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 […]

Aug 012018
 
2018-07-06  'This is a horror story': $100M U of S global food institute plagued by conflict, CBC  (Agriculture, GMO, Industrial food supply)

GIFS, the Global Institute for Food Security, at the University of Saskatchewan. It is NOT about global food security.  It is a re-framing of  agriculture. WHY is re-framing necessary? an international movement made the name “Monsanto” the red flag in front of a raging bull, the public.  Awareness of the industry and its tactics through […]

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, […]

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 […]

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).   […]

Mar 242018
 

RELATED:  2018-03-22  Canadian government getting money from GM salmon sales    (Public-Private-Partnerships are so good for us!) There are many postings about Salmon.   I just set up a category.  To generate a summary list, click on the small grey text at top left, under the Title of the posting.   This article by Dr. Mercola explains […]

Mar 222018
 

Having trouble reading this mail? View it in your browser. The Canadian government is getting money from the sales of the GM salmon. The federal government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon. The royalties to the government are part of a 2009 $2.8 million-dollar grant agreement […]

Dec 072017
 

I phoned to voice support directly to the Indigenous Climate Action group. What a difficult decision they had!  Turning down $150,000 isn’t something an organization can do every day. These are great young people, smart, well-organized, fun, relentless, hard-working, and effective.  Well-networked.  They’ve been activists for years, are already seasoned through experience. I am definitely […]