Sep 242020
 

For consideration. There is a large factor to be considered:   Corruption. How much money the Cameco executives, for example, are making. Provinces like Saskatchewan do not have laws against Corporate contributions to political parties. How much influence Anne McLellan, one of the “Good ol’ boys” in Liberal circles,  has. She’s on the Board of Cameco.   […]

Sep 082020
 

Hey!  Some good news.    /Sandra Kim writes: This Greenpeace test to detect GM crops is an important breakthrough that should help keep Bayer/Monsanto and other ag biotech companies in check. htt ZZ  ps://ww ZZ w.green ZZ  peace  ZZ dot org/  ZZ  eu-unit/issues/nature-food/4102/  ZZ  first-open-source-detection-test-for-a-gene-edited-gm-crop-2/    (SORRY!  To view the posting, copy the URL and then remove […]

Aug 202020
 

Glen Assoun was wrongfully convicted of murder.  He spent close to 17 years in prison.  The podcast Dead Wrong is a careful and troubling documentation of the miscarriage of justice. I speak to one aspect of the remedy.  I am afraid it will not be considered, even though it is one root of the problem. Tim […]

Aug 142020
 

(Organization Name) does NOT FACTOR THE ROLE OF CORRUPTION into its campaigns. You can bleat all you want, nothing changes if corruption is not addressed. See below, a list of compelling statements by seven “thinkers of the day”. A hundred more examples could be added. The “research” on vaccines that is done in Canadian universities […]

Jun 052020
 

April 23, 2020 TO:  Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, CCLA (Canadian Civil Liberties Assoc) CC:  Brenda McPhail It was good to hear Michael Enright’s interview of CCLA’s Brenda McPhail, Sunday Edition, April 19th   (CCLA, Director, Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Project). Brenda did a fine job of addressing the implications of Personal Data Collection. […]

May 152020
 
2020-05  Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic (Flawed argument), Concordia University

In my view,  cause-and-effect have been confused in this article. Explained at:  http://sandrafinley.ca/blog/?p=24998 – – – – – – – – – Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic Since the beginning of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there’s been a lot of media attention paid to the relationship between female leaders at the helm […]

Apr 152020
 
2020-04-14  Alberta's Bill 10 is an affront to the rule of law,  John Carpay, National Post

The legislation, which rushed through the legislature in less than 48 hours, gives cabinet ministers new power to write de facto laws and create new penalties without the approval of the legislative assembly Special to National Post John Carpay As though following Machiavellian advice to never let a crisis go to waste, the Alberta government […]

Feb 202020
 

NOTE:  I have not watched the video (link at bottom) – – am trusting that it’s a balanced presentation. I know the story well because I could not believe it happened in Canada.  It was an outrageous injustice to First Nations people.  The matter dragged out over 50 years during which an abundance of government […]