Monthly Archives: January 2014

FRACKING AND TAR SANDS: TWIN THREATS TO SASKATCHEWAN WATER: Part 1

BY Jim Harding A workshop on “Saskatchewan Oil Impacts” was held in Regina January 24-25, 2014. It was organized by oil industry researchers Emily Eaton, geography professor from Regina and political science professor Angela Carter from Waterloo. It was attended … Continue reading

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LITTLE AND BIG FACTS ABOUT NEIL YOUNG’S “HONOUR THE TREATIES” TOUR

BY Jim Harding Neil Young and Diana Krall’s Honour the Treaties tour will be over by the time you read this. But the political fall-out will carry on.  I am mostly interested in the impacts of the tar-sands on air, … Continue reading

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WE HAVEN’T HEARD THE LAST OF LOUIS RIEL

By Jim Harding On welcoming a New Year we customarily review the previous year for perspective. This one-year-at-a-time approach can be deceptive. For example, to gain reliable perspective on what’s happening to our country we’d need to go back to … Continue reading

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