October 4, 2014

SCAM ALERT!!!

Posted in Speak out! tagged at 1:49 pm by CrystalineGoddess

I got this message through facebook- it is a scam! DO NOT fall for this!

 

Nola Samantha
Hope you are doing fine.

Jenny Smith
I’m fine thank you. Hope you’re doing well too. I’m sorry, I can’t seem to remember you… are you in one of my fb groups?

Nola Samantha
Really. I appreciate your response. hope you are fine. Well, i contacted you because i want to discus something important with you.but am not always here on Facebook. Please write me back through this mailnolasamantha@hotmail.com I will tell you more about me.Thanks.

 

I suspected a scam, so I made a dummy email account. This is what happened there;

 

My dear,
I know that we haven’t known or see each other face to face before considering the fact that I saw your profile contact through the Internet in search of trusted person who can assist me urgently and save my life. My name is Nola Gift Samantha 25 years old female from the republic of RWANDA in Africa, I am the only daughter of late Dr, Grage Samantha, My late father was a RWANDA business man. My father was brutally shot dead on February 2013 after having problem with his elder brother concerning his plastic company, I am constrained to contact you because of the maltreatment which i am receiving from my step mother. she planned to take away all my late father’s treasury and properties from me since the unexpected death of my beloved father, meanwhile i wanted to travel to Europe, but she hide away my international passport and other valuable documents. Luckily she did not discover where i kept my father’s file which contained important documents.I manage to make my way to Dakar, Now i am presently staying in the mission Caritas in Dakar and you can also reach me through the reverend father Phillip Herman, telephone +221764761369, please if you call tell him that you want to speak with Nola Gift Samantha, from RWANDA, Please I am seeking for long term relationship and investment assistance. my father of blessed memory deposited the sum of $ 4.7 million united state dollars in one leading bank with my name as the next of kin, i had contacted the bank to clear the deposit but the bank manager told me that being a refugee, my status according to the law does not authorized me to carry out the operation. However, he advised me to provide a trustee who will stand on my behalf, i had wanted to inform my stepmother about this deposit but i am afraid that she will not offer me anything after the release of the money. Therefore, i decide to seek for your help in transferring the money into your bank account while i will relocate to your country , As you indicated your interest to help me i will give you the contact of the bank where my late beloved father deposited the money with my name as the next of kin. It is my intention to compensate you with 20% of the total money for your assistance and the balance shall be my investment in any profitable venture which you will recommend to me as have no any idea about foreign investment.
Please all communications should be through this email private address only for confidential purposes, thanking you a lot in anticipation of your quick response. I will give you details in my next mail after receiving your acceptance mail to help me.
Yours sincerely,
Gift.

 

I then forwarded this to info@antifraudcentre.ca

Again- please DO NOT FALL FOR THIS!!!

July 28, 2014

Thérèse Casgrain, feminist icon, quietly shunted by Harper government – Montreal – CBC News

Posted in Social/Economic Issues, Speak out!, Taken Too Far, The misadventures of Stephen Harper tagged , , , at 11:14 am by CrystalineGoddess

Federal award named after feminist icon and heroine of Quebec women’s rights movement eliminated

Michele Nadeau, president of the Therese Casgrain Foundation, holds a photo of her grandmother Thérèse Casgrain.

Michele Nadeau, president of the Therese Casgrain Foundation, holds a photo of her grandmother Thérèse Casgrain. (The Canadian Press)

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

Thérèse Casgrain, a feminist icon and Quebec heroine who died in 1981, has been quietly removed from a national honour, to be replaced by a volunteer award bearing the prime minister’s banner.

Read more; Thérèse Casgrain, feminist icon, quietly shunted by Harper government – Montreal – CBC News.

May 6, 2014

Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report (OT)

Posted in Earth Issues, Environment, Our World, Speak out! tagged , , , at 1:31 pm by CrystalineGoddess

WASHINGTON -– Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but a real and present danger in the United States, according to a government report issued Tuesday.

The report is the latest update from the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and details ways that climate change — caused predominantly by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases — is already being felt across the country.

Read more;

Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report.

April 19, 2014

JUST NO…

Posted in Absolutely Horrifying!!!, Democracy for All!, Human Rights Violations, In My Opinion, Justice, Our World, Petitions, Social/Economic Issues, Speak out!, Taken Too Far, The misadventures of Stephen Harper, Uncategorized tagged , , , , , , , , , , at 9:01 pm by CrystalineGoddess

Fight back;

http://petition.ndp.ca/stand-up-for-canadian-democracy

CG Sign

March 15, 2014

Ontario Hospital Funding at Risk

Posted in Funding, Health, In My Opinion, Speak out! tagged , , , at 2:41 pm by CrystalineGoddess

Five Southern Ontario hospitals to be closed; replaced with acute-care centre

KAREN HOWLETT 
AND 
ADRIAN MORROW
The Globe and Mail

Published Monday, Jan. 13 2014, 3:24 PM EST
Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 14 2014, 1:03 AM EST

The Ontario government has given the green light to a long-awaited new hospital near Niagara Falls – one month before voters in the region go to the polls in a by-election.

Read more;

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/five-hospitals-in-southern-ontario-to-be-permanently-closed-replaced-with-a-new-acute-care-centre/article16310656/

Patient-Based Funding – The New Reality for Ontario Hospitals

09-25-2012 | Industry News

Already in 2012, a great amount of material has been produced concerning Patient-Based Funding (PBF) and the Health Based Allocation Model (HBAM). Most of this however has been either basic information from the Ministry or opinion from a variety of stakeholders within the health care system. This basic information includes how the Ministry arrived at its ‘made-in-Ontario’ solution and some clarification governing the initial funding arrangement and which hospitals will or will not be immediately impacted.

Read more;

http://optimussbr.com/patient-based-funding-the-new-reality-for-ontario-hospitals/

Ontario hospital funding: confusion for 2012/2013

by Karen Born & Irfan Dhalla
FEBRUARY 23, 2012

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is changing the way it funds hospitals for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts on April 1.

The new funding formula is intended to improve efficiency. However, many hospitals are unprepared for the change.

We spoke with hospital executives and other experts to better understand what is likely to happen and the implications.

Earlier this month, in a presentation to hospital executives across Ontario, officials from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care described substantial changes to how the government proposes to fund hospitals in the upcoming fiscal year, beginning on April 1. The changes are intended to improve hospital efficiency. However,  hospitals are still in the dark about some of the details, and many are unprepared for the shift.

Read more;

http://healthydebate.ca/2012/02/topic/cost-of-care/ontario-hospital-funding-confusion

The Star;

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2013/05/09/ontarios_hospitals_pitfalls_and_opportunities_for_highquality_care.html

CBCnews;

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/patient-based-hospital-funding-coming-to-ontario-1.1236338

Official view point; 

http://health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/ecfa/funding/hs_funding.aspx

http://www.oha.com/CurrentIssues/keyinitiatives/PhysicianandProfessionalIssues/QPSGT/Documents/Module%201%20-%201.3%20(Mar%2025%202013).pdf

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