Category Archives: Ecological Sustainability

Submission on the TPP to the Standing Committee on International Trade [Common Frontiers Canada, Author Janet M Eaton, PhD, Aug 26 2016] Common Frontiers Canada Logo August 26, 2016 Common Frontier’s Submission on the TPP to the Standing Committee on International Trade Author: Janet M Eaton, PhD, Contributors: Rick Arnold, Raul Burbano Executive Summary This brief questions the rationale behind the … Continue reading

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Digby Neck Quarry Bilcon Case (NAFTA Ch 11): Tribunal Decision and Dissent

By Janet M Eaton, PhD. June 3, 2015 Introduction The announcement that a NAFTA Investor State Tribunal had overturned the decision of a Canadian Federal Provincial Environmental Joint Review Panel (JRP) decision to reject a US mega-quarry proposed by Bilcon … Continue reading

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Fracking Industry: Misinformation, Hype and the Financial Risks with Reference to Nova Scotia and the Wheeler Commission.

By Janet M Eaton, PhD Introduction: Much has been written about the environmental, geological, social, cultural, health, and small scale local economic concerns related to hydraulic fracturing for shale gas. At the same time there is growing awareness of the … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Tar Sands, Free Trade & Degrowth – Connecting the Dots by Janet M Eaton

Posted on May 1, 2012 May 1st, 2012 In a short article entitled “Earth Day and Tar Sands”, published by Common Dreams April 19th ]  Dale Wiehoff, VP of Communications and IP for the IATP [Institute for Agriculture and … Continue reading

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The Harper Budget: Assault on the Environment for Big Oil Profits: Roundup of Canadian Environmental NGO Responses

By Janet M Eaton, PhD, April 14, 2012   It was no surprize that the Federal Budget, or more correctly the “Economic Action Plan 2012”, as it was entitled, would continue the Harper government’s support for tar sands oil and a … Continue reading

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