Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fwd: Daily Digest June 20, 2014

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From: "Joe Hueglin" <>
Sent: June 20, 2014 9:24 PM
Subject: Daily Digest June 20, 2014




>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>HEADLINES ACROSS CANADA<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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Mormon church sues B.C. polygamous leader
         Fontaine: First Nations attitudes changing
Delisle's four years of spying on Canada for Russia lacked value: envoy
         Businesses, critics pan 'gutting' of TFWs
Many visitors to Canada will pay $7 fee beginning next year under security plan
         What was said about temporary foreign workers
Abortion lawsuit called off in New Brunswick
         Wynne tours tornado-damaged Ontario town
RCMP, military clawback deal ruling reserved
         Committee to scrutinize B.C. police watchdog

Highlights of changes to TFW program
         New rules for dangerous goods in transit
Feds drag feet on inspections of places that hire temporary foreign
         NDP makes pipelines byelection issue
Today on the Hill: Jobs, refugees and workers
         Today on the Hill: Tories start the summer break with a flurry of announcements
Pipelines an issue in downtown Toronto byelection, not just Alberta
         Mountie suspended over behaviour allegations
Up to 500 Alberta homes damaged by flooding
         Mediation mulled to end B.C. teacher strike

Study weighs pros and cons of cops on Twitter
         Tory leadership hopeful apologizes for Jesus march
School delays not a broken promise: Hancock
         Bill aims to make e-spies more accountable

Dr. Oz selling 'fairy dust,' says medical ethicist
         Temporary foreign worker changes cap numbers, lift ban on fast-food outlets
Justin Trudeau, other MPs file last-minute pre-recess questions
         At Issue: Political Report Card
Ottawa to fight court ruling giving ex-pats a vote
         Conservative nominations raise odds of early 2015 election
Air Canada flight's U-turn after security breach puzzles experts

Experts say no relief at gas pumps until summer's end
         Airfares, gas prices on way up as oil hits 9-month high4:30 PM ET
Northern Gateway tanker threat spurs First Nation's yarn 'blockade' read 70 commentsvideo
         Air Canada flight's U-turn after security breach 'most puzzling' read 545 commentsvideo
Summer solstice: celebrating the longest day of the year
         Tans, with a chance of sunburn? This year's UV forecast read 123comments
Loonie jumps to 93 cents after inflation hits 2-year high read 772 commentsvideo
         David Soknacki proposes banning street parking in downtown Toronto
Olivia Chow plans 200 km of bike lanes in 4 years
         B.C. teachers' strike: government agrees to Vince Ready as mediator

Temporary foreign worker overhaul imposes limits, hikes inspections video
         Great white shark population surging, study says
We do taste with our eyes first, chef and scientists show us
         Teen smokers turn to 'kid-friendly' flavoured tobacco
Canada continues search for missing Franklin expedition ships reader reaction mixed on Temporary Foreign Worker reform readers critical of Peter MacKay's comments on number of female judges

Giving mentally-ill homeless people a home works: Study
         A guide to the 'reformed' temporary foreign worker program
How much of a threat do terrorists pose to Ottawa?
         Canadian researchers take part in global project exploring the 'little engines' of the world's oceans
Happy hour comes to B.C. under new liquor laws
         Coyne: Reforms to temporary foreign workers program not good policy
Conservatives leave the pitch with more red cards and own goals than points
         'What Pollen Vortex?' Gearing up for allergy season
Canada needs to do more to help victims of human trafficking: U.S. report
         TV Chat: TLC ­ education or exploitation?

