Archive for the ‘Toronto’ Category

BTC – As it turns out, the US and Canada share a lot of the same problems.

Here is second life for news that matters.

Canadian Filtering Tool Used in Middle East 

Public calls for more transparency in continental security negotiations

Canada introduces New, Plastic Cash

North American Security Products Organization (NASPO) audited by atsec (ATX)

G20 Anniversary: The weekend Toronto burned

LIVING AMONG US: Activists Speak of Police Infiltration

Suspended sentence for G20 demonstrator Jaggi Singh
[Wiki on Jaggi Singh]

IN OTHER NEWS:  Focus on Nebraska Nuclear Core Meltdown

BTC -Without a doubt underreported news bigger than Fukushima, because it’s middle America.

It started Saturday morning ….Electrical Fire Knocks Out Spent Fuel Cooling Pool at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

NPPD: Nuke Plant Could Be Shut Down “In Three Seconds”, Critics Still Worry

Nebraska nuclear plant meltdown possible? FAA restricts airspace

Then…US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: report

And finally the NYTimes decided to start reporting some news on Monday.

Nuclear forum calls for transparency, eyes new incident severity scale


The New FBI Powers: Cointelpro on Steroids

ACLU’s, Mike German on Law and Disorder Radio explains New FBI surveillance powers

c/o Vancouver Sun

Video Link

TORONTO — The Ontario government secretly passed legislation giving police sweeping new powers for the duration of the G8 and G20 summits, enabling authorities to arrest anyone who refuses to furnish identification and submit to a search while within five metres of a designated security zone in downtown Toronto.

Critics reacted furiously to the new rules, which remained unpublicized until Thursday when a man, 32, was arrested in Toronto for refusing to show ID to police.

New Democrat MPP Peter Kormos said Friday the provincial Liberals created a “Kafka-esque” situation where people could be arrested for violating rules they didn’t know existed.  :::MORE HERE:::