Thursday, October 26, 2006

October 25th - Daily Canadian News Links

The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN’S to VICTORIA.

This site is not affiliated with any political party. Partisan newsfeeds are not knowingly linked. The links below are to independent public news agencies only. The stories and their content belong to legitimate news agencies.

EDITORIALs
ST.JOHN'S TELEGRAM - The tiger hiccups
HALIFAX HERALD - Justice served
HALIFAX HERALD - Sustaining the mission
MONTREAL GAZETTE - Exposing the myths about abuse
OTTAWA CITIZEN - Three may not be a crowd
OTTAWA SUN - Convict PCs byte
TORONTO STAR - Judging Canada's anti-terror laws
NATIONAL POST - The Quebec quagmire
NATIONAL POST - Save the vote for Canadians
TORONTO SUN - A sneak attack on our military
HAMILTON SPECTATOR - Terrorism laws need oversight
WINDSOR STAR - The Fortier challenge
SUDBURY STAR - Ottawa's solution to wait times is to talk
SUDBURY STAR - Journalists upset; But Harper's attitude toward the press gallery is understandable
WINNIPEG SUN - Prison cells no place for computers
CALGARY HERALD - Votes are never convenient
CALGARY SUN - Does not compute
GRANDE PRAIRIE DAILY HERALD TRIBUNE - Getting the green spirit
Canada is blessed with natural resources, but ...

EDMONTON JOURNAL - Ignatieff's Quebec tactic divides party
EDMONTON JOURNAL - Reverse literacy cuts
EDMONTON SUN - Hearts and minds
LETHBRIDGE HERALD - New parks great, but what about the old?
LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Seizure law is flawed in more ways than one
VANCOUVER PROVINCE - It's not degrading to salute our monarch

ISSUES

CANADIAN FORCES
Five modified Sea Kings practice carrying troops in N.B. exercise
Army testing Afghanistan-bound soldiers for drugs
Military tight-lipped but sources cite 18% failure rate at CFB Gagetown
Canadian sailors and aircrew may end up driving trucks in Kandahar
Afghanis need food, Ottawa told



CANUSA/USACAN
Canada complains to White House about Republican ad
U.S. campaign ad critical of Canada yanked
Double life of passport: Senate

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Ontario hardest hit by U.S. slowdown, but modest growth predicted: Dodge

FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The myth of collective security

JUSTICE SYSTEM
Coverup alleged in track probe
Group gets funds here to kill our troops
Day: Afghani Islamists banned by Ottawa as terrorists

Lottery 'insiders' win big bucks
Odds of Ontario results are astronomical, investigation by CBC program reports

Don't appeal, newspaper group asks Toews

POLITICS IN THE PROVINCES
Manitoba vows to hold vote on wheat board
Manitoba wants farmers' vote on Wheat Board
Ontario electoral legislation sets bar high
The heart of the matter
MPs duck and weave over Caledonia issue

POLITICS
Angus Reid Global Monitor : Polls & Research
Tories Lead by Nine Points in Canada

MacKay controversy heats up as Speaker re-examines alleged slur
MacKay denies he disparaged Stronach
Tories say it's time to let sleeping dogs lie
PMO officials not required to publicly post cost of Challenger flights: Tories
Dion, Kennedy fear backlash if Quebec nationhood debate turns ugly
Opposition will pay electoral price for stance on crime, says Harper
Gomery disappointed by inaction on inquiry findings
Ignatieff vows to address gender issues
Healthy federal budget surplus likely won't last, says finance minister
Ottawa awash in surplus cash
$6.7-billion, five-month budget windfall poses political dilemma for Flaherty

Flaherty slams Liberal economic record
Kennedy, Dion camps hold talks
Alliance could overtake delegate leader Ignatieff
'Natural synergies' between the two candidates

Tories deny they're losing control of the House

POLITICS - US
Three choices, Mr. President
The least bad option on Iraq: Disengagement and damage control

No good exit strategy from Iraq for U.S.

PROGRAMMES
Conservative government announces consultation on open-skies policy
Anti-scab bill a step closer to passage in the House of Commons

PRESSURE POINTS
World can't wait for climate action, says former U.S. Treasury Secretary
Pandemic to be 'disaster in slow motion'
Walkom: Rulings question terror obsession
Crime is crime, courts are saying


OPINION AND INFORMATION
It's a !@#&* soap opera
Here we go again, placating Quebec
Parliament's ill manners no surprise
Crude heckling a manifestation of its irrelevance

Modesty and menace
Day of the Longbow
Critics shelve bid to overturn same-sex law
No Tory `chivalry' as Greens' new leader seeks seat
PM has no plan to let May run unopposed in London by-election

Proposed new rape law shows women haven't come far enough
Suez II Lessons never learned from invasion of Egypt 50 years ago
I hope no one tells my daughter not to wear a veil
Legal torture is another defeat for democracy
New Status of Women could restart women’s movement
Digital democracy gets the digit

INFOS
# Nation québécoise n'a pas le même sens dans les deux langues, dit Kennedy
Harper met en garde l'opposition qui contrecarre ses projets de loi
Des marins et du personnel de vol vont conduire des camions à Kandahar
"Nation québécoise" n'a pas le même sens dans les deux langues, dit Kennedy
Les conservateurs défendent les dépenses de deux hauts responsables
Les surplus risquent de fondre au cours des mois à venir, prévient Flaherty
Premiers échecs pour le gouvernement Harper
Un peuple de paresseux?
Harper met en garde l'opposition
Passeport à la frontière : une initiative légitime mais périlleuse

Federal Byelection
PM uses by-election to weigh Ontario support
As Dianne Haskett earns the Conservative nod, an ex-opponent's son considers a Liberal bid. ... Haskett, Burghardt again?

The above non-partisan links are compliments of Joe Hueglin (who also feeds the links to the Progressive Canada Party, the politically non-aligned, and his personal daily digest distribution.)

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