Category Archives: Other Lawsuits

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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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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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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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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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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“Bitter denial of justice” is the Canadian Way when it comes to corporate polluters but: Dear Shannon, Québec, Please, keep going! Keep going! Environmental wins in Canada are rare, often tiny, usually insulting to the harmed, but you’ve been treated better by the courts than I have and your lawyers didn’t quit like my lawyers, Murray Klippenstein & Cory Wanless, did.

Dear Shannon, Québec, I am very sorry your drinking water was contaminated too, and that people in your community became ill, with the courts, regulators and government – so far – failing to do what needs to be done to … Continue reading

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Legal scholar Joshua Sealy-Harrington “totally eviscerates” Murray Klippenstein’s arguments. It revolts me that my public interest lawsuit is being destroyed by Klippenstein pissing on Law Society Rule 2.09 to enable racism. After abruptly quitting my lawsuit more than 500 days ago, he *still* has not sent me my case files. What tune would Klippenstein sing if all the bias/prejudice was directed at Mennonite lawyers?

Comment by an Alberta: ABlawg: Klippenstein gets his professional ass handed back to him Comment to Sealy-Harrington’s brilliant piece by a citizen in BC: Holy complete rebuttals, Batman! This piece by Joshua Sealy-Harrington totally eviscerates Murray’s lame arguments. One of … Continue reading

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No asbestos in drilling mud industry promises us. Then why so many lawsuits? “Asbestos drilling mud: When the mud is deadly.”

ASBESTOS DRILLING MUD LEGAL NEWS ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS copied February 14, 2020 from LawyersandSettlements.com STUDY: MORE THAN 10,000 AMERICANS KILLED BY ASBESTOS EVERY YEAR June 20, 2015. By Heidi Turner.Washington, DCAn analysis from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Action Fund … Continue reading

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Legal Wow in Ireland: Plans to fast-track Shannon ‘fracked gas’ LNG terminal hits legal bump, Friends of the Irish Environment wins right to challenge inclusion of project on ‘rapid’ EU development list (entitles projects to “most rapid treatment legally possible” including “overriding public interest”).

Plans to fast-track Shannon ‘fracked gas’ terminal hit legal bump, Environmental group wins right to challenge inclusion of project on ‘rapid’ EU development list by Mary Carolan, Feb 13, 2020, Irish Times An environmental group has got permission from the … Continue reading

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Megan Brown: “This is how abuse of power works.”

Tweet by Lynn Coady: “An infuriating story about the boundless damage wreaked on girls when men in authority turn them into sexual prey. And the boundless efforts of institutions to protect those men and discredit victims.” University of Guelph says … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law: One for the rich and or ‘well connected’ (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) and another for the average ‘Joe’. Edmonton lawyer Shane Stevenson facing drunk driving causing death charges at centre of major lawsuit against him and Dentons Law Firm. Lawyers working drunk is common. How many judges work drunk? What’s the relationship between ordering gags (to cover-up crimes by the rich) and addiction?

Comment by Randy Kish to the Edmonton Journal article below: Yet another anecdotal story of one law for the rich and or ‘well connected’ (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) and another law for the average ‘Joe’. Edmonton lawyer facing drunk driving … Continue reading

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“The stakes are formidable.” California communities’ climate lawsuits, key hearing this Wed, allege fossil fuel companies actively worked to discredit climate science and block limits on greenhouse gas emissions.

California communities suing Big Oil over climate change face a key hearing Wednesday by Susanne Rust, Feb 5, 2020, The LA Times Sea-level rise. Floods. Storm damage. For nearly three years, a group of California communities has been suing fossil … Continue reading

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“Papal Bull” continues to piss on Reconciliation in Canada! Yet another white privileged court ruling unanimously pissing on Indigenous Rights. I am horrified to be Canadian.

