Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fw: Daily Digest June 18, 2014

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 8:09:56 PM, Eugene Parks <> wrote:




>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>HEADLINES ACROSS CANADA<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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Hospital fraud suspect denies wrongdoing
         Clinton urges joint work on clean energy
B.C. NDP slams minister over university report
         Tory attack on Trudeau features ex-Grit MP
Revamp access law: federal panel members
         A noteworthy exchange from question period
Miners sue over Guatemalan mine shooting
         Rights groups to challenge immigration bill
Former Canadian ambassador has doubts about Keystone
         Sealing off harbours killed off zebra mussels

Few vets would qualify for $10,000 per month
         Gateway pipeline no done deal, Tories warn
Feds to face legal action over pipeline nod
         Holistic approach urged for Ring of Fire
Cancer screening program offered in Labrador
         Court says BlackBerry search unconstitutional
Bankers up reward for Vaulter Bandit to $50K
         P.E.I. to create act to protect water
Wynne says budget 'identical' to May 1 plan
         Bluenose II restoration costs keep rising

Today on the Hill: Summer protest sizzle
         Conservatives walk fine line on Gateway
Enbridge plots next steps for Gateway
         Today on the Hill: Painted protesters bare it all as politicians pack their bags


B.C. soldier Brian McKenna questions why PTSD claim deniedJun 05 video
         Veterans and their supporters protest government treatmentJun 04 video audio
Abortion position clarified again for Liberal MPs read424comments
         TSX closes at new all-time record high read 73comments
Green light for Northern Gateway has many in B.C. seeing red read 858 commentsvideo
         Chester the cat found after being lost by Air Canada read 148comments
Migraines affect Canadians' sleep, driving and work read 117comments
         B.C.'s slow earthquakes fuelled by fluid read 89comments
Southern Alberta flooding leads to voluntary evacuations read255 commentsvideo audio
         'A miracle that nobody was hurt': Ontario tornado, storm cleanup begins read 154 commentsvideo

Alex Trebek, Sudbury-born Jeopardy! host, sets world record
         Dating site uses facial recognition to find matches that look like your ex
World Cup: 'Sexy Brazil' sees explosion in teen prostitutes video
         Justin Trudeau clarifies abortion stance for Liberal MPs
Google ordered to remove website from global search results
         Alex Trebek, Sudbury-born Jeopardy! host, sets world record
Ottawa training exercise explosion leaves 5 injured, 2 seriously video
         Cherry pit spitting contest
Northern Gateway pipeline's next battle is in the courts
         5 cases pending over National Energy Board's decision and more to come

Justice minister's prostitution law news conference sowed confusion
         How migraines interfere with daily life and beyond
Opiate overdose deaths rising across Canada
         Elusive frog announces presence in Regina


Trudeau says current Liberal MPs must vote pro-choice on abortion

         RCMP rebuffs claims force not properly equipped with guns, armour
Conservative MPs defend Northern Gateway pipeline decision
         Q & A: Former MP Patrick Boyer explains why the Senate should be abolished
More than half of Tory caucus wants Hudak gone, Hillier says
         Federal defence acquisition guide under fire

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

A job for life? The notion is not as outdated as people think, report finds

Outgoing Ontario MPPs will collect a total of $2.8 million in severance
         Northern Gateway decision divides Canadians, opens up resource management as federal election …
Byelection attack ads a sign of things to come for 2015 federal election
         B.C. cherry growers get access to Chinese market
New PBO report to show Ontario being short-changed $1.2 billion in equalization

Opiate overdose deaths rising across Canada 13 hours ago
         Vancouver School Board makes a modern case for genderless pronouns 6 hours ago
Hold the bitumen: explaining the pipeline debate in cartoons 6 hours ago
         Ontario issues human rights policy for the mentally ill to help fight discrimination 8 hours ago

