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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 07, 2007 Russia's Deep-Sea Flag-Planting at North Pole Strikes a Chill in Canada
QUOTE: A dramatic submarine dive to plant the Russian flag on the seabed at the North Pole last week has rattled Canadian politics and underscored the growing stakes as the ice cap melts in the oil-rich Arctic.
Washington Post Feb 24, 2007 Jailing Without Trial Rejected in Canada: Court Leaves 6 Security Suspects in Limbo
QUOTE: Canada's Supreme Court on Friday unanimously struck down the use of secret testimony to imprison and deport foreigners as possible terrorist suspects, ruling that the procedures violate Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Washington Post Feb 22, 2007 DHS Proposes More Lenient Passport Regulations for Children: Change to Affect Youths Crossing Canadian Border
QUOTE: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that it will propose allowing teenagers 18 and younger traveling with teams or organizations, and all children 15 or younger, to use a certified birth certificate to cross the border, instead of a passport.
Washington Post Jan 27, 2007 Tortured Man Gets Apology From Canada
QUOTE: The prime minister of Canada apologized Friday to Maher Arar and agreed to give $9 million in compensation to the Canadian Arab, who was spirited by U.S. agents to Syria and tortured there after being falsely named as a terrorism suspect...Harper and Arar both criticized the United States for its refusal to accept the exhaustive Canadian inquiry that found Arar was an innocent man.
Washington Post Jan 10, 2007 Canadian Report on SARS Cites Health System Failures
QUOTE: "The SARS epidemic that killed 44 people in Ontario in 2003 spread because of a shoddy public health system and inadequate safety practices...Throughout much of the epidemic, Canadian authorities assured the public and health workers that precautions were being taken to prevent the disease's spread."
Washington Post Jun 07, 2006 Terrorism Allegations Detailed In Canada: Parliament Among Group's Targets, Summary Indicates
QUOTE: Suspects arrested last weekend in an alleged terrorism plot planned to storm the Canadian Parliament and hold politicians hostage, and at least one wanted to behead the prime minister if demands to withdraw Canada's troops from Afghanistan were not met...
Washington Post May 31, 2006 Canada Pays Environmentally for U.S. Oil Thirst: Huge Mines Rapidly Draining Rivers, Cutting Into Forests, Boosting Emissions
QUOTE: Huge mines here turning tarry sand into cash for Canada and oil for the United States are taking an unexpectedly high environmental toll...The oil companies point to steady reductions in the amount of water and natural gas used to produce each barrel of oil...But those efficiency gains have been wiped out by the rise in the number of barrels produced.
Washington Post Mar 18, 2006 High Crimes, or A Tokin' Figure: Canadians Find the 'Prince of Pot' Harmless. The DEA Begs to Differ.
QUOTE: Emery's arrest for extradition on U.S. "drug kingpin" charges, carrying a minimum sentence of 10 years to life in prison, outraged many in Canada. They resented the long reach of America's law and what they saw as the United States' fevered preoccupation with pot.
Washington Post Dec 21, 2005 Sunni, Secular Groups Demand New Vote: Claims That Iraqi Ballot Was Rigged Threaten to Derail Government, Boost Insurgency
QUOTE: Sunni and secular political groups angrily claimed Tuesday that last week's Iraqi national election was rigged, demanded a new vote and threatened to leave a shambles the delicate plan to bring the country's wary factions together in a new government.
Washington Post Sep 15, 2005 For One New Orleans Police Officer, a Terrible Choice
QUOTE: Tony Jerome Mitchell said he was forced to make a choice: his grandmother or his honor as a police officer.... "[My supervisor] told me it was very noble and honorable to take care of my grandmother, but if I was not at roll call in 10 minutes, I was fired."
Washington Post Aug 30, 2005 Army, Rabbi at Odds Over Departure
QUOTE: The U.S. Army has listed Rabbi Jeffrey Goldman as a deserter, making him subject to arrest if he returns to the United States. But he maintains that he was driven out of the military chaplaincy by anti-Semitic harassment from Christian colleagues.
Washington Post Jul 26, 2005 Nine Defy Vatican's Ban on Ordination of Women
QUOTE: Nine women in white robes knelt on the deck of a cruise boat Monday in religious ceremonies they say will make them the first female Catholic priests and deacons ordained in North America. The Roman Catholic Church immediately dismissed their claim.
Washington Post Jun 30, 2005 Canada to Restrict Exports to U.S. of Prescription Drugs: Bulk Prescription Sales Would Be Banned
QUOTE: Canada will take steps to restrict the flow of cheaper prescription drugs to American consumers, the health minister announced Wednesday, countering a move in the U.S. Congress to legalize the import of Canadian drugs.
Washington Post Apr 14, 2005 Wal-Mart Leaves Bitter Chill: Quebec Store Closes After Vote to Unionize
QUOTE: ...[Wal-Mart]whose $10 billion annual profits are based on low prices, low expenses and its relentless pace of store openings, announced it will shut the doors here May 6 after workers voted to make this the first unionized Wal-Mart in North America. The closure will leave 190 bitter employees out of work, the town uneasy over the future of unions, and the mayor angry at the company.
Washington Post Mar 25, 2005 Canada Denies Asylum to U.S. Army Deserter
QUOTE: A board hearing Canada's refugee cases rejected a bid Thursday for asylum by a U.S. Army deserter who refused to go to Iraq, raising legal roadblocks to the growing trickle of American servicemen fleeing north of the border.
Washington Post Nov 23, 2004 New Scrutiny At Border Posts Draws Criticism
QUOTE: But groups in Canada and Mexico complain that the new process will collect an Orwellian databank of personal information on law-abiding visitors, will unfairly target racial groups, might slow the border-crossing process and is unlikely to ever stop a terrorist from coming into the country.
Washington Post Dec 09, 2002 Resentment Toward U.S. Troops Is Boiling Over in South Korea: Acquittal of Soldiers Stokes Protests, Campaign Rhetoric
QUOTE: ...the soldiers took a road too narrow for the big vehicles, rounded a blind curve too fast and communications with the driver were faulty....[a US military court] found them not guilty on charges of negligent homicide."
Washington Post Oct 21, 2002 For North Korea, U.S. Is Violator of Accords: Mind-Set Helps Explain Pyongyang's Actions
QUOTE: For years, North Korea has complained bitterly that Washington failed to deliver on that promise. The accusation, while self-serving, has some merit, as is conceded even by officials in the international consortium created under the pact.
Washington Post Aug 23, 2002 Plans to Computerize Personal Data Ignite Firestorm in Japan
QUOTE: ...official tracking is accepted with equanimity by most Japanese.... So the government was surprised when a move to put some of this information on a computer network to streamline the process...erupted into a grass-roots revolt.
Washington Post Aug 16, 2002 Increasingly, Japanese Look Back in Anger: On Anniversary of Defeat In WWII, an Unrepentant View Is Gaining Favor
QUOTE: ...a debate has seethed in the national conscience over whether [Japan] was really at fault for the war...
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