Monday, February 25, 2008

Sigh (relief) or cry? Mats won't waive no-trade.

"I cannot leave my teammates and join another NHL Club at this time. I have never believed in the concept of a rental player. It is my belief that winning the Stanley Cup is the greatest thing you can achieve in hockey but for me, in order to appreciate it you have to have been part of the entire journey and that means October through June. I hope everyone will understand and respect my decision."

Whole story here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Tar Sands: The Most Destructive Project on Earth

Did you know ...

-Oil sands mining is licensed to use twice the amount of fresh water that the entire city of Calgary uses in a year.
-Processing the oil sands uses enough natural gas in a day to heat 3 million homes.

Read the news item here.