Will unvaccinated Canadians finally hold their governments to account? | National Post

Chris Selley

Employees bottle a potential COVID vaccine in Germany. It seems Canadians are nowhere near the front of the line for COVID-19 vaccines. PHOTO BY HENDRIK SCHMIDT-POOL/GETTY IMAGES
PHOTO BY HENDRIK SCHMIDT-POOL/GETTY IMAGES

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/chris-selley-will-unvaccinated-canadians-finally-hold-their-governments-to-account

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After looming so large in Washington, Donald Trump has shrunk into a small, petty man

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sept. 24, 2020.
TOM BRENNER/REUTERS
DAVID SHRIBMAN
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
November 23 at 11:00 a.m. CST

He once bestrode the narrow world of Washington politics like a Colossus. Now he looks like nothing so much as a petty man.

Welcome to the incredible shrinking presidency of Donald Trump.

There is something Shakespearean about the end days of Mr. Trump, and like the Colossus of the ancient world – with one foot on each side of the harbour entrance to Rhodes – Mr. Trump has one foot in the American presidency and one foot in the postpresidency. …

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-after-looming-large-in-washington-donald-trump-has-shrunk-into-a/

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OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis
The Associated Press

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press)
Posted: Nov 24, 2020

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/purdue-opioid-epidemic-guilty-1.5814318

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The US is Out of the Open Skies Treaty. What’s Next? – Air Force Magazine

“… The treaty, which allows nearly three dozen signatory countries to inspect others’ military installations from above, entered into force in 2002, but U.S. officials have raised complaints about Russia’s conduct and argued that satellite imagery is a better option.

The Air Force has used a pair of six-decade-old OC-135B jets equipped with wet-film cameras for those flights, but canceled plans to replace the planes with newer airframes amid its withdrawal. That follows another modernization effort to install digital cameras on the fleet.

Many details of how the U.S. military will wind down its participation are still murky. The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 22 the government has started the process of offering the jets up to other countries. …”

https://www.airforcemag.com/the-us-is-out-of-the-open-skies-treaty-whats-next/

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Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in US elections

Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in state Senate races

Glenna Milberg, Reporter -Nov 23, 2020

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A dark money mystery in Florida centers on the campaign of a spoiler candidate who appeared to help a Republican win by 32 votes

By Scott Glover, Curt Devine, Drew Griffin and Scott Bronstein, CNN
Updated 9:27 PM EST, Mon November 23, 2020

Canada has also had election fraud and fake campaigns used to help unlawfulluly win party leadership races and elections.

Elections fraud undermining democracy

Audio recording surfaced in which Alberta United Conservative Party (UCP) insiders appeared to discuss Mr. Callaway running a “kamikaze” campaign in which he would attack rival candidate Brian Jean so Mr. Jason Kenney would not have to and then drop out and endorse Mr. Kenny.

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Loblaw to launch Canada’s first autonomous delivery fleet in December

Loblaw has partnered with software startup Gatik AI for its first autonomous delivery service. , Photo supplied

http://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/loblaw-to-launch-canada-s-first-autonomous-delivery-fleet-in-december-1.1526410

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‘No one should die alone’: This woman gave 49 people a hand to hold in their final moments before dying of COVID-19

Since the spring, 51 residents have died of COVID-19 at the Kitchener, Ont., long-term care home where Julie Streit has borne witness to the pandemic’s terrible price

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-since-the-spring-51-residents-have-died-of-covid-19-at-this-kitchener/

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A rigid belief in freedom is driving France and the U.S. to tragedy

Opinion https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-a-rigid-belief-in-freedom-is-driving-france-and-the-us-to-tragedy/

“… In Canada, our national narrative has shifted over the past century from xenophobia to multiculturalism. How fortunate we are. Sadly, rigid foundational ideologies are likely to continue to threaten social peace as the 21st century progresses.”

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Moderna says its vaccine shows strong results against COVID-19

Moderna says its vaccine shows strong results against COVID-19 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-moderna-says-its-vaccine-shows-strong-results-against-covid-19/

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SpaceX capsule with 4 astronauts reaches space station

https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/sci-tech/spacex-capsule-with-4-astronauts-reaches-space-station-1.5191900
Marcia Dunn
The Associated Press
Nov 16, 2020


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