“Shame! All of you!” Rosemary Baxter protested last night where BC Premier John Horgan, UNDRIP violator, was having a party with members of his Wet’suwet’en rights-violating gov’t. The Wet’suwet’en are again facing invasion and arrests on their lands (unceded) by … Continue reading

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Victim blaming and shaming must stop. So many rapists and pedophiles; too many judges enabling them. ‘Un Violador en Tu Camino, The rapist is you!’ Why a Chilean protest chant is being sung around the world

Devised by a little-known South American feminist collective, the song, Un Violador en Tu Camino, has been performed by women from Washington to Istanbul. Why has it captured people’s imagination? by Gaby Hinsliff, Feb 3, 2020, The Guardian ‘A rapist … Continue reading

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Another cowardly North American judicial pass the buck? Federal appeals court throws out Juliana v. United States climate lawsuit in 2 to 1 ruling. In her blistering dissent: Judge Josephine Staton criticized the notion that courts have no role to play, saying govt itself acknowledged “the United States has reached a tipping point crying out for a concerted response – yet presses ahead toward calamity.”

An appeals court tosses the landmark youth climate lawsuit against the U.S. government by Brady Dennis, Jan 19, 2020, The Washington Post in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a 2015 lawsuit by nearly two dozen … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil Lawsuits: Is there access to “justice” in North America for humanity when it comes to harms by the oil & gas industry? Or is “justice” reserved for the polluters? “Clearly the government is defending against the best interest of the public by cozying up to the industry.”

If “justice” is this dirty in America relating to harms to the public done by the oil and gas industry, how dirty is it in Canada? Whose idea was it for Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella to defame … Continue reading

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Must watch, both parts! The Fifth Estate’s “The Autopsy Part 2: What did Alberta “Justice” cover up?”

“Alberta Justice” needs to be renamed to “Alberta C0rruption Services.” The Autopsy — Part 2: What did justice cover up? by The Fifth Estate, Jan 19, 2020. 28:30 Min. Eight years ago, a review of autopsies signalled to Alberta’s Ministry … Continue reading

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Just how corrupt is Alberta Justice? Infuriating! Sickening! Welcome to Alberta’s “Rule of Law.” The Fifth Estate: The autopsy (part 1): What if justice got it wrong? “I did not kill my son. It was an accident.”

If there is this much corruption in Alberta Justice when people die, imagine trying to access “justice” if an oil company illegally frac’s your community’s drinking water supply, violates the regulator’s consultation, noise directives and more, violates Transport Canada acts … Continue reading

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USA: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Compressor Station in Union Hill: “Environmental justice is not merely a box to be checked, and the Board’s failure to consider the disproportionate impact on those closest…resulted in a flawed analysis”

Rosebud and many other frac’d communities in Alberta and BC are surrounded by dozens of frac’d gas compressor stations, many of them Encana’s: polluting, invading, weedy, disrespectful, ugly pieces of shit noise-makers. For an excellent article on Encana’s nasty compressor … Continue reading

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Why wasn’t Nova Scotia legal profession’s most infamous sexual predator and Premier, Gerald Regan, disbarred? Simple: 1) He was a man in Caveman Canada; 2) He was a lawyer in Caveman Canada; 3) He was in a position of power in Caveman Canada; 4) “Justice” is not available for raped women (or the environment) in Caveman Canada, just expensive lawyers.

Judges are hatched from lawyers and are too often appointed to power by misogynistic and or abusive politicians. As long as dirty judges remain on the bench, abusive lawyers, and others in positions of authority (eg priests, police, etc) will … Continue reading

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U.S. judge rejects Trump and Calgary-based TC Energy (formerly TransCanada Corp) attempt to kill lawsuit by Indigenous groups over Keystone XL P/L approval

U.S. judge rejects Trump’s bid to dismiss lawsuit over Keystone XL pipeline approval, However, Indigenous groups were denied a request for a preliminary injunction by Sarah Rieger, CBC News, Dec 21, 2019 A U.S. federal judge rejected motions filed by … Continue reading

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My condolences on this slight, seems Canada’s Supreme Court has no integrity or courage. It appears our court is afraid of big kahunas, the big frac’ers, will not hear appeal by Calgary-based Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in long-running oilpatch technology fight by The Canadian Press, Dec 19, 2019, 660CityNews CALGARY — A long-running court battle over who owns a well-completion technology that helped usher in the shale oil and gas boom in … Continue reading

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Canadian Clusterfuck! SNC Lavalin happily pleads guilty to escape most charges. *Justice* is pissed on again. When will Gwyn Morgan (ex SNC Lavalin Chair, ex Encana CEO) be held accountable for the crimes under his leadership? And why is Canadian media glorifying perfidious ex-AG Jody Wilson-Raybould?

