1 JEAN BELIVEAU HOSPITALIZED The legendary and beloved Montreal Canadians superhero has had a serious stroke. The Montreal Gazette has the story here.
2 LAYTON PROMISES PROROGUE ACTION, HARPER WARNS CUTS ARE COMING Read about it here and here. as for the cuts, Stephen Harper's government recklessly slashed taxes and that's hurt the public sectors ability to do anything. (Globe And Mail)
3 INTERESTED IN THE U.S. HEALTH CARE WARS AND THE MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION FALLOUT? I thought this piece in Salon had an interesting perspective. Salon also has a decent article on Obama's sudden big bank smackdown; you can read that here. And since I seem to be on a Salon kick this morning, here's a link to a bunch of Glenn Greenwald blog posts. Greenwald's a fantastic writer on American issues and definitely worth your time.
4 FIRST NATION TIRED OF POLICE PROBLEMS The Moosimin First Nation needs better support from the RCMP, say its leaders. (CBC)
5 PAT FIACCO INVITES MASS OF MAYORS TO REGINA Yup, great idea. Looking forward to this. (Leader-Post)
6 ROB VANSTONE LIKES THE NEW RIDER GM Form your own opinions accordingly. (Leader-Post)