FOIA: The new four-letter word (re-post)

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is popping up on the media radar again. Because of this, I thought it timely to re-post some of old news to provide a bit more context to the new news. FOIA. For me, it’s personal. May, 2016. Several weeks ago, I was notified by my alma mater (the University of Saskatchewan) that the US Right to Know (USRTK) had submitted an Access To Information Act (ATIP) request seeking…

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Orcas: Our Shared Future at the Royal BC Museum (Victoria, Canada)

Exhibition on now BUY TICKETS: https://sales.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/DateSelection.aspx?item=35 Dive deep into the stories and science that surround the magnificent orca, spirit of BC’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans. Follow the currents of ecological activism, popular culture and Indigenous beliefs to gain a new appreciation of these sophisticated animals, long feared in Western cultures as “killer whales.” Discover the complex social structure of orca society and reflect on the surprising consequences of captivity. The Salish…

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Trop tard? Une mise à jour

Dans son récent commentaire, Raymond Lutz se montre un peu irrité par des échanges sur mes sources, voire sur des détails en ce qui concerne l’ÉROI et autres thématiques. Bien que certains détails soient vraiment secondaires, Lutz fait référence au propos de base de mon livre (p.145) à l’effet qu’il est trop tard pour chercher à maintenir la vie que nous avons connue depuis des décennies. Ce qu’il faut souligner à cet égard est que…

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Waterkeeper makes recommendations for improvements to Canadian radioactive waste management policy

Pippa Feinstein is a Toronto-based lawyer, researcher, and mediator focussed on environmental and social justice who has worked with Lake Ontario Waterkeeper to safeguard Lake Ontario.  For 20 years, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper has been the leading voice on nuclear issues and threats to Great Lakes drinking water. Years ago, the Darlington nuclear plant killed 18 million fish a year due to an out of date cooling system. Lake Ontario’s advocacy has led to rebuilding improvements…

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