The City has been no help and the lady refuses to dig up the ditch or allow us to do the work and labor of putting pipes underground. Is there any law that she has broken or is there anything I can do? My work shed is about to be under water.ANSWER: She has to allow you your natural drainage. Send her a letter.
It really going to open doors for specifically Alberta producers. It gave us an opportunity to present our companies and they filled the room with local producers and distributers. Whoever wanted to sit down with you and liked your spiel, they had translators for each table, and we just started doing business.
“Such high technology systems allow a better knowledge of what is happening on the ground, which allows a force to better do its job,” Herv Ladsous, Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, told journalists upon his arrival in Goma this week.The first two drones were launched on Tuesday from the eastern city of Goma and officials expect another drone to be deployed by the end of the month with more to be delivered in the spring.”With this kind of equipment, we should be able to combine information gathered in flight with information gathered on the ground by people,” said Santos Cruz, Force Commander General Santos of MONUSCO, the UN’s stabilization mission in Congo.”They sorely need dedicated ISR [Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance] capabilities,” said Micah Zenko, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. And British governments for their drone activities, albeit mostly for strikes.”The most prolific user of targeted killings today is the United States, which primarily uses drones for attacks,” wrote Philip Alston, special investigator to the UN Human Rights Council, in 2009. “Some 40 states already possess drone technology, and some already have, or are seeking, the capacity to fire missiles from them.”Perhaps self aware of its own forthcoming drone turn, the organization struck a softer tone in two major reports on drones it published in October, where it called for greater transparency from the United States by releasing data.”The single greatest obstacle to an evaluation of the civilian impact of drone strikes is lack of transparency, which makes it extremely difficult to assess claims of precision targeting objectively,” wrote UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson in one of the two reports.It may be easy for the UN to be transparent about the Congo, but as drone operations expand as they always seem to do to other situations and other agencies, how much will we know?”It is another validator of the new ‘normal’ of this technology and its use,” said Peter Singer, director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution.