Aug 252018
2018-08-06   Comment on "Estimates of exceedances of critical loads for acidification", includes connection tar sands - nuclear - university.

THE REPORT is at: 2018-07-13   “Estimates of exceedances of critical loads for acidifying deposition in Alberta and Saskatchewan” (water and land, nitrogen and sulphur from oil sands)   COMMENT:    I  conclude this is a good news story, taking place over 12 years! Serendipity:   In June 2006 I sat beside a water scientist who told […]

Aug 252018

There’s another round of consultations re neonic chemicals, deadline soon passed.   During the last round,  not very long ago, Health Canada received 46,000 communications.   Why we need another round I do not know. As I wrote to one of the organizations: Realistically, you have to call them on the corruption, if we are to make […]

Aug 232018

Canadians have reason To be Grateful, for all the work that has gone into net neutrality (SO FAR, we MIGHT still have it in Canada). OpenMedia  is our excellent leader (since 2008) on internet/communication issues. Telephone service (the ability to communicate) is fundamental to health and security.  Communications are a service, like schools and roads, […]

Aug 192018

Update: Roundup Class Action Suit for False Advertising is Going National In follow-up to 2015-04-21 Class Action LawSuits Against Monsanto (false advertising, glyphosate) —– Original Message —– From: Rae Sent: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 Subject: CBC Radio Announces Class Action Suits Against Monsanto Just announced on CBC Radio that class action suits against Monsanto are […]

Aug 112018
2018-08-11  Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer,  The Guardian

RELATED: 2018-08-18 SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings 2018-08-14 Dewayne Johnson “I never would’ve sprayed that product on school grounds or around people if I knew it would cause them harm.” 2018-09-04 Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure Its Monsanto-Sized Headache, by Robert […]

Aug 082018
2017-05-07   U of S professor says there's nothing unusual about his ties to Monsanto

RELATED: 2018-08-18  SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings Documents show agri-business coached Peter Phillips, edited academic articles Jason Warick · CBC News ·  Monsanto is under fire for what one researcher calls a ‘Machiavellian’ campaign to recruit academics to speak for the company. […]

Aug 062018

With thanks to Elaine: NOTE, thanks to Wikipedia, CATION   An ion is an atom or molecule that has a non-zero net electrical charge  (its total number of electrons is not equal to its total number of protons). A cation is a positively-charged ion, while an anion is negatively charged. Because of their opposite electric […]

Aug 052018
2018-08-02  NEWS RELEASE:  University of Saskatchewan is taken to Court,   Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings

Below is the actual press release.   See also Significance explained:   U of Saskatchewan taken to Court . . . = = = = = = = = = UPDATE:  GOFUNDME  has been set up. Goal: To fund the legal costs of forcing the University of Saskatchewan’s senior administration to comply with the recommendations of Saskatchewan’s […]

Jun 042018
2018-06-04   Monsanto shedding name:  Bayer acquisition leads to change for environmental lightning rod.  USA Today

Surprising how much of mainstream media reduces  the resistance to what “Monsanto” represents, to “environmentalists”.   “Corruption” as the main issue!   Monsanto is the evil empire.  It is not difficult to provide the documentation to make the case. So now, “Monsanto” is  “Bayer-Monsanto”.   = = = = = = = = = = = Nathan Bomey […]

May 192018
2018-04-12  (updated 04-16)   Lawsuit blaming pesticides for bee deaths will go ahead, CP   (neonics, imidacloprid, PMRA)

RELATED:    2018-05-19   Summary, NO, Health Canada DID NOT de-register the neonic imidacloprid Lawsuit blaming pesticides for bee deaths will go ahead Environmental groups say lawsuit will proceed to full hearing after appeal failed The Canadian Press A lawsuit that blames pesticides for the collapse of bee populations will go ahead following a Federal Court ruling […]