Oct 142018

“In his new book, Stephen Harper warns that standing up for the environment makes for bad politics, especially in a populist age when parties are looking for the votes of ‘ordinary’ people.” Susan Delacourt quotes a new book entitled Right Here, Right Now: “Political parties, including mine, have won elections just by opposing a carbon […]

Jun 172018

June 17, 2018   In this week’s report from the Hill, Elizabeth May’s staff wrote: “Midnight sittings in the House continued this week. Seizing every opportunity to speak before the summer recess, Elizabeth made almost three dozen interventions on climate change, pipelines, carbon pricing, the Fisheries Act, the Environmental Protections bill, and cannabis legalization.” In […]

Dec 212017
2017-12-19   Green candidate Jill Stein asked to hand over documents in Russia investigation, The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/19/jill-stein-trump-russia-investigation-documents Stein says she’s cooperating with investigation into Russian interference 2016 presidential hopeful attended 2015 dinner with Putin sponsored by RT Jill Stein ran against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the candidate of the Green party and received about 1% of the vote. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters The Senate intelligence committee has asked for documents […]

Apr 142014

Note: To work backward click on:   2014-04-05   Next step, six-year effort to get Govt of Sask to abide by court rulings on Election Deposits Scroll to bottom to see communication to other Provincial Green Parties about the same issue.   From: Colin, Jennifer OCEO Sent: April-14-14 1:15 PM To: Sandra Finley Cc: PeterCEN2 Rosenthal; VictorGRN […]

Apr 052014

Note:  to work backward through the details of the six-year effort,  click on  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=9927.    From: Sandra Finley Sent: April-05-14 1:10 PM To: ‘info@elections.sk.ca’ Cc: Brent Nadon OCEO; Peter Rosenthal; Victor Lau GPS; Robert Cosbey GPS Subject: Question re Election Deposits. TO: Michael Boda, D.Phil., Ph.D. Chief Electoral Officer Province of Saskatchewan   Dear Michael […]

Jun 162013

NOTE:  There are updates beyond this.  Click on “Green Party” under categories.   In particular, see  (2014-04-14)   Yeeeay! End of six-year battle, unconstitutionality of Election Deposits  Refund of Election Deposits: December 18, 2007:  First letter from Green Party to Saskatchewan Attorney General.  See 2011-07-21 Green Party Sask legal action, Govt of Sask: Refund of Election deposits. Law is unconstitutional. […]

Jun 102013

(1)     This CBC footage explains the Keeling curve and puts it in context. (Starts with two short ads.  A small portion has voice but no picture. But it corrects; the clarity of information is worth the minor annoyances.): 8:23 Duncan McCue visits an observatory that was set up 5 decades ago to measure carbon dioxide […]

Jun 092013

Jim writes: “Andrew Weaver the first Green MLA (MPP) in Canada being sworn in in the BC legislature on Thursday in Victoria! Once sworn in, Andrew wasted no time in making his voice heard: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/andrew-weaver-first-green-mla-in-bc-history-sworn-in/article12390463/