January 28, 2022
David Akin's Roundup
Clippings of #cdnpoli, #media, and #tech content aimed at those with an interest in Canadian politics.
Canadians ‘must not be complacent’ as antisemitism, hatred rise: Trudeau
Hate crimes targeting the Jewish community have been on the rise. In 2021, there was a 47 per cent increase in police-reported hate crimes against Jewish people.
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Trudeau, Poilievre trade barbs in caucus speeches as Parliament set to reconvene
The House of Commons will reconvene on Monday and is expected to focus on the many challenges Canadians have continued to face since last year.
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Is Canada’s military ready for the challenges ahead? ‘No,’ says defence chief
Readiness issues have left Canada's Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Wayne Eyre feeling 'concerned,' he told 'The West Block' host Mercedes Stephenson in an interview, aired Sunday.
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Preston Manning wrote fictional COVID report. Now he's for real
Recommendations in the fictional report include ending support for the CBC and human rights commissions, and 'wholesale' health-care reform.

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From the Provinces
Greenbelt is Ontario’s jurisdiction, Ford says after federal minister raises concerns
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he's disappointed the federal environment minister indicated he'd consider intervening in the province's Greenbelt development plans.
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Paul Pelosi attack video released by U.S. court showing police body camera views
Video released publicly Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fighting with his assailant for control of a hammer.
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'People have noticed us': CBC launches permanent bureau in Nanaimo, one of Canada's fastest-growing cities
CBC News is marking the official launch of its permanent bureau in Nanaimo, B.C., with radio shows On The Island, BC Today, All Points West and North by Northwest broadcasting from Serious Coffee on Hammond Bay Road in the Harbour City.

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Issued this day ...
... in 1897. Scott #42. The world's first Christmas stamp.