Monday 23 May 2016


>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH<<<<<<<<

Conservative grassroots seek change, more power at upcoming convention
        Was #Elbowgate a Pivot Point?

Trudeau to get earful from Japanese prime minister on the most vexing issue in Asia
        Grassroots Liberals demand withdrawal of proposed constitution to avoid �most divisive convention in years�: Grit riding
John Oliver�s Justin Trudeau Segment On �Last Week Tonight� Proves Why #ElbowGate Isn�t A Scandal
        Proposed free-memberships make some Liberal MPs nervous
�Elbowgate� melee a sign of �escalating aggressions� in the House
        Watchdog looking into CSIS privacy breach reporting
Trudeau heads to Japan to begin Ottawa�s efforts to deepen business ties in Asia
        Winning Conservative leadership will be difficult for Calgary MPs: Political scientist

Political Traction: Elbowgate 2016
        Removing of old �Action Plan� signs not Ottawa�s job, despite new ad policy
St�phane Dion urged to use Saudi arms deal to free Raif Badawi
        Liberals make good on their promise end partisan government advertising
Justin Trudeau�s elbow sent national media into overdrive but poll says it didn�t arouse most Canadians
        Fort Mac claims its rightful pride of place
Canadian hostage Robert Hall appeals to Filipino government in Abu Sayyaf video
        Unpacking the Politics of Trudeau�s �Elbowgate�
Man tries to force open airplane door, forcing Vancouver-bound flight to land early


How to salvage some good out of Trudeau�s very bad week

With Trans Mountain, Justin Trudeau soon to face his first pipeline choice
        Steady on, Justin Trudeau. You�re meant to be the good guy
Trudeau has further to fall. Much further
        Liberal logic on democratic reform backwards
Nothing but grief for the ham-fisted Liberal government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Tokyo ahead of G7 summit in Japan
        Sophie Gr�goire Trudeau�s �help� debate: P.E.I. political spouses weigh in
Parliament could be recalled in July as Senate pushback delays assisted death law
        �Most dysfunctional,� extraordinary week in the House, and despite pulling Motion 6, Liberals still want extended sittings
Trudeau will �explore next steps� if Toronto decides to bid for Expo 2025
        Christy Clark cabinet issues order-in-council to get around court ruling on environmental assessments
Canada was having the wrong debate about refugees
        Democracy Was The Ultimate Victim Of The House Of Commons Antics
Justin Trudeau to sell merits of government spending at G7 summit in Japan
        Will Canadian doctors grant assisted death without a new law?

Assisted-death deadline looms in the Senate
        Conservative senator looks for Liberal help in passing �prompt payment� law
NDP issues managers cost Albertans nearly $1M a year
        Angry parents, NDP put heat on Premier Christy Clark over school system
Q&A: George Takei on chance meeting with PM Trudeau
        Meet the man who will help draw the blueprint for Canada�s economic future
Ontario gov�t ignored chance to cut $1.5B in hydro bills: documents
        PM Trudeau plans to visit Ukraine this summer

Angry at party brass, grassroots Conservatives ready for change
        Pot breathalyzer quest ramps up as legalization looms
Canada, U.K. want issue of hostage ransoms on G7 agenda
        More News                       More News

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>LOONIE POLITICS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
A look ahead to this week�s Conservative convention - Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press, Macleans
        Military gets bad bill of health for PTSD - Andre Marin, Toronto Sun
Conservative senator looks for Liberal help in passing �prompt payment� law - Jordan Press, CTV News
        Expectations high for Trudeau�s Tokyo visit next week - Matthew Fisher, Ottawa Citizen
The real prize and threat of the driverless car revolution is data: �The car knows a lot about you�- Claire Brownell, Financial Post
        John Chen, the man who answered the call to save BlackBerry- Thomas Heath, Toronto Star
Samsung to partner with Alibaba affiliate on mobile payments in China- Reuters, The Globe & Mail
Leap comes to Ontario with Wynne�s new climate change plan - Rex Murphy, National Post
        Glen Murray: The true believer behind Ontario�s climate plan - Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe & Mail
Bad gas attack - Greg Vezina, Toronto Sun
        New research raises questions about Liberal plans for parental leave - The Canadian Press, Macleans
Liberal payments to teacher unions stink - Editorial, Toronto Sun
        How the Big Red Machine became the big data machine - Susan Delacourt, Toronto Star
The harm done by Big Business worldwide is epic- David Olive, Toronto Star
        Retail sales slide 1% in March- CBC News
        Driverless vehicles are going to change our world, but at what cost?- Kristine Owram, Financial Post
BCE deal for MTS gets boost from Manitoba government- Christine Dobby, The Globe & Mail
        Alberta wildfire expected to have relatively modest macro-economic impact: Morneau- CTV News


