Cover-up is ongoing as CBC discovered through secret emails
Nodar Kumaritashvili, died on dangerous luge track in Vancouver officials ignored warning
The death of Georgian luge athlete Nodar Muaritashvili may have been preventable according to secret emails uncovered by the CBC.
Vancouver Olympic organizers (VANOC) were warned long in advance that the track was too dangerous and too fast.
In March 2009, VANOC head John Furlong wrote “Embedded in this note (cryptic as it may be) is a warning that the track is in their view too fast and someone could get badly hurt. An athlete gets badly injured or worse, and I think the case could be made we were warned and did nothing.” CBCContinue reading →
Let’s get rid of that “30-lb-turkey” and make our lives with disability easier
30-lb-turkey, it's hard to carry that around all day
Part two of a four three part series on losing weight sensibly for everyone but especially those living with disabilities who have limited mobility. The goal is to make our life with a disability easier and healthier.
The easiest way to lose weight is stop eating as much. Maintaining a balanced diet on reduced calories is the best way to lose weight, period.
They old can’t kill the young forever, Tienanmen Square
(Last 31 seconds of police charge on Queen St. at Spadina)
It is a shame on Canada that Prime Minister Harper doesn’t want to hear the voices of Canadians. Neither did the Communist leadership in China at Tienanmen Square.
Harper reacted to the G20 protests the same way the Chinese government did with military might. Harper got ready with in $1 billion in police buildup.
The police attacked the crowd on Queen Street West near Spadina. Up until then people had been walking and protesting, carrying their signs. Those would be Charter Rights in Canada.
After singing O’Canada, a few people sat in the middle of the street and the police charged the crowd. (8:30 in the video) Then the violence began. Don’t take our word for it. The video is crystal clear (after the story break)
Brian Mulroney, the former Prime Minister can't pass the smell test
Stephen Pate, NJN Network, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, May 22 2009
“There is the law, and there is ethics. What might be legal, sometimes is not ethical. What might be legally defensible, in a hair-splitting or tightly defined way, does not pass a reasonable smell test of proper ethical conduct. Jeffery Simpson, Globe and Mail Conduct unbecoming Continue reading →