In National News:
Harper welcomes softened NAFTA stance in U.S. (National Post)
In our opinion: Let’s hope Obama’s people are correct in their assertion that it’s possible to add stronger environmental and labour conditions to NAFTA without reopening the agreement.
MPs grill top Mountie on tasers (Globe and Mail)
Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate to 0.25% (CBC)
In World News
Obama leaves door open to Bush officials’ prosecution (CNN)
In our opinion: We admire Obama’s openness to looking at the behaviour of the last administration, particularly with respect to breaches of international law.
Mass Tamil exodus from rebel area
Israel wants to buy U.S. missile defense system (msnbc)
In Entertainment News
Miss California feels backlash from former Hollywood friends and colleagues (Fox News)
In our opinion: Well, we have an opinion…but we’d rather not touch this one…no, not even with a ten-foot pole. And maybe Miss Cali would have been well advised to heed the same advice!
Christian Bale Suits Up for The Fighter (eonline)