Bob Mackin writes at The Tyee:VANOC’s last board meeting opaque. His piece is longer but this interested me: On May 16, 2007, VANOC pledged to increase transparency by posting agendas before and […]
Rod Mickleburgh says
Why is the government spending half a million untendered dollars to entertain select guests at the posh, private Terminal City Club during the 2010 Games? Um … “If you look at the […]
Ground-beef or slaughter house trimmings?
A while ago, Gwen and I decided to change our food buying habits. Wherever possible now, we buy as close to the producer as we can and we select ethically grown products. […]
Oversight or undersight?
The David Suzuki Foundation gives natural gas a higher score than coal and nuclear fuels but still finds its use problematic. Combustion emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides contribute to acid […]
Ethics in science
Elizabeth Blackburn, of the University of California, San Francisco, shares the 2009 Nobel prize for medicine. She and others were credited with important advances in fundamental knowledge of cellular biology, with relevance […]
No, not a cult
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965): “Civilization can only revive when there shall come into being in a number of individuals a new tone of mind, independent of the prevalent one among the crowds, and […]