U.S. ambassador marks NORAD anniversary in Manitoba capital (http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5hqxfstZTUHtrq0ynu_mBYY-BV_Ag)
“…ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defence Command.
“Wilkins says the program is a symbol of the special partnership between Canada and the United States.
“He says program’s role recently expanded to include maritime surveillance.”
“Bill 37, which seeks to amend Manitoba’s election laws, seriously restricts the capacity of opposition parties to communicate with electors while allowing the government to expand its capacity. By restricting freedom of speech on political grounds it therefore strikes at the very exercise of democracy itself.”
May 31st, 2008