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June 2010 Blog Posts (84)

G8 leaders to discuss global security By CBC News

G8 leaders to discuss global security
Leaders of the G8 countries will discuss several of the world's security trouble spots, including Iran and North Korea and Afghanistan, when they meet Saturday morning in Huntsville,…
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Harper greets G8 leaders: PM hails U.K. budget cuts ahead of dual summit talks

Prime…

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RCMP escalate hunt for girl's abductor

RCMP are stopping hundreds of vehicles as they step up their investigation of a man who abducted a seven-year-old girl in central Alberta before releasing her two hours later.

The girl was riding her bike near the arena in Bowden, south of Red Deer, on Thursday evening when a man drove up and forced her into the back seat of his truck. He also threw her dog and bike into the truck.

The suspect then drove south…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 24, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Ottawa aware of foreign influence: sources

Sources tell CBC News the highest levels of the Canadian government have known for years that foreign countries have been trying to win influence over Canadian politicians and public servants.

Richard Fadden, director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, in an exclusive interview with the CBC.

Richard Fadden, director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, in an exclusive interview with the…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 24, 2010 at 7:46pm — No Comments

World Cup post-game: Netherlands 2, Cameroon 1 By CBC Sports

Cameroon's Eric Choupo-Moting, left, and Netherlands' Giovanni van Bronckhorst chase the ball during the Group E finale for both teams in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cameroon's Eric Choupo-Moting, left, and Netherlands' Giovanni van Bronckhorst chase the ball during the Group E finale for both teams in Cape Town, South Africa. (Frank Augstein/Associated Press)

The Netherlands remained perfect in Group E play with a 2-1 win over Cameroon on Thursday to advance to the Round of 16 at the…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Certificate of Registration of Copyright for Ottawa International Poets and Writers for Human Rights

Canadian Intellectual Property Office :Registration No. 1077753…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 24, 2010 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Join our Leader Tim Hudak, Lisa MacLeod, MPP and fellow PCs HST HITS THE FAMILY BUDGET

Timothy Patrick…

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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on June 24, 2010 at 12:46pm — No Comments

The day central Canada felt the earth move By James Mccarten, The Canadian Press



TORONTO - Cars were shaken from their parking spots, buildings cracked and residents ran through the streets Wednesday as a magnitude 5.0 earthquake left a small town in western Quebec in a state of emergency and much of central Canada wondering what in the world was going…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 23, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

CSIS claim's timing under scrutiny By CBC News

National security experts are questioning the timing of a stunning CSIS claim that a number of Canadian politicians are under foreign influence.…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 23, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Canada's economy is suddenly the envy of the world By ROB GILLIES (AP)

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Canada thinks it can teach the world a thing or two about dodging financial meltdowns.

The 20 world leaders at an economic summit…

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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on June 22, 2010 at 4:56pm — No Comments

THE PINHEY'S POINT FOUNDATION PRESENTS Pinhey's Point

HAMNETT KIRKES PINHEY

Hon. Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey (1784-1857), a young London importer and ship insurance broker, emigrated to Canada in 1820 with a small fortune, to develop an estate in the Canadian wilderness. He soon…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 22, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Grandmother charged in toddler's abduction

Police say Venus Dejong, 2, was taken from her home in southeastern Alberta on Sunday morning.

Police say Venus Dejong, 2, was taken from her home in southeastern Alberta on Sunday morning. (RCMP)

Charges have been laid against the grandmother of a toddler who was taken from her home in…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 22, 2010 at 11:50am — No Comments

911 call centre to get more police: John Lloyd discovered America before Columbus

The Public Safety Communications centre handles all emergency and non-emergency calls in Calgary.

The Public Safety Communications centre handles all emergency and non-emergency calls in Calgary. (CBC)

The city and police force will be adding more officers to the Calgary 911 call centre after a string of delayed or misdirected emergency responses.

Earlier this month, Mayor Dave Bronconnier asked for a review of the Public Safety Communications…

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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on June 22, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

Events of Interest to OIW Members



OIW’s annual…

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Added by OIPWHR-M.T. on June 22, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

UK's Prince William celebrates 28th birthday

Britain's Prince William, center, and Britain's ...

Mon Jun 21, 4:42 AM By…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 21, 2010 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Father's Day marks 100th anniversary

Father's Day was started 100 years ago to dispel the notion that men were lazy, sleazy and drunk.

Father's Day was started…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 20, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

PM releases itinerary of the 2010 Royal Tour

PM releases itinerary of the 2010 Royal Tour

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the itinerary of the Royal Tour of Canada by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 20, 2010 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Why Americans are richer than us: Don Newman on Canada's productivity gap.

Don Newman

June 17, 2010 /CBC NEWS:

Forget this idea that Canadians are so smart and that we have breezed through the Great Recession better than our American…

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Added by M.T. Al-Mansouri, Ph.D. on June 20, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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