Category Archives: Canada

New Hong Kong security law allows Beijing to go after critics well beyond China’s borders

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-new-hong-kong-security-law-allows-beijing-to-go-after-critics-well/ Related Canada halts extraditions, military exports with Hong Kong over China’s national security law https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-canada-takes-action-over-chinas-national-security-law-for-hong-kong/

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Why was the arrest of a sitting MP not disclosed to media?

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-why-was-the-arrest-of-a-sitting-mp-not-disclosed-to-media/ https://nationalpost.com/news/liberal-mp-allegedly-watched-home-for-three-months-before-arrest-there-for-assault-break-and-enter-harassment Thepolice did not notify the public or media andgovernment claims they were not notified but still delayed once they were, This has happened to other MP’s with other governments and the question is why is this still allowed. … Continue reading

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Crazy Town – The Rob Ford Story

Robyn Doolittle Author Erin Bennett Narrator AUDIOBOOK I found this deep dive into the late Mayor Rob Ford and the Ford families life interesting. It was written by Globe and Mail investigative reporter Robyn Doolittle. Aside from a closer look … Continue reading

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B.C.’s money laundering fuelled by offshore and drug money, inquiry hears – The Globe and Mail

Peter German, former deputy commissioner of the RCMP, speaks at a news conference on money laundering in Vancouver in 2018. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS MIKE HAGER – VANCOUVER MAY 25, 2020 Some of the billions of dollars that have been … Continue reading

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Alberta flooded with applications for grants to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Calgary’s Scott Darling, who owns two oil-well service companies – Performance Energy Services and Performance Production Services – is hoping to participate in Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program. Todd Korol/The Globe and Mail May 25 2020 Alberta flooded with applications for … Continue reading

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Why pandemics are the perfect environment for conspiracy theories to flourish

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Spanish Flu – Influenza vs Covid-19 Pandemics

A patient wearing a flu mask during the flu epidemic which followed the First World War. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Apr 11 2019 Interesting article and some important warnings including the risk of multiple waves of … Continue reading

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40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home

https://www.thedailyscrum.ca/2020/04/03/40-years-grassy-narrows-first/ Glad to see something meaningful being done to allow proper treatment after consumption of poisoned fish from over ten years of illegal disposal of mercury and other industrial chemical waste in the 60’s by the Dryden Chemical Company and … Continue reading

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Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

One suggested app is being used in Singapore and uses bluetooth vs GPS. They feel confident in it and other measures they taking to leave schools, restaurants and other services open. 5 million people, 1000 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. … Continue reading

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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