Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 29 2011

wherefore art thou, Canadian Constitution? local Corporate Government operating in Federal Jurisdiction

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The Nature of Corporate Government – Part 3 It appears that Lumby Council’s Noise By-law regulation circumvents basic rights offered to breathing people under the Canadian Constitution.  Lumby’s Noise regulation allows a Bylaw Officer to enter someone’s property to ensure compliance. First of all, in Canada – no one has the right to enter private …

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Aug 28 2011

Local Government – staying within the law

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By meeting the “guidelines stipulated in the Local Government Act and the Community Charter” this process could be used in your community and let’s hope it’s not to impose a hazardous waste facility, a nuclear waste storage site, an oil pipeline, a superhighway or any other unsavoury project.

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Aug 27 2011

the Corporate Nature of Municipal Government – part one

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In fact, a Local Council can draft secret resolutions to impose vastly unpopular agendas (do whatever they want) as long as Council considers it ‘beneficial’ or ‘significant’ to the community. Wow! Who would have thought such a thing possible?

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Aug 22 2011

This day of sorrow – singing for climate justice

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Who stands watch from sea to sea? Who for a lost democracy? Who for the true north strong and free? If not you, then let it be me Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

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Aug 16 2011

The story of Timothy DeChristopher

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I wrote this song about Timothy DeChristopher – bidder #70 – who tried to stop an illegal sale of public land for coal mining. I hope to bring attention to mountain top removal and the burning of coal which is killing our planet.

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Aug 03 2011

Rally for Wild Salmon – Vancouver Aug. 30th 2011

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