Monthly Archives: October 2020

Trump to gut protections in Alaska’s Tongass forest, the ‘lungs of the country’ | Public lands | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/28/trump-permit-logging-alaska-tongass-national-forest Related Report: Feds lose millions in Tongass timber sales https://www.akrdc.org/forestry

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Millions of public and GOP dollars have flowed to Trump’s properties during his presidency – The Washington Post

Ballrooms, candles and luxury cottages: During Trump’s term, millions of government and GOP dollars have flowed to his properties Related https://www.opensecrets.org/trump/trump-properties

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Current, former CBC employees condemn corporation’s branded-content initiative

SIMON HOUPT THE GLOBE AND MAIL October 29 at 8:32 p.m. CDT https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/article-current-former-cbc-employees-condemn-corporations-branded-content/ … In response to the staff actions, CBC/Radio-Canada announced this month that it would “press pause” on any further Tandem contracts, and strike a working group comprising … Continue reading

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B.C. man’s lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200,000

The settlement was approved in March for Canadians outside Quebec requiring that the company pay $200,000, which includes legal costs, plus $18,607 in other legal expenses. The agreement means the remainder of the money will be paid to class members … Continue reading

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What is carbon capture, usage and storage – and can it trap emissions? | Environment | The Guardian

illian Ambrose Energy correspondent Thu 24 Sep 2020 06.00 BST … Where is carbon capture technology being used? There are about 20 CCUS projects operating commercially, nowhere near enough to clean up the world’s carbon emissions. The early forerunners are … Continue reading

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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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BC nurse falsified records, diverted ‘significant’ quantities of opiates from hospital | CTV News

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/campbell-river-nurse-falsified-records-diverted-significant-quantities-of-opiates-from-hospital-1.5161312

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RCMP and CBSA officers to face questions over Meng Wanzhou’s arrest in extradition case

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/meng-wanzhou-rcmp-cbsa-arrest-extradition-1.5773362

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Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C.

Commissioner Austin Cullen presides over opening statements at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia on Feb. 24. Hearings will resume today after being suspended for the provincial election. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C. … Continue reading

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Trump ‘16 campaign, PAC illegally co-ordinated, claims election watchdog

Trump ‘16 campaign, PAC illegally co-ordinated, claims election watchdog https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-trump-16-campaign-pac-illegally-co-ordinated-claims-election/ Related https://amp.theguardian.com/technology/commentisfree/2020/oct/15/cambridge-analytica-threat-democracy-facebook-big-tech

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