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ParliamANT Hill: Mickey D’s foreigAnt worker practices halted in face of investigation

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/mcdonald-s-foreign-worker-practices-halted-in-face-of-investigation-1.2619431

ParliamANT Hill: McD’Antald’s foreign worker practices face growing investigation

Inspired by this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/mcdonald-s-foreign-worker-practices-face-growing-investigation-1.2607365

somecanuckchick dot com: If my password-protected database was used in the commission of a crime…

If my password-protected database was used in the commission of a crime… I would call the police immediately.

Also, I would expect same database to be seized by the police during the investigation.

But that’s just me, I guess.

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Canada’s Information Commissioner to probe Harper’s muzzling of scientists

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:   Canada’s Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault has acceded to a request by the Environmental Law Centre at the University of Victoria and Democracy Watch to investigate the Harper government’s muzzling of federal scientists, says a report in the Toronto Star. The request had asked her office to investigate . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Canada’s Information Commissioner to probe Harper’s muzzling of scientists

DeSmogBlog: What Chesapeake Energy’s Financial Scandals Mean For The Rest of Us

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Given radioactive wastewater, earthquakes, and flammable tap water, one might think that drilling and fracking could not possibly have any more dirty secrets. But here’s the biggest secret of all: it’s expensive.

With natural gas at historic low prices – the Wall Street Journal ran a column recently suggesting that . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: What Chesapeake Energy’s Financial Scandals Mean For The Rest of Us

DeSmogBlog: Justice Department Files First Criminal Charges In BP Oil Disaster Probe

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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed its first criminal charges into their investigation into the cover up of BP’s oil geyser in the Gulf of Mexico. The charges have been filed against Kurt Mix, a former engineer for BP, for allegedly destroying evidence related to the oil flow estimates from . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Justice Department Files First Criminal Charges In BP Oil Disaster Probe

Politics Canada: Missing Conservative robocall records no surprise

We have another case of electoral fraud where the trail of evidence has led directly to the Conservative Party of Canada’s headquarters. We now learn that Elections Canada has discovered that several key records are missing, records which would have helped them to identify “Pierre Poutine“.

Does this come as a surprise to anyone? When . . . → Read More: Politics Canada: Missing Conservative robocall records no surprise

The Scott Ross: Del Mastro: ‘Robocalls? Sure. Ridings exist? You’re crazy.’

On a February 28th episode of CBC’s Power & Politics Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro announced his party was investigating the Robocall Scandal; on that same show he went on to say he was not only not aware of possible fraud in a certain riding, but that he was unaware of the riding itself.

. . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Del Mastro: ‘Robocalls? Sure. Ridings exist? You’re crazy.’