Truth and myth: Tracing the roots of the October Crisis

Article content continuedTwo days later, Montreal police picked up Fournier and questioned him for four hours, eager to discover whether he had any connections with the FLQ — an unfounded suspicion, he said. They also searched his home and seized his typewriter.“I was furious for a long time,” he said.A decade later, Fournier channelled his anger into a history of the FLQ, whose third and...

Environmentalists condemn moorland burning on grouse shooting estates – Channel 4 News

Landowners are still being allowed to burn moorland on grouse shooting estates in the UK, despite a Government pledge to phase it out. The practice is designed to encourage the growth of new heather shoots, creating more attractive habitat for grouse. But environmentalists say it damages the peat underneath, risking the release of harmful greenhouse gases. And they allege that the Government is...