Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 31 2011

The town hall meeting – suppressing public dissent

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The moderator threatened to throw Frisbees at the people a the mic……unless they had a monetary interest – why would anyone donate to a campaign to sway voters to support a prison??

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Mar 31 2011

May Day for Wild Salmon at the BC Legislature

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…send a clear message during this election, if candidates want to win they need to protect wild salmon by removing salmon farms.

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Mar 28 2011

prisons and the Conservative "superjail" Agenda

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The Conservative Jail strategy has been trying to boost our economy with prisons.

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Mar 20 2011

Follow the money.

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Private prisons are big bucks in the US.  But with a declining crime rate in Canada, how can politicians justify building new prisons to cash in on that trend? First, create a perceived need for more prisons by getting media to use scare tactics, concentrating on gang violence, drug use, drunk driving fatalities, etc., to …

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Mar 17 2011

What's your story? I just received this one over the Internet

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Each community should service their own citizens with issues, be they crimminal behaviour, drug addiction etc.

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Mar 13 2011

So you want to be a prison guard?

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“Prison Guards work 24/7. It is a requirement of the role to work various shift patterns including day, night and weekend shifts.”

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Mar 05 2011

BC Inmates getting a union – along with voting rights

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“These are Canadian citizens,” … “They’ve been granted, in previous Supreme Court hearings, the right to vote and this is another really basic right they’re looking for…”

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Mar 03 2011

GM-gene 'Escape'

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It is also worth reiterating our comment on the scientific paper [15] documenting that Agrobacterium can transfer genes into human cells [16].

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