Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Fw: Daily Digest February 18, 2014



On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 3:15:00 AM, PC Party/parti PC <phoenix.rising@bellnet.ca> wrote:

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

OPINION AND INFORMATION

>>>>>>>>>>CANADA<<<<<<<<<<

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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CP<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Civil servants to pay more for retiree benefits
         B.C. balances books, announces LNG tax
Harper, Pena Nieto see air deal signed
         Olympic commercials nearing overkill?
U.S. company eyes Manitoba equality: premier
         Obama NAFTA promise resurfaces 6 years later
Medical pot regime spawns crime: RCMP
         Families not first in British Columbia budget
What's being said about the B.C. 2014 budget
         Some facts about disabled people in Canada

Military family battles feds over moving loss
         Highlights from B.C.'s budget
Quebec auditor general to table report Wednesday
         No animals hurt in Toronto Zoo fire
Nova Scotia premier slams Canada Job Grant
         Ontario legislature raises rainbow flag
Ottawa to announced wireless auction results
         Military family battles Harper government in Federal Court over moving losses
Wynne won't play 'Let's Make A Deal'
         Irving Shipbuilding suing Davie shipyard

Family boycotts inquest into man's ER death
         Moncton, N.B., theatre gets federal funds
B.C. Liberals to set out balanced budget
         Ontario legislature returns amid election speculation
Canada's trade with Mexico 'unbalanced,' Harper tells business leaders

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>CBC<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Ontario election looms as NDP threatens to vote against Liberal budget
         Olivia Chow Says Toronto Election Still 'Pretty Far Away'

Experimental Lakes Area operator needs changes to Fisheries Act
         Unnecessary medical tests need a rethink
Earlier palliative care helps patients with advanced cancer to cope
         Pink eye outbreak shuts down Baie-Comeau hospital eye clinic
Kids, Poverty and Mental Health: How Hamilton schools reach kids
         Justin Trudeau condemns 'partisan attack' against Andrew Leslie video
Ontario civil servants will pay more toward retirement benefits
         Why middle class retailers are dying a slow death: Don Pittis
RCMP officers bring union bid to Supreme Court read 324comments

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Globe and Mail<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Ottawa's wireless auction nears conclusion
         Conservatives brandish Andrew Leslie as their latest shield
Cities running out of cash for snow removal as icy Canadian winter hits hard

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>TorStar<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Andrew Leslie joins the 'just following rules' gang in Ottawa
         Wynne refuses Horwath's demand for no transit taxes
Canadian political parties not doing their job: survey
         Horwath dares Wynne to force election over taxes and tolls
Mulcair names first NDP urban affairs critic

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Canada.com<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Column: The revealing attack on Andrew Leslie
         TV schedule: Local athletes Ciochetti, Riddle step into Olympics spotlight
Pacific herring fishery was once sustainable over 'millennia,' study finds
         Memo to Harper predicted boom in transporting oil by rail
North American leaders called upon to save monarch butterfly
         Canada's Arctic ice caps melting rapidly since 2005, according to documents
Den Tandt: No one gets away clean from the Andrew Leslie expense debacle
         Expense list shows DND picked up tab for disgraced general's move to UAE
Cohen: The revealing attack on Andrew Leslie
         Tests being done to determine if deadly pig virus spreads in swine feed: CFIA

Guardian of B.C. boy jolted by police Taser sues province for negligence
         Rail safety working group says better funding needed for rail safety improvement
Quotes and reaction to B.C. budget 2014-2015
         Auditor general to table report on economic update one day before Quebec budget

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>YAHOO NEWS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Justin Trudeau receives mixed reaction for animated release of his economic policy
         New Justin Trudeau rolling papers are flying off the shelves
DND moving expenses: A cheap political attack or reason for concern?
         Looking for the best chance at a high-paying job? Go west
12 healthy snacks for winter activities
         Health officer rejects joining shale gas advisory group

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

Hudak gets no traction
         Report fires at aimless Canadian military ruled by balance sheets not foreign policy
Audits of enviro groups uncharitable
         Another day, another reason to end human rights commissions
Talk of Trudeau's inexperience little more than Conservative pulp fiction