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Tyee<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
First Nations on Gateway: 'When We Say No, We Mean It'
         Indigenous leaders outline plans to hold steady against Enbridge pipeline, approved today. By David P. Ball
Will Harper's 'Yes' On Gateway Cost Him A Majority In 2015?
         It could, says UBC professor, if opposition forces don't work at 'cross-purposes.' By Geoff Dembicki
Deep Reading on Enbridge Northern Gateway
         What did Harper just approve? Ten years of Tyee coverage on the controversial plan to pipe Alberta bitumen to BC's north coast. By Tyee Staff
BC Minister Failed to Disclose Kwantlen Executive Payments
         Decision to retain Amrik Virk an 'indictment of the premier's judgement,' NDP says. By Andrew MacLeod
BC's position on Northern Gateway 'unchanged': enviro minister
         VIEW: What Clark gains by calling teacher bargaining broken

Internal army ordered to work on big ICBC billing blunder
         Vancouver School Board formally adopts transgender policy

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Canadian Progressive World<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Massive Peaceful Tar Sands Protest Before B.C. Provincial Legislature Planned For October 22
         Forest Ethics Responds to New Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion Proposal
First Nations slam Harper Gvt's legal case for Canada-China FIPA deal
         Exxon's tar sands oil spill shows risks of Enbridge's Line 9 project for Ontario and Quebec
Major Canadian Unions Endorse Mass Sit-in Against Tar Sands Pipelines and Tankers
         Line 9: The Tar Sands Come to Ontario (VIDEO)

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Vancouver Observer<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Vancouver crowd jubilant as "war" declared on Northern Gateway
         "It's official - the war is on!" said Grand Chief Stewart Phillips with a smile, and to the cheers of a thousand-plus people gathered outside CBC in downtown Vancouver. Street dances ensued.
First Nations vow to bury Enbridge Northern Gateway in court
         "We don't throw around the threat of litigation or protests lightly," said the Haida Nation president. "This is the time we will take the biggest stand of our lives."
Five You Can Drive: Salt Spring Island's hidden treasures
         With it's unique culture, the community of artists and craftspeople and the spectacular landscapes, Salt Spring Island is a destination you definitely don't want to miss.
In their own words: demonstrators speak out against Harper's Enbridge pipeline decision
         "Here, you see older people, people in suits, people from all walks of life. I think there's enough dissent in BC to stop this."
"Carbon tsunami" lead by Enbridge Northern Gateway takes aim at BC

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

Northern Gateway: You don't build a nation by saying 'No'
         Federal opposition raises asbestos-policy issue
Tories tamp down Supreme Court nomination rumours
         Harper's 'yes' to Gateway a big risk in B.C.
Let Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence rise and fall naturally, report says
         'The war is on': Protesters set sights on Harper after Northern Gateway decision
If logic prevailed, Stephen Harper would pass the torch
         Interprovincial trade deal next on Ottawa's agenda
Baird takes hard stance on Iran nuclear talks
         New legal battle shaping up over Supreme Court judge
Senate panel urges Ottawa to join U.S. missile shield


Therrien believes his public safety background will bolster privacy watchdog role
         Kathleen Wynne won't back down on activist plan
Conservatives' downfall could be Stephen Harper's dismissive tone
         Stephen Harper set the rules, but never won pipeline support
What the leaders can learn from the Ontario election
         Aboriginal rights must be addressed if pipeline is to proceed:

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

Liberals woo cannabis queen Jodie Emery as a secret weapon ahead of the 2015 election

RCAF Cyclones to begin operations in 2016
         Tim Hudak to leave PC leader's job on July 2

Northern Gateway a 'maybe,' Conservative spokesman says
         Patrick Brown, Conservative MP, Mulls Run For Ontario PC Leader
Signs bode poorly for Tories
         Gateway: Quiet start to a big fight
Northern Gateway approval from Ottawa now means British Columbia must get on board
         Northern Gateway pipeline green-light has everything to do with our rocky relationship to the U.S.
Doubts about Northern Gateway in two capitals
         Northern Gateway project could still end up being a pipeline to nowhere

