Janine Jackson: It’s no surprise that healthcare continues to be front-page news.
It is disheartening, though, how little the conversation has changed in terms of the limits of what’s considered possible. Reid discovered just how resistant to expanding the conversation media can be. JJ: Without asking you to relive the experience, what was the core difference between the healthcare reality you researched and reported, and the one that appeared in the final version of Sick Around America, such that you had to take your name off it?
"We believe this is the right thing to do, and so do the people at our stations," said Richler.
Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht, speaking on behalf of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police, said the changes will not only save lives but save police from hours of work investigating gas-and-dash thefts.
The United States House of Representatives has just passed their version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and included within it is a provision that will mandate the release of all M1911 handguns currently in US Army inventory to the Civilian Marksmanship Program, for distribution to eligible US civilians.
Janine Jackson: Our first guest is a veteran foreign correspondent, an author of several books, and in 2008, T. Reid made Sick Around the World, a documentary for PBS’s Frontline that examined how other countries provide healthcare for their citizens. I mean, I’ve made two other healthcare films for Frontline, and they hired me for the third one, so I don’t think they would have considered me biased. It’s a topic that some people are ferociously excited about.
"Our government promised to take action to protect these workers' lives, and that action begins today." If passed, Bill 19 will take effect on June 1, 2018.
Retailers can choose several options, including pay-at-the pump technology.
They will also have to lock up some of their cash, lottery tickets and tobacco, and keep only limited quantities available up front to discourage theft.
The province said five workers have died and three have been badly hurt due to gas-and-dash thefts or convenience store robberies..