         $35M military plane upgrades highlight Canada's procurement delays
Opposition parties doubt they can change elections reform bill, Tories ramming it through
         Young Quebecers quick to adopt nationalist vision of province's history, survey finds
Sinking dollar dents number of cross-border shoppers heading south, survey finds
         Unions mobilizing to defeat Hudak, Tories: Sid Ryan


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


>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Associated Press<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Ukraine violence grows, as 18 people killed in fiery mayhem

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The European Union Times<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Catastrophic Nuclear "Event" Prompts New Mexico Evacuation Fears Source
         1 in 4 Americans don't know Earth circles Sun Source
UK government ministers accused of 'bullying' Scotland Source
         US Army Trains for Martial Law In US Source
NASA images show possible flowing water on Mars Source
         Record snowfall in Japan kills 12, disrupts power and transport Source
Cheap self-organizing Robots with Termite logic build complex structures Source
         Russian scientists develop stealth technology for submarines Source
U.S. Army Builds 'Fake City' in Virginia to Practice Military Occupation Source
         Brazilian activists demand asylum for Snowden Source
TEPCO reveals record cesium level in Fukushima No. 1 well Source

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Information Clearing House<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Saudis Agree to Provide Syrian Rebels With Mobile Antiaircraft Missiles
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37671.htm
Are Protesters Overthrowing A Brutal Despot, Or Merely Bad Losers At The Polls?
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37669.htm
US and EU Are Paying Ukrainian Rioters and Protesters
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37676.htm
The Do Nothing Peace Machine: Why Zionism Negates Peace
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37677.htm
Judaism and Zionism: A Divorce In the Making...?
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37678.htm

Old Testament Armed Forces
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37674.htm
Heathrow Customs Agent Interrogates Snowden Lawyer
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37666.htm
Drone Killing the Fifth Amendment: How to Build a Post-Constitutional America One Death at a Time
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37670.htm
Our Sinister Dual State
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37667.htm
Creeping Fascism Or Maybe It's Just Me...
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37673.htm

For Mexico, Legalization is Freedom
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37672.htm
Climate Change Needs to be Tackled Like a "Weapon of Mass Destruction"
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37668.htm
Monopoly's Poster Children - Ireland, Europe, The U.S. And The Financial Crooks
         http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37675.htm
Egypt and Russia strengthen relations to raise US concerns:
         http://manilatimes.net/egypt-and-russia-strengthen-relations-to-raise-us-concerns/76375/
Iran Threatens To Send Forces Into Pakistan:
         http://www.rferl.org/content/iran-baluch-raid-pakistan/25266825.html

Iran would not wait for action by Pakistan:
         http://en.mehrnews.com/detail/News/102087
Syria army, rebels agree new Damascus area truce:
         http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/syria-army-rebels-agree/1001400.html
Russia denies Geneva II talks failed:
         http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2361718&Language=en
As Geneva II falters, the United States is providing support to rebels in southern Syria:
         https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/535135-southern-comfort
Free Syrian Army replaces chief-of-staff Salim Idris:
         http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-26224498

Extremist tourists: 250 jihadists reportedly return to UK:
         http://rt.com/news/terror-tourists-uk-syria-355/
Russia Says Syrian Government Right to Seek Focus on 'Terrorism':
         http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2014/02/17/world/europe/17reuters-syria-crisis-russia-talks.html
John Kerry isn't an anti-Semite, Bennett says:
         http://www.timesofisrael.com/john-kerry-isnt-an-anti-semite-bennett-says/
Danish envoy blasts accusations of anti-Semitism over ritual slaughter:
         http://www.jta.org/2014/02/17/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/accusations-of-danish-anti-semitism-over-shechitah-insulting-says-envoy
A Jew's dead dog has more rights than a Bedouin in the Negev:
         http://mondoweiss.net/2014/02/rights-bedouin-negev.html

LAPD scopes out Israeli drones, 'Big Data' solutions:
         http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/lapd_scopes_out_israeli_drones_big_data_solutions1
Khamenei: Nuclear talks will 'lead nowhere':
         http://en.mehrnews.com/detail/News/102088
North Korea's Kim warned he might face charges over atrocities:
         http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/17/us-korea-north-un-idUSBREA1G0O720140217
Indonesia: Australia and US need to clean up their mess:
         http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/16/indonesia-australia-and-us-need-to-clean-up-their-mess
Journalists who broke NSA story in Guardian receive George Polk Awards:
         http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/16/guardian-nsa-snowden-george-polk-awards