Paying the piper: the new majority Liberal government in Ontario will have to face the music
         Ontario 2014: When pollsters buy their own hype
22 Reasons Why Rick Mercer Should Be Newfoundland's Next Premier
         Trudeau hits high, Mulcair tracks near a low on the preferred Prime Minister tracking
P.E.I. Liberal MP says he will vote pro-life; Trudeau official says no
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FOREIGN AFFAIRS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>TerraViva Europe<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Picture the World as a Desert
         Op-Ed: Overcoming the Twin Hurdles of Inequality and Climate Change
U.S. Looking to Make LGBT Rights a Foreign Policy Priority
         Pacific Disability Theatre Group Inspires and Educates
South Sudan's Wildlife Become Casualties Of War and Are Killed to Feed Soldiers and Rebels
         U.S. Supreme Court "Validates" Vulture Fund Activities
Argentina Seeks to Ward Off "Paradoxical" Default
         Picture the World as a Desert

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Real News Network<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky (1/3)
         Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky (2/3)
Iraq Likely to See Violence Worse than 2006-2007 Civil War
         Enbridge Pipeline Decision Violates Rights of First Nations
Dave Zirin: Abolish FIFA
         Ugly Money Politics - Robert Johnson on Reality Asserts Itself (8/8)
ISIS Born from Occupation of Iraq, not Syrian Civil War
         U.S. Supreme Court Preserves Power of Finance Over Argentina
How to combat the tightening grip of inequality
         Why Halliburton Decision Matters With Paul Bland

Juan Cole: Mass Sunni Uprising Forces Iraq to Confront Sectarian Blowback of 2003 U.S. Invasion
         As Obama Considers Drone Strikes in Iraq, Could U.S. Military Action Worsen Sectarian Conflict?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The European Union Times<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
European Union bans US apples for being too toxic Source
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Chinese herbal medicine can treat cancer safely and effectively Source
         Australian GMO Bananas to Go through First Human Trial Source
US total debt reaches stunning 60 Trillion Dollars! Source
         Putin Responds In Force After Obama Orders Atomic Bombs To Europe Source
Ukrainian army must view Russia as the enemy – NATO chief Source
         Church Groups Ship Illegals Deeper Into U.S. Source
Mobile phone negatively affects men's fertility Source
         ISIS executes 1700 Iraqi soldiers in Iraq Source
US & UK create joint team to prepare for air strikes in Iraq Source
         Deforestation severely affecting fish, new UK-Canadian study Source
Iran requests Joint Operation with US to save Iraq Source

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Information Clearing House<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
         The End Of All Of Us Washington Is Beating The War Drums

US war doctrine has been changed. US nuclear weapons are no longer restricted to a retaliatory force, but have been elevated to the role of preemptive nuclear attack.
         Why the Sunnis are Revolting
America and its allies could do some reflection as the war rages in Iraq before deafening the world with their moral indignation.
         The Sectarian Myth of Iraq
We coexisted peacefully for centuries, and need neither brutal dictators nor western intervention.
         U.S. Trained ISIS At Secret Jordan Base
Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, were trained in 2012 by U.S. instructors working at a secret base in Jordan.
         Tony Blair Bears 'Total Responsibility' For Isis, Says Academic Who Advised Him On Iraq
There is "absolutely" a link between the invasion of Iraq and the rise of terror group Isis, for which Tony Blair bears "total responsibility"

