Scott Moe’s Wasteful Diefenbaker Dam Expansion Project.

Lake Diefenmaker Water levels

Scott Moe’s Diefenbaker Dam Expansion Project is a waste of our money and threatens our precious fresh water supply. The water for this southern Saskatchewan Irrigation Project is to come from an area that is already suffering a several-year drought. Why are working people facing a tax increase of billions of dollars that will only transfer huge wealth to a few very large-scale farmers?

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Saskatoon’s Electric Transit Buses


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On July 22nd, 2020 the City of Saskatoon announced that it was going to run a one-year test trial with an electric bus. Saskatoon leases electric bus for 1-year test drive | CBC News

 

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They Died for Peace

 Headstone of Albert "Ginger" Goodwin at the Cumberland Municipal Cemetery in Cumberland, British Columbia.

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In the month of May a coincidence of birthdays has led me to reflect on the story of two individuals from different time periods who died in the cause of peace: Albert Ginger Goodwin and Fernando Pereira. Both were born on May 10th, in the years of 1887 and 1950 respectively, and both were martyred as a result of their activist work for peace.

 

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 80th Anniversary

Today, April 19th 2023 marks eighty years since the commencement of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19th 1943.


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Early in the Nazi occupation of Poland, the Nazis had concentrated the Jewish population of Poland into a number of densely crowded ghettos, the largest of which was in Warsaw. During the summer of 1942, the Nazis had removed some two hundred and fifty-four thousand to three hundred thousand Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto, sending them to their deaths in the Treblinka Death Camp. 

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