Feb 202020
 

Two items relevant to the situation in northern BC with the RCMP and Wet’suwet’en. Sent to CBC radio, The Current,  in response to the Feb 20th programme. Correspondence with the RCMP when their anti-terrorist squad was deployed to Dawson Creek: 2008-11-09  Encana Dawson Creek: Reply from Supt Lloyde Plante, head of RCMP Anti-Terrorist Squad, BC.  Rule of […]

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 […]

Feb 032020
 

Feb 3, 2020 TO:  Bernadette Jordan South Shore—St. Margarets Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard FROM:  Sandra Finley  (contact info)   Dear Minister Jordan,   RE:  Herring Fishery, BC   I lived in Nova Scotia from 1974 to 1990. During that time the cod fishery collapsed. I now live on Vancouver Island. […]

Dec 192019
 

Canadian Press (CP) Report on first step in the extradition hearings against Julian Assange, appears below. A few comments first. The case has the potential to become a broader argument about the extraterritorial reach of the US.  Citizens in the FVEY “developed” countries are equally in the extraterritorial reach  of the US, along with nations […]

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. […]

Dec 022019
 

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s speech given at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, London on Tuesday 27 May 2014.   (Carney – Canadian, went to Wall Street, then Governor of Bank of Canada, then Governor of Bank of England,  and December 2019 to UN Special Envoy on Climate Change and finance.)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ZFZGWNw7U Full […]

Dec 012019
 
2019-12-01  Legal action in Australia against Roundup (Bayer-Monsanto), Sydney Morning Herald.  Countries that are banning roundup.

Australia joins the list of countries where legal action is being pursued against Bayer-Monsanto over Roundup. Other Countries:  . . .  some local governments have stopped using it altogether. Germany has banned it from 2023 – a date that environment minister Svenja Schulze said was “as early as European law allows”.   . . .   Austria […]

Dec 012019
 

Clive James passed away Nov 24, 2019. An internet search throws up numerous tributes. James penned:   Stop worrying.  Nobody gets out of this life alive! The 2014 interview of Clive James by Michael Enright (CBC The Sunday Edition), was re-broadcast on December 1st, 2019.  Humour and insight: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-57-the-sunday-edition/clip/15749253-remembering-clive-james-and-jonathan-miller Wikipedia overview:   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_James James read this poem […]