Archive for November, 2008

Something Could Be Done Now

Published by under Governance

The final say on jurisdictions, structures and roles would rest with the Canadian people responding to a new constitution recommended by a Citizens’ Assembly. An Assembly would have to be authorized by parliamentary legislation. Obviously then, enough members who favour renovating Canada’s governance would have to be elected to parliament to pass the necessary enabling […]

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Predictions Of Disaster Were Wrong

Published by under Global Warming

Another Earth Day has passed, so this is a good time to look back at predictions made on the original Earth Day about environmental disasters that were about to hit the planet, says the Washington Policy Center (WPC). Most Earth Day predictions turned out to be stunningly wrong. In 1970, environmentalists said there would soon […]

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More Sunspots and Global Warming

Published by under Global Warming

Brits at their Best Sun’s low magnetic activity may portend an ice age The Canadian Space Agency’s radio telescope has been reporting Flux Density Values so low they will mean a mini ice age if they continue. Like the number of sunspots, the Flux Density Values reflect the Sun’s magnetic activity, which affects the rate […]

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Manhattan Declaration Endorsers Released

Published by under Global Warming

Hundreds Sign Climate Realist Declaration – “Global Warming’ is not a Global Crisis” International Climate Science Coalition releases signatories to the Manhattan Declaration on Climate Change Ottawa, Canada, April 22, 2008 – The International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC) today released the names of over 500 endorsers of the Manhattan Declaration on Climate Change that calls […]

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Global Warming Skeptics Are Coming Out in Force

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007 I can sense a real battle brewing here, the gauntlet has been dropped, will Al Gore and the environmentalists turn tail and run? Let them show their cards and stop huffing and bluffing. Here are some excerpts from Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla. regarding global warming. To see the entire article, go […]

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Near And Midle East Futures

Published by under External Affairs

Given that free advice is usually worth what one pays for it, but that ideas do sometimes drop out of the sky, I’m taking the liberty of sending this to you. It’s been on my mind. Gwyn Dyer has recently predicted that a day will come when Euro and US powers will throw up their […]

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World Geopolitical Reports

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For timely and insightful geopolitical assessments around the world

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The Canadian Character

Published by under Canadians

The Canadian character is based on the belief that a person’s actions speak louder than words. It’s driven by our cold, northern climate and mostly rockbound environment. Canada’s glorious history overflows with individual heroes, explorers, inventors, doctors, warriors, creators, athletes, scholars, engineers, entertainers, businessmen, scientists, architects, builders paladins in every field of human endeavour.

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Gas Prices

Published by under Economics

a) Reply to Ron Turley’s Response (below) June 3, 2008 Thanks for your assessments. They are appreciated. Re banning speculators – I agreed in advance there’d be “can’t do it” reactions and that the key questions were how and by whom. But it seems to me to be a fundamental wrong that a few hundred […]

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Is Capitalism Conservative?

Published by under Economics

To: Messrs. Kay, Foster, Dreyer, Cosh, Fulford and Jonas – c.c. Messrs. Corcoran and Gunter Dear Sirs, Re: Your articles on “Is Capitalism Conservative?” Wonderful journalism, and sorely needed. You’ve succeeded in highlighting one of the central problems of our times which is that our leaders, never mind our citizens, are really confused about the […]

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