Story 4 – If the RCMP was tracking drug shipments related to Pivot Airlines passengers, why didn’t the they intervene when the Pivot Airlines crew was detained in the Dominican Republic when drugs were found in their aircraft?
Story 2 – Scholars call for international academic conferences in Canada to be put on hold because visa delays and refusals threaten the participation of academics from Pakistan, India, Iran, Turkey and many other countries.
Story 3 – 23 people, a Canadian included, have been charged with domestic terrorism charges after a protest at a police training facility that’s currently under construction in Atlanta. HRW calls for the spurrious charges to be dropped.
Story 5 – Canada’s top soldier went to Ukraine this past weekend. The Canadian Press reports on the DND readout and gives us nearly no additional information. Which begs question: why not just copy and paste the readout and throw some quotes around it?
Story 1 – RCMP release information related to a massive weapons seizure back in November in Vaudreuil-Dorion, the weapons were found alongside a cache of far-right hate materials, something that only gets a short mention by Canadian Press.
Story 3 – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosts its shares in Tesla by 160%, also invests in BCE, Rogers and Telus, making it such that profits from our high cell phone bills help fund the CPP we might get one day
Story 5 – Attacks against Palestinians intensify near Nablus and Jenin, only 8 Isralies of the some 400 who went on a rampage through Palestinian villages were arrested, and all have been released already.
Daily news for Feb. 23
Story two: One day after an SIU report into the death of someone falling from a high rise during a Toronto Police intervention, two men are seriously injured after falling from a high rise during a police intervention
Daily news headlines for Feb. 15 2023
Story 1: Story 1 – Imperial Oil submits plan to clean up the largest oil spill in Alberta’s history (the largest oil spill in Alberta’s history … yet!)
Story 2 – Airdrie RCMP shoot and critically injure woman in mental distress
Story 3 – Horrifying details in a Feb 3 decision from an Ontario judge about sadistic abuse in minor hockey
Story 1: What was the Friday shelter-in-place order in eastern Ontario about, and how come five journalists could not get the OPP to spill?
Story 2: Anglo Montrealers plead to businessmen who do not *at all* care that the Montreal Gazette is important to English speakers, asks for help from Trudeau rather than looking to buy the newspaper (ok this is me editorializing)
Story 3: Canada’s army will fast track the purchase of new military equpment, no procurement, for ongoing operation in Eastern Europe
Story 4: Turkey goes after building developers as the death toll from last week’s earthquakes rises above 33,000