In The News – 2008/10/21

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Breaking news. Local, regional, national, and international. London, Ontario, Canada, and the world. 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: 2008/10/21 03:22pm)
City will choose development experts
Council’s social conservatives advocate service cuts
Owner should be charged for risk to public

Canada/Ontario

According respect to pedestrians
Crisis decline of Ontario’s biodiversity
Dairy farmer vows to continue political action
Delinquent management of Ottawa River
Hamilton’s pursuit of LRT
Liberals must proceed with anti-poverty initiatives
MPAC incompetence
Toronto’s drug-dealing nightclubs
Toronto’s land transfer tax

Canada/Other

Ask doctors to wash hands
Conservatism isn’t popular with Canadians
Dion blames negative Tory ads
Government interference stalls commission
Increased incidence of laser attacks on pilots
Possible postal strike before Christmas
Rae v. Ignatieff – Round 2
Release of Iacobucci report expected
‘Trickle-down’ theory fails in Canada
Tweaking the ‘do not call’ list
Unsustainable health care costs

International

+200M unemployed
Extreme inequality is a problem
Fecal contamination causes 80% of illness
Maude Barlow gets U.N. appointment
Raising children in dog cages

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