Monthly Archives: November 2020

COVID and pipelines (November 29, 2020)

Good Sunday Morning!

And November draws to a close.

Tomorrow will be Chrystia Freeland’s Financial Update, to which I will respond from Command Central – my home office in Sidney.  I will speak, beamed into the House of Commons on a big screen as the last of the speakers from each Opposition party in reply to our Finance Minister. Meanwhile, our Green Leader will be meeting with media, in real life, in Ottawa.  It is a good thing Annamie Paul feels COVID-safe traveling to Ottawa from her home in Toronto.  It is an excellent thing that she has such remarkable skills in speaking clearly and effectively to our national press. Continue reading COVID and pipelines (November 29, 2020)

Demand Better Climate Change Legislation (November 22, 2020)

This morning’s newsletter is dedicated to the memory of my brother-in-law, Peter Anthony Kidder. Much loved and much missed.

(April 15, 1960 – November 7, 2020)


Good Sunday Morning

Today’s missive is intended to be something you can post on FaceBook pages and share with friends by email.  Please share and please take steps to demand better.

On Thursday, the long-awaited Climate Accountability Act – full name “An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada’s efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050” – received First Reading. Continue reading Demand Better Climate Change Legislation (November 22, 2020)

Wonky local weather (November 15, 2020)

Good Sunday Morning

Blustery and cold here on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. We have been shivering for a while in unseasonable cold, while for early November, Toronto, Ottawa and much of eastern Canada have been experiencing unseasonable warmth.  Across southern Ontario records were being smashed. It looks like more normal temperatures are returning in Ontario with snow on the way. Continue reading Wonky local weather (November 15, 2020)