Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Fwd: Daily Digest December 24, 2013

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From: "Joe Hueglin" <>
Sent: 25 December, 2013 5:04 AM
Subject: Daily Digest December 24, 2013




>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>HEADLINES ACROSS CANADA<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

CBCRritish Columbia »Calgary Edmonton »Saskatchewan» Manitoba» Thunder Bay» Sudbury » Windsor » Kitchener-Waterloo Hamilton Toronto »Ottawa Montreal »New Brunswick Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia »Newfoundland & Labrador

North CTV Atlantic  CTV Montreal  CTV Ottawa  CTV Toronto  CTV Northern Ontario  CTV Kitchener CTV Winnipeg  CTV Regina
CTVSaskatoon  CTV Calgary  CTV Edmonton  CTV British Columbia

No one hurt in refinery explosion in Regina
         CO poisoning risk warning issued after storm
BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis sells $26-million in shares
         2-time Oscar winner Frederick Back dies at 89
Robert Latimer challenges travel restrictions
         Cdn Greenpeace activist might be home Friday: mom
Governor General reaches out to hurting vets
         Baird condemns Syrian attacks on Aleppo
Man with no arms wants apology from cop
         Fish-farm foe takes fight to Scotland

Agriculture minister looks ahead to 2014
         Dos and don'ts for dealing with power outages
Humane society, city reach temporary deal
         Westmoreland to buy Sherritt coal mines
Governor General reaches out to hurting vets' families after suicide reports
         Centerra, Kyrgyz gov't announce new plan
Man charged after 2 officers fired at: OPP
         Toronto officials urge safety in wake of ice storm power outages
Two dead of carbon monoxide gas in Newcastle
         Thousands still without power after ice storm

Sherritt gets out of coal business
         Agriculture minister looks ahead to 2014
Hotel almost $900 a night: Alberta premier on taxpayer group's 'naughty' list
         More settlements reached over alleged abuse

Harper and Obama try to put a bad year behind them

         Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz warns US over country labels
Chronic migraines in youth eased with therapy
         Co-Fluvoxamine antidepressant recalled for allergy risk
Heart attacks among seasonal risks, doctors say
         Eating peanuts in pregnancy tied to lower allergy risk in children
Nearly 91% of Canadian adults not in ideal heart health
         Christmas crowds soar but churches pass up opportunities
Elderly patient Tadeusz Czubak discharged to empty house not a 'one-off' case

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Tyee<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Stephen Harper and the North Pole
        Why it's misleading for PM to imply international law will put the Arctic landmark on Canada's map.
In Defence of Scrooge
        Maligned for his thrift, besieged by home invaders, the old guy gives in to terrorists. This is the message of Christmas?
This Was the Year of Snowden and Wireless Warring
        The ABCs of tech law and policy for 2013, and how they affect you. By Michael Geist
Vancouver Demolishes Its Past
        Inhabiting a changing, unsure city as heritage disappears.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>HUFFINGTON POST<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

NSA Has Back-Door Access To House Of Commons?
         Youngest MP's Pay Bump
Families Fed Up With Oil Fumes
         Transport Canada Official Falsified Safety Reports
Ontario Headed Toward Another Minority Government
         MP: Canada Must Target Buyers of Sex
Wynne Bypasses Rob Ford
         It's Up To Tories To Write Canada's New Prostitution Laws
Competition Bureau Eyeing The Beer Store
         37 Moments That Weren't A Bummer

Ontario's Political Ad Free-For-All
         Why Tories Have Given Big Oil $400 Million

The Tories' Naked Self-interest in Foreign Policy

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Justin Trudeau's in the soup – along with duck, veggies and wild rice
         Coast Guard reviewing navigation and icebreaking fees, services
Commons asked to review encryption following report NSA has back-door access
         While Canada makes fanciful claims, Russia acts to secure its position in the Arctic
Christmas books: What the politicians are reading over the holidays
         Public to learn what fired Pan Am Games CEO got as severance
Ontario headed toward another minority government: Poll
         Christmas spirit melts ravages of ice storm
We all lose something when Christmas is deconsecrated

Flu clinics reopened as H1N1 cases soar in Alberta 6 hours ago
         BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis sells $26 million in shares 4 hours ago
Insurance and the ice storm: Are you covered? 13 hours ago
         Manitoba Hydro workers head to ice-ravaged Toronto 11 hours ago
High-risk offender wanted across B.C. for threatening and confining woman 6 hours ago
         No injuries, everyone accounted for at explosion at refinery in Regina 2 hours 58 minutes ago
One of two Canadian Greenpeace activists might be home this Friday: mother 6 hours ago
         Just Us! coffee shop says it's first to unionize in Canada 16 hours ago
Loonie falls in shortened Christmas Eve session, amid another BoC departure 9 hours ago

         What is wrong with Canada's military procurement process?

