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.   […]

Dec 052019
 

2018-11-05 REMINDER: A tally, Canadians are on the hook for . . . Add the following to the TALLY: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/houston-oil-gas-orphaned-wells_ca_5dc32adde4b03ddc02ee7ba9?utm_hp_ref=ca-homepage It will cost more than $80 million to clean this up. Dan Healing,  Canadian Press EXCERPT: The Alberta Energy Regulator suspended all of Houston’s licences for wells producing natural gas containing toxic hydrogen sulphide on Aug. […]

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 . . . – – – – – – – – – – (UPDATE:  add to the Tally:  2019-11-06 Houston […]