Half of teen smokers go for flavoured products, up risk of getting hooked: study
         This week in health: Longest Day of Play, life-lengthening exercise, and more
Canada needs to do more to help victims of human trafficking: U.S. report
         Canada's $50M in aid for refugees gets lukewarm reaction
Custom clothes for people in wheelchairs seeks to fill adaptive clothing void

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

MPs' three-month summer breaks are not as relaxing as you might think 6 hours ago
         Jodie Emery, wife of Vancouver's Prince of Pot, wants to run for federal Liberals 3 hours ago
Quebec cheese producers want compensation for EU trade deal 6 hours ago
         Severe thunderstorm watch for parts of the Maritimes 6 hours ago
As refugee numbers hit historic levels, should Canada be doing more? 11 hours ago
         Tories hit restart button on leadership contest in Newfoundland 10 hours ago
'We gained a community': mayor recalls response to southern Alberta's 2013 flood 3 hours ago

         Immigration advocates, small businesses decry overhaul of Temporary Foreign Worker program
Should Canada accept more refugees?
         Families of slain guards sue security company, Travis Baumgartner

What are you doing on the longest day of the year?
         Canada's women's wheelchair basketball team beats Japan 83-53 in world opener
N.B. would lose less in resource development clawback: report
         NDP calls on government to address access to abortion issue
Canadian North launches Iqaluit-Halifax-St. John's route

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Tyee<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
How German Opposition Could Sink a Major Canadian Trade Pact
        Furor over mechanism allowing foreign investors to sue states could sap CETA. By Scott Sinclair
Over 1,000 BC Kids Wait on Adoption Changes
        New watchdog report includes six ideas to help kids find 'forever families.' By Katie Hyslop
On Gateway, Harper Should've Asked: What Would Norway Do?
        Again he ignores huge lessons from the world's shrewdest petro-state. By Mitchell Anderson
Reluctant Tyee readers pick CBC radio over TV
         One-in-six Metro Van renters face landlord discrimination, survey finds

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

Ottawa unveils sweeping changes to foreign-workers program
         Peter MacKay: He's the Minister of Wrong Again
Russia's Arctic flybys a 'strategic' message


Peter MacKay ­ the kamikaze justice minister
         Justin Trudeau, Peter MacKay should avoid parent trap
Unions that backed Kathleen Wynne 'sold their souls,' says Smokey Thomas
         Lawyer disputes Peter MacKay's claim that women, visible minorities don't apply to be judges
Government of [CENSORED] censors cyberbullying docs
         Women weep as accused in failed armoured car heist appear in bail court
Breaking the cycle of elder abuse
         Majority of Canadians oppose cyberbullying bill: Poll

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Ottawa Citizen<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Take a year to rebuild before choosing new leader, Tory MPP Steve Clark says
         Northern Gateway likely to threaten at-risk species, but feds say impacts 'justified'

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>BOURQUE NEWS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Do the Conservatives have 'momentum'?

         What kind of party is the Conservative party?
Justin Trudeau's Liberals: So long, nostalgia (for now)
         The political party in Canada is dead – and we killed it

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

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>TerraViva Europe<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Green Groups Offer Broad Vision for Global Paper Sector Reforms
         Iran's Atomic Chief Decries IAEA Failure to Close Detonator Probe
Anti-Muslim Violence Reaches New Heights in Sri Lanka
         IT and Internet Offer Possibilities of Overcoming Blockade in Gaza
ARV Shortages Hit Mozambique's HIV Treatment Programme
         Nicaragua's Mayagna People and Their Rainforest Could Vanish

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Eurasian Review<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Extra Responsibility For Saudi Arabia – OpEd
         America's War Crime In Iraq – OpEd
China's Second Coast: Implications For Northeast India – Analysis
         Can We See The Arrow Of Time?
Dwarf Galaxies Formed More Than Their Fair Share Of Universe's Stars
         Sport Seen As Growth Engine For EU Economy
EU Increases Humanitarian Assistance To Iraqis Fleeing Violence
         Iraq: Ten Years After Invasion – Analysis
Further US Sanctions Could Hamper Russia's Yamal LNG
         South Africa: Probe Into Reports SABC Boss Received 'Wife' As Gift

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Reviving the 'Successful Surge' Myth Read more
        Forgetting Who Messed Up Iraq Read more
Misreading Benghazi and Terrorism Read more
        A Glimmer of Pragmatism on Iran Read more

