Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Leveson: EU wants power to sack journalists - Telegraph
A European Union report has urged tight press regulation and demanded that Brussels officials are given control of national media supervisors with new powers to enforce fines or the sacking of journalists.
Dramatic temperature increases could threaten Canadian health, infrastructure - The Globe and Mail
Canada is getting hotter faster than ever before and at a faster rate than almost any other country. Rain, snow, sleet and hail storms are becoming more erratic. What were once considered exceptional weather patterns – the kind researchers reject to avoid skewing their data – are becoming common.

“We’ve had an awful lot of those ‘exceptionals,’” said Robert Tremblay, research director at the Insurance Bureau of Canada. “What used to be happening every 50 years is now happening every five, seven years. … There’s obviously a sense of urgency.”
The effects of erratic weather patterns became very real for Ontario’s apple farmers last year: An early thaw followed by an unexpected frost wiped out 82 per cent of the province’s crop.
Cold weather may be factor in man's death, police say | CP24.com
Toronto police are looking at freezing weather as a possible factor in the death of a man, who was found behind a shopping plaza late Monday night.

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