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A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor

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Cold, hard reality to hit Liberals on three fronts - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by CHANTAL HÉBERT
If you have been enjoying Canada’s comparatively cool political climate since Justin Trudeau became prime minister, make the most of what may be the last days of the season.
By all indications, the political temperature is about to rise as deadlines loom on three potentially troublesome fronts for the Liberal government.
Between now and the end of the year, the prime minister’s capacity to forge a consensus in Parliament, on the federal-provincial front and, possibly, within his own caucus will be tested as the rubber meets the road on some key campaign commitments.   Full Story >
Gwynne Dyer -Egypt: Sisi, Morsi and Democracy
Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, has now been in prison more than three times as long as he was in the presidential palace, but his death sentence was quashed last week. On Tuesday the country’s highest appeal court also overturned his life sentence on a separate charge – but that doesn’t mean he’s going to be free any time soon.
The appeal court not only cancelled Morsi’s death and life sentences, but also those of sixteen other senior members of his party, the Muslim Brotherhood. “The verdict was full of legal flaws,” said Morsi’s lawyer, Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud. The men will all stay in jail indefinitely, as the military regime can easily get convictions on other charges in the lower courts, but justice is not entirely dead in Egypt.  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
STILL KICKING!  Full Story >
Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
Casting A Wide Net  Full Story >
Sports by Bruce Penton
You! be the Judge
“Hey, Tony, ready for the beach?” Sue called out.
Tony appeared in a cardigan sweater.
“Are we going to the beach or sitting by a fireplace?”
“I just tried on my swim trunks and I’m appalled.”
“Sorry. I’m staying home and dieting.”
Months later, Sue approached Tony again. “I don’t care what you look like, we’re going to the beach!”
“Actually, I’ve been looking forward to this!” Tony grinned.   Full Story >
County taxes to jump 

City’s SDAB to hear liquor store appeal Dec. 14 

Brooks man gets 26 months in custody 

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