Regan Wolfrom: Manitoba’s Gambling Habit

Manitoba is hooked on gambling.  No, I’m not talking about the NDP’s bizarre understanding of balanced budgets, or the risk of relying too much on federal transfer payments… I’m talking about the actual gambling, specifically the casinos. The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba  (AFM) has a website called GetGamblingFacts.ca.  This is part of the concept that […]

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Nothing too exciting…

So, nothing too exciting has been happening. I had court this morning, and was surprised to hear that my lawyer didn’t go to the Counsel Pre-Trial he set for Monday — when I talked to him yesterday he made it sound like he went, and he wasn’t even the…

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DTK: He said what?

“Canada condemns Israeli settlement expansion”Did we really say that? Did a Conservative really condemn Israel for anything? I didn’t think that was possible. The last time anything like it happened, it was very accidental. Peter McKay said that Ca…

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Railroaded by Metrolinx: Invitation to Electric vs Diesel Public Forum at City Hall: Monday, March 22nd

This forum is a public discussion of the proposed Metrolinx expansion of the Georgetown South transit line and the rail link from Union to Pearson.

The Board of Health supports expanded public transit as a way to reduce vehicle traffic, but remains concerned about health risks and air quality impacts predicted with the proposed diesel rail expansion.

Date: Monday, March 22, 2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Place: Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.

Presentation
Moderator: Eva Ligeti, Executive Director, Clean Air Partnership

Panelists:
Gary McNeil, Executive VP, Metrolinx
Prof. Christopher Kennedy, Transportation Infrastructure Expert
Dr. David McKeown, Toronto Medical Officer of Health

Please feel free to distribute this invitation widely.

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