Author Archives: Kevin Yaworski

About Kevin Yaworski

I use my blog to write about things I find interesting or that I think are matter of public interest.

The world is broken—and human kindness is the only solution – Macleans.ca

A photograph of the NZ PM embracing a Muslim woman reproduced by artist Loretta Lizzio as an 18-metre mural on a silo in Melbourne (Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) https://www.macleans.ca/society/the-world-is-broken-and-human-kindness-is-the-only-solution

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MB cosmetic pesticide ban leads to dandelion infestation plus info on more natural alternatives

Delineations in a Winnipeg park. Randall Paull/Global News https://globalnews.ca/news/5367221/manitoba-cosmetic-pesticide-ban-leads-to-dandelion-infestation/ Comments Dandelions bring nutrients up from the deeper soil. The rabbits eat them on my front lawn and a fake owl plus our cats let out peridically keep the rabbits out … Continue reading

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Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds | CBC

The Canada Revenue Agency found tax leakage with companies big and small in the report released Tuesday. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds Commentary Long overdue to stop raising taxes … Continue reading

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Opinion: As Vancouver mulls a bitcoin ATM ban, don’t forget who this might hurt the most: sex workers – The Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail ETHAN LOU CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JUNE 15, 2019 UPDATED JUNE 15, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-as-vancouver-mulls-a-bitcoin-atm-ban-dont-forget-who-this-might-hurt/ — Commentary Is Winnipeg going to consider the same? Winnipeg is among the worst in Canada for money laundering and … Continue reading

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Parting the Red Sea: Why the Chinese and U.S. armies are fortifying this tiny African country – The Globe and Mail

Djibouti, 2017: Personnel from China’s People’s Liberation Army hold an opening ceremony for a new Chinese military base, the country’s first such facility to be built overseas. STR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES GEOFFREY YORK AFRICA BUREAU CHIEF DJIBOUTI PUBLISHED JUNE 6, 2019 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Google is offering texting from a computer and is testing RCS (Advanced SMS) messaging without the carrier in middle

Send and receive Text / SMS / MMS messages from your computer with the Messages web app by Google. Requires an Android mobile phone and setting Google Messages as the default text messaging app if it not already. Samsung and … Continue reading

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How the U.S. EPA is Changing its Mercury Policy – IISD Experimental Lakes Area

https://www.iisd.org/ela/blog/commentary/u-s-epa-changing-mercury-policy/

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