Where is BC’s remaining old growth rainforest?

Click on this link to see: Where is BC’s remaining old-growth rainforest? This map was inspired by BC’s Old Growth Forest: A Last Stand for Biodiversity. Read that report for more information about the importance of forest productivity and biodiversity in BC. Want to see how much primary forest BC has left? Click here. Visit us at conservationnorth.org to […]

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B.C.’s old-growth forest nearly eliminated, new provincewide mapping reveals

As old-growth logging continues unabated in most unprotected areas of B.C., one conservation organization decided to spend a year creating a detailed map that shows the province’s original forests have all but disappeared under pressure from industrialization Sarah Cox  Feb 9, 2021 The Narwhal Many people imagine British Columbia as a province carpeted in forests, […]

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CBC a biased echo chamber of liberal American media

Published: Jan 05 By TONY FABIJANCIC — Guest Opinion In The Chronicle Herald Donald Trump’s presidency has exposed widespread political, ideological and social/cultural biases in American mainstream media. More alarming, for us in Canada, is the CBC News’s parroting of American political coverage by left-leaning news outlets like CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, etc. It […]

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Hydro hypocrisy: ‘Dammed’ filmmakers link Snake River dams to declining orcas

A compelling documentary lays out the case for breaching four dams on the lower Snake River, saving Idaho salmon and exposing power politics. We asked the team that made it to explain By Chuck Thompson. August 27, 2020. The documentary Dammed to Extinction ties four dams located on the lower Snake River to the looming extinction of the Southern […]

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New map tracks mass evictions happening across Toronto

Mira Miller Published in Blog TO Ontario is in the midst of what many tenants and experts have referred to as an ongoing eviction crisis, and a new online resource tracks the thousands of virtual eviction hearings held by the Landlord Tenant Board in Toronto over the past few months. According to EvictionsOntario, the new online map and […]

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Restricted U.S. Army Internment and Resettlement Operations Manual

FM 3-39.40 Internment and Resettlement Operations This manual addresses I/R [Internment and Resettlement] operations across the spectrum of conflict, specifically the doctrinal paradigm shift from traditional enemy prisoner of war (EPW) operations to the broader and more inclusive requirements of detainee operations.   I/R operations facilitate the ability to conduct rapid and decisive combat operations; […]

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Switzerland holding referendum on power of government to impose lockdowns

Thomas Colson Jan 14, 2021 Published in Business Insider Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to strip the government of its power to impose new lockdown measures amid an increasing national debate about the rights of individuals. The Financial Times reported that Friends of the Constitution, a campaign group, on Wednesday triggered the vote […]

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Dozens of Toronto businesses plan to defy lockdown orders

By Lauren O’Neil Published in Blog TO It’s been more than two months now since restaurants, cafes, gyms, salons, small retail stores and other businesses deemed “non-essential” were shut down (again) in Toronto, fully or partially, by order of the province. Employers, employees and entire communities are hurting, if not losing everything, from their jobs to their homes to their lives, as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on — and […]

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Israeli research: ‘Natural compounds’ could kill COVID-19 spike protein

The news comes against the backdrop of both skyrocketing infection in Israel and a mass vaccination campaign. By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN Published in The Jerusalem Post JANUARY 3, 2021 A Tel Aviv-based start-up company claims it has proven in lab results that a combination of plant-based “natural compounds” can decompose the COVID-19 spike protein that connects the […]

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