May 242016
 

Our democracy can be a powerful dynamic force for justice and equality but it can also When people’s fallibility takes precedence over their goodness then horrific things are done in the name of democracy   Serendipity.   I was answering Brad’s question about the viability of StatsCan.    2016-05-20  Was there at any point an historical Statistics […]

May 212016
 

EXCERPTED from:   2010-03-10 Propaganda, Democracy: Imagining “the other”. Ralston Saul. The Cellist of Sarajevo.   The guiding light expressed is useful in a number of contexts, not only 9/11, terrorism and torture.   Consider the Census, Charter Right to Privacy of Personal Information and the involvement of Lockheed Martin Corporation. – – – – –  – – – – – […]

May 212016
 

Canadians continue to arrive on this blog with questions about the Census and StatsCan Surveys. Thanks to the student Brad.  The Q&A with him is helpful to others.  My Reply follows his question: (February) The crux of the problem is this; we do have a centralized statistical agency and a large part of academia states that […]

May 082016
 

Looking for information on the 2016 Census?    The one-pager below might be helpful. We’ve followed the issue since 2003.   So there is more information on this blog than you will ever want to see! For links to census topics not addressed in the following, see  Lockheed Martin, War Economy, StatsCan, Charter Right Privacy, Trial   = = = […]

May 062016
 
2016-04-25  Acne drug Accutane's harm to fetus a worry despite prevention efforts, CBC

From articles appended: Added to the lawsuits related to depression and suicide brought on by Accutane,  ones on bowel disease. These are just a few of the 7,000-plus lawsuits that have been filed against Roche over the debilitating side effects of Accutane. Accutane is now a generic drug sold under various names. annual Accutane sales […]

May 062016
 

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/05/03/i-never-advised-mike-duffy-about-housing-expenses-david-tkachuk-says.html The Conservative senator says the only advice he ever gave was about caucus responsibilities, contrary to Duffy’s testimony at the trial. Mike Duffy testified he spoke with David Tkachuk, pictured, and asked whether he could claim expenses against his Ottawa-area home as a secondary residence. Tkachuk said the meeting never happened.   (FRED CHARTRAND / […]

Apr 202016
 
2016-04-16   Court Challenge to Saudi Arms contract by Constitutional lawyer Daniel Turp - - interview on The House.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse/health-minister-jane-philpott-discusses-crisis-in-attawapiskat-and-assisted-dying-bill-1.3535593/saudi-arabia-deal-a-question-of-principle-1.3535644 Saudi Arabia deal: a question of principle?    (I would prefer a better title – –  this is a story about the resistance, one man who is mounting a Court Challenge, Daniel Turp.  A good interview.) Listen 8:51   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the government’s decision to go ahead with a $15 billion arms […]

2016-03-03 Can Trauma be Passed on through our DNA? By Jonathan Davis

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Apr 202016
 
2016-03-03   Can Trauma be Passed on through our DNA?   By  Jonathan Davis

Can Trauma be Passed on through our DNA?   This is a topic we’ve followed.   Links to the set of related articles is included in: 2015-06-06 Epigenetics, is it the same as, or different from, cellular memory passed inter-generationally? (Residential Schools. Trauma) – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]