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Tom Tomorrow … Harper condemns Isis threat on Canadians .. ... Read More

Community Links Bulletin – September to December 2014

Dear Friends,Welcome to the latest edition of my Community Links Bulletin! I want to thank you all for the thoughtful replies and suggestions on my Healthcare mailing, and as always, I’d also like to hear from you about your experience,... Read More

Birds flying high, they know how I feel

Working hard or hardly working?The sun is shining, my coffee is hot and a lazy sunday lies ahead of meAnd last night Rob Anders slunk away fromhis humiliating defeat trying to parachute into the Bow River riding in a last... Read More

The New Democrats Get It Right On Iraq – Walkom

By backing Barack Obama’s ill-considered war, Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau have signed onto a fool’s errand.America’s latest Middle East war is a fool’s errand.U.S. President Barack Obama’s campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria is hastily conceived,... Read More

NDP takes control of HoC agenda for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

I was proud to speak in Parliament today on the critical issue of the need for a public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. The NDP undertook a successful procedural maneuver and took control of the House to ensure the... Read More

Health Canada unable to stop the sale of dangerous drugs

Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the minister still has not explained her inaction. Just think about it. For the past eight years Canadians and the NDP have been calling for better drug safety measures, including in Bill... Read More

Question Period: Cuts to Public Health Agency of Canada and emergency preparedness

Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the minister is not answering the question. A 22% budget cut for the Public Health Agency and 500 employees laid off across the country is hardly good preparation for emergent health issues... Read More

Scotland Aye!!

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Drug Safety: Challenging the Minister on Health Canada’s responsibility as national drug regulator

Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, yesterday the minister said, “whenever there is a dangerous product identified, Health Canada inspectors act immediately.”, but what she did not say is that we have to rely on the FDA to... Read More

Libby Questioning the Minister on Health Canada’s reliance on US FDA to ensure the safety of Canadian drugs

Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, obviously there is still a pretty big problem. When Canadians take a prescription drug, they deserve to know it is safe, but now we know that drug companies are knowingly releasing defective drugs... Read More

Saskatchewan Taxpayers Cough Up Millions To Open Doors For Premier Brad Wall With American Republican Lawmakers

By: Les Whittington Star Ottawa Bureau reporter, Laurent Bastien Corbeil Staff Reporter, Published on Mon Sep 15 2014  OTTAWA—When it comes to rubbing shoulders with movers and shakers in the halls of power in the United States, few governments are... Read More

WordPressers Making a Splash

We might think of the end of summer as a slow news season. Not so for the authors and bloggers we feature today, who’ve been hard at work on some exciting projects recently. Rebecca Hains Writer, professor, and media scholar Rebecca Hains often... Read More

Can We TRUST The RCMP’s Warning On Threats To The Oil Industry?

Environmental extremism a rising threat to energy sector, RCMP warns!September 14, 2014RCMP bombed oil site in ‘dirty tricks’ campaignJan 30, 1999 ... Read More

I Agree With Willie On The Issue Of Scottish Independence !!

Free Scotland ... Read More

I Agree With Willie On The Issue Of Scotish Independence !!

Free Scotland ... Read More

World Shocked At ISIS Beheadings … while our ally Saudi Arabia continues to whack heads off routinely as part of their justice system!

“In the space of two weeks last month, according to the rights group Amnesty International, Saudi Arabia executed as many as 22 people. At least eight of those executed were beheaded, U.N. observers say. It appears that the majority of... Read More

Gmail Password Leak Update

This week, a group of hackers released a list of about 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords. This list was not generated as a result of an exploit of WordPress.com, but since a number of emails on the list matched... Read More

Basis, Edin, and Forefront: A Look at Business Themes

We add new themes to the Theme Showcase each week, including free and premium themes for businesses, organizations, and your professional projects. Here’s a trio of business themes transformed by three very different types of users: a professional travel and food... Read More

Libby to Minister Ambrose on Health Canada’s Nutrition Labelling: key changes needed to provide better information to Canadians

September 11, 2014Hon. Rona AmbroseMinister of HealthBrooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s PasturePostal Locator: 0906COttawa, Ontario K1A 0K9Dear Minister Ambrose,Regarding your Department’s initiative to update food labels, I wanted to take this opportunity to outline some of my concerns with the Health... Read More

Blogging 101 and Writing 101 Are Back!

You’ve just started your shiny new blog and you’d like some help as you get up to speed on WordPress.com. Or, maybe you’d like some inspiration to write every day. On September 15th, we kick off two free Blogging U.... Read More