If you care about kids, you probably have an interest in following the Alberta Teachers’ Association. After all, the group represents more than 43,000 members, including teachers and teacher administrators in all schools in Alberta’s public, separate and francophone school divisions.
Pipelines have been a hot topic of debate in recent years in Canada. While most of us have a good idea as to what they do, there’s many things you probably didn’t know about pipelines in Canada.
Check out these 15 interesting facts on Canadian pipelines (sourced from CEPA), some of which you may have had no idea about!
You might have an idea as to how much petroleum is a part of your daily life. I mean, the gas in your car and the oil in its engine are a given, right? But what about those products made with some petroleum-derived material that aren’t the usual suspects?
I mean, who would of thought that the crayons your kids are using to scribble in those colouring books are made from paraffin wax, a substance created from petroleum? What about the lipstick you just put on, or that which you have on your cheek unknowingly after a kiss from your mom?
Depending on the brand, that lipstick could have very well been made using mineral oil or petrolatum, both of which are by-products of refining crude oil to make petroleum products such as gasoline.
These are just a few of the every day items we use as consumers that we might not think or would suspect are made from petroleum. What others are there?Read more
As I said I would in my last post, I attended the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX) Ministerial Panel Public Open House. Also as promised, I gave my presentation. I then sat through four hours of activists talking about why they don't want TMX. I detail my experiences at my personal blog but want to share the highlights of my post-presentation experiences here.Read more
Solar and wind are taking over the world. We hear it all the time.
Only it is wrong.
This article is really worth a read, check it out here: https://www.wired.com/story/the-potential-pitfalls-of-electric-cars-in-5-charts/
For the last few weeks we have been attempting to get a publication to check their facts. We will now post our correspondence that has been ignored multiple times.Read more