         "I Told You So" Says George Galloway As Cameron Warns of UK Terror Threat
Cameron said: "The people in that regime, as well as trying to take territory, are also planning to attack us here at home in the United Kingdom"
         Letter From Baghdad In The Growing Shadow Of War
Iraqis are cornered and surrounded by agony, death, and horror.
         Stop Calling the Iraq War a 'Mistake'
The unwillingness to confront the truth about the Iraq War has induced a form of amnesia which is hazardous to our nation's health.
         Tony Blair, Phantom of the Opera By Pepe Escobar
The Phantom of the (tragic) Middle East Opera is back. A killer without a clue, he can't be blamed for not being consistent.
         How to Forgive Your Torturer
45% of Americans believe that torture is "sometimes necessary and acceptable"

         Matt Taibbi: 'We Have A Profound Hatred Of The Weak And The Poor' Video
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap," How the nation's wealth disparities impact our justice system.
         Saudis give apparent warning to Iran: Don't meddle in Iraq:
Saudi Arabia blamed the Iraqi crisis on Maliki, citing what it called years of "sectarian and exclusionary policies" by his government against Iraq's Sunni minority.
         Iran Will Do Everything to Protect Iraqi Shrines: Rouhani:
"Dear Karbala, Dear Najaf, Dear Kadhimiyah and Dear Samarra, we warn the great powers and their lackeys and the terrorists, the great Iranian people will do everything to protect them," he said, naming the sites of the shrines in an emotive speech in Khorramabad, near the Iraq border.
         Israel greenlights construction of 172 illegal settler homes in occupied east Jerusalem:
"The municipality approved this morning the construction of 172 apartments in Har Homa," Jerusalem city councilor Yosef Pepe Alalu of the Meretz party, who opposes settlements, told AFP.
         UN: 356 killed, incl 257 civilians, in E. Ukraine military campaign:
At least 356 people, including 257 civilians, have died since the beginning of the "anti-terrorist" operation in Ukraine's eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk, according to UN calculations. There were 14 children among the dead.

         Poroshenko offers unilateral ceasefire in Ukraine's south-east:
Ukraine will cease fire unilaterally in the east of the country so that "illegal armed units will lay down arms" and "order will be established in the region" for this period of time, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told reporters on Wednesday.

Les employés municipaux dénoncent le projet de loi 3Plus
         34 personnalités promues à l'Ordre du QuébecPlus
Bagdad demande l'aide de WashingtonPlus
         Scandale du CUSM: le 8e accusé va retourner en AngleterrePlus
Caméras «aveugles»: Philippe Couillard préoccupé
         Policiers et ambulanciers blessés dans une explosionPlus
Québec annonce un forum sur l'intimidationPlus
         La famille de Tania Pontbriand veut lui éviter la prisonPlus
Bébé volé: Valérie Poulin Collins éclate en sanglots Plus
         Caméras «aveugles»: Thériault refuse de commenterPlus

Procès d'Emma Czornobaj: trois questions du juryPlus
         «Je respectais les règles et les normes» - NormandeauPlus
Orsainville: des travaux pour éviter une évasionPlus
         Pas de «doubles standards» pour les policiers, dit CouillardPlus
Les chefs de cabinet ne devraient pas faire de sollicitationPlus
         Kiev va ordonner un cessez-le-feu unilatéral dans l'EstPlus
«Le lapin a mangé mon persil, alors je l'ai mangé» Plus
         Nigeria: 21 morts dans une explosionPlus
Reprise des exécutions aux É-U après l'échec d'avrilPlus
         Délit de fuite mortel dans Côte-des-NeigesPlus

Des bracelets électroniques pour les bébés Plus
         Orsainville: un autre suspect bientôt arrêté?Plus
Régimes de retraite: les syndiqués manifestentPlus
         Montréal prête à revoir ses façons de fairePlus
Couillard a rencontré la commission CharbonneauPlus
         L'armée israélienne étend son offensive en CisjordaniePlus


The human race watched one of the world's most populous birds go extinct. Now we're trying to bring them back

Hearing the mourning dove calls  to me is a surety spring is here.
Reckon somehow I been too urbanized  but what follows just ain't right to me.

It's open season on mourning doves in parts of Ontario
Mourning Dove Hunt