2 EX-NDP MINISTER SAYS IT’S TIME FOR TWO-TIER HEALTH CARE Come on, really? As much as I resent the bay boom generation totally selling out the rest of us and might enjoy seeing them share some of our pain in this era of fake austerity, sometimes I wonder if Janice MacKinnon was a CIA plant. Someone should write a book on this un-NDPer’s ascension in the party.
3 NOT ENOUGH SPACE The head of Canada’s space agency quit, and there’s speculation that government apathy is too blame. Well that’s simply shocking given that this is the most pro-science Canadian government I’ve ever seen!
4 GET TO THE BACK OF THE LINE Canada’s Supreme Court rules that the workers owed a pension by a bankrupt aluminium company shouldn’t be reinbursed before shareholders. Canada apparently needs laws to make sure ripped-off workers are a higher priority than banks and financiers.
5 BOMBS, EXPLOSIONS, DEATH A suicide bomber attacked the U.S. embassy in Turkey (one guard dead), another suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Pakistan (22 dead) and a bunch of people (at least 25) died in an explosion at the head office of Mexico’s state oil company.
6 GREAT WHITE SHARKS ARE COOL You’ve got to read about this catch, tag and release study and a shark named Mary Lee. Sharks rule.