Monthly Archives: November 2011

WHY WE NEED TO RETHINK THE CANCER EPIDEMIC

A sustainable society wouldn’t see cancer rates continuing to rise. Statistics Canada reports that in 2008 cancer was the leading cause of death, ahead of heart disease and stroke combined, which used to be the number one killer. 30% of … Continue reading

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ARE WE REALLY LIVING IN A “NEW SASKATCHEWAN”?

I had a pre-arranged trip out of province just two days after the Sask Party’s pummeling of the NDP. I didn’t take the trip to escape the one-party bubble that seems to be forming here. I went to speak at … Continue reading

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THE LEADER’S DEBATE: STIFF, PREDICTABLE AND EVASIVE

On Oct. 25th the Premier and Leader of the Opposition squared off in the leader’s debate for the Nov. 7th election. I listened closely and then watched an internet replay later to be sure what was said and not said. … Continue reading

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PREMIER WALL CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS

We could finish this election campaign without serious issues even being raised, which isn’t the way to practice democracy. One such issue is whether thousands of truckloads of highly radioactive nuclear wastes will be brought from Ontario’s nuclear plants to … Continue reading

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