E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

If you have romaine lettuce in your fridge, throw it out.  Health officials are investigating another outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce.  They believe it is the same strain that caused an outbreak last year. The warning includes and salads or vegetable mixes that have romaine lettuce in them.  The warning is for residents of Ontario and Quebec.

P.M. Says Feds Mulling Over Canada Post Strike

Repeating that he wants the two sides to come together, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says
that the government is still going over what it could do to put an end to the Canada Post labour disruption.   The pressure for a solution is building with the holiday season around the corner and the massive North American shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday just days away. Canada Post has already told its commercial customers that it cannot honour its delivery standards for any product because of the ongoing, rotating strikes.

Air Force Pilots Needed

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he agrees with a report from the Auditor General that Canada isn’t recruiting sufficient numbers of Air Force pilots and
technicians. Sajjan says the chief of defence staff is looking at how to address the problem.  Meantime, Sajjan says the Liberal government is pressing ahead with a plan to buy
second-hand fighter jets from Australia as an interim measure while it looks for a replacement for Canada’s aging fleet of CF-18s.

More Expenses from Former Governor General Released

A former Governor General has publicly released his expenses list since leaving Rideau Hall.  Over the six month period, David Johnston tallied 76-thousand-650 dollars — the bulk of which was for office support. Johnston’s disclosure comes amid public scrutiny of the expenses of a previous Governor General, Adrienne Clarkson.