The article linked to below (1) is about movies filmed at the Parkwood Estate in Oshawa, and pays no attention to the very popular “Bomb Girls” TV series. But the fact that so many successful movies were filmed at Parkwood demonstrates very clearly the value of this important part of Oshawa’s history as a genuine background for historical representations.
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Black police chief orders stand-down as memorial to fallen officers vandalized
Egyptian President shames Obama by launching airstrikes against ISIS-affiliated militants after slaughter of Coptic Christians
Florida city spies on churches, demands licenses – “A duck is a duck” City Manager Michael Bornstein told the Tribune…
Most-wanted “wildlife criminal” arrested following issuance of Interpol Red Notice
U.N. treaty to protect the ozone layer doesn’t cover dangerous “very short-lived substances”
Japan: Another Fukushima leak – “ levels of contamination were between 50 and 70 times higher than (the) already elevated radioactive status”
U.S: Toxic algae contamination of Ohio drinking water blamed on Ontario
Canada: Coyotes, winter, and pet attacks – “they’ve become a little bit more accustomed to people, less afraid of us…”
“While he would argue that it is about protecting the rights of those with particular beliefs based on their Christianity (beliefs shared by him and many of his DUP colleagues), his opponents contend that it is about giving those people the right to opt out of equality legislation and discriminate against homosexuals.” – Belfast Telegraph story.
Toronto: Three officers charged in “gang sex assault”
Oshawa: Pacemaker proves accused killer’s innocence – investigative “tunnel vision” and negligence cited
RCMP: Officer found guilty of lying under oath at public inquiry into Vancouver airport Tazer death
Sudbury: City cop charged with assault over video of man’s head being smashed against window
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The colonization of Europe by tens of millions of Muslims is on a scale “unmatched in human history”
Islam requires “relentless striving to bring all the world under the rule of Islamic law” and authorizes the use of force to do so
Muslims in the West warned to “attack the Crusaders or become our enemies”
Scotland: Labour Party plans laws to guarantee “gender equality in the boardroom”
Canada: Truth and Reconciliation Commission may ask Vatican to repeal 1455 and 1493 edicts regarding aboriginals
Scotland: Votes for 16- year-olds on the way
U.S: Judge rules that taking photos up girl’s skirt “not illegal”
Palestinian move to join International Criminal Court a “dangerous development”?
Gaza Strip casualties exacerbated by “failing to differentiate between military targets and civilian populations”
Israeli Supreme Court rejects Rachel Corrie wrongful death case
“Anti-Israelism” versus “anti-Semitism” – an analysis
UNRWA forced to suspend assistance program for repairs to damaged Gaza homes and infrastructure
Desert area east of Jerusalem declared a closed military zone as part of “Judaization” of the West Bank?
U.S: Too cold to protest “global warming” at Yale – Bwaaaa-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!!!
Around eight million metric tons of plastic material is dumped in the world’s oceans every year
Mexico: Monarch butterfly numbers up slightly…
Scotland: Moratorium on fracking pending assessment of effects
U.K: Fracking legislation delayed; will be banned “in areas of natural beauty and National Parks”