Friday, April 25, 2014

Fw: Daily Ditgest April 24, 2014

On Friday, April 25, 2014 10:30:05 PM, Joe Hueglin <> wrote:



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Kenney blinks on temporary foreign workers
         Military rocked by sex assault claims
Couillard wants to work with Ottawa
         Tories file notice to defend in libel suit
Cabinet minister Bhullar backs a Prentice run
         Wallin says she's had second thoughts about paying money back
Alberta company wins coast guard contract
         Blackouts a risk for Newfoundland: report
Elections investigator halts robocalls probe
         All in a day's work: Kenney says it was his job to support Anders nomination

Ottawa proposes shared-risk pension plans
         Cash Store Financial to delist from the TSX
Five things to note about robocalls report
         Ukraine says thank you to Harper for support
New Brunswick calls for bilingual paramedics
         More businesses to be offered energy incentives
Foreign minister Baird visits Auschwitz site
         Nova Scotia considers organ donation policy
Ottawa's five Senate reform questions
         Top court to advise on Senate reform Friday

Nova Scotia launches education survey
         Northerners seek more input into research
Ottawa police ask board for more stun guns
         Eastern Health appoints interim president
Ontario loses information case at high court
Elections commissioner halts robocalls probe, says evidence lacking for charges
         6.7 quake rattles off Vancouver Island
Canada poised for an export resurgence: EDC
         Canada poised for an export boom as U.S., global economies improve: EDC

McDonald's Canada CEO calls foreign worker controversy 'bullshit'
         Temporary Foreign Worker Program for fast-food sector suspended by Ottawa
Eve Adams' nomination race gets nastier
         Quebec deficit higher than expected
Voluntary target benefit pension scheme proposed by Ottawa
         Temporary Foreign Worker Program linked to joblessness, report finds
Pierre Poilievre says amendments coming to elections bill
         Heartbleed bug delay begs explanation from Revenue Canada
How medical marijuana growers make sure they're selling quality pot
         If Supreme Court nixes Senate reform, is referendum next?
David Cameron's 'Christian country' remarks fuel mini media frenzy

Ontario-born woman accused of defrauding 92-year-old out of millions 1
         What Fair Elections Act? Few following heated debate, poll finds
Defence chief calls for internal review after 'disturbing' report on military sexual assaults
         New target-benefit pension scheme proposed, no changes to CPP 12 5
Long-lost Peter Sellers films co-written by Mordecai Richler to be screened
         Ontario's Progressive Conservatives hold five-point lead: poll 25 1
Top soldiers still waiting for invites to Day of Honour

As Canada dawdles, Denmark shows the world how to stop mass medicating animals
         Canada's chicken farmers ban injections that trigger superbugs
Canada phasing out antibiotic use in livestock
         SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

A short history of the Senate and the Supreme Court
         Driver of SUV that hit cyclists suing dead teen's family
In Ontario, middle class decline hits home
         West and Russia play dangerous game in Ukraine
Hits and misses: Duchess Kate's Down Under tour wardrobe

         WHO concerned by sharp rise in MERS cases
Grams lets you easily access the "darknet" and buy guns, drugs and other illicit things online
         Activist Ottawa lawyer targeted by military over positive review of his book
Could a hidden Rain Man exist in us all?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Globe and Mail<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Suspended senator Pamela Wallin to guest host Toronto radio show
         A guide to Ottawa's proposed changes to the red chamber
CBC trims budget of Quebec investigative program
         Yes, our middle class has done better (asterisk)
Ontario Liberal insiders paid millions through taxpayer-funded contracts

Landmark ruling on Senate reform looms large for Stephen Harper
         Making sense of Canada's middle-class distress debate
Implementing Canada-EU free-trade deal could take another two years

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Ottawa Citizen<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Harper, Mulcair to skip Herb Gray's funeral
         Henry Kissinger apologized for rebuking Canada over India's nuclear test
No Ottawa computers implicated in gas-plant deletions after all, investigator says
         How to fix the foreign-workers program

