Mar 042021
 

Jack’s request for advice is appended. Reply From: Sandra Finley Sent: March 4, 2021 Subject: re Labor Force Survey  and  upcoming Census Hi Jack, When StatsCan reels in a live fish, they don’t like to let it go.   Unfortunately. They don’t appear to evaluate the effectiveness of what they’re doing, or the quality of the […]

Feb 142021
 

Derek writes: This really bothers me….I see it as a slithery ploy by Trudeau and Freeland to finally allow bulk sale of fresh water to the States under some mumble mouthed phrase that will be interpreted by “an independent Tribunal of corporate CEOs”. If you have any way of supporting Sandra Finley please do.  (simply […]

Feb 112021
 

The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story How did a tiny, poor nation manage to suffer only one death from the coronavirus? Story by Madeline Drexler FEBRUARY 10, 2021 https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2021/02/coronavirus-pandemic-bhutan/617976/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=atlantic-daily-newsletter&utm_content=20210210&silverid-ref=MzQzOTU3ODQ3MzAyS0   On january 7, a 34-year-old man who had been admitted to a hospital in Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, with preexisting liver and kidney problems died of COVID-19. […]

Feb 062021
 

Honourable Chrystia Freeland and Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, RE:  Request for “Pre-budget” input “Same old” won’t work. Your request for input is a component of a Communications Strategy. As long as you persist with the teachings of the MBA and other “business” strategies,  you are undermining democracy.   When you inhale your own gas, and […]

Jan 242021
 

QUESTION:  Can Water issues be used to help understand the difference between terms like Revolution, Coup, Insurrection, Insurgents, Counter-Insurgency, Up-rising? these are political terms, they are not legal or technical terms, they are used and abused in the media and used interchangeably .  I don’t think the meanings/distinctions are clear. In some situations the term […]

Sep 242020
 

For consideration. There is a large factor to be considered:   Corruption. How much money the Cameco executives, for example, are making. Provinces like Saskatchewan do not have laws against Corporate contributions to political parties. How much influence Anne McLellan, one of the “Good ol’ boys” in Liberal circles,  has. She’s on the Board of Cameco.   […]

Sep 082020
 

Hey!  Some good news.    /Sandra Kim writes: This Greenpeace test to detect GM crops is an important breakthrough that should help keep Bayer/Monsanto and other ag biotech companies in check. htt ZZ  ps://ww ZZ w.green ZZ  peace  ZZ dot org/  ZZ  eu-unit/issues/nature-food/4102/  ZZ  first-open-source-detection-test-for-a-gene-edited-gm-crop-2/    (SORRY!  To view the posting, copy the URL and then remove […]

Aug 232020
 

From: Sandra Finley To: thesundayedition  cbc.ca; Melanie Simms Subject: re Secrets about Salaries. Cultural taboos. Subversion. Dear Kevin Sylvester and Melanie Simms, (I was raised in small-c conservative rural farm culture; graduated from a College of Commerce a long time ago.  I did not intend to become an activist, a subversive as you name it.  An […]

Aug 202020
 

Glen Assoun was wrongfully convicted of murder.  He spent close to 17 years in prison.  The podcast Dead Wrong is a careful and troubling documentation of the miscarriage of justice. I speak to one aspect of the remedy.  I am afraid it will not be considered, even though it is one root of the problem. Tim […]