Posts Tagged ‘news’

In The News – 2008/10/22

October 22, 2008

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: 2008/10/22 05:07pm)
Boycott of Richmond Hotel
Spinning LPL – news or advert?

Canada/Ontario

Anti-poverty activists target MPP Deb Matthews
Deadline extended for hydro consolidations
Defibrillators for Toronto transit hubs
Hospital-borne infection linked to contracting out
Is McGuinty planning to renege on more promises?
Liberals failing to protect our water supply
Testing the Municipal Elections Act

Canada/Other

$50K penalty for Internet postings
Decreased aid for students who need it most
e-Waste by feds is unconscionable
Former Liberal MP charged with assault
Inadequate support for unpaid caregivers
“Institutional deficiency” to blame for torture
Meat from deadly Maple Leaf plant being shipped again
Medical marijuana denied to inmates and parolees
The growing income gap

International

California’s drive-thru voting

In The News – 2008/10/21

October 21, 2008

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

In The News – 2008/10/20

October 20, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Freeway proposal makes mockery of TMP
LACH posturing is suspect

Canada/Ontario

Complain to the grocery stores
New ‘sexsomnia’ trial ordered
Number of Harvey’s E.coli cases still rising
Provincial planning process needs reform
Selflessness triumphs over selfishness
Single-use household batteries should be illegal
Water needs to be properly priced

Canada/Other

Canada’s first ‘murder by HIV’ trial begins
Obsolete election strategies
Shamefully promoting asbestos
Victoria’s anti-homeless initiative

International

Mexico’s drug wars
The world’s worst humanitarian crisis

In The News – 2008/10/19

October 19, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Brain tumours conference
Guinness decision is irrational

Canada/Ontario

Doctors ratify deal
Time to assist autistic children

Canada/Other

Shysters target foreign construction workers

International

Tougher regulations on lead
Waste Reduction Week

In The News – 2008/10/18

October 18, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Many residents still without a doctor
Mixed reactions to Springbank Dam problem
MLHU restaurant inspection reports
Schools embracing new technology
Why Megan Walker is so cranky

Canada/Ontario

Courts allow repeated bail violations
Gripes about regional councils
McGuinty’s promise to reduce poverty
OPP ignore illegal sporting event
Police infighting is now public
Sarnia pastor’s son arrested for sex charges
SLAPP threatens public participation

Canada/Other

Did Harper lie about deficits?

International

Curbside parking merits congestion pricing
Predatory credit card companies target students
UCLA’s body-parts trafficking scandal

In The News – 2008/10/17

October 17, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
City Hall “is jeopardizing public safety”
Springbank Dam money sinkhole?
MLHU restaurant inspections

Canada/Ontario

Increased cost of Toronto water
$300M Goderich wind project terminated because of red tape
Developers are trying to silence citizens at OMB
Growing toll of E. coli outbreak
Home buyers may get energy ratings
Police need to stop acting like children

Canada/Other

A legal right to shelter
In Canada, crime pays
Taking the lead on BPA

International

Nevada’s tent city

In The News – 2008/10/16

October 16, 2008

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: 2008/10/16 07:41am)
IPC seminar
Military training marches
School closings

Canada/Ontario

Elementary school teachers fight funding gap
Ontario’s piecemeal approach to autism

Canada/Other

B.C. police credit bait cars for theft reduction
Canadian al-Qaeda sites incite terrorism
Dion expected to tender resignation today
Election gag should be removed
Falling home prices
National Post gags on election law
‘Profound’ 009 GDP contraction predicted
Taxpayer subsidy of Liberal Party decreased
Votes mean money to our political parties

International

Iceland’s financial meltdown
Iranian confidence vote

In The News – 2008/10/15

October 15, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Tories take 8 of 10 area seats

Canada/Ontario

Court says NO to unborn child
Harvey’s restaurant pinpointed as E. coli source

Canada/Other

Big trouble for Dion
Conservatives punished in cities
Harper denied his majority
Justin Trudeau wins Papineau riding
Lowest voter turnout ever
NDP blamed for May’s loss

International

$455B annual U.S. budget deficit
Fear of prosecution by Zimbabwe military
U.S. banks forced to accept government intervention
Venezuelan citizens stage protest about prison conditions

In The News – 2008/10/14

October 14, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Fire at downtown hotel
Price of road salt increases
TVSB displays callous disregard of citizens

Canada/Ontario

Hamilton considers whether to license landlords
Toronto ‘pay as you throw’ garbage system
Will they ban circus animals in Hamilton?

