In The News – 2008/09/02

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fowgre avatarLocal, regional, national, and international. Whatever catches my attention and interests me. Updated throughout the day!

Disclaimer: I regret that I can only ensure the validity of these links at the time that the articles are published. The (unscrupulous?) practise of some media outlets to subsequently redirect links to advertisements is completely out of my control and beyond my capacity to monitor.

Canada/Ontario/London

Police Media Releases
City announces a common-sense decision (to keep spray pads open)
London blanketed by dirty air
Montcalm hosts Medway students
‘Rowdy’ students deserve tougher response
Youth Outreach Worker program should encompass the whole city

Canada/Ontario

Communities don’t keep cyclists safe
Liberals allow raw sewage to be dumped into our Great Lakes
MOE tire disposal decision puts public safety at risk
New native blockades spring up in Caledonia
Ontario’s antiquated ‘free entry’ system
Traffic enforcement reduces death toll

Canada/Other

Car culture costs us $40B annually
Chief public health officer can no longer be trusted
Cities need more federal funding
Do the Harper Conservatives have blood on their hands?
Government underfunding of risk reduction
Harper must attend U.N. anti-poverty meeting
Is forced union membership/dues unique to Canada?
Public transit needs increased funding
The duty to speak about legal proceedings
Using electoral polarization tactics can backfire
Will freedom of expression be chilled by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal?

International

Europe warns Russia, again
Japan’s political crisis
World poverty was underestimated

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