Tag Archives: Green Shift

Green jobs to combat poverty

Using federal stimulus money, they are using it to winterize houses, cut down on carbon emissions, and helping people find jobs while doing it.  While I really like the idea, the problem is that it is linked to ongoing federal funding, the kind that gets cut when you run massive deficits.  Of course at the same time, without federal intervention and funding, would these upgrades ever get done?

Digital Outtakes: Finding Out Western Separatism is Alive and Well in Govan, Saskatchewan

On my way home from the lake, we did a snack run into the Govan Co-Op where I recorded this while waiting for Wendy to get some Doritos.  We had just seen a couple of signs calling for western separation if there was a carbon tax and I took some time to reflect on the possibility of a Republic of Western Canada.