In the aftermath of last week’s events in Ottawa, fear remains unjustified, whether it’s fear of terrorism or of the politicians who would use fear to their advantage
“The four day gathering aims to create a common front among the many diverse movements fighting for rights, for justice, and for the environment.”
Grits get themselves a new president
A massive outage in BlackBerry services across the world also affected users in Newfoundland. What began four days ago as troubles with texting and other minor glitches blew up into a full service shutdown yesterday, frustrating at least one online media business manager in the province. Today Research in Motion (RIM), makers of the device, says that services are approaching normal levels. CBC is reporting that the outage occurred after a “core switch” failed, as did a backup switch, leading to a large backlog of data; messages coming into Europe from Asia and the Americas to BlackBerry users got backed up and started affecting BlackBerry users globally. “We believe we understand why this happened and we are working to restore normal service levels in all markets as quickly as we can” said RIM’s chief technology officer David Yach. Meanwhile governments around the world like Canada’s, whose staff depend on the…
In the main event of the Kraft Hockeyville celebrations, the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 in a game that wowed the 6,000+ fans with good goals, great goaltending, and some of the rough stuff. Newfoundland native and Ottawa Senators hopeful Colin Greening even starting mixing it up physically with Jets players as the final horn ended the game. “Hockey here is huge,” said Greening. “I know sometimes you forget about Newfoundland because we’re so far East and we have our own time zone, but hockey’s big here. Everyone’s born on skates.” Source: CBC
It was my experience that most Members of Parliament are working extremely hard – but the disconnect between what the voter expects from their MP and what that MP is actually required to do when in office is so great that there is no wonder there is perpetual disappointment.
Election candidates brave enough to face the crowd and talk solutions for the fishery