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.” = = = = = = = = = = Sam Levin in San […]

Jun 172018
 

 https://thenarwhal.ca/this-is-giant-mine/?utm_source=The+Narwhal+Newsletter&utm_campaign=906cd971fb-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f6a05fddb8-906cd971fb-108492563  Please go to the above link. This gold mine was once so dangerous that it killed a toddler who ate snow two kilometres away. Canada’s second-largest environmental liability is inside Yellowknife city limits — and intrinsically tied to the city’s history and future. The federal government has now inherited the billion-dollar cleanup effort that […]

Jun 072018
 

The Man Who Knew Infinity  (book Robert Kanigel 1991 and movie 2015). The story of real-life mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan,  who, after growing up poor in Madras, India, earns admittance to Cambridge University during World War I, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories working with his professor, G. H. Hardy. Hardy and Ramanujan had highly contrasting […]

Apr 302018
 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/30/fda-weedkiller-glyphosate-in-food-internal-emails US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in hundreds of widely used herbicide products, for two years, […]

2018-04-16 Verbal version of Water, Submission to Town Council, Cholera cases, originating French Creek and Qualicum Bay. And April 9th report of norovirus. Human sewage a plausible factor in both.

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Apr 122018
 

TO:   Town Council          FOR:    Council Meeting, April 16th, 2018 (Written version submitted April 11th) SPEAKER:   Sandra Finley, resident SUBJECT:   Cholera cases, originating French Creek and Qualicum Bay.  And April 9th report of norovirus.  Human sewage a plausible factor in both.   Thank-you for the opportunity to share information in support of my request.  I am […]

Apr 102018
 

Please scroll down to heading  With thanks to Dianne (the local resident). NOTE: the Comment from Thomas Gates (bottom of posting) from local group SOS Bowser  http://sosbowser.ca. Both the cholera and norovirus outbreaks are plausibly related to sewage  (#1 and #2 quotes, just below). Not mentioned:   marine vessels as a source of human sewage.   […]

Apr 102018
 
2018-04-09   2 B.C. oyster farms closed after norovirus outbreak,  CBC

With thanks to Janet, BC. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/oysters-norovirus-1.4611419 40 cases of gastrointestinal disease linked to eating the shellfish raw The consumption of raw oysters has once again been linked to an outbreak of norovirus in B.C. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)   Two B.C. Vancouver Island oyster farms have been closed following an outbreak of norovirus associated with eating […]

Apr 062018
 
2018-04-05  New book, "Why Young Men".   Compelling interview, author Jamil Jivani, CBC The Current

  The young author in this interview is profound. RECOMMEND:   Go to the URL.  Below is a back-up copy (there are a couple of missing audio links).  http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/we-re-competing-with-extremists-for-our-young-people-s-futures-says-author-who-escaped-gang-culture-1.4606013 Jamil Jivani’s new book looks at the alienation that can lead to young people becoming radicalized. (Wim Van Cappellen/Harper Collins Canada) We’re competing with extremists for our […]

Mar 292018
 

Also regarding Hotez: 2018-03-03   How the anti-vaccine lobby is influencing the Texas state primaries, CBC Day 6. Worst “journalism” I’ve heard on CBC. 2017-05-11   Refusal to Vaccinate Should Be a Hanging Offense? from the Vaccine Reaction Published March 26, 2018 | Best in Video Click on: http://www.thevaccinereaction.org/2018/03/baylors-doc-hotez-bullies-parents-of-vaccine-injured-children-barbara-loe-fisher/ Many years ago when I was having a […]

Mar 252018
 

The Vancouver Sun reports: “The harvest (of herring eggs) in the area where the infections took place — a stretch of coastal waters from French Creek to Qualicum Beach . . .”.   I describe my experience in that same water, in  Submission to BC Govt officials, re the proposed Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant   (2017-09-12).   […]