SNC-Lavalin (Gwyn Morgan Chairman SNC Lavalin and Director of Encana, was CEO when the company intentionally and illegally frac’d Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers) paid $160-million in Libyan bribes, RCMP says 2013: Legal counsel for SNC Lavalin chairman Gwyn Morgan, issues … Continue reading

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Frac Sand Harm, Western Wisconsin: Judge allows Hi-Crush lawsuits to proceed but requires neighbors to document harms

Judge allows Hi-Crush lawsuits to proceed but requires neighbors to document harms by Chris Hubbuch, Dec 9, 2019, Wisconsin State Journal Neighbors of two Hi-Crush frac sand mines can proceed with lawsuits against the company, but not before they detail … Continue reading

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The legal games rape on, enabled by judges & lawyers; Weinstein reaches $25m settlement with more than 30 women, he won’t have to pay anything to his accusers or admit any wrongdoing. That’s a great deal, for him (and the lawyers).

“We reject the notion that this was the best settlement that could have been achieved on behalf of the victims. It is shameful that $12m of the settlement is going to the lawyers for the directors who we alleged enabled … Continue reading

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What about us? Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP Could Be Legally & Morally Liable for Climate Crisis in Philippines

La caricature de Côté by ANDRÉ-PHILIPPE CÔTÉ, Dec 8, 2019, Le Soleil COP 25 UN Climate Change Conference 2019 Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP Could Be Legally & Morally Liable for Climate Crisis in Philippines by Democracy Now, Dec 09, … Continue reading

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Bullying Canadian Caveman seeks judicial review to stay on the bench. Ex-Alberta-judge, Donald Norheim, appointed to the bench 27 years ago, seeks judicial review of losing his job because of his “completely inappropriate” beliefs, behaviours involving his views on Indigenous people and women, notably victims of domestic and sexual assault.

Mr. Norheim must have thrilled his Alberta (conservative misogynistic racist) political masters well to have stayed on the bench this long. This is not the first time Norheim was put on notice for his “courtroom arrogance” and discriminatory comments. Why … Continue reading

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“It’s the judges!” enabling rape and murder of women. No kidding. In Canada too.

Why do authorities, notably churches, pressure preach that we forgive our abusers, rapists and pedophiles? Forgiving rapists and pedophiles enables more rape and pedophilia. Think before you forgive! It’s time we stop forgiving rapists, pedophiles and their enabling authorities notably … Continue reading

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‘Dark Waters’ Staring Mark Ruffalo, Tells the True Story of Rob Bilott, the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won.

Dark Waters is showing in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, with more on Dec. 6. Hulk Actor Ruffalo Takes Aim At Fracking With New Flick ‘Dark Waters’ by David Blackmon, Dec 4, 2019, Forbes … From 2008 through 2017, fracking had … Continue reading

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Oklahoma pipeline operator Williams and its subsidiary Mockingbird Midstream Gas Services sue Railroad Commission of Texas in flaring dispute. Is the Texas regulator legally immune like AER?

Pipeline Operator Sues Railroad Commission In Flaring Dispute by Sergio Chapa, Dec. 3, 2019, Houston Chronicle The controversial oil and natural gas industry practice of burning off natural gas produced as a byproduct of crude oil production is under fire … Continue reading

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Imagine if law-violating, polluting, community, family, health and home harming oil and gas companies were persecuted the same way women are! The “Rule of Law” is a misogynistic caveman’s ass.

Utah woman could be forced to register as sex offender after kids see her topless at home by Associated Press, Nov 21, 2019, CBS News A Utah woman charged with a crime after her stepchildren saw her topless in her … Continue reading

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In 3-0 decision, Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals rules New Dominion LLC must face class-action lawsuit filed by Prague earthquake victims

Tulsa-based oil and gas company fails to avoid class-action status in lawsuit filed by Prague earthquake victims by Corey Jones, Nov 16, 2019, Tulsaworld A state appeals panel on Friday affirmed a lower court’s decision to certify a class-action lawsuit … Continue reading

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Canadian misogynistic “justice” ensures rapist paradise. Accused serial rapist Paul Batchelor, let off by Justice Beaudoin (elevated to the bench by Harper gov’t), arrested after three new rape charges; now awaits trials involving nine women who don’t know one another.

