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“Polluter” Shell & “Penny Stock” Pieridae to retry their sour gas marriage, coached by AER, funded by “Loser” AIMCo. Stewart Shields: “Alberta Conservative gov’ts becoming recognized as the worst petroleum managers in the free world—as this story by the famous Andrew Nikiforuk describes so pointedly!!”

A few excellent comments on ASRG’s FB page: Rob Schwartz: Another well researched “follow the money”article by Andrew Nikiforuk. Every generation has it’s share of snake oil salesmen but Sorrensen may be one of the best. To sell an idea … Continue reading

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This is so special, and kind, caring, positively Canadian. Thank you Les at Costco in Edmonton!

Nathanfillion May 22, 2020, Instagram The other day in Canada, a woman buying gas at a Costco had trouble with her credit card. The attendant bought her gas out of his own pocket and asked only that she pay it … Continue reading

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Today, May 22, 2020: “Frackland” webinar (12 pm EDT; 5 pm BST)

Pennsylvanian communities impacted by fracking make plea to Irish politicians by Leitrim Observer reporter, 21 May 2020 Love Leitrim is highlighting a live-stream webinar called “Frackland” which will see communities in Pennsylvania outlining the impact of fracking on their lives. … Continue reading

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“Water is PPE.” Treasure yours, if you have some.

Here’s my “PPE” after Encana now Ovintiv illegally frac’d my community’s drinking water aquifers in 2004, enabled by the law violating AER and Alberta Environment, and politicians: 2006 Photo by Colin Smith ‘Water Is PPE’: Water.org Co-Founders Matt Damon and … Continue reading

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AER’s new dickhead Laurie Pushor off to Kenney-wanna-be-Trump races: “No Duty of Care” AER abuses Covid-19 crisis to deregulate oilpatch and foothills coal mining. (Stephen Cousin’s sketch may offend some, but it’s too perfect not to add to this vulgar news.)

Comment by a citizen in BC: Terrible, tragic news. Such blatant, transparent, hypocritical corruption. This comment is very wise: “Desperation from an oil state is a very dangerous thing.” Just wait, there’ll be many more AER Covid-19 deregulatory abuses ahead. … Continue reading

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Industry’s and misogyny’s loyal Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Terrorists?): “Screw the Rule of Law”

RCMP = Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ought to be the RCMT = Royal Canadian Mounted Terrorists The RCMP … in Deep Again – A Mair Usque Ad Mare – That Is to Say: ‘From Sea to Sea’ by Robin Mathews, … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in the time of Covid-19: In the Shadows of America’s Smokestacks, Virus Is One More Deadly Risk

A few tweets in response: Leslie Sayima Dreamer@earthspeakorg May 17 Replying to @HirokoTabuchi and @KendraWrites Scientists may be ‘racing,’ but politicians NOT Dorothy Dent@organicdot May 18 Replying to @HirokoTabuchi and @SierraClub Disaster profiteering in the days of No EPA enforcement … Continue reading

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Norges Bank blacklists CNRL, Cenovus (split from Encana – now Ovinvtiv – after Ernst lawsuit filed), Suncor and Imperial Oil from Gov’t Pension Fund Global for unacceptable carbon emissions in Alberta’s tarsands. Updated with tar-pimping by Ms. Southern and Alex Pourbaix, CEO Cenovus.

Comment from a citizen in Victoria, BC: Yesssssss! Now for Cdn govt to stop stupid subsidies, and Canadian Pension Plan to divest! How will KKKenney ‘n CAPP eat this powerful news? Lie ‘n blast a lot? Down go Alberta’s heavy … Continue reading

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Frac’ing Riches to Rags for Shell and how much hell and toxic harm for families and communities, Sells Pennsylvania shale assets for neat and tidy $4.1 Billion (90%) loss.

Shell Exits The Marcellus Shale, Losing $4.1 Billion And Raising Questions by Josh Young, May 5, 2020, Seeking Alpha Shell is selling their Pennsylvania Marcellus asset for $541 million. They bought it for $4.7 billion dollars. Divestiture seems poorly timed … Continue reading

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Gas stoves are a major source of indoor air pollution, exposing millions of people to “pollution in their homes that would be illegal outdoors.” No wonder industry fights to prevent regulation of stoves fueled with their foul products!

“Ventilation can help, but it isn’t enough” Any asthmatics in your family? You might want to get rid of your “clean” gas stove! Imagine the harmful cumulative health effects caused by cooking with a gas stove while living in a … Continue reading

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May 8, 2020, Noon Pacific Time: Online Screening of Byron Dueck’s film, Valley of the Southern North: A love letter to NEBC’s Peace Valley and the people and creatures that make it home.

Online Screening & Conversation May 8, 2020 Join us and eat your lunch with us on May 8 while you are physically distancing. The 19-minute film, Valley of the Southern North, is a love letter to The Peace Valley and … Continue reading

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Is it wise to threaten America’s biggest banks with an election looming? GOP gang go after banks for refusing to finance going down the drain, harmful fossil fuel projects.

GOP lawmakers target banks’ refusal to fund fossil fuel projects, “You think this is a cost-free action? Let’s see about that,” Alaska’s Dan Sullivan said in an interview by Anthony Adragna, May 5, 2020, Politico Congressional Republicans are planning to … Continue reading

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Broomfield Colorado: To learn the true abusive nature of the frac beast & judicial industry enabling the beast, read this: Sheltering frac’d at home from Coronavirus has families frightened for their lives. Rightly so with published research showing air pollution dramatically increases Covid-19 fatalities, never mind living frac’d with an “evacution plan in chaos.”

Sheltering Near Fracking, Coronavirus has these retirees sheltering in place. A frack site nearby has them scared for their lives by Emily Pontecorvo and Naveena Sadasivam, May 5, 2020, Grist This post has been updated to include a comment from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Criminal Synergy strikes PA: Inflection Energy enters plea for allowing 63,000 gallons frac waste to pollute (dumped into?) Loyalsock Creek tributary, pays $55,000 (peanuts) in fines and donations (to make the polluter & frac’ing look good?).

When will NGOs and conservation groups start saying “No Thank you!” to law violating polluting oil and gas and frac companies? Accepting such “donations” enables the harms and pollution (often intentional dumping) to continue, if not escalate. Say “NO!” AG … Continue reading

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Bravo Northern Ireland! And then there were none.

This post is dedicated to Aiden Mahoney of Newfoundland, terribly sorry we lost you last night. I expect you’re smiling about this big frac free news as you venture on your way. Aiden was the funniest jolliest person I’ve met … Continue reading

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Novel coronavirus hitching rides on particles of air pollution?

Brilliant quote by Texas Sharon, April 28, 2020: We can and must do better than going back to normal. Normal is the problem. Global coronavirus death toll could be 60% higher than reported, Mortality statistics show 122,000 deaths in excess … Continue reading

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Alberta Premier Jason Pipsqueak Kenney loses it in Covid-19 Presser: Smears The Tyee & 660 News Reporter Tom Ross for asking a vital question that many would like an honest answer to.

Definition “pipsqueak” in British English: a person or thing that is insignificant or contemptible. Comment by a rural Albertan: Kenny uttered the thoughts of many Albertans, unfortunately. They really do think that any mention of GREEN anything is an afront … Continue reading

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Dear Nova Scotia: “Boys will be boys.” Call it by its name. White Male Terrorism. Misogynistic Violence. Femicides run rampant in rural Canada; Misogyny seethes in our politicians, the judges they appoint, our police, regulators, academia, the legal industry, oil & gas industry …

2015: White, male lawyers should say ‘no’ to judicial appointments 2016: CRIME Child-sex tourism continues to rise in Canada and abroad: two year study. “In Canada, indigenous women and children are especially vulnerable and are often moved around to be … Continue reading

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Yet another new study: USA Permian Frac Basin leaking massive amounts of methane, “the largest source ever observed in an oil and gas field,” more than double federal estimates. How many decades will the frac fraud go on for and why do NGOs and synergy groups keep enabling the fraud?

Quantifying methane emissions from the largest oil-producing basin in the United States from space by Yuzhong Zhang, Ritesh Gautam, Sudhanshu Pandey, Mark Omara, Joannes D. Maasakkers, Pankaj Sadavarte, David Lyon, Hannah Nesser, Melissa P. Sulprizio, Daniel J. Varon, Ruixiong Zhang, … Continue reading

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BlackRock Takes Command; “Literacy is Power,” meanwhile Alberta’s AIMCo Loses $4 Billion on bet gone wrong. Bet gone wrong or laundering (aka stealing) more money from ordinary citizens and pensioners to give to the rich?

Teachers! Do what you can to keep your pensions out of AIMCo & KKKenney’s filthy lucre lustie fingers! Kenney & UCP: Don’t you dare touch my CPP! Alberta has stolen enough of my career, life, health, loved ones and home, … Continue reading

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“The liar tweets tonight.” No, it’s not KKKenney, Tom Olsen, Tyler Shandro, Jason Nixon, Matt Wolf, Alberta’s War Room, Encana (now Ovintiv) …

… He says, “Hush you doctors, hush reporters. Hush you science nerds …” “Everyone can get a test.” “It’s just the flu!!!” … “It’s a hoax like all the rest.” … The Liar Tweets Tonight by Roy Zimmerman, Apr 21, … Continue reading

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Are Covid-19 fatalities a measure of the oil & gas industry’s killing power? More and more studies prove how deadly & dishonest the industry is. Message to CAPP & AER: It’s not “odours” killing us, it’s pollution, including nitrogen dioxide.

Worldometers update April 20, 2020 Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution…“may be one of the most important contributors to fatality caused by the COVID-19” a recent study [source] found after analyzing death cases from 66 administrative regions in Italy, Spain, France, and Germany. “Results … Continue reading

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An excellent read on Covid-19 and nature by Dr. John Ross, prof, dept emergency medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

The chemical blob that changed humanity by Dr. John Ross, Apr 16, 2020, Chronicle Herald It is crazy what an invisible particle made of fat, protein, and RNA — despite lacking a nervous system, consciousness or intent — has done … Continue reading

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A message to Premier Jason Kenney from Alberta workers

Did Kenney and his lying corrupt abusive UCP intentionally order rejected toxic, defective PPE for Alberta’s medical workers while giving away (and arrogantly serving political self interests) the locally made safe functional stuff? Sick creeps. Comment by a rural Albertan: … Continue reading

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That goofy letter from Kingston to Jason Kenney: Kenney has lied so many times now I don’t believe anything he spews forth, certainly not the letter and $1,000 donation he says he was sent.

Did Kenney’s War Room set this up? How much did they pay for it? Ontario couple who mailed $1,000 cheque to Alberta come forward by CTV News, April 17, 2020. Make sure to put clothes pegs on your nose if … Continue reading

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Going Going Seized? US Banks prep to take over energy assets as frac boom fracs to bits. Why didn’t Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Ontario, etc, do this years ago?

What does frac’ing do best? Polluting us while going bankrupt: “Staggering” $86Billion in debt maturities coming due. Investors now have “risk aversion” to the sector. Frac industry is damaging the oil & gas economy. When flipping for a profit fails, … Continue reading

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney clusterfucks it up – again. “If Kenney’s path to the federal PMO is paved in N95 face masks, it proves how much stupid he’s willing to do to satisfy [h]is angry dwarf ego.”

Definition clus·ter·fuck : a disastrously mishandled situation or undertaking. Warning, this is a nauseating read. Prep your vomit buckets. Kenney ‘n Harper coniving with Trump to force the oil and gas industry’s health-harming polluting bankrupting “economy” on humanity, no matter … Continue reading

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Women vs coronavirus

Happy Easter! Choir of Women Physicians sings RISE AGAIN (virtually) by Voices Rock Canada! Premiered Apr 8, 2020, song written by Cape Breton’s Leon Dubinsky Thank you to the incredible healthcare community! Voices Rock Medicine, our very own choir of … Continue reading

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Nasty selfish oil patch polluted Alberta: Some things never change

Notice the licence plate: Anonymous Unfortunately, thanks to Alberta’s many selfishly rotten ultra-conservative/republican citizens and the dirty politicians they vote for like Jason Kenney, the corrupt, law-violating, non-regulating AER, and the law-violating, polluting oil industry, Alberta’s air, food, land and … Continue reading

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Covid-19 takes John Prine.

