This large gravel mine, now supplying product for a major road upgrade, has turned this section of Manitoba's Birdtail River valley into a hive of activity. It has also brought noise, emissions and congestion to the surrounding area .
NEW DELHI - Two armoured cars were shipped to India from Canada to shuttle Prime Minister Stephen Harper around during a six-day, four-city tour this week. The move is an unusual one for a Canadian prime minister. Harper has only brought his own transportation to two other nations — Haiti and Afghanistan. The president of the United States routinely travels abroad with a custom-armoured state car, known as "the Beast" or "Cadillac One." A black sport-utility vehicle and a black luxury sedan carrying Ontario plates appeared in the motorcade when Harper arrived Sunday evening. ===== PLT: This latest stunt by our esteemed leader with delusions of grandeur, smacks of a symbolic but probably malevolant move to wear his anti climate-science bias like a mis-placed badge of honour. Will it take nothing less than a Sandy-calibre storm to strike 24 Sussex to knock some sense into this wilfully ignorant man?