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DeSmogBlog: "Raising Elijah": An Interview With Ecologist and Author Sandra...

Raising Elijah.jpg Q: In light of your new book Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis, which raises the specter of raising children in troubled times, both...

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somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — Eight Months Later…

It has been 8 months since Plains Midstream Canada reported that there had been a Rainbow Pipeline leak, 100 km NE of Peace River, Alberta. As of December 2, 2011, there have been no updates made to...

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DeSmogBlog: BP Launches PR Blitz To Repair Image

bp-logo-oil.jpg College football fans aren’t the only ones who’ll be paying close attention to what’s happening in Louisiana this evening – BP is hoping that tonight’s BCS championship game will be...

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Radical Good Sense

The “Fight for Canada”, did not happen in 1812, since Canada did not exist as a nation for decades later in 1867. The Department of “Canadian Heritage” ought to be ashamed of its atrocious rewriting...

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somecanuckchick dot com: On Kitimat…

The proposed oil pipeline from Bruderheim, AB to Kitimat, BC will spill. It is not a question of if, but when — and by how much. FYI, oil and gas pipeline incidents and accidents are a regular...

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somecanuckchick dot com: When will Ethical Oil release its donor list?

Ethical Oil was quick to slam environmental groups for taking US money… ‎ It appears Ethical Oil accepts funds, via PayPal, from around the world — including the USA. Just out of curiosity, when will...

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somecanuckchick dot com: Stop Bill C-30

Did you know that aside from its short title, the words «children» and «predators» do not appear anywhere in Bill C-30? Once again, the Harper government’s PR machine is revving up to defend another...

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: RoboCon: Rough Week For Democracy

I know it’s going to be a rough week for the Conservatives, when there are election-levels of traffic coming to my blog for political information. I don’t know when I’ve had so many hundreds come...

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somecanuckchick dot com: 5 Robocon Facts

FACT: The Conservative Party of Canada is the only party presently being investigated for robocalls made during the last election. FACT: The Conservative Party of Canada was named in the search warrant...

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somecanuckchick dot com: Is the gun smoking yet?

An investigation by CBC News has turned up voters all over Canada who say the reason they got robocalls sending them to fictitious polling stations was that they had revealed they would not vote...

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Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2012 – Policy Highlights

With the NDP’s leadership convention set to start tomorrow (and assorted hospitality suites already starting up tonight), I won’t be able to finish off my initial plan to put together full policy...

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Engage

Last night I was having several parallel conversations online, all pertaining to civic engagement (or the lack of it, more precisely). What comes first, the politicians willing to interact with...

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somecanuckchick dot com: Rainbow Pipeline Leak — 1 Year Later…

Did you know that Plains Midstream Canada continues to clean up the Rainbow Pipeline Leak that occurred on April 29, 2011? The largest Alberta pipeline discharge in 36 years has never been classified...

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somecanuckchick dot com: New coins costing Canadians a lot of cash…

Last month, the Royal Canadian Mint put into circulation a new generation of loonies and toonies. The Royal Canadian Mint, however, did not give Canadian cities official notice of when the new coins...

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: F-35: Don’t Need No Stinking Accountability

I am genuinely concerned that there is no viable alternative party for conservatives in Canada who have, to this point, put all of their eggs into the Harper basket(case) Conservative Party of Canada....

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DeSmogBlog: Public Accountability Initiative Produces New Report on SUNY...

PAI Logo.jpg The Public Accountability Initiative (PAI) has upped the ante on DeSmogBlog's reporting on what we coined a "Shill Gas Study" recently conducted by SUNY Buffalo. In our critique of the...

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somecanuckchick dot com: It’s the tar sands, stupid!

What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; Act II, Scene ii, Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare The Athabasca tar sands have always been, are now, and will...

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somecanuckchick dot com: 3 oil spills in the span of 1 month…

Remember when Alberta Premier Alison Redford said, “It is unfortunate when these events happen. We are fortunate in this province that they don’t happen very often, and we can have some confidence that...

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somecanuckchick dot com: Fixed Election Date #FAIL

WTF does not even begin to convey my complete and utter shock and disgust… Today, in the House of Commons, during Question Period, the interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada asked the Prime...

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350 or bust: On Fossil Fools And Fracking Lies

Yes, there is oil in the ground – we just can’t afford it. The folks over at the Post Carbon Institute have just put out this video on the propaganda Big Oil is busy spreading in response to the peak...

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