Germany to beef up counter-espionage against US, Western allies - report:
         http://rt.com/news/germany-counter-espionage-allies-316/
New IRA sent bombs to army recruitment centres, Met confirms:
         http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/17/new-ira-sent-bombs-army-recruitment-centres-britain
Kerry Implores Indonesia on Climate Change Peril:
         http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/17/world/asia/kerry-urges-indonesia-to-help-stem-climate-change.html
Going 'green' is more than shopping at Whole Foods and driving a Prius:
         http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/feb/17/green-movement-leaving-out-low-income-minorities
Venezuela expels 3 US consular officials, alleging conspiracy:
         http://rt.com/news/maduro-expels-conspiring-opposition-358/

Colombian leader 'outraged' by army corruption claims:
         http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-26220187
"Operation Paperclip" U.S. Government Recruited Nazi Scientists To Work For The C.I.A. : Video report:
         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx9p-RKPeNw
Creepy Coincidence? 5 elite bankers die in apparent suicides :
         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPjbitc9uho
Family Says Police Beat Father To Death:
         . http://www.news9.com/story/24735856/family-says-moore-police-beat-father-to-death
USA: Number of Prisoners Now Exceeds High School Teachers and Engineers :
         http://filmingcops.com/usa-number-of-prisoners-now-exceeds-high-school-teachers-and-engineers
 
>>>>>>>>>>INFOS <<<<<<<<<<
TOUTES LES NOUVELLES PUBLIÉES DEPUIS 24 HEURES

Brazeau se trouve un emploi dans un bar de danseusesPlus
         Une soeur de 84 ans écope de trois ans de prisonPlus
Anticosti: le PQ accusé de travailler avec des «escrocs»Plus
         Hold-up à la Banque Nationale de BeauharnoisPlus
Une piétonne est mortellement happée à BrossardPlus
         Les libéraux étudient l'idée du troisième sexePlus
Le vérificateur général devance le dépôt de son rapportPlus
         Campagne décisive pour Legault et CouillardPlus
Fatima Houda-Pepin prête à affronter un candidat libéralPlus
         Son fils traité de violeur se suicide: «je n'oublierai pas»Plus

Affrontements en Ukraine: au moins 16 morts à KievPlus
         Karine Chainey coupable d'attouchements sexuelsPlus
Incarcérée pour avoir oublié de retourner une VHSPlus
         Anticosti: Daniel Breton ne veut pas prendre positionPlus
Inspecteur général: Denis Coderre pourrait être déçuPlus
         Meurtres à Trois-Rivières: funérailles célébrées jeudiPlus
Charbonneau: Rambo règne en maître sur la Côte-NordPlus
         Laboratoire clandestin de stéroïdes démanteléPlus
Marceau promet un budget «responsable» Plus
         Ottawa et Mexico signent des ententes bilatéralesPlus

Suicide: même les tigres n'en veulent pasPlus
         Thaïlande: première ministre inculpée et heurts meurtriersPlus
Collision à Longueuil: l'enfant succombe à ses blessuresPlus

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Canada signals medical aid to Ukraine activists and condemns violence: Baird

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/ukrainian-protesters-seek-refuge-canadian-embassy-amid-police-203629540.html?.tsrc=yahoo


Ukranian Protesters Find Refuge In Canadian Embassy

         Ukraine Protests Live Stream Shows Chaos In Central Kiev
15 Pictures Of Fresh Violence As Kiev Descends Into Chaos Again
         Violent Protests Flare In Kiev After New Maneuvers By Russia And EU
Kiev Protesters Leave City Hall
         The Rising Spectre Of Neo-Nazism In The Ukraine
ibtimes.com
Ukraine’s Ultranationalists Show Strength at Polls nytimes
         . World Jewish Congress calls Svoboda a neo-Nazi party ukrinform.ua


 Might not those injured and jailed at the G20 fiasco much more be

"the courageous activists injured while speaking out peacefully in support of democracy."


than those Baird is speaking of and supporting in Kiev.?

