Apr 142019
 

Feel free to copy, paste and edit, for whatever use it might serve. From: To: media or organization or friend or Subject:  (April 12, re changes to governance of Dental & Medical professions)   Dear  (Host of Program), The interviewee said: There is a shortage of health care workers across Canada.  The accurate statement is: […]

Apr 042019
 
2019-04-04  Amazing! a milestone for nature protection and a fine hour for citizen law-making!  Bavaria acts on "Save the Bees".  The Guardian

The Guardian published this under the title:   Bavarian ‘save the bees’ success raises green hopes in Germany Green party hopes to make hay in elections after state adopts well-backed petition Kate Connolly in Berlin A ‘save the bees’ demonstration in Munich in February. Photograph: Sachelle Babbar/Zuma/Rex/Shutterstock Environmentalists in Germany are celebrating a decision by Bavaria […]

Mar 122019
 
2019-03-12  Court documents reveal Monsanto's efforts to fight glyphosate's 'severe stigma', CBC

Canadian firm hired to recruit scientists to publish studies that ultimately defended Roundup’s key ingredient Gil Shochat, Sylvie Fournier A review by CBC/Radio-Canada of internal Monsanto documents disclosed in the court case of Dewayne Johnson, who sued Monsanto and won $78 million US last October, showed the many efforts Monsanto took to fight a negative […]

Feb 192019
 

With thanks to Gordon Edwards: Comment: Industry loves the concept that pollution can be “sold” as a benefit to people.  In particular, claiming that chronic radioactive pollution left over from nuclear disasters or from atomic warfare is not ultimately harmful, makes both the spread of nuclear power worldwide and the potential for “limited” nuclear warfare […]

Feb 142019
 
2019-02-10  Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature',  The Guardian

Exclusive: Insects could vanish within a century at current rate of decline, says global review Why are insects in decline, and can we do anything about it? Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington The rate of insect extinction is eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles. Photograph: Courtesy of Entomologisher Verein Krefeld The […]

Jan 172019
 
2019-01-16   Health Canada,  No independent review of Roundup Herbicide (Monsanto now Bayer),  from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Prevent Cancer NOW

Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Heightened by Health Canada Response   Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened Following Replies from Health Canada (being released January 14, 2019 online) Responses Dismiss Key Science and Lack Transparency Canadians at Risk, With no Independent Review of Roundup Herbicide For Immediate Release Ottawa, January 14, 2018 – Today, Health Canada is releasing […]