Beautiful tributes with brilliant Prine words and music at link: In Memoriam April 7, 2020·1 hour ago Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine dies from coronavirus complications Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine dies from coronavirus complicationsPrine, who was placed in intensive care after … Continue reading

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New research on Covid-19: Are you and your loved ones frac’d? Air pollution linked to 15 percent higher coronavirus death rates

COVID-19 PM2.5, A national study on long-term exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States Exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States (Updated April 5, 2020) Press Release by Harvard University Background: United States … Continue reading

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Covid-19: Economy-wrecker Steve Harper create this conniving Kenney War Room press release? Mighty evil conning Albertans during a pandemic. Shut the frac’ing lying room down, transfer the $100 million plus to health care.

Kenney & Harper need to go back to school to learn some math and honesty. Of course the dutiful media (on the war room’s payroll?) published the war room’s horrid covid-19 lies. Here’s the war room’s press release, you do … Continue reading

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BC’s Site C Dam: Overtime pay to lure in workers? With free temperature checks and 150 rooms reserved for quarantine? No details on how covid-19 asymptomatic workers will be identified or how many families will be infected when workers head home.

Susan De@SusanFDeThey must be having trouble finding workers if they have to pay overtime for 8 week shifts. Maybe most will just rather stay home? Overtime pay, temperature checks at Site C Dam by Alaska Highway News, Mar 30, 2020 … Continue reading

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Damn it. Covid-19: John Prine’s “situation is critical”

Is Monster Orange (Trump) making sure New York doesn’t get the required supplies, letting New Yorkers die from covid-19 because they are smart enough not to vote for him? Meanwhile, the monster is giving hundreds of billions of dollars in … Continue reading

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Rule-of-law-when-it-suits-them: Trump order this for his pals to stretch their selfish greedy pockets even more while escalating pollution that’s already risking the lungs & lives of millions? Covid-19 can be brutal on healthy lungs, never mind lungs poisoned by fossil fuels.

Will Kopy Kat Kenney, Premier of Alberta, order AER to do the same, John Horgan, Premier of BC, order OGC, etc etc etc.? Covid-19 deaths and new cases in USA as of 5:30pm, March 28, 2020: Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Find … Continue reading

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AER picks next Dickhead (Pres & CEO): “Back Door” Laurie Pushor, reportedly scandle-corroded pisser on rules, conflict of interest old white man, was Alberta gov’t official under Ralph Klein, is Saskatchewan’s Deputy Minister Energy & Resources and on the Board of STEP, Sask Trade & ***Export*** Partnership

Will AER be paying Pushor and his wife to travel to and from work, like they paid past Pres & CEO Jim Ellis? Lots more Pushor crud out there, if you google around. New Alberta Energy Regulator CEO was central … Continue reading

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Gillian Hnatiw, Canadian lawyer, female: “Fundamentally, the law is about power – who has it, who gets it, and how they are allowed to wield it. … Yet evidence of misogyny remains all around us. Lest anyone forget, there is a self-confessed sexual predator in the White House. … In Canada, we’re not faring a whole lot better…. All of our political leaders are men.”

Gillian Hnatiw speech at the 20th Toronto Lawyers Association Awards Gala March 5, 2020, Legal Matters The following speech was delivered by Gillian Hnatiw at the 2020 Toronto Lawyers Association Annual gala, as she accepted the Honsberger Award, given to … Continue reading

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Here comes the Orange Easter Killer Bunny

Why Trump’s plan is more than just sacrificing old people, it’s guaranteed to destroy the nation by Mark Sumner, March 25, 2020, Daily Kos Donald Trump is suggesting that we should rescind efforts at coronavirus suppression in order to “save” the economy, while … Continue reading

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Really Kenney? Canada’s worst economist ever? Steve Harper trashed our economy to serve China, Israel, the USA and big oil. I expect you know that, and that CAPP ‘n gang have your penis roped tight so that you give them everything they demand.

Triple Nasty Liar? Purpose of Steve Harper’s Trade Deal with China? Alberta Company Northern Cross Ltd. filed $2.2-billion lawsuit against Yukon government over frac moratorium CNBC’s Jim Cramer: “I’m done with fossil fuels … they’re just done. We’re starting to … Continue reading

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Covid-19 cases in profit-before-public-health UK sky rocket: 28 new deaths in last 24 hours include 47 and 21 year olds, both with no underlying health conditions. Ontario: Two 20 year olds in ICU. It’s a powerful time to practice love – stay home, put others first!

