U.S.: Happy Birthday, America. Now What About National Preparedness?
govexec.com: July 03, 2014 - The National Preparedness Goal outlines how local, state, tribal and federal partners, nongovernmental partners should aim to achieve “a secure and resilient nation with the capabilities to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and hazards.” More >
Canada: From Immigrant to MP - Three Politicians Reflect on Their Citizenship Experience
thecanadianpress.com: June 30, 2014 - Canada Day often holds a special meaning for people who emigrated to the country — sometimes under difficult circumstances — and MPs are no exception. More >
Canada: Experts Worry Governments May Cripple the Internet over Time
itworldcanada.com: July 03, 2014 - When a group of Internet experts were asked recently by the Pew Research Center for the Future of the Internet project a majority (65 per cent) of the 1,400 people who responded to a question on whether accessing content will be worse by 2025 said “no.” More >
U.S.: Obama Praises American Diversity and Vows to Improve Immigration System
theglobeandmail.com: July 04, 2014 - Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at the White House on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that welcoming immigrants “is central to our way of life.” More >