i know exactly who needs to hear this: tugs and logging crew boats on lakes

if there's oil in your bilge, don't pump it until you can pump it into containment, or until you oilsponge/filter or replace the sponge in your bilge.

shared waters aren't your trash can, fucko
this goes for boats in the ocean as well, but i feel like it's particularly egregious in placid, glass-calm reservoir lakes surrounded by provincial parkland, where you can't even pretend you're not being a thoroughgoing, shit-where-you-eat world-wrecker.
anyways i called the emergency spill contact and was PLEASANTLY surprised as a 1) random caller 2) calling at 8pm to report a small spill 3) not a client/renter, just someone TECHNICALLY trespassing on a private dock, the dude on the phone explained the tug sitch and THANKED me.
altogether a positive phone call, if it wasn't about frigging pollution.
always the reminder that settler resource extraction crews don't just impact the world via the problems with their industry (fishing, mining, logging, hydroelectricity, and so on) they also wreck and pollute any nearby soil and water by throwing fossil fuels around GETTING there
and that doesn't include the man camps that prey on rural Indigenous communities.

please please just leave these industries to Indigenous people, who can hold each other accountable and also are generally at least FAMILIAR with the idea of personal responsibility to the land?
cons:

• oh no, that would basically end canada's existence as a settler state! 😔

pros:

• haha nice, that would basically end canada's existence as a settler state. 😏👉👉
i am fine with canada continuing to exist as a nation. i am not fine with canada pretending "might makes right" and that you don't owe us back rent and damages for 152+ years of treaty violations, active genocide, and illegal occupation.

first thing to go will be the RCMP.
if white supremacists want to start literal warfare, i'm fine with finishing it.

i'm not fine with canada providing an armed guard for these cowards so they can assault, burn, loot, pollute, and destroy knowing that we can't protect ourselves from the violence.
you know we won't attack you. you know this. all we have ever asked was the right to defend ourselves and the land, and your ideas for 'reforming' police are all predicated on not allowing us the basic autonomy of preventing our own genocide at your hands.

#abolishpolice

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hot take: renting a plantation for your wedding is like renting a magdalene laundry or residential school for your kid's birthday

what the whole fuck is wrong with you and why are you being allowed to do this
"haha it's so romantic"

like what are you going to do for your honeymoon, play 'sardines' in the ruins of auschwitz? what the FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU
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i'm not christian but y'all are still here, so deeply embedded on these two continents that catholicism is part of Black and Indigenous folk religions now
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i'm pretty sure it's illegal to sack and burn shit and interfere with ANYONE'S lobster traps, but... *crickets*
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NATIVE FISHERIES AREN'T THE PROBLEM
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if any of that doesn't appeal to you, go ahead and unfollow
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