Jun 282017
 

 This is the CBAN email, with links.   Their URL for the action item is https://cban.ca/take-action/ge-fish/ PEI approves world’s first GM fish factory (PEI is Prince Edward Island, a small Maritime province in Canada.) The government of PEI has given the company Aquabounty permission to build the world’s first factory to grow genetically modified (GM, also […]

Jun 092017
 

Two very good videos in this coverage. https://trofire.com/2017/05/16/roundup-not-first-monsantos-legal-troubles/ By Josh Gay You have probably seen that The Ring of Fire and Mike Papantonio of America’s Lawyer have covered Monsanto extensively lately for newly exposed court documents detailing the chemical giant’s dastardly efforts to deceive the public about their deadly products, especially Roundup, the best-selling weed-killer […]

Jun 052017
 

I did a google search on “Monsanto Papers”.    I have never seen so many articles come up that are in French.   Comparatively few in English.  Nothing from Canadian English sources, at least not in the first few pages of search results.   NY Times article, March 14th comes up on page 1 of listings.  Very troubling that […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins […]

Apr 232017
 
2017-04-23  If you want to understand Justin Trudeau (Bill Morneau) decisions re CETA, industrial agriculture, etc.  try this.  CBC Radio, Sunday Edition.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/april-23-2017-the-sunday-edition-with-michael-enright-1.4076347/shoring-up-canada-s-economic-future-a-conversation-with-dominic-barton-1.4076370 Listen to the interview.  :    Listen 29:17 Provide your feedback to the CBC:   http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/contact Dominic Barton was appointed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau as chair of the Government’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth. RELATED POSTINGS:   typed-up excerpts from John Perkins’  2016 “New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man”   and Joyce Nelson’s book, “Beyond Banksters:  Resisting the […]

Jul 242016
 
2016-07-10   Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry.   And related,  The Great Land Grab.

Many thanks to Lyle for the article below, “Turmoil in Saudi water . . . “. Earlier, related postings  appear at bottom. First, a bit of background on The Great Land Grab  is helpful to understanding the full impact of Lyle’s comment. Note:  The Land Grabs usually take place in the Global South.   Welcome, Canada!   The sale of the […]

Nov 192015
 

(I used the COMMENTS at bottom to post update – – court challenge in the U.S.) Today, the US government approved the world’s first GM food animal for human consumption – a GM fish that will originate from Prince Edward Island (PEI) Canada. The US company AquaBounty will produce all the GM fish eggs in […]

Apr 212015
 

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/california-droughts-could-leave-bc-high-and-dry-on-food/article21644937/ This article is part of Globe B.C.’s eight-part weekly series on food security in Canada. Visit this page  for the rest of the series so far. When California Governor Jerry Brown declared a statewide emergency in January, there was hope water conservation and increased pumping from aquifers could blunt the impact of a withering […]

Sep 282014
 

The new President of Croplife Canada (lobbyist for chem-biotech companies) did not like what Larry Powell said. Larry replied to Ted Menzies.   http://www.planetinperil.ca/2014/09/blogger-responds-to-accusations-from.html  I added a Comment: 1.  Revolving door?  Ted Menzies was an MP until he resigned in Nov 2013.  CropLife is nothing more than a lobby machine for the chem-biotech corporations.  I wonder […]

Jul 022014
 

“On the Island” this morning, CBC Radio, an opportunity to make a point  about economic indicators: RE:  Salmon fishery, increasing the take from 3% to 15% My experience with DFO and fish quotas is from Nova Scotia where we lived for 15 years.   We arrived in the nineteen-seventies.  The Grand Banks cod fishery supported […]