Dec 042017
 

Information and Action Request follows:   MY SUBMISSION TO:   Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)     cnsc.interventions.ccsn@canada.ca FROM:  Sandra Finley   RE:   re-licensing of Chalk River Laboratories   AECL, a crown corporation, owns the nuclear operations at Chalk River. CNL (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories) is a corporate, private sector, international conglomerate, set up to run the affairs of […]

Nov 252017
 
2017-11-24  Earthquake Risk Keeps Heat on Vulnerable Nuclear Reactors,   truthdig,  by Harvey Wasserman

  Canadians defeated nuclear reactors in Alberta, then in Saskatchewan, in this new century.  Economic arguments easily won the day – citizens were horrified when they understood how much they would be paying for a kilowatt of electricity.  And you pay forever (radioactive waste is still unresolved after more than half a century). Some people […]

Nov 042017
 

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller  (Monsanto, roundup),  The Guardian. Oct 24, very good article.  Update, Oct 25, the EU temporarily dodged the bullet (again). AVAAZ and other organizations have successfully campaigned, mobilizing millions of people to stop the poisoning.  We have been active on this file through the years. There […]

Oct 292017
 

Data shows companies made much higher payments to developing countries in 2016 than to Canadian, provincial governments Canada taxes its oil and gas companies at a fraction of the rate they are taxed abroad, including by countries ranked among the world’s most corrupt, according to an analysis of public data by the Guardian. The low […]

Jul 302017
 

From Dr. Gordon Edwards,   Dear Friends and Colleagues:   The site of the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories and the nearby Canadian military base, Camp Petawawa, are situated on the traditional territory of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan. The management of Chalk River Laboratories is now in the hands of a consortium of profit-oriented multinational corporations […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index See also, excerpts: Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM Ch. 40, Istanbul: Tools of Modern Empire Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins (category) for videos with John Perkins. Excerpts, Chapter 34 “INSERTS” are mine, Sandra Finley.   And I added emphasis on some text. PART […]

Mar 292017
 

By Diane Cardwell & Jonathan Soble, New York Times, March 29 2017                                 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/29/business/westinghouse-toshiba-nuclear-bankruptcy.html?_r=0 Westinghouse Electric Company, which helped drive the development of nuclear energy and the electric grid itself, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, casting a shadow over the global nuclear industry. The filing comes as the company’s corporate parent, Toshiba of Japan, scrambles to stanch huge losses stemming […]

Oct 272016
 
2016-10-27   First Nations & Conservation Groups Sue to Block Massive LNG Project in BC

  ‘They couldn’t have chosen a worse place for an industrial facility’ by Nika Knight, staff writer (NOTE:  Search this blog on “Skeena”.  We joined others as long ago as 2007 to protect this River.) The Skeena River, where Canada’s second largest salmon run occurs each year, is to be the site of a liquefied […]

Oct 272016
 
2016-10-27  Armed With Riot Gear, Militarized Police Begin Forcibly Clearing DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) Protest Camp. (Common Dreams)

Media Blackout as Militarized Police Begin Clearing DAPL Protest Camp by Deirdre Fulton ‘We will be peaceful, we will be prayerful, we will not retreat’   There are a number of videos for viewing at the above link (Media Blackout).   The text of the article appears below. There are 2,000 people in solidarity, now at the […]