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Blood Water II: Fish processing plant still discharges contaminated…

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Brown’s Bay Packing Co. says its fish processing operation has “no measurable impact on the receiving environment” despite a claim that nothing has changed two years after alarm bells were raised about virus-infected “blood water” being discharged. “It certainly isn’t sterile or neutralized, there’s still the (piscine orthoreovirus – PRV) …

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Western Canada: At long last, pipeline construction…

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Good morning! It’s James Keller in Calgary. As the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has dragged on, the anxieties of supporters and opponents have been wrapped up in a simple question: When will crews start putting pipe into the ground? That is exactly what’s about to happen along the first stretch …

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019

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Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Crawford Kilian highlights how ongoing inequality is among the many factors leading to stagnant life expectancies in Canada. Jim Stanford points out that tax cuts don’t do anything to help workers facing stagnant wages due to policies designed to leave them under the …

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