Oct 052015

http://www.cbc.ca/1.3254364 This month, the University of Victoria is launching a very exclusive MBA program — it’s only open to Telus employees. The program will be taught primarily by UVic faculty, but it’s being paid for by Telus. The company also played a role in its design. Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner with the Telus Transformation Office, the […]

Jul 082015

With thanks to Janet Eaton: Richard Heinberg concludes: It  is probably not within the capability of philanthropic foundations to avert all the human impacts that will accompany the end of economic growth, nor the environmental impacts of past growth. Nevertheless, the strategic application of some of society’s accumulated wealth toward solving the problem of systemic adaptation […]

Jun 172015

2012-04-01  How the Big Energy Companies Plan to Turn the U.S. (and Canada) into a Third World Petro-State    http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4894   2007-05-19  TARSANDS:  Backlash against a whistle-blower  Globe & Mail, Andrew Nikiforuk  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4917    2007-06-06  VIDEO:  Help “Get the Shell Out” of the Sacred headwaters.  (Add to original: call on CPP to disinvest.)  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=4897     2009-09-26  […]

Jun 172015

Related: (2015-04-18)  Hundreds of Millions of Dollars already paid out to corporations because of trade deals. It’s about to multiply many times over (TPP, CETA, etc.). (2013-11-09)   Contrast: Transatlantic Trade Deals (CETA & TTIP), also TPP vs “We Are Living in the World Occupy Made” (2013-06-11)    CETA (also about GMO’s): Canada ready to raise threshold […]

Jun 022015

For More information than below, see:  Website,  Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform (COMER):   http://www.comer.org/ – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Excellent, about COMER:   (2015-05-07)   Rocco Galati, Interview with […]

May 272015

. . . We’ve gone beyond gross domestic product to more meaningful measures of social well-being, said Anshula Chowdhury, founder of Social Asset Measurements (SAM), a software-as-a-service social impact reporting firm operating out of Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone in Toronto.   The right things http://www.thestarphoenix.com/business/power+transparency/11082894/story.html It began over a pint of beer. Brainstorming business […]

May 252015
2015-05-21  New Silk Road Could Change Global Economics Forever

Two sources:  Original:  http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/New-Silk-Road-Could-Change-Global-Economics-Forever.html I copied it from:  http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-05-23/new-silk-road-could-change-global-economics-forever-part-1   By Robert Berke Part 1: The New Silk Road Beginning with the marvelous tales of Marco Polo’s travels across Eurasia to China, the Silk Road has never ceased to entrance the world. Now, the ancient cities of Samarkand, Baku, Tashkent, and Bukhara are once again […]

Apr 282015
2015-04-21  "Free Trade" deals:  Maude Barlow in Conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Huffington Post

  By Sujata Dey Berlin — Yesterday (April 20, 2015),  Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, challenged the Canada-European Union Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade deals in a panel discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. During the panel, Chancellor Merkel presented her G7 presidency priorities. “While the themes […]

Mar 242015

A move by Canada to postpone any F-35 buys until 2018 means decisions will wait until after the next federal election. (US Air Force) by David Pugliese VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Canada has told the US government it won’t be in a position to purchase the F-35 fighter jet until 2018, a move that critics […]

Feb 052015
2015-02-05  Canadians Sued The Bank Of Canada & Won. Mainstream Media & Government Blacks Out Story

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2015/02/05/canadians-sued-the-bank-of-canada-won-mainstream-media-government-blacks-out-story/ February 5, 2015  by  Joe Martino. Recently, constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati won yet another round of appeals set forth by the Bank of Canada in a case involving two Canadians who filed an action in federal court to restore The Bank of Canada to its original purpose and operations. This is a very significant […]