BlogsCanada.ca
"The Pulse of Canada "



January 15, 2013

God Cover

God Cover

Leave a Reply



About the Author

Allan W Janssen
Middle aged white, Anglo-Saxon, protestant, semi retired, semi-sane, semi-serious male. An endangered species who is not going quietly.




 
The Pulse of Canada
 
 

 
 

The province of Ontario has no idea if smartwatches are covered under distracted driving laws

The recent announcement of the Apple Watch has raised the profile of smartwatches globally, and local governments are starting to come to terms with how the product category applies to...
by Anonymous
0

 
 
 

Apple begins selling app and game bundles with iOS 8

Apple has begun selling app and game bundles along with iOS 8, allowing users to purchase, often at a discount, multiple paid apps at once. The new feature allows developers...
by Daniel Bader
0

 

 
 

The majority of Canadians can now benefit from the terms of the wireless code

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued a report card that assesses the implementation of the wireless code by wireless services providers.
by Canada News Centre - National News
0

 
 
 

Three and Out: Can Spiller be an RB1 again?

Go to TSN.ca for details. #TSN
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 

 
 

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading.

- Linda McQuaig discusses how a politically-oriented audit of the CCPA fits with the shock-and-awe part of the right’s war against independent (and public-minded) though:...

by Greg Fingas
0

 

 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 
 
 

Nine jurors picked for Magnotta murder trial

MONTREAL – Nine jurors have now been selected to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial. Two men were chosen in a Montreal courtroom this morning — a freelance translator and a profes...
by Staff
0

 
 
 

Nine jurors picked for Magnotta murder trial

MONTREAL – Nine jurors have now been selected to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial. Two men were chosen in a Montreal courtroom this morning — a freelance translator and a profes...
by Staff
0

 

 
 

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on Justin Trudeau’s remarkable demand that Stephen Harper set up a federal shun registry to make life easier for Trudeau politically.

For further reading…- Trudeau’s Question Period interview ...

by Greg Fingas
0

 
 
 

Canadian Space Agency Astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques Go Head to Head in the Amazing Canadian Space Race

On September 30, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques will go head to head in a thrilling space race around Toronto. Each astronaut will be accompanied by a team of "tweeps" as they visit...
by Canada News Centre - National News
0

 
 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 

 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 
 
 

Bruce Timm Is Making A New, “Darker” Justice League Animated Series

Whoa! DCAU mastermind Bruce Timm will executive producer a new digital Justice League cartoon for Machinima to debut in spring of 2015. Titled Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles, it will be be co-produced by his Batm...
by Rob Bricken
0

 
 
 

Reading scores up, math still a struggle for GTA students

Grade 3 and 6 students across Greater Toronto continue to make improvements in reading and writing, but math remains a struggle, the latest round of standardized tests show. Results from the Education Quality and Accountability...
by Staff
0

 

 
 

The dogs of Scottish independence in pictures

Even the dogs in Scotland are watching today's referendum closely.
by Anonymous
0

 
 
 

Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings; Canada rises to No. 120

ZURICH, Switzerland — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month. Colombia climbs one place to No. 3 even though i...
by Associated Press
0

 
 
 

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam wants NFL to focus on domestic violence, not image

Verizon Communications Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam said that questions surrounding the National Football League’s handling of domestic violence ignore the “culture of denial” about the issue. Ve...
by Bloomberg News
0

 

 
 

Ontario facing $400-million bailout over pensions at U.S. Steel Canada

The Ontario government faces a potential bill of $400-million to bailout U.S. Steel Canada Inc. pensioners if the steel maker’s pension plans are not restructured, the company’s chief executive officer Michael McQua...
by Blazing Catfur
0

 
 
 

HTC adds new Duo Camera effects for One M8 and Butterfly 2

One of the benefits of HTC publishing its own-brand apps to the Play Store is that it can push out updates and new features with a greater level of ease....
by Jane McEntegart
0

 
 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 

 
 

Toronto Maple Leafs open camp looking to put last season behind them

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs are opening what is expected to be their most competitive training camp in recent history as they hope to put last season’s late collapse behind them. Beyond the core of Phil Kessel...
by The Canadian Press
0

