Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Posted by David Berner at 8:36 AM
- That anyone convicted of violating the lobbyist law face a lobbying ban of up to two years.
- That public officials disclose all contacts with lobbyists.
- That the lobbyist registrar be given expanded powers to conduct investigations.
- That deputy ministers, like cabinet ministers, be prohibited from accepting a contract or benefit from government for two years after departing.
Posted by David Berner at 8:30 AM
Snopes. com reports that the "UK schools ban Holocaust studies" is a story that has been going around in various forms for several years now, and that the truth is that one school made such a ban, not the entire system.
Read this update, sent from a friend, here.
Posted by David Berner at 7:59 AM