Journ�e sombre pour les cal�chiers du Vieux-Montr�alPlus
        Syrie: l'EI revendique des attentats qui font 148 mortsPlus
Couillard se dit fier de l'h�ritage des patriotesPlus
        Bahre�n garde un bambin emprisonn�Plus
Pr�sidentielle en Autriche: l'extr�me droite battue de peuPlus
        Aide humanitaire: Ottawa verse 274 millions $ � l'ONUPlus
Il est hypnotis� par Messmer devant sa t�l�visionPlus
        Obama � Hiroshima: pas d'excuses pour la bombe atomiquePlus
Une immigration am�ricaine massive si Trump est �lu?Plus


Retrouv� inanim� dans l'eau, un bambin revient � la viePlus
        Guin�e �quatoriale: 8 enfants p�rissent dans un incendiePlus
Une araign�e force l'�vacuation d'une �piceriePlus
        Justin Trudeau en route pour le G7 au JaponPlus
Pr�sidentielle en Autriche: les rivaux au coude � coudePlus
        EgyptAir: les bo�tes noires activement recherch�esPlus
Turquie: un fid�le d'Erdogan � la t�te du parti au pouvoirPlus
        Tentative d'enl�vement: Laraque intervientPlus
Une immigration am�ricaine massive si Trump est �lu?Plus
        Autriche: un forcen� abat 2 personnes dans une f�te de villagePlus

Kaboul confirme la mort du chef des talibansPlus
        Un complexe canin ravag� par les flammes � BrossardPlus
Fort McMurray: des pr�cisions sur le retour des �vacu�sPlus
        Les �tats-Unis frappent les talibans � leur t�te


>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>LOONIE WORLD<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
How Donald Trump Is Closing the Deal With Republican Elites - Kristina Peterson, Wall Street Journal
        Army of Bernie Sanders Supporters Fuming over Wasserman Schultz - Lisa Hagen, The Hill
Clinton Is Working From Nixon�s Comeback Playbook - Michael Cohen, The Daily Beast
        Rallies Gun Owners with Impassioned Anti-Clinton Speech - Emily Flitter, Reuters
The Never Trump/Never Clinton Obituaries Are Premature - Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard
        Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report- Reuters, The Times Of India
Austria votes in key run-off test for far-right- France 24
        Iraq PM declares offensive to retake Fallujah from ISIL- Al Jazeera
Greece bailout: MPs approve new cuts to unblock bailout funds- BBC News
        Sri Lanka landslides kill at least 73 with scores more missing- Jamie Grierson, The Guardian
How the GOP Can Survive Trump - Kurt Eichenwald, Newsweek
        Trump Holds Fund-Raiser to Help Christie Pay Off Campaign Debt - Katie Zezima, Washington Post
Trump�s Path to Victory Over Clinton - Charles Krauthammer, San Diego Union-Tribune
        The Hidden Importance of the Sanders Voter - Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight
Conservatives Who Surrender Principle & Act Like Liberals - Erick Erickson, Resurgent
        Yemeni government agrees to rejoin Kuwait peace talks- Al Jazeera
Mexico approves El Chapo�s extradition to US to face charges- David Agren, The Guardian
        China warns Taiwan�s new President on independence- The Times Of India
Afghan Taliban leader Mansour �probably killed� in US air strike- BBC News
        French aviation agency confirms smoke alerts on EgyptAir plane- France 24

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>THE LEBANON DAILY STAR<<<<<<<<

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording
        US to maintain Russia sanctions, hopes EU will keep them too
India in deal to turn Iran port into trade hub
        Netanyahu rejects French peace initiative, offers to meet Abbas
UK's Cameron warns leaving EU is "the self-destruct option" as vote approaches
        EU finance services chief says UK faces barriers if quits EU
Turkey threatens to suspend agreements with EU
        Why torture doesn�t work and is even detrimental

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign
        Israeli defense minister steps down
Indian prime minister arrives in Iran to boost economic ties
        World leaders urged to reform aid, uphold international law
Top US commander makes secret visit to Syria
        Syria rebels give truce brokers 48 hours to end regime assault
Merkel expresses concern about situation of Kurds in Turkey
        UK's Cameron warns Brexit would drive up food prices

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Sign Of The Times <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


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