 
 
 

Air Canada joins WestJet in charging $25 checked bag fee for domestic flights

Air Canada has joined rival WestJet Airlines in charging a $25 fee for first checked bags on domestic flights. The fee applies to passengers booking the lowest economy class Tango fares, as of Thursday for flights as of Nov. 2....
by The Canadian Press
0

 
 
 

Calgary, Ottawa, Waterloo top list of most attractive places to live, work in Canada

Thinking of moving to a new city? Waterloo, Calgary and Ottawa are considered the most attractive places to live and work in Canada, according to a survey by the Conference Board of Canada. They’re among the six cities th...
by Staff
0

 

 
 

Giorgio Armani roots for freedom, in Scotland and in fashion, at Emporio show

By Colleen Barry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILAN, Italy — Giorgio Armani is for Scotland’s free determination, as he is for a woman’s freedom to dress as she is — not as a stylist or anyone else wishes she wo...
by Associated Press
0

 
 
 

Scottish Stormtrooper Dances To Bagpipes To Protest Evil British Empire

Star Wars has become a recurring theme in the lead-up to today's referendum vote on Scottish independence, as pro-independence campaigners lampoon the British as their evil imperial overlords. So, yes, that's why we're treated...
by Anonymous
0

 
 
 

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will participate in the fourth annual Change for the Better CEO Sleepout, organized by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will participate in the fourth annual Change for the Better CEO Sleepout, organized by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. This event aims to raise awareness about t...
by Canada News Centre - National News
0

 

 
 

California wildfire shows explosive growth

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. – An out-of-control wildfire that is threatening more than 2,000 homes in Northern California is showing explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres. State fire officials say th...
by Staff
0

 
 
 

Rob Ford cancer diagnosis reshapes Toronto election

Confirmation that Mayor Rob Ford is fighting cancer moves Toronto’s knockabout mayoral campaign on to eggshells, at least temporarily. Once-furious politicking had ground to a virtual halt as Olivia Chow and John Tory, un...
by Staff
0

 
 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 

 
 

Feds kept tabs on hundreds of protests and lectures: Documents

OTTAWA—Ottawa has kept tabs on hundreds of demonstrations across Canada and around the world over the last eight years, from peaceful protests to public university lectures to riots. Newly released documents show about 80...
by Staff
0

 
 
 

Tony Abbott confirms police believed well integrated Muslims planned public beheadings

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says intelligence indicates people in Australia were allegedly planning a public beheading to be carried out in the name of militant group Islamic State.Mr Abbott's comments come as police say they ha...
by Blazing Catfur
0

 
 
 

What Books Are You Reading?

What Books Are You Reading?

Tell us about the books y...

by Ria Misra
0

 

 
 

Dog with world’s longest tail lives in Calgary

'He's broken a lot of things,' says owner
by Postmedia News
0

 
 
images

Why Is Islam Just Like The Hotel California!

(Answer to this Islamic riddle is at the bottom!) Well folks, there was a “letter to the editor” in the paper today that showed me just how misleading and patently false some statements by irresponsible, ill-infor...
by Allan W Janssen
0

 
 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 

 
 

Detroit excursion boat heads to Ohio before making trip to new NY home

ECORSE, Mich. – A Detroit excursion boat that ferried passengers to the defunct Boblo Island amusement park is starting a journey to its new home in New York. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1DiBWMq ) ...
by Staff
0

 
 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 
 
 

Wise Law Blog: 140 Law – Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 18, 2014: Legal observers worry future judicial appointments will be done in secret Lawyers and Pricing Part 3  Woman’s virginity ...
by Rachel, Law Clerk
0

 

 
by tsn.ca Top Stories RSS
0

 
 
 

TTC’s slowing rise in ridership leaves $8-million revenue shortfall

After years of exceeding ridership projections, the TTC has fallen behind by about 4 million rides this year — and fare revenue is about $8 million less so far than anticipated. The overall number of riders is still growi...
by Staff
0

 



0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


The Latest