Daily Brief Monday, March 23rd, 2009

In The News – 2009/03/23

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
Fanshawe’s sleight-of-hand draws criticism from OPSEU
Is Leckie’s pothole SWAT team more pizza-az than practical?
People who think connectivity is anti-social are out to lunch


Canada/Ontario
McGuinty’s supposed committment to poverty reduction is being tested
Pill-popping kiosks are being tested
Tories give leadership hopefuls a bum’s rush
Toronto is making plans to accomodate electric cars
Transportation needs to be moved into the 21st century


Canada/Other
Canada’s R&D sucks
Does B.C.’s Premier really eat children?
Planned challenge to Tory censorship of anti-war MP
Publication bans vs the Net
Tories apparently support acquisition of Petro-Can by Suncor


International
Alaskan volcano erupts 3 times
Drug-resistant flu strains bother experts
Gangs clash in Australian airport
Garbage City feels economic pinch
Israel’s Likud builds coalition
Nestle’s plans for Arkansas acquifier opposed by locals
Plane crash kills +17 in Montana
Saudi religious establishment urges TV restrictions
South Africa bars Dalai Lama from peace conference
Technology in the jury room


Extra-Terrestial
Shuttle dodges space junk

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