Sep 062019
 

(I dunno – – Is this a “Public-Private-Partnership“?   The Government hands the thing over to a Consortium of Transnational Corporations;  tax-payers just provide the money.  We become the bankers.  Does that automatically make us partners? ) Background to the Ottawa Citizen article below,  by Gordon Edwards: Covered for the first time in Canada’s national […]

Jul 202019
 

May 25, 2019   FROM:  Sandra Finley TO:  Govt of Canada,  Impact Assessment Regulations,  Consultation on the proposed Project List Bill C-69 will exempt Small Modular Reactors and other nuclear/uranium reactors from impact assessment.   The elephant in the room is CORRUPTION.   You have to deal with it.   It did not make sense that […]

May 062019
 

I put myself into a sleepless nite with the following.   High levels of corruption do not bode well for Canadians. Your fault,  sending the Mt Polley, B.C. reminder my way! I had not known that Murray Edwards, principal of CNRL (Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (tarsands)  is also the principal shareholder of Imperial Metals,  owner of […]

Apr 082019
 

 If you are short of time,  scroll down to the coloured text.   Since the death of Alexandre Grothendieck in November 2014, there have been a number of books and articles about this enigmatic man who earned a reputation as “the greatest pure mathematician of the twentieth century”.   Grothendieck invented ways of thinking that were highly […]

Feb 192019
 

With thanks to Gordon Edwards: Comment: Industry loves the concept that pollution can be “sold” as a benefit to people.  In particular, claiming that chronic radioactive pollution left over from nuclear disasters or from atomic warfare is not ultimately harmful, makes both the spread of nuclear power worldwide and the potential for “limited” nuclear warfare […]

Nov 092018
 

Washington Post By Fred Barbash, Allyson Chiu and  Juliet Eilperin   A federal judge temporarily blocked construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling late Thursday that the Trump administration had failed to justify its decision granting a permit for the 1,200-mile long project designed to connect Canada’s oil sands fields with Texas’s Gulf Coast […]

Nov 052018
 

Background for: 2018-11-01 Alberta regulator privately estimates oilpatch’s financial liabilities are hundreds of billions more than what it told the public, National Observer ALBERTA,  Oil patch liabilities “hundreds of billions”.    Means ALL Canadians will pay.   Or . . . – – – – – – – – – – “HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS” – CORRUPTION OF […]

Nov 042018
 
2018-11-01  Alberta regulator privately estimates oilpatch's financial liabilities are hundreds of billions more than what it told the public, National Observer

The National Observer used FOI to obtain content of the Alberta Regulator’s presentation to an Oil Company audience.   It’s pretty shocking.   I insist on context!   which you’ll find in:   REMINDER: A tally, citizens are on the hook for . . . The battle in Ecuador led by former President Rafael Correa, to […]

Oct 262018
 
2018-10-26   CRA files appeal in multibillion-dollar tax case against Cameco, Saskatoon Star Phoenix

The Star Phoenix article does not mention the outrage of Canadians over “off-shoring” of taxable income by the wealthy.   The CRA has been taking a kicking;  lobbying didn’t work, so someone started Canadians for Tax Fairness.  Good on them! Media – the CBC did a good job exposing the CRA,  2016-03-08 Canada Revenue offered amnesty. […]