The House and Senate are in recess.
Northern Border Preparedness and Safety, today. The Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing titled "The State of Northern Border Preparedness: A Review of Federal, State and Local Coordination." The field hearing will occur in Detroit, MI. Regional Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Coast Guard witnesses are expected to testify.
Canadian Submarines May Be Scrapped. CBC News has learned the Harper government is considering buying nuclear submarines to replace its problem-plagued fleet of diesel-powered subs, all of which are currently awash in red ink and out of service for major repairs. The four second-hand subs Jean Chr