Canada/Other

Anglicans fight over church property
Detection of drugged drivers

International

British parliament rejects anti-terrorism restrictions
Chinese wedding guests fed rust remover

In The News – 2008/10/13

October 13, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Layton’s brief appearance
Your property tax supports garbage-producing businesses

Canada/Ontario

Driver retaliation is not warranted

Canada/Other

CBC’s new hockey song
Harper’s breach of trust
Health officials failed to warn about strep
Judge rules against Conservative candidate’s campaign flyer
Now flour is being pulled from shelves
Shouldice clinic is a health care lightning rod

International

Britain’s anti-terror legislation opposed
Socialized banking wins credibility
U.N. Security Council needs to be reformed

In The News – 2008/10/12

October 12, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Newest tree sculpture gets chainsawed
Thanksgiving food drive

Canada/Ontario

Drivers mowing down other road users
Roadside memorials need regulation

Canada/Other

“A Tory victory now seems quite likely”
Conservatives eye a majority
Health care should be an election issue
How much listeria are you willing to eat?

International

EU Commission meets over financial crisis

In The News – 2008/10/11

October 11, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Local federal candidates poorly reflect demographics
More reaction to Gosnell fear-mongering
Mural unveiled on Farquharson Arena

Canada/Ontario

Aboriginal groups complain about Mining Act review
Bicycles don’t belong on sidewalks
College of Physicians considers anti-screening
Bike rack usage on Hamilton buses exceeds expectations
Liberals cut assistance payments
Ottawa fined $562,500 for sewage spill
Panic selling on the TSX
Toronto considers an urban forest project

Canada/Other

Are provincially registered meat plants unsafe?
Harper’s disguised bank bailout
Jane Jacobs ‘dark age’ is upon us
Layton’s fantasy
Muslim HRC complaint rejected
RCMP needs to be held accountable
Why this federal election is illegal

International

‘Big 3’ automakers face possible bankruptcy
Muslims riot in India
Troopergate imperils Palin’s credibility

In The News 2008/10/10

October 10, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Concern about plans for Komoka Provincial Park
Counselling agency reports increased demand
Protest for war resister
Reactions to Gosnell fear-mongering

Canada/Ontario

18 months for killing a pedestrian
Diminished media coverage of Legislature upsets MPPs
TB alert
Toronto’s rat infestation

Canada/Other

Convicted because evidence was suppressed
Government’s financial reporting is deeply flawed

International

Iceland’s financial collapse
N. Korea bars nuclear inspectors from site
Sumatra unveils conservation plan
Ukranian rift causes snap election

In The News – 2008/10/09

October 9, 2008

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: 2008/10/09 09:34pm)
Did London Life short-change fired workers?
Don’t subsidize parking garage
Gosnell’s scare-mongering

Canada/Ontario

Putting ‘smart growth’ principles into practise
Sprawl is killing our ability to feed ourselves
TTC should be declared an essential service

Canada/Other

Confidential CFIA document shows huge listeria incidence
Conservatives underestimated cost by +$12.7B!
Cops evidence discredited
Drug driving
Keeping evidence from juries
Liberals equally to blame for tainted meat
Listeria found at reopened Maple Leaf facility
Vote splitting looms larger
Voting for Greens may give Harper a majority

International

Iceland’s economy on brink of collapse
Italy’s illegal fishing threatens tuna species

In The News – 2008/10/08

October 8, 2008

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: 2008/10/02 02:46pm)
Gosnell spearheads return of parking debate
London judge faces complaint
Shouldn’t strip-club licensing homework have been done first?
Watershed needs protecting

Canada/Ontario

$9M ‘abuse of force’ lawsuit
Hamilton appears to favour LRT over BRT
Less consumption instead of more generation
Ontario doctors consider new deal
OMB Folly
Ontario unveils Apology Act
Unsafe tanning practise may result in legislation

Canada/Other

Inept response by CFIA
Housing commitments are needed
Mike Duffy’s ethics challenged by Elizabeth May
National group rejects Conservative crime platform
Parliament Hill hunger strike on behalf of Khadr
Proposal would create Canada’s largest garbage dump
Top climate scientists urge Conservative defeat

International

“The world financial system is under extraordinary stress”
U.S. court orders release of Guantanamo Bay prisoners