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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    A bit of Maritime (additional) golf course and airport extravagance, at taxpayer expense:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...erge-1.5215810

    That one is clearly not a done deal. Perhaps sanity will prevail.

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    Colourful Boris Johnson will be the British Prime Minister now; it'll be interesting to see how Brexit and the crisis with Iran, alone, play out in the days ahead:

    https://globalnews.ca/news/5671166/b...controversies/
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    He looks like Donald Trump's brother. I guess Boris won't be spying on Trump like May did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    According to the media, the IPCC panel says we basically have 12 years to save the world from global warming (yes, that term's back in use, instead of climate change )...:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Specia...of_1.5_%C2%BAC
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    Guess what?! Now we are being told we have just 18 more months to save the planet!:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48964736
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    Three asteroids went past earth this week, including one that was a bit closer than the moon's orbit; still, 'no danger' was the public pronouncement:

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/955563...lose-approach/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Pacey View Post
    A recent BBC article on the high tensions in the Gulf between the US and Iran:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48631320
    Trump unblocks US arms sale to Saudi Arabia:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49106989
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Trudeau is shortchanging Ontario on immigration payments:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...ation-payments
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Electric vehicle sales slump one year after subsidy-cut (in Ontario):

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...er-subsidy-cut
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Trudeau liberals are hardly the party of science:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...rty-of-science
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    torontosun.com/opinion/columnist Brian Lilley: Trudeau tries to silence critics just like they do in China:

    https://torontosun.com/opinion/colum...ey-do-in-china
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