Political naughty and nice lists for 2013
         Five interesting quotes from Stephen Harper's year-end interviews

Individual responsibility no longer taught in our schools

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FOREIGN AFFAIRS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Common Dreams<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Cruelty, Congress and Christmas: Unhappy Holidays for the Poor & Unemployed
iPads for Newborns? Marketing Tablets for Babies 'Horrifies' Parents, Experts
'Merry Frackmess!': Elves Erect Gas Drilling Rig on Governor's Front Lawn
Snowden: 'Society Deserves Chance to Govern, Change Itself'
In Alberta, Environmental Regulators Now Funded by Fossil Fuel Industry

Retailers Offer $40 Million Compensation for Worst Factory Disaster in History
Happy Holidays: Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, & Brownie McGhee Sing "Down by the Riverside"
Wen Stephenson: A Climate Truth-Tellers Honor Roll of 2013
Frida Berrigan: Christmas in Community
Michael Winship: Campaign Cash Rules Drown in the Bathtub

César Chelala: A Ripe Time for Necessary Peace
Nafeez Ahmed: Former BP Geologist: Peak Oil Is Here and It Will 'Break Economies'
Ali Abunimah: Israel Lobby Launches Fierce Counterattack Against American Studies Association
Greenpeace: First Case Dropped Against Arctic 30 Activist, Exit Visa Sought

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Globalist<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Two Shepherds, Two Cultural Revolutions

Stephan Richter | Comparing the agendas and performance of Pope Francis and China's Xi Jinping.

The Failure of Thailand's Democracy?

Sun Xi | The latest political impasse in Thailand may severely jeopardize its democracy.

Belarus: Women of World War II

Photo Gallery | Many women served on the Soviet front lines in Belarus as fighters, support staff and resistance.

Financial Times (UK): Europe's North and South Must Reform Together

Mario Monti | December 20, 2013 | Read on TG

Economic Times (India): Forget Beijing & Delhi, Diplomacy Goes Local (PDF)
Bridging the Gap Between Europe's Economic Cultures

Mario Monti | Former Italian Prime Minister on communicating between northern and Mediterranean Europe.

Chinese Peacekeepers in Africa?

Bill Humphrey | Will China step up in South Sudan's crisis?.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>European Review<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Argentina: Former President De La Rua Acquitted
         Moroccan Opposition Blocks Draft Finance Act
Algeria Boosts Security In South
         Montenegro, Serbia Relations Are Improving
Nelson Mandela's Choice Of A Peaceful Path – OpEd
         Uzbek President Approves Strategic Partnership Agreement With Kazakhstan
Spain Receives 57.6 Million International Tourists Through November
         Spanish Poor Clares Give Pope Francis A Hen For Christmas Dinner
US Hypocrisy Over Diplomatic Immunity – OpEd The Execution Of Jang Sung-taek: Power Struggle In North Korea? – Analysis
         Snowden: 'Mission Accomplished'

Cindy Sheehan: Scrooge-Onomics, USA – OpEd
         Papal Economics – OpEd
How Congress Is Finally Helping President Obama To Release Prisoners From Guantánamo – OpEd
         Turkey: Unwarranted Actions Hurt Erdogan's Image – OpEd
Pakistan: Imran Takes Sharif Government Head On – OpEd
         Beatboxing Poses Little Risk Of Injury To Voice
Hospital-Diagnosed Maternal Infections Linked To Increased Autism Risk

>>>>>>>>>>INFOS <<<<<<<<<<


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Les deux Pussy Riot se sont retrouvées en RussiePlus
Un mort dans un accident de VTTPlus
Un militant de Greenpeace informé de la fin des poursuites le visant Plus
Le procès de Musharraf reporté après la découverte d'explosifsPlus
Syrie: 330 morts en huit jours de raids sur AlepPlus


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At 04:08 PM 23/12/2013, you wrote:
Thought you might  get a chuckle out of this


.....Joe Thanks will pass it on.