cbc.ca nov. 12
VANCOUVER - A Langara journalism student is launching a complaint with the B.C. Police Complaints Commission.
Taleban leader Mulla Mohammad Omar has accused the
United States of trying to impose a puppet administration in Afghanistan and vowed to regain control of the country, a Pakistan-based Afghan news agency reported yesterday.
"We call on the Iraqi government and US forces to allow us to do our humanitarian duty to the innocent people," said Firdus al-Ubadi, Red Crescent spokeswoman.
"This is their responsibility," she said, adding that judging by reports received from refugees and pictures broadcast on television, Falluja was a "big disaster".
Employees of the Montreal (Quebec, Canada) company SNC-Lavalin were surprised by dozens of posters on bathroom walls throughout the company's headquarters yesterday morning. Showing scenes of torture, death and extreme brutality experienced in occupied Iraq since the invasion last spring, the explicit photos were captioned, "Your job? My life!", and "SNC munitions killing Iraqis".
The federal government says it needs $20 million for its departments to participate in the technical review of the project.
First Nations, environmentalists and other non-government organizations will get just $380,000 to share amongst themselves.
PIAPOT FIRST NATION, SASK. - After a month of occupation, protesters left a school on the Piapot First Nation Thursday with an agreement to address their concerns over a new school curriculum.
YELLOWKNIFE - The Canadian military is planning another major sovereignty operation in the North, just months after the conclusion of Operation Narwhal.
One may be a mock environmental disaster, possibly related to the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline.[!!]
cbc.ca nov. 12
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed an appeal by eight natives convicted after a protest at the Sun Peaks ski resort near Kamloops.
The assault on Falluja by the U.S. and Iraqi puppet government has not stopped resistance to the occupation.
"City Watch is designed to prevent and reduce crime by encouraging municipal workers to be alert to activities they might witness in the course of their jobs..."
Prairie Grizzly Bears and Atlantic Grey Whales are officially extinct, according to the federal government's Species At Risk registry.
Last month's announcement of endangered species added to the Species at Risk listings focused on the political decision not ot list two salmon runs in BC, but mainstream media failed to report on the many populations of animals and plants that appear doomed to vanish forever.
It seems Yellowknifers aren't keen on the United States missile-defence system - and they let Canada's defence minister know it at a public meeting last night.
Thu., November 11, 2004 Cheshvan 27, 5765
The police international investigations unit detained nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu on Thursday morning for questioning related to an ongoing probe examining suspicions he leaked national secrets and violated legal rulings since his release from prison.
Although his political obituary was written again and
again, Yasser Arafat displayed a legendary tenacity and
an amazing ability to pull through at the eleventh hour,
usually thanks to his remarkable skill in cobbling
together coalitions and allies from very disparate
backgrounds. Trapped by Ariel Sharon in the rubble of his
Ramallah headquarters, though, Arafat was marginalized
politically and virtually powerless militarily since the
murderous Israeli attack on Palestinian cities in
March-April 2002 that killed over 500 people and
destroyed most of the infrastructure of the Palestinian
Authority. He departs the Palestinian and Middle Eastern
political stage as a wraith of his former self, with no
political heir apparent.
US union leader Dan Kovalik reports from the front lines of Washington's war in Colombia: Trade unionists are being killed at an alarming rate by
paramilitary groups that are receiving the active support and collaboration of the very military which the United States is funding at record levels.