Good, Bad, and Ugly

Taking centre stage…

May 3, 2011

St. Pierre turns hockey-mad Canada into MMA mecca

While such a statement borders on treason in hockey-mad Canada, White’s boast cannot not be simply dismissed with St. Pierre set to headline the biggest mixed martial arts event ever held in North America Saturday at a 55,000 seat Rogers Center that sold out in a matter of hours.

Ignoring Canada?

April 18, 2011

Allies vow no halt to campaign until Gaddafi goes

Washington, which led the campaign in its first week, has since turned over command to NATO and taken a back seat role. Britain and France complain that other NATO allies have not provided enough fire power to take out Gaddafi’s armour and allow the rebels in control of the east to sweep him from power.

Gaining ground, losing ground…

April 5, 2011

Canada’s Conservatives lose ground in poll

CANADA-POLITICS/TORONTO, April 3 (Reuters) – Canada’s ruling Conservatives lost a bit of ground in an opinion poll released on Sunday, while still remaining in territory that might hand them a majority in Parliament in the May 2 federal election.

The word is gun…

November 6, 2009

Canada takes step to scrapping long-run registry

OTTAWA, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Canada took a step on Wednesday to scrapping a controversial gun registry, though rules will still remain much tougher than in the United States.

Loonie headline?

July 27, 2009

Canada economy stabilizing, lonnie a concern: Flaherty

That should be “Loonie a concern.” The nickname for the canadian dollar is loonie. The origin comes from the image of the loon on the coin.