Monthly Archives: June 2012

WHY ISN’T SASKATCHEWAN EMBRACING SOLAR ENERGY?

    I expected 19 people from Regina’s annual solar-solstice tour. When I walked up from the coulee where I was clearing brush I found 50 filling the driveway and a huge stagecoach parked beyond our gate.  With such public … Continue reading

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WHAT’S TO COME OF FORT SAN? Part II

Sustainable communities that can weather the ups-and-downs of the global economy will have to build on their regional historical heritage. In 2007, when the Village of Fort San was designating the sanatorium buildings as heritage, local MLA Glen Hart commented, … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH FORT SAN’S HERITAGE REDEVLOPMENT, Part I

In Feb. 2007 I wrote a piece for R-Town on “The Heritage Value of Fort Sanatorium”. Later that year the Village of Fort San designated the main sanatorium buildings as “heritage” and in 2009 the Village adopted an Official Community … Continue reading

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WHY IS PREMIER WALL HEDGING ON A NUCLEAR WASTE BAN?

On May 14, 2012 the northern-based Committee for Future Generations (CFG) delivered a petition of 12,000 names calling for the province to legislate a ban on nuclear wastes. Meanwhile, the nuclear industry-run Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) continues to target … Continue reading

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