2 more deaths, 170 new cases of COVID-19 in Ontario as officials warn number could ‘go up again’, Province says there have been 15 deaths and 8 cases that are resolved by CBC News, Mar 26, 2020 … Of the … Continue reading

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Must read on Covid-19 in New York by Craig Spencer MD MPH, Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine: “Hospitals are nearing capacity. We are running out of ventilators. Ambulance sirens don’t stop.” This will be the same in Canada.

Note: This thread is related to #Coronavirus #COVID19Follow the World Health Organization‘s instructions to reduce your risk of infection: 1/ Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water. 2/ When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia: Big legal win by Sipekne’katik against Alton Natural Gas Storage LP and Minister of Environment

Compare this quick ruling (just one month, even in the Time of Corona) with Supreme Court of Canada taking a year to rule in Ernst vs AER on a much more simple matter. I suppose the nine judges had to … Continue reading

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Why are more men getting Covid-19 than women? Too many men not washing their hands? Ordered into death camps by gov’ts like BC’s NDP? What happens in the toxic tarshit & Site C dam work camps when the virus invades, if not already there? What when workers take the virus home to their families, spreading it at Calgary’s airport on the way? Installing hand sanitation stations in camps now is way too late.

Much of the world no longer wants Alberta’s toxic tarshit. The work camps, and at Site C, need to be closed until the pandemic ends so as to protect workers and public health. Tarshit companies made billions and many oil … Continue reading

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Covid-19: “And the people stayed home,” Cartoons, Pooh & Piglet prepare for quarantine, easy to understand videos. Peter Diamandis, MD: “We’re going to science the shit out of this virus!”

I’ve read in some research papers that the virus seems to like high blood sugar (who/what doesn’t?), perhaps thus why diabetics at high risk (other people at risk to, with impaired breathing/immune system, heart conditions, etc). Best that we do … Continue reading

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They frac you, then abuse you and abuse you and abuse you. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. pulls out of talks in $5M lawsuit against frac-harmed Ray Kemble in what appears to be a nasty SLAPP

Gas driller pulls out of talks in $5M suit against resident by Associated Press, Mar 5, 2020, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette One of Pennsylvania’s largest gas drillers pulled out of settlement talks aimed at resolving its $5 million lawsuit against a resident … Continue reading

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Covid-19: Wise, loving, succinct, compassionate message from The Physicians of Fox Creek, Alberta

A Message from your local doctors, Message To the People of Fox Creek by March 18, 2020 We, as a community, are facing a crisis and for the rest of our lives we will remember [and be remembered] for how … Continue reading

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Bravo Scotland to scare away Ineos from CBM frac’ing, rendering your drinking water too dangerous to use to flush toilets, never mind bathe in or drink! Companies know healthy communities cannot be divided & conquered with their lies & bribes.

CBM = Coalbed Methane, Natural Gas from Coal (NGC), Coal Seam Gas (CSG). CBM’s terrible impacts are now well known, so companies, gov’ts and regulators like to change its name to con communities into accepting it. To read some CBM … Continue reading

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Humanity on a roll – backwards: 91% of men, 86% of women hold at least one bias against women in relation to politics, economics, education, violence or reproductive rights. Almost one third of men and women think it’s OK for a man to beat his wife. How many think it’s OK for men to rape & murder women? Too many judges do.

Nine out of 10 people found to be biased against women, Analysis of 75 countries reveals ‘shocking’ scale of global women’s rights backlashGlobal development is supported by Liz Ford, Mar 5, 2020, The Guardian Almost 90% of people are biased … Continue reading

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Firestone, Weld Co, Colorado record fine by more than 11 times for industry’s leaking methane caused home explosion killing two, injuring two others. COGCC seeking $18.25 Million against Kerr McGee, subsidiary of Anadarko most recently sold to Occidental Petroleum

Compare to Encana fined nothing by EUB/ERCB/AER for illegaly frac’ing Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers, followed by water wells community-wide contaminated with methane (historic records for my water well and others on file with the regulator say “Gas Present: No”), ethane, … Continue reading

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Nothing baffling about Teck’s river-polluting corporate practices

Coal miner Teck says it’s baffled by fish collapse downstream of British Columbia mines, Reports on selenium concentrations in area waterways have levels at the maximum or above drinking water guidelines. Two are four times higher by The Canadian Press, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand mining, disagreeing with a local company that the 2016 ban infringed on their constituional rights. Bravo to Winona County Board for their courage, integrity, ethics and stamina!