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Media With Conscience<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Israel-Palestine: Beyond The Liberal Imaginary
         Ed Miliband - A Shameless Zionist In Our Midst
Fierce West Bank battle over missing teens
         Israel Firster Litmus Test: It's Iraq...Again
#Israel to rush through force-feeding law
         Israeli forces kill Palestinian during raids-
The Mess in Iraq
         The Noninterventionists Told You So
Argentina's Debt Crisis
         Another Star Has Fallen

Crow medium rare
         After the harvest ­ learning to leave the planet gracefully
A Coup? Nonsense!
         Exorbitant Cost of Pseudo-Educating America

Russia in secret plot against fracking, NATO chief says

Shale gas offers 'huge opportunity' in UK
Protesters' anger at 'dangerous' fracking

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Gatestone Institute<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Europe's and U.S. Complicity in Kidnapping and Violence
         Guarding American Interests in the Sunni-Shiite War
Has Abbas Lost His Credibility?
         Arab and Muslim Antisemitism: A Muslim Perspective
Britain Outlaws Forced Marriage

Un an de prison pour un prof pervers Plus
         L'Ukraine déclare un cessez-le-feu d'une semainePlus
Patience sur les routes à MontréalPlus
         Double meurtre en 1994: Pierre Lévesque coupable de meurtre préméditéPlus
36 400 $ de biens interdits saisis dans une prison Plus
         Un pompier critiqué pour avoir donné son uniformePlus
Cols blancs: Labeaume est prêt à négocierPlus
         Travailleurs temporaires étrangers: frais plus élevés Plus
Saisie record de stupéfiants à LévisPlus
         Nouvelles règles de transport de matières dangereusesPlus

Nomination à la SQ: Québec fonctionnera par décretPlus
         Violette Trépanier nie l'existence d'une caisse occultePlus
Montréal: une femme trouvée morte dans un logement Plus
         Tués à cause des canards: Czornobaj jugée coupablePlus
Un homme arrêté à Montréal est accusé de crimes sexuels en OntarioPlus
         Deux petits motsPlus
Deux nouvelles zones d'exclusion aérienne décrétéesPlus
         Un fonctionnaire et le patron d'une firme arrêtésPlus
Procès pour les responsables du naufrage en CoréePlus
         Le président ukrainien dévoile un plan de paix en 14 pointsPlus

Montréal: un homme de 24 ans agressé à l'arme blanchePlus
         ONU: nombre record de déplacés à cause des guerres et crisesPlus
Inondations: l'état d'urgence dans 12 communautésPlus
         Un homme de 19 ans est poignardé à TerrebonnePlus
L'AMT annule la journée «En ville sans ma voiture»Plus
         Washington enverra 300 conseillers militaires en IrakPlus
Pornographie juvénile en ligne: 343 accusations Plus
         Leur compagnie d'assurance refuse de renouveler leur policePlus
Manque de femmes à la magistraturePlus
         Régimes de retraites: « en guerre » aux côtés des employés municipauxPlus

Libre-échange: le Québec signera malgré l'oppositionPlus
         Routhierville: Chabot subira une évaluation psychiatriquePlus
Transports collectifs: 40 % du budget n'est pas utiliséPlus
         L'Ukaine signera un accord d'association avec l'UEPlus
Moins d'argent pour les partis en 2013Plus
         Vers une fusion des commissions scolaires?Plus
Mandat de grève: «les familles en otage»Plus
         Dzhokhar Tsarnaev réclame d'être jugé à WashingtonPlus
Des politiques d'immigration devant les tribunaux?



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,,,,,,,,,,,,,Additional challenges to the Election Act

-1- The Act was passed without support other than Harper controlled MPs and Senators

-2- The Act was not passed by a majority of House members

-3- The Act rather than increasing the power of the Commissioner of Elections
removed the position from one of neutrality to being under a Minister