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$8 million for the War of 1812

Such misguided vanity, giving the beaver a gun.

The wonder of small things

About that ebook, "Extract: The Pipeline Wars, Vol. 1 Enbridge", Jenny and I have been working hard with designer Marc Baumgartner on finishing touches.  The ebook will be released soon on...

Researcher compares embattled pipeline project to "leftover single women"

Yes, Globe and Mail reporter, it's jarring. Blatant misogyny always is.

Mitt Romney and the trouble with godly men

Mitt made a mockery of his claim to godliness.

E-book to inform debate on oil tankers indiegogo campaign launched

Twenty-eight days to raise $20,000. Help us meet our goal.

Let's pursue future public service stories together

We’ve seen what happens when journalism is not functioning correctly: the Iraq War, the Missing Women in the Downtown Eastside, and the current PR war that government is waging against environment...

Canada needs Nathan Cullen to help defeat Harper

If NDP voters are truly serious about taking down Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, they should take a good, hard look at BC’s sole leadership candidate, Nathan Cullen. No doubt lumped in with...

Could Pecha Kucha's corporate sponsor please stand up?

Corporate sponsor.  The words hovered on the otherwise empty screen above Steven Cox on the stage of the Vogue Theatre. Volume 20 of Pecha Kucha Night, sold out as usual, and Cox aimed his...

Facebook Timeline review: beautiful, compelling showcase for human lives

I just updated my Facebook page and published on Facebook Timeline.  I found it easy to do and instantly compelling.  I'm drawn into the beauty of Facebook Timeline's design. I'm impressed...
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