The Environmental and Climate Change Debate 

May 19, 2022 admin 0

PATRICIA REMY reporting on an event. Trent University, Stohn Hall, Thursday 12/May, 2022 Organized by the Kawartha World Issues Centre, GreenUP, 4RG (For Our Grandchildren), The Federation of Ontario Cottagers, and the Trent Student Environmental Debate Organizing Team Around two dozen in-person listeners and over 220 zoom-viewers attended the event.  Three of the four MPP-candidates for the Peterborough-Kawartha riding in the provincial election on June 2 presented their policies on climate change and environmental issues. […]

All It Takes In Douro Dummer Is A Neighbourhood

March 27, 2022 admin 0

PATRICIA REMY AND HEATHER WATSON – One of Transition Town’s dearest aspirations is the encouragement of Transition neighbourhoods.  Most of TTP’s activity occurs in the City, so it was wonderful to learn of a project which embodies TTP’s goals and values and takes place in the County, in the Township of Douro Dummer. The Township is doing a soft re-infrastructuring of three parks, all just off Parkhill Rd. east of the canal. Getting this far […]

Nukes are not The Answer

April 21, 2020 admin 0

Arithmetic: A finite planet cannot sustain infinite growth. PATRICIA REMY – BWXT and its plans to expand its range of operations have been in the news for months now.  CARN (Citizens Against Radioactive Neighbourhoods) and others have been picketing regularly outside the BWXT plant and appealing to City Council to intervene.  A change in BWXT’s licence would allow the firm to produce pellets for nuclear reactor fuel rods from uranium dioxide dust.  CARN’s concerns are […]

Dismantling a Nuclear Reactor

April 14, 2020 admin 0

PATRICIA REMY – It hasn’t been done in Canada yet, but in Europe the nuclear reactors of the first generation have reached the end of their shelf-life and are being dismantled.  At some point in the not-too-distant future, very probably within the next twenty years, and despite attempts to refurbish them, the same fate awaits the Bruce Power reactor cluster and those in Pickering and Darlington. My information is based on reports (i) on the […]