Category Archives: News and politics

View what your smart mobile device and apps are up to behind the scenes

This applies to Android but I assume similar is possible on Apple iOS devices. You can enable debugging and check all running processes and services, view the system log(s) to get much more details on what is happening with the … 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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Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from YouTube

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images — British environmental photographer’s copyright claim prompts website to remove film that has been condemned by climate scientists Jonathan Watts @jonathanwatts Mon 25 May 2020 20.33 EDT Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from … Continue reading

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Ontario court strikes down move by Ford government to cancel massive wind farm project – The Globe and Mail

A wind turbine, part of the EDP Renewable’s Nation Rise Wind Farm, is seen in the Municipality of North Stormont, on Jan. 30, 2020. JEFF GRAYQUEEN’S PARK REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 14, 2020 JUSTIN TANG/THE GLOBE AND MAIL The decision also … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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