Would Justice Robert Beaudoin have let the rapist off if his daughter was one of the women raped? Ontario Crown serves Paul Batchelor notice of appeal, claims trial judge made errors. Errors or misogyny? Misogynistic Justice. Rapist after rapist set … Continue reading

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The Silent Killer Strikes Again: Texas oilfield worker killed after exposure to H₂S (sour) gas at Aghorn Energy site in Odessa, Wife (mother of 3) dies checking on him, Two children exposed but survived. Lawsuit filed.

Encana’s Vexatious Sour Gas Frack Flaring near Grand Prairie, Alberta; After clip made public, Encana scrubs its Emergency Response Plan from the internet SPECIAL REPORT: Sour gas from oil wells a deadly problem in southeast Saskatchewan, Human and animal deaths … Continue reading

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Is Canada “a pedophile’s paradise?” Appeal court cuts child molester’s ‘unduly long and harsh’ sentence (too short to begin with given the lasting harms inflicted to children!) in half.

Appeal court cuts child molester’s ‘unduly long and harsh’ sentence in half by The Canadian Press, February 19, 2018, The Calgary Herald ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — An appeal court has dramatically reduced a five-year jail term [which, given the lasting harms … Continue reading

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Snooping by then Steve Harper gov’t: Cindy Blackstock says the 189 gov’t staff monitoring her Facebook activity found no other motive because there was none. “They were trying to find ‘other motives’ so they could get the case thrown out on frivolous and vexatious grounds.” The Harper gov’t failed.

Compare to Ernst: Labels given to Ernst by authorities/NGOs since she began speaking out about Encana’s, AER’s and Alberta Environment’s contaminated water cover-up and law violations: That “crazy lady” at Rosebud (by Encana’s licenced land agents, media, politicians and the … Continue reading

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Trump administration sued for failing to release Gulf of Mexico frac records. Administration quietly issued more than 1,700 waivers of offshore drilling safety rules adopted after deadly 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.

Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, (510) 844-7108, email hidden; JavaScript is required Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Release Gulf of Mexico Fracking Records Press Release by Biological Diversity, Oct 22, 2019 NEW ORLEANS— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump … Continue reading

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Lawsuits in USA testing “attribution science.” Researchers can link weather events to emissions and companies responsible. “This body of literature…tells us that dangerous climate change is upon us, and people are suffering and dying…and it’s going to get worse.” For any potential uncertainty about climate attribution, there’s at least one truth that should override the rest: Fossil fuel companies “were aware decades ago what trouble climate change would be.”

The new science fossil fuel companies fear, Researchers can now link weather events to emissions – and to the companies responsible. A string of lawsuits is about to give “attribution science” a real-life test by Zack Colman, Oct 22, 2019, … Continue reading

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Know my Name. A Memoir. Chanel Miller. Horrific Sexual Assault. “Rape is rape.” Another Judge Protecting the Rapist. Magnificent Courage. Magnificent Writing.

You Know Emily Doe’s Story. Now Learn Her Name by Concepción de León, Sept 24, 2019, New York Times For four years, the woman whose Stanford University sexual assault case caused a public outcry, has been known only as “Emily Doe.” … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Considering Whether Rule of Capture Applies to Hydraulic Fracturing

Whose Milkshake is Whose?: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Considers Whether the Rule of Capture Applies to Hydraulic Fracturing by Tony Guerino II Litigation Attorney and Elizabeth E. Klingensmith, October 8, 2019, National Law Review The Rule of Capture has been a … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Targets Feds’ Failure to Consider Colorado Fracking’s Climate Harm. “And despite several court decisions making it clear that this failure is illegal, the BLM continues to allow oil and gas leasing to go forward without considering the climate impacts.”

Press Release by Centre for Biological Diversity For Immediate Release, October 8, 2019 Contact: Diana Dascalu-Joffe, (720) 925-2521, email hidden; JavaScript is requiredJulia Guarino, Western Environmental Law Center, (575) 751-0351 x 139, email hidden; JavaScript is requiredPeter Hart, Wilderness Workshop, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Grant Township vs DEP legal battle over drilling & frac’ing waste water continues. “The waste contains radioactive material and unknown chemicals. The regulations are failing our people.”

