Archive for April, 2013

Liberal leaderships then and now

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Eighty percent is a big number. There are no hard and fast rules as to what constitutes a “coronation”, but 80% has got to be pretty close. I speak of course about the level of endorsement received by Justin Trudeau in this week’s leadership vote. The big number is something that can’t be denied, that [...]

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Friday, April 5th, 2013

For an illustrated pdf of my article on snowcat skiing at K3, west of Revelstoke, B.C., published in the Winter 2013 edition of Ski Canada magazine, please click here.

CBC April Fools?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

While vacationing in the Lower 48, I’ve made the mistake of occasionally tuning into CBC Radio One on the internet.  Nostalgia? Home-sickness? Stupidity? So it was that the morning newscast yesterday led off with a story on hydraulic fracking. No surprise, I guess, if it was to recount the latest controversy surrounding this petroleum recovery [...]