The ruling Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand mining, A sand mine business argued that the ban was unconstitutional, but had lost earlier rulings before appealing to the high court by Matt McKinney, Mar 11, 2020, … Continue reading

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Living with Encana (Ovintiv) in Pavillion, Wyoming. Sue Spencer, hydrogeologist: “There’s this veil of secrecy about everything they do. … The oil industry went nuts. ….[the oil lobby] was just like, ‘you can’t say that groundwater was impacted by the fracking industry.’”

“To let this go on for 10 or 15 years and these people still have no water except for a few bottles delivered once a week is just not right.” In 2006, in the Legislature, Premier of Alberta Ralph Klein … Continue reading

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Wet’suwet’en, BCCLA & UBCIC release explosive letter. Horgan needs to be called out for causing RCMP shit show of trespass and violence against citizens on their own lands. BC Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth directed the heavily armed sniper invasion while Horgan et al keep lying through their frac-rotten teeth, claiming they can’t direct RCMP.

RCMP = Royal Canadian Mounted Police (royal no more). Over 5900 Professors and Scholars from across Canada and around the world sign “Statement of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people of British Columbia” Comment to a citizen in BC: Oh wow,….this … Continue reading

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The Alberta gov’t and oil & gas industry are partners in a money laundering scheme. Just another massive subsidy ($100 million this time) to a multi-$billion profiting, horrifically abusive, lying, polluting, job decimating (by automation & greed) industry.

In my view, Kenney is doing whatever it takes, including abusing and stealing from Albertans by slashing health, education, parks and recreation, snatching pensions, etc., to give more and more billions to the ultra rich (mostly foreign, eg Mr. Koch), … Continue reading

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How many Canadian women and children must endure rape and or physical abuse and sexually transmitted diseases to keep the oil patch rolling?

Influx of 4,500 workers raises fears of violence against women in B.C.’s northwest, Women’s shelters in Kitimat, Terrace already operate above capacity while concerns about ‘man camps’ persist by Michelle Ghoussoub, CBC News, Mar 06, 2020 This story is part … Continue reading

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PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro expending significant investigave resources in pursuit of more than 12 criminal cases involving frac’ing: “some will result in criminal charges in the near future.” Any uncorrupted Attorney Generals in Canada courageous enough to take on frac crimes by Encana (Ovintiv)?

Comment by a frac’d Canadian: Encana IS at the very top of the Asshole List. Their tentacles reach into many places. Criminal investigations target shale gas industry by Don Hopey and David Templeton, Mar 3, 2020, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania Attorney … Continue reading

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No, frac’ing is not safe.

Vital points: Academia was frac’d years ago; many experts lie – usually sneakily, sometimes super stupidly, even in published papers – and or intentionally ignore the most damning data and evidence to enable industry’s crimes and pollution in exchange for … Continue reading

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Frac’ers rape the rule of law and gag Canadian First Nations under the guise of “Benefit Agreements”

Frackers Rape the Rule of Law and Gag Canadian First Nations under the Guise of ‘Benefit Agreements’: Case in Point, Coastal GasLink LNG Fracked Gas Pipeline Media Release by BC Tap Water Alliance, March 4, 2020 Vancouver: Since February 2010, … Continue reading

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Is Matthew Brown’s family rich and or connected to the UCP, the courts, oil patch? Or was he let off using “extreme intoxication akin to non-insane automatism” because he was a hockey captain?

Why do Alberta judges use the constitutional rights of men who violently harm others to let them off, while refusing to allow me my guaranteed Charter right to seek remedy for the oil and gas industry (AER) violating my constitutional … Continue reading

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Time to Boycott Rape Culture Alberta! X-Site (‘Excite’) Energy Ltd. decal depicting rape of Greta Thunberg printed, distributed *without her consent,* posted to X-Site’s Facebook, Instagram; denied after public outrage; next a feeble apology. Canada’s oil patch collared RCMP, as expected, say the decal is acceptable. Gotta let the oil boys satisfy their penis’ wants, no matter how abusive or violent, to keep profits rolling in for the rich.

Comment by an Albertan: OMG I hadn’t seen the image – it is so offensive, don’t even have the words. The rcmp are wrong – it is not consensual – Greta didn’t consent to it. RCMP = Royal Canadian Mounted … Continue reading

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