Monthly Archives: October 2021

My pitch (October 24, 2021)

Good Sunday Morning!

So, let’s start with the good news.

After six years of steady work in court battles and protests, the Mi’kmaw water protectors of the Sipekne’katik Nation have won!!  The natural gas storage facilities planned by Alton Gas of Calgary to be placed in abandoned salt mines would have contaminated the river.  A really good documentary on the issue was done by Elliot Page on environmental racism in Nova Scotia. Continue reading My pitch (October 24, 2021)

An untenable situation (October 3, 2021)

First the things to celebrate!  Courts!! Justice!!

So unusual to celebrate…  My early legal fight to stop the spraying of Agent Orange led to my sainted mother, at that point still extant, to frequently say, “Judges should be taken out and beaten with chains.”  My mom’s book on the herbicide case was rejected by Farley Mowat’s dear friend Jack McClelland, famous Canadian publisher Continue reading An untenable situation (October 3, 2021)