Polar Bear Hunting Quoatas and Bans Hot Topic in Nunavut – November 9, 2009

Polar Bear Hunting Quoatas and Bans Hot Topic in Nunavut – November 9, 2009

L I N K Hunting, culture, and bottom line financial survival have people talking in Nunavut; chiefly Baffin Island.    I spent some time in Iqualuit and understand the impact of hunting on that community. With sea ice melting and scientists debating local culture for bears that cross many boundaries it’s a topic of concern. […]

Steven Tyler Quits Aerosmith?

Steven Tyler Quits Aerosmith?

L I N K Dude looks like a Solo act.   Just short of their 40th anniversary Rock band Aerosmith looks like their breaking up as opposed to falling apart after lead singer Steven Tyler fell off the stage in August. “I don’t know what I’m doing yet, but it’s definitely going to be something […]

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Liberal MP Todd Russell; Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Mark Holland Liberal MP for Pickering-Ajax; Critic for Public Safety and National Security, toured Akwesasne and met with MCA Chief Mike Mitchell today. “It’s the fault of the Government” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJvRkXPNNu4 They met with local press after before zipping back to Ottawa for a private members vote.   […]

Aren’t the Conservatives Supposed to be Good With Money? Stephen Harper, an Economist? What’s up with this? Fraser Report – November 4, 2009

Aren’t the Conservatives Supposed to be Good With Money?  Stephen Harper, an Economist?  What’s up with this?  Fraser Report – November 4, 2009

L I N K It’s like those fake cardboard cheques.  You can print them, but are they real?  And in the end does the money actually get to where it’s going? The Harper Government is coming under fire for its fiscal ineptitude at a time when many Canadians are feeling the pinch of the recession. […]

US/Canada Border Crossing Obelisk Removed from St. Regis Mohawk Reservation – Akwesasne – November 3, 2009

US/Canada Border Crossing Obelisk Removed from St. Regis Mohawk Reservation – Akwesasne – November 3, 2009

“it’s just a political move” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsNap5EyQnk L I N K “(US) Federal authorities will investigate the removal of a large stone obelisk that marks the border between the United States and Canada through the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. The marker on St. Regis Road was dug up with a backhoe Friday afternoon, a video posted […]

Record Meatball Created – New World Record –

Record Meatball Created – New World Record –

Not sure why.   I’m really not sure, but I decided to add this story from the BBC.   Not sure why the BBC has this story either as I don’t really think meatballs when I think BBC….. maybe I just didn’t like that Seafood casserole my wife made for supper…. “Matthew Mitnitsky, the owner of Nonni’s […]

Maybe the Low Road Works in Canadian Federal Politics? Desperate Editorial Sugggest Grits & NDP unite to stop Stephen Harper

Maybe the Low Road Works in Canadian Federal Politics?  Desperate Editorial Sugggest Grits & NDP unite to stop Stephen Harper

People just seem to be fed up with politics unless you’re psychophantically supportive of the Harper Government.   Even many true blue Conservatives have a disdain for the Alliance, Reform Harper led regime. L I N K Click the link to read this Toronto Star article by Michael Byers about the hopes to defeat Mr. Harper […]

Crime Prevention Week – November 1-7 2009 SD&SG

Crime Prevention Week – November 1-7 2009 SD&SG

CRIME PREVENTION WEEK: NOVEMBER 1 – 7, 2009 “Prevention Pays – Get Involved. It’s Your Community. It’s Your Future” (SD&SG) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recognizes community engagement is a key component of crime prevention and that strong community partnerships are an essential element of an effective crime reduction strategy. The OPP offers many […]

HUGE Drug Bust just over the river in Upstate NY – October 30, 2009

HUGE Drug Bust just over the river in Upstate NY – October 30, 2009

L I N K ATTORNEY GENERAL CUOMO’S ORGANIZED CRIME TASK FORCE LEADS NORTH COUNTRY NARCOTICS SWEEP Operation Seaway’ Leads to Seizure of Cocaine and Marijuana valued in Excess of $515,000 and $200,000 Cash Investigation Part of Attorney General Cuomo’s Upstate Guns, Gangs, and Drugs Initiative WATERTOWN, NY (October 29, 2009) – Attorney General Andrew M. […]

World Quick Hits for Friday October 30, 2009

World Quick Hits for Friday October 30, 2009

Sexless Procreation – Eggs and Sperm Created from Stem Cells Russia Racing to Have First Space Ship to Mars National Post to Close Today? China’s New Nasdaq Type Market a Hit 5 Million in US hit with H1 N1? As many as 5.7 million Americans were infected with theH1N1 virus between April and late July, […]

Quick Hits for October 29, 2009

Quick Hits for October 29, 2009

Here are your Quick Hits from Around the World for Thursday October 29, 2009 Mayan’s Say World Not to End in 2012 Miss Homeless Contest Considered Bad Taste “Women’s rights groups have slammed a Miss Homeless contest in Belgium that ended when a 58-year-old woman won the first prize of a rent free flat for […]

Quebec Steps Up and Assists Nortel Pension Victims

Quebec Steps Up and Assists Nortel Pension Victims

L I N K You have to give Quebec credit when credit is due.  No word yet on Ontario following suit. “But while provinces like Ontario have not offered to top up a pension shortfall, the Quebec government, which passed legislation in January providing funding relief to Québec registered pension plans, have extended a helping […]