Oct 182018
 

FURTHER to: 2018-10-12    Here’s how I think we can Keep Monsanto milk out of Canada (bovine growth hormone (rBGH / rBST), NAFTA 2.0 UPDATE:  the rBGH Petition to Prime Minister Trudeau, as of Oct 19th noon on the West Coast,  is 60 signatures short of 21,000. Note:  to be clear, Monsanto hasn’t owned rBGH (“Posilac”) […]

Oct 022018
 

Not so many years ago,   I did not know of the existence, role, how to use it, or importance, of the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.   Myself and others are indebted to D’Arcy Hande for teaching us. RELATED: 2018-08-02  NEWS RELEASE: University of Saskatchewan is taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right […]

Oct 022018
 

Website,  http://childrenshealthdefense.org/ Video – – it’s  at the top, opposite the title “Children’s Health Defense”,  RFK Jr,  begins with “I can remember the days . . .” That’s the video to be shared! – – – – – – – From: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Sent: September 12, 2018 2:01 AM Dear World Mercury Project […]

Sep 082018
 
2018-07-24   Academic research should be funded by public tax dollars — not corporations, says ethicist

The public pays the price for ‘corporate science,’ says professor Arthur Schafer CBC Radio · July 24 University of Manitoba ethics professor Arthur Schafer says ethical lines are often blurred when academic researchers routinely rely on private companies for funding. (CBC) (You can listen to the podcast of today’s broadcast of The Current at  [ […]

Sep 022018
 
2018-09-01  Arms industry spends millions to promote brands in schools,  The Guardian

Thanks to Hart,   Shocking.    it is hard to believe but perhaps should not surprise. My response:   I have been lax in helping to spread the word, and I want to attend!  Priorities may not permit me to. #NoWar2018 Conference: Designing a World BEYOND War: Legalizing Peace September 21 – September 22  in Toronto = […]

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 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   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/u-of-s-professor-says-there-s-nothing-unusual-about-his-ties-to-monsanto-1.4100399 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. […]