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A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor
Eye-witness account of 1913 dam break
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Carbon tax keeps Liberals ahead - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by CHANTAL HÉBERT
With Green Party Leader Elizabeth May leading the charge, there will be no lack of Canadians disappointed by the Liberal decision to stick with Stephen Harper’s targets for reducing carbon emissions.
After all, to use a term that was dear to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his days in opposition, he has the social licence not only to raise those targets but just as importantly to place part of the burden of mitigating climate change unto the shoulders of consumers.
According to an Abacus poll done last month, less than one third of Canadians oppose the introduction of a carbon tax as part of a larger climate change strategy. An overwhelming majority of non-Conservative voters support or could accept such a measure.   Full Story >
Gwynne Dyer -Syria: Another Ceasefire Bites the Dust?
 As the Syrian ceasefire arranged by the United States and Russia teeters on the brink of collapse, it’s clear that the main problem lies in Washington. Moscow’s goal has never been in doubt: it wants the regime of Bashar al-Assad to survive. The Obama administration has been reluctantly moving towards the same conclusion, but it simply can’t admit it, even to itself.
The Russian government bitterly condemned the American air strike that killed sixty to eighty Syrian army personnel on Saturday, but everybody knows that air strikes sometimes hit the wrong people. It was a mistake, that’s all, and the Russians really understand that – but it was a mistake that tells us a lot about how far the US has moved.  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
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Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
The universe is listening  Full Story >
Sports by Bruce Penton
Student numbers are up 

Councillor questions county’s security deposit requirement 

‘Urban/rural divide’ must be faced says Assembly’s Speaker 

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