Monthly Archives: April 2011

HEALTH AND TRUST: HARD LESSONS FROM CHERNOBYL AND FUKUSHIMA

Health has barely made it into the federal election. But it and the related issue of “trust” are at the top of our concerns. There’s been some talk about increasing healthcare costs but nothing about protecting environmental and human health. … Continue reading

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HARPER’S BULLYING WON’T ENHANCE PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY OR SUSTAINABILITY

Ideally our listening skills will increase during this election. Informed consent requires that we don’t just vote from prejudice or simple habit. But it’s hard to learn to listen when we are hit by so many contradictory messages. It is … Continue reading

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HOW IS SASKATCHEWAN INVOLVED WITH JAPAN’S NUCLEAR DISASTER?

THE SASKATCHEWAN CONNECTION The Fukushima’s nuclear reactors which are steadily contaminating Japan’s atmosphere, seashore, watersheds, food chains and making millions of Japanese into nuclear refugees are owned and operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. or Tepco.  Tepco  has Saskatchewan connections. … Continue reading

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