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Vancouver Observer<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Elizabeth May slams Harper government's treatment of humpback whales
         Is the move a retaliation against the federal court's decision in favour of environmental groups?
The case for partial upgrading of raw bitumen from Alberta's oil sands
         Exporting raw bitumen as dilbit isn't in Canada's national interest, an oil and gas industry expert says. Upgrading would not only be safer, but also generate far more jobs.
Saskatchewan restaurant at centre of temporary foreign worker controversy issues statement
         Brother's Classic Grill and Pizza, the restaurant flooded with angry complaints over replacing veteran servers with temporary foreign workers, defends itself in a statement.
Hot Blogs Rising homeless called a 'frustrating setback': Vancouver Mayor
         The 2014 homelessness numbers are out. It's a setback for Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson's "end homeless" goal, something he calls "a frustrating setback" What Vancouver can learn from the Japan earthquake and tsunami
         Vancouver's architecture may not hold up in the event of a major quake, but will its community?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>YAHOO NEWS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Canada needs to do more to back its claims to Arctic sovereignty 7 hours ago
         Does the Elections Canada decision mean the robocall scandal is dead?7 hours ago
Manitoba First Nation homes slated for demolition sold off instead 2 hours 32 minutes ago
         Underage drinking incident at PM's home prompts calls for RCMP review 12 hours ago
Ottawa proposes new target-benefit pension scheme instead of CPP changes 5 hours ago
         Tories 'open to improvements' on elections bill, except for voter-ID requirement 7 hours ago
Strong earthquake and aftershocks shake British Columbia coastline 11 hours ago
         World's most expensive plumbing job? Military divers become plumbers in Arctic 9 hours ago
Towering Vancouver Island tree officially second-largest in the country 9 hours ago

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BOURQUE NEWS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
         Temporary Foreign Worker Program linked to joblessness, report finds
Voluntary target benefit pension scheme proposed by Ottawa
         Ontario Grits and Tories Deadlocked – Wynne top on preferred premier, NDP accessible voters drop
If Supreme Court nixes Senate reform, is referendum next?
         Canada under increasing pressure to come up with co-ordinated NATO response to Russia in Arctic
Maclean's exclusive looks at sexual assault in the military
         Will he or won't he? Push for Prentice to enter race ramps up
Landmark ruling on Senate reform looms large for Stephen Harper
         A guide to Ottawa's proposed changes to the red chamber
Harper will take 'every opportunity' to make Senate more accountable: Poilievre

Sorry, Truthers ­ the robocalls affair is not Canada's Watergate
         Mr. Harper goes to war
Keystone delay pointless politics
         The one gesture Philippe Couillard used to slam the door on Marois' Parti Québécois

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>TerraViva Europe<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Storm in a Rice Bowl
         Kyrgyzstan: Russian 'Information Wars' Heating Up
Argentina's Informal Economy Shrinks, But Not Fast Enough
         Persecution of Uganda's Gays Intensifies as Rights Groups Go Underground
Japan Seeks Foreign Workers, Uneasily
         Culture Increasingly Unaffordable for Cubans
U.S. Urged to Tackle Lead in Aviation Gasoline
         Charting a Course for Survival, or Oblivion?
Nigeria - From Sticks and Machetes to Rocket-propelled Grenades
         Weak Laws and Capitalist Economy Deplete Kenya's Natural Wealth

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Real News Network<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Affirmative Action Ruling Will Further Racial Inequality
         Evidence for Russian Involvement in East Ukraine Based on Shoddy Journalism
Ivy League Study: The General Public Has Virtually No Influence on Policy
         The Modern History of Venezuela and Popular Democracy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (9/9)
Obama's Wrong Headed Approach To China
         Assessing the U.S. Environmental Movement on Earth Day 2014
UAW Case Shows Weakness of Labor Law
         The Frightening New Technology Transforming State Surveillace

\"Silenced\" Film Explores the Human Toll of Obama\'s Crackdown on National Security Whistleblowers
         In Landmark Ruling, U.S. Ordered to Release Memo Behind Targeted Killings of U.S. Citizens