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From:
Ray Strachan
Subject: Oh my oh my Gay or Straight

DD

I opened a can of worms, and I am glad.

I just want to state  that the way a person thinks can also be thrown into the mix.  I don't hate  people (Yes hate)  who are different than  myself whether it stems from color, their clothing
their language, their hairstyle etc. I do question things that I don't understand such as , I would like to be a churchgoing Christian but all those that go to church dare not speak out or put their hands over their ears

if they hear a negative word being spoken against Judaism.  Politicians,    same thing.   They can sit and do or say nothiNg about Gods Chosen  people stealing the land and  water from The Palestinians with glee,.totally unapposed  by christianity .Its always we have to protect the poor Jews".  In todays DD there is an article that was published in The Jewish Tribune,  written by the Leader of  The Canadian Green Party where she wrote 'Israel is the bullwark of Democracy in The Middle east.  The gentleman that commented on it said,  Israel has 20 laws in place that affects Christians   and  Arabs (Maybe they hate Arabs  because  they are the ones  with the most Semitic Blood?

So I hate a Wee State in our world that drags us into conflict with other nations because North Korea or Iran might stumble onto owning a Nuclear bomb.   Whilst poor wee Israel  sits with enough Nuclear,Chemical and Biological weapons to destroy the  whole  world,    and they have bragged about it,   so why is it so imperative that  Stephen Harper  et al have to go to war with other nations to protect Israel?      Why....Yes I hate that whole bull crap maneuver.   We as in, the rest of the world have to be brain dead to have allowed it to happen. You don't think that we are in their clutches?     we are in their clutches.   God   did create a few million Frankenstein Monsters,  and they own us.

So in my mind God   does make mistakes. In the animal kingdom,   a bull jumps another bull,a cow jumps another cow,  goats, sheep roosters etc. Nature is not perfect in any way
In regards to Gender and which comes out being dominant . I guess this question is older than Moses. In the bible (holy of course)    that's when it first showed up as being a sin.   but it was
already installed or instilled in the animal kingdom.  through creation,   and if God  created all,   then He   made a mistake or was a sadist .   Can we not see that there is something more than
just bullheadedness that  would  cause   people to want to be Gay,  and have to hide in fear of being found out for their whole life?. I find that  really hard to grasp?

If gay pride parades infuriate people I don't understand that either.   As a child I learned how to turn on the radio  when I wanted to listen to something  and to turn it off or change the station when I didnt.

If I am going through the TV stations and come across a gay pride parade, I change the channel.   I think at last count there are close to 100 o more channels.If a gay pride parade is coming down the street, I dont stand and gauk, because I am not interested in them. I don't hate them, I simply am not interested in them. It does nothing to threaten my Children, My grandchildren or
my Great Grand children. There will be a hell of a lot of other problems for them to face in this Godforsaken world.     

Ray Strachan

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From: Rebecca Gingrich
Subject: Bravo to this man for his courage to speak the truth






Toronto school trustee called 'homophobic' for questioning nudity at 'family friendly' Pride parade

by Peter Baklinski

Mon Feb 17, 2014 19:23 EST
...
Under Canada's Criminal Code it is illegal to be nude in a "public place." Section 174 states that a person who is "so clad as to offend against public decency or order" is "guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction."
Sotiropoulos says that city officials have a double standard when it comes to nudity at the Pride parade....
Toronto city officials are not the only ones to turn a blind eye to nudity in the Pride parade. Last year both Vancouver police and city officials announced they had no issues with public nudity at the city's annual gay Pride parade, expressing no interest in upholding the law in this regard.... (emphasis added)
[read more at link below]
http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/toronto-school-trustee-called-homophobic-for-questioning-nudity-at-family-f
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Subject: But we are told fracking is safe???
Fracking and destructive tentacles across the globe
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/16/351006/fracking-and-its-destructive-tentacles/

I find it interesting the statement in this article which states that --Many of the companies that once operated these fracking wells are seeking bankruptcy and unable to pay the cost of cleaning up the land they leased.
Odd--that is the same thing the railway company acted after the Lac-Megantic destruction

Becky
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Subject: The Pale Blue this!

Joe--this is phenomenal
becky
THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK….. 
 
Profound and inconceivable!
 
https://www.youtube.com/v/923jxZY2NPI

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