Legal battle continues over drilling and fracking wastewater well by Don Hopey, Oct 5, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Grant Township, a tiny, rolling swath of rural Indiana County, doesn’t trust the state Department of Environmental Protection to protect the water wells … Continue reading

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Violation of court order in Trans Mountain appeal ‘attack on the rule of law,’ judge says. Rule of Law in Caveman Canada? What Rule of Law? Oh Ya! For the Rich! Oh Ya! Industry’s! Oh Ya! Law-violating politicians’! Oh Ya! Charter-violating regulators! Oh Ya! Protecting rapists and pedophiles while re-victimizing victims making how many boners under the bench?

Even Canadian judges and Justice Ministers are speaking publicly on the severity of the problem: 2015: Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley: ordinary Albertans “can’t afford legal services anymore.” Canada’s Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin: people falling through the cracks, “We all … Continue reading

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BC Tap Water Alliance Press Release: Blueberry River First Nations vs Govt BC Trial Evidence Says: 91 percent of Blueberry territory lands are within 500 m of an industrial disturbance, primarily oil and gas.

B. C. TAP WATER ALLIANCE Caring for, Monitoring, and Protecting British Columbia’s Community Water Supply Sources Email – email hidden; JavaScript is required Website – www.bctwa.org Blueberry River First Nations vs Government of BC Trial Evidence Says: 91 Percent of … Continue reading

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation 11 year-old, first oil & gas industry cumulative effects case to be sent to trial wins advance costs motion. Court ordered *each* of Beaver Lake, Alberta and Canada to contribute $300,000 *a year* until case concludes. $1.5 Million in legal fees spent so far, 6 years ago judge ruled case deserves trial but *still* no date set. How on earth is an ordinary non First Nations civil litigant to afford such massive costs and loss of life time trying to “access justice” for the public interest, our drinking water?

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Awarded Advanced Costs to Continue Treaty Infringement Case by Blair Feltmate, October 1st, 2019, JFK Law Corporation On September 30, 2019, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench awarded advanced costs to Beaver Lake Cree Nation (Beaver Lake), represented … Continue reading

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Non-Disclosure Agreements “are, indeed, an ugly instrument.”

We cannot insist that sexual assault survivors ‘go public’ by Emma Phillips, Sept 25, 2019, The Globe and Mail [But humans must insist that gag orders used by corporations to cover-up their crimes, pollution and harms, and ordered by judges … Continue reading

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In first for energy industry, Freeport-McMoRan to settle Louisiana lawsuits aimed at restoring coast, $100 Billion nightmare

In first for energy industry, Freeport-McMoRan to settle Louisiana lawsuits aimed at restoring coast by Tyler Bridges with contributions by Mark Schleifstein, Sept 26, 2019, NOLA.com Lawyers representing coastal Louisiana parishes have negotiated their first settlement with one of the … Continue reading

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Federal judge grants B.C. injunction against Alberta’s turn-off-the-taps law

The Ruling: https://decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca/fc-cf/decisions/en/item/421977/index.do British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Alberta (Attorney General) Court (s) Database Federal Court Decisions Date 2019-09-24 Neutral citation 2019 FC 1195 File numbers T-982-19 ‘We’re going to continue to fight’: Alberta’s turn off the taps legislation blocked … Continue reading

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How many Canadian judges work from the bench for the oil and gas industry, even American corporations, violating civil Canadians’ Charter rights? Justice Kenneth Affleck clearly coddles Trans Mountain

Violating civil Canadians’ Charter rights because the Supreme Court of Canada pissed on our Charter in Ernst vs AER, paving the way for other judges to piss on it too? Damaging the Charter: Ernst vs Alberta Energy Regulator by Lorne … Continue reading

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“Hey look Ma!! Racists won!!” Ontario Law Society’s Statement of Principles (SOP) abolished by dinosaurs. “Shows how corrupt our legal (definitely not justice!) system is. May all White supremacists rot in hell.” … “It is from this circus of clowns we choose our judges, and it shows in our injustice system.”

