Friday, May 14, 2010
Let's hope he's right, because I believe if he is there will be a day of reckoning for Stephen Harper, Peter Mckay and the rest of the tories.
Canada's Conservatives are not as tone deaf as those down south and for the moment are talking tough on off-shore drilling rules and regs. Still, they are rejecting a call for a moritorium on such exploration. Environment minister Jim Prentice says ominously, "Here in Canada, we’ve not had those kinds of incidents and that’s because of the strong regulatory environment that we have had with the National Energy Board (NEB).” Isn't that the kind of hubris that led to the spill in the 1st place?
Here in Quebec, physicians have launched an online campaign to move the government to address a shortage of family doctors.
Now, after the horse is out of the barn, Charest is promising to close the barn doors (Introducing new gov't. code of ethics!).
Finally, on this day in 1968, Montreal secured a Major League Baseball franchise - here's the original CBC report. Have a box of tissue handy.
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