BlackoutSpeakout: It worked for Wikipedia
BlackoutSpeakout: Canadian environmental organizations are using Wikipedia’s protest tactic of darkening their websites on June 4 to protest federal government 2012 Budget plans to slash environmental protection and environmental protest, anything that stands in the way of the oil sand…View the post titled BlackoutSpeakout: It worked for Wikipedia
Quick Toronto hearings on Aggregate Resources Act
The Ontario Aggregate Resources Act governs development of aggregates like gravel, sand, clay, earth, and stone. Most of the aggregate resources produced in Ontario are used for construction, but they are also important for many other industries. In light of controversial proposals to create…View the post titled Quick Toronto hearings on Aggregate Resources Act
Reinventing Fire: Amory Lovins
Reinventing Fire is Amory Lovins’ new TED talk on a smart 50 year energy plan. He shows how the US (and Canada) can choose to save $5 trillion, improve national security, increase jobs, reduce carbon emissions, and stop subsidizing its enemies by getting off oil and coal. How? Conserv…View the post titled Reinventing Fire: Amory Lovins
On a personal note
Some of you have asked for the occasional personal post. So, here is an email I just received from a small Mayan synagogue in Guatemala for whom I sewed a Torah cover, in my “spare time”. The Torah cover was dedicated last weekend.View the post titled On a personal note
Oil, dissent, and environment
Many Canadians are horrified by the knee-capping of environmental charities, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and the Fisheries Act in last week’s Federal Budget. These are changes that will really matter.View the post titled Oil, dissent, and environment
Creative sentencing- brilliant or cheap?
The same debate recurs every few years: Are “creative” alternatives to conventional fines a brilliant innovation? Or just another way for corporate polluters to get off cheaply?View the post titled Creative sentencing- brilliant or cheap?
Are Family Members Entitled to Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
When asked, “are family members entitled to damages in a personal injury lawsuit?” the answer is generally, yes. Family members can be burdened with extraordinary challenges when a loved one is seriously injured or killed. The law in Ontario recognizes this, and grants certain rights to fami…View the post titled Are Family Members Entitled to Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
The London Free Press features an article that discusses Denise Korpan being appointed a justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Family Division.
To view the article, please click here.View the post titled The London Free Press features an article that discusses Denise Korpan being appointed a justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Family Division.
Winnipeg Consensus on clean energy policy
The overwhelming re-election of Alison Redford as Premier of Alberta last week has given a boost to the clean energy policy ambitions of the Winnipeg Consensus.View the post titled Winnipeg Consensus on clean energy policy
Do we still have federal Environmental Assessment?
Resource project proponents should find it quicker, easier and cheaper to get permission to build what they want, with far less interference from the federal government, or those pesky environmental groups. The courts will eventually tell us whether they can so easily dispose of oppositio…View the post titled Do we still have federal Environmental Assessment?
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