Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Secession

An insightful article into the difficulties of recognizing the creation of new sovereign states by unilateral secession...
Kosovo: The Elusive Recognition of Unilateral Secessions - Montreal Gazette

Monday, August 23, 2010

Shame on the government

For a government that prides itself as tough on crime, it is shameful to see the Conservative government destroy the gun registry. I've heard the arguments that the gun registry does nothing to prevent crime. If that was the case, why are Canada's police boards and chiefs united in their opposition to scrapping the gun registry?

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Why a pathological diagnosis is necessary

This is why oncologists insist on a tissue diagnosis before treating suspected cancer patients:
Patient fearing he had the Big C in his lung actually had a little pea (The Globe and Mail)