WashU Students Continue Resistance Against Biggest Private Coal Company in World
         \"Cowboy Indian Alliance\" says \'no\' to Keystone
U.S. Supreme Court doing Corporate America\'s Bidding
         Earth Day Special: \"Fierce Green Fire\" Documentary Explores Environmental Movement\'s Global Rise 1/2
Earth Day Special: \"Fierce Green Fire\" Documentary Explore
         Exclusive: 4 Years After BP Disaster, Ousted Drilling Chief Warns U.S. at Risk of Another Oil Spill
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The European Union Times<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Ethanol biofuels pollute more than Oil based Gasoline – Study Source
Brazil hosts Internet governance conference over US's spying NSA Source
After 17 years of hibernation, Russia will show its teeth – Medvedev Source
International investigation team concludes MH370 landed safely somewhere Source
US sends more troops and warships in Eastern Europe Source
Britain finds dramatic rise in skin cancer Source
Americans consume 50% of total World Pharmaceutical Drugs Source
Nigerian army searching for 234 terrorist abducted school girls Source
Russia bans GMOs for 3 more years Source
Shocking Russian Report Labels GMO Foods "Bio-Warfare Weapon"

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

U.S.-Japan: A Difficult Alliance
         East Asia Arms Race
Japan: Where Leaning In Isn't Enough
         War and Peace in Asia: There Are Always Choices
Japan Must Own Up to Past Actions
         Japan and Weimar
Don't Reverse Globalization. Refine It.
         America's Manufacturing Renaissance?
Can Britain Surpass Germany Economically?
         China's Age-Old Matchmaking Traditions
Sleepless in America

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Kiev Post<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Russian-backed interference poses biggest challenge to presidential election
         Foreign lenders mull supplementing civil servant salaries to decrease corruption
Russian troops amass on border as Kyiv authorities reformulate operation plans (LIVE UPDATES, VIDEO)
         SBU nabs Russian, two Ukrainians suspected of working for Russian intelligence bodies
Peskov: Actions of Kyiv authorities in eastern Ukraine cast doubt on coming presidential elections
21:46•    Finance Ministry: Ukraine able to pay back $9 billion in currency debt through IMF, EU, World Bank aid in 2014
21:05• National Security Defense Council says one special operation stage in eastern Ukraine completed
20:54•    Kidnapped reporter Ostrovsky freed, on his way to Donetsk
20:22• Ukraine demands Russia's explanation of army drills near border
19:56•    Lukashenko, Turchynov discuss Sloviansk events

19:33• Lavrov: OSCE mission must urgently meet with ailing 'people's governor'
19:12•    Presidential candidate Tsariov calls for army withdrawal from southeast Ukraine
19:10• Deputy Commander of Interior Troops Rudnytsky appointed Head of Donetsk Regional Department of SBU
19:08•    EU officials: No date, place fixed yet for EU-Russia-Ukraine gas consultations
19:04• Tigipko hopes to bring Crimea back to Ukraine through economic integration

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Voice of Russia<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Ukrainian Right Sector says it will join crackdown on pro-federalization protesters22:16
         UN chief Ban Ki-moon warns Ukraine crisis could 'spin out of control' 21:53

Obama's policies push China into arms of Russia on eve of Putin's visit - analyst
         Russia may convene extraordinary UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine
Kerry says time is running out for Russia to change course in Ukraine
         Russia calls UN chief to criticize actions of Ukrainian government in Slavyansk
US should force Ukraine to stop military operation in southeast – Russia's Foreign Ministry
         Ukraine gives Russia 48 hours to explain army drills near border
Sanctions may benefit Russian economy, MasterCard, Visa made mistake - Putin
         Russia urges release of Ukrainian protest leader Gubarev

Russia gives green light to super-heavy rocket project
         Russia forced to order new military drills on Ukrainian border - Moscow
Russian TV producer goes missing in Ukraine
         President Putin calls on Russian human rights experts to watch events in eastern Ukraine
Roscosmos against moving Zenit carrier rocket production from Ukraine to Russia
         Ukraine's Naftogaz halves gas imports from Russia in 2013
Russian delegation not to participate in June PACE session - Russian MP
         Russian President coy on reserves plans, says some countries diversify investment
Western sanctions not critical for Russia - President Putin

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