists gendered pressures through mentorship.
The Year of Haim
         Is 'Days
Are Gone' 2013's best pop album? Or just hot air?
Protect Yourself From Your Bank
         From
Bitcoins to credit unions, how not to get hosed in the next financial
crash. Last in a series.
Latest in Vancouver Density Battle: Demolition at Marine Gardens
         Townhouses
along key SkyTrain line must be torn down to make way for big
development, city says.
Auditor General Finds No Fault in Basi-Virk Repayment
         Report
clears indemnity, but NDP critic says questions about BC Rail sale
remain.
Feds Impose New Marriage Property Law on Reserves
         Though
First Nations have one year to create their own, which some critics say
isn't enough time.
VIDEO: Brené Brown: 'The Power of Empathy'
        
Pressure grows on Canadian retailers to commit to factory safety
Harper government shouldn't pick a fight with unions: Tory
senator
        
Tyee Poll: What exactly is Santa's political agenda?
>>>>TorStar<<<<
Former journalists top political headlines in 2013
        
How to put Canada back together again
Toronto woman ticketed after moving car away from falling tree
        
Twitter holdouts: 140 characters not enough for some politicians
Parks Canada plagued by massive repair backlog
        
Was there more to 2013 than the Senate scandal? Not much
Misguided Defence budget cuts pursued by
stealth
>>>>NATIONAL
NEWSWATCH<<<<
Government's ethics regime failing, says Canadians for Accountability
        
2013 in review: Wynne's big win
Consumers expected to keep driving Canada's economy
        
Ice storm, power outages could hammer retailers
Alberta Premier says pipeline prospects improving
        
The prime minister, in his own words (as imagined by Andrew Coyne)
Canada Post aims to reduce costs, injuries associated with rural
delivery
        
Territories argue for voice in Senate's future, may never have a vote in
Constitutional amendments
They'll keep spending until we learn to love them
        
While Canada makes fanciful claims, Russia acts to secure its position in
the Arctic
Youngest MP still cutting his teeth but taking on more important role in
Parliament (with
video)
        
Commons asked to review encryption following report NSA has back-door
access
Coast Guard reviewing navigation and icebreaking fees, services
        
Bungled buys taint military
The year of pushback against security empires
>>>>FOREIGN
AFFAIRS<<<<
>>>>The Real News
Network<<<<
Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv
        
Scientists Link Spike in Thyroid Disease to Fukushima Disaster
A Look at Who's Poised to Become No.2 at the Fed
        
Federal Judge Hammers Justice Department for Not Prosecuting Wall Street
Executives
Pussy
Riot members Alyokhina, Tolokonnikova released from jail under
amnesty
        
Glenn Greenwald "Dick Cheney Engaged In Some Of The Most Radical
& Criminal Conduct In The U.S."
Watch 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds
>>>>The European
Union
Times<<<<
Violence continues to spread across South Sudan
Source
         Gay Group Calls
For Re-Education of Phil Robertson
Source
Alien Implants That Diamond Tools Could Not Cut
Source
        
African migrants protest in Tel Aviv
Source
Warren Buffett made $37 million a day in 2013
Source
>>>>Common
Dreams<<<<
Amnesty in Putin's Russia is 'a Hoax' says Pussy
Riot Upon Release
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23
Militarism Vs. Diplomacy: Whose Voice on Iran Will Win?
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23-2
Millions in Dark Money Funding Climate Change Denial: Report
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23-5
Snowden Slams NSA Review as 'Cosmetic'
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23-7
'Sticker Shock' over Obamacare Bolsters Single-Payer Argument
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23-3
US Government Spends Over $1 Billion a Year on Sweatshop Buying
Spree
        
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/23-1
Time for Compassion? Aging Political Prisoners Suffer From Illness,
Decades in Solitary Confinement
        
http://www.commondreams.org/video/2013/12/23-0
Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv
        
http://www.commondreams.org/video/2013/12/23
Rebecca Solnit: The Future Needs Us
        
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23-3
Ray McGovern: 'The Only Thing We Have to Fear...' is the CIA
        
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23
Joe Solomon: All I Want for Christmas: More Youth-Led Climate Justice
        
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23-6
Paul Buchheit: 'Gaffe-ing All the Way': Corporate Gluttony This Holiday
Season
        
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23-1
Dean Baker: The Progressive 'Left' vs. Bill Keller's Disastrous
'Center-Left
        
http
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www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23-4
Ellen Brown: 100 Years Is Enough: Time to Make the Fed a Public
Utility
        
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/23-7
Freedom to Marry: Federal Judge Says OH Must Recognize Out-of-State
Marriages for Same-Sex Couples
        
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2013/12/23-0
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