Friday, August 26, 2011

Spending Money

   In the second quarter of 2011, Canadians spent $4.8 billion in the United States; Americans spent $1.8 billion in Canada.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Canadian Police Chiefs Want Access To Internet Communications

   Canadian police chiefs are calling on Ottawa to give police access to text messages, cellphone calls, emails and BlackBerry.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Jail Time

    On August 4th the Grand Forks court heard of many charges against a Mr. Matthew Straume, arising from three separate episodes. 
   Judge Mrozinski heard of a couple of thefts, one being a vehicle from Osoyoos. The other was stolen lumber from the Greenwood area.
   There was a personal assault, and another vehicular one of driving through a fenced gate and ramming another vehicle out of the way.
   The prosecutor did not find much disagreement from the defense lawyer, and Judge Mrozinski sentenced Mr. Straume to 7-months in jail with a two-year probation.