5.11.2009

Six In The Morning

1 THEY USED TO CALL HIM LYIN' BRIAN Former PM Mulroney will take the stand tomorrow at the Oliphant inquiry. Here's a preview in the Globe And Mail. Meanwhile, the Toronto Star's Chantal H├ębert contrasts the Karlheinz Schreiber scandal with the Sponsorship shenanigans that led to a full-blown public inquiry.

2 ROUNDING UP Apparently, the passing grade in Saskatchewan high schools is 45 per cent. Which wouldn't have helped certain prairie dog editors who once scored a 26 per cent in Math 300. But we won't talk about that. (StarPhoenix)

3 PIRATE PALS Somali pirates use British informers for tactical information about the ships they're attacking, according to a report. (Guardian)

4 MASSACRE AT CAMP LIBERTY A U.S. soldier in Iraq shot five fellow soldiers at a major U.S. military base in Baghdad. Yikes. (New York Times)

5 I GUESS IT'S TOUGH TO BE THE KING OF A COALITION Recently-acclaimed federal liberal leader Michael Ignatieff gives his spin on last fall's coalition between the Liberals and the NDP--he says it would've divided Canadians. (CP/Toronto Star)

6 CITY SUPPORTS SYMPHONY Regina reaches for its wallet to help fund a free RSO show scheduled for August. (Leader-Post)

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