The Nation’s Top State Courts Face a Crisis of Legitimacy, Judges on state supreme courts don’t reflect the diversity of their communities July 23, 2019, New York Times Studies of federal courts found that when a female justice or a justice … Continue reading

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Colombia’s top administrative court keeps frac moratorium. “The measure that proposed giving an open road to the exercise of fracking has been defeated while it is decided whether its regulation is legal or not”

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking by Julia Symmes Cobb, September 10, 2019, Reuters BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in … Continue reading

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Do you want fairness, equality, diversity, inclusion in Canada’s legal profession? In 2019, 85% of the legal profession in USA is white and mostly male. No wonder so many sexual assault victims are re-victimized in court by judges and known convicted pedophiles are granted licence to practice law! No wonder our environment is underrepresented and unjustly served with vile demented gag orders.

How badly white and male is the legal profession in Canada? “Unf*ck the system.” Alberta’s Neanderthal “Justice” system assaults sexual assault victims. “The judge in this troubling case was none other than former Deputy Justice Minister Ray Bodnarek, a PC … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s criminal investigation of frac harm cover-upper DEP: AG Josh Shapiro seeking investigative grand jurors from seven counties. How does one get criminal investigation into Encana illegally frac’ing a community’s drinking water aquifers with AER & Alberta govt covering it up, and bullying and shaming the harmed families?

Award-winning documentary “Triple Divide [Redacted]” hand selected for 2019 Oil Valley Film Festival Fracking documentary “Triple Divide [Redacted]” calls for criminal investigation of the Pennsylvania DEP. “For years, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has suppressed, withheld and covered up … Continue reading

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Former med student sentenced to three years and nine months for raping sleeping woman

Former med student sentenced to three years and nine months for raping sleeping woman by Yolande Cole, August 28, 2019, Calgary Herald A former medical student has been sentenced to three years and nine months of incarceration for the sexual assault … Continue reading

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Louisiana Desoto Parish, Frac’ing Haynesville Shale Problems: Gas eruptions; methane, ethane and benzene in aquifer and drinking water

Natural gas, water problems bubble to the surface in DeSoto Parish by Vickie Welborn and Jeff Beimfohr,  Oct 11, 2018, KTBS A pond on C.L. Bryant’s property in Grand Cane was found bubbling on Oct. 29, 2017. Natural gas from … Continue reading

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“But there was nothing I could do, though. I was just a little kid.” $11-million lawsuit says Alberta foster care system failed to stop horrific abuse: Convicted sex offender allowed to live with minors while in a position of trust

It’s not just Alberta’s foster care system failing our children, the Law Society of Ontario is too, and how many others across Canada? Once-imprisoned lawyer (for child pornography) one step closer to getting his licence to practise law in Ontario, … Continue reading

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How is settle and gag a “big win” for anyone but the human rights violating company eager to reopen their mine?

Big win for foreign plaintiffs as Pan American settles Guatemala mine case, The cost of litigating these cases can make them prohibitively expensive to bring, so there’s unlikely to be a flood of similar litigation in the future by Gabriel … Continue reading

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Fabulous! Campaign for an inclusive legal profession in Ontario starts at www.demandinclusion.ca. “Because white supremacy will not roll over and die.” – Kris @GPLLP

Access the campaign at https://twitter.com/DemandInclusion Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/demandinclusion/ … Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/demandinclusion/ … Website: https://demandinclusion.wordpress.com/ (Public Education page in progress to provide facts and refute the position of the STOP SOP slate.) What is happening in the legal profession? In 2016, the Law Society … Continue reading

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Victoria state Court of Appeal in 2-1 ruling rejected Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of unanimous jury verdict finding him guilty of sexually abusing children

Australian court upholds sex abuse convictions of Cardinal George Pell, Pell is most senior Catholic to have been found guilty of sexually abusing children by The Associated Press with files from Reuters, Aug 20, 2019, CBC News An Australian court … Continue reading

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“Justice” system loves a good cover-up? Parents of Rocky View public school district student strangled by non-breakaway lanyard (donated by a corporation), settle lawsuit, keep dollar amount secret. Media seeks gag opened; Alberta court slams the door shut to ensure others filing lawsuits settle ‘n gag too, knowingly keeping the public (and our children) in harms way.

Refer first to: Confidentiality Agreements, The Problem: Confidentiality agreements in lawsuit settlements can be harmful, even deadly, to the public The prevalence of confidentiality or secrecy agreements is perhaps one of the least discussed and most fundamental problems with our … Continue reading

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