In The News – 2008/09/19

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Local, 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 (Last Updated: 2008/09/19 07:00pm)
Annual food survey confirms staggering cost increase
Annual “Take Back the Night” march
Graffiti hotline
Londoners want to retain hydro utility
UWO’s ‘Biotron’ research centre opens

Canada/Ontario

Inquest reveals disturbing patient treatment at CAMH
Jury selection system needs reform
McGuinty’s cabinet shuffle
Toronto councillors reject TTC drug-testing proposal
The best transportation systems offer options

Canada/Other

Abdicating responsibility for food safety
An epidemic of diabetes
Conservatives accused of partisan funding announcement
Day-care waiting lists
Dispensing drugs with reduced physician oversight
Imported meats may contain deadly bacteria
Rae’s qualifier about costly Liberal promises
Shameful failure to focus on poverty in election
StatsCan reveals decrease in radio listening
Tainted meat death toll now at 17

International

Credit squeeze will trigger major U.S. recession
Increased probability of U.S. inflation
North Korea’s nuclear rearmament
U.S. taxpayers will eat bad assets

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