As a writer, I get a lot of interesting emails. In fact, I sometimes imagine putting together a book one day of the amusing and sometimes, downright odd ones that people send me. Don’t get me wrong – 98% are great tips and comments and I love getting them-it’s the 2% that raise my eyebrows!)Continue reading “Good morning Laila, My name is Derek and I’m a very rare man.” or ” How left and right politics are fabricated.”
Settled deep into the halcyon days of summer, mid-August triggers a sense of urgency for many Canadians regardless of where you live. Every day is a tick of the clock counting down the coveted days of a northern summer that for many, is all too short. And while most of us will use every freeContinue reading “The only way to change it, is to vote. People are responsible.” ~ Paul Wellstone
There were two things on my TV agenda last night : the season première of Deadliest Catch, and the Alberta election. Flipping back and forth on commercial breaks, once the news that an NDP majority was being called by media, that was it. I never did flip back to see the ending of Deadliest CatchContinue reading Orange Crush served up in Alberta by Notley win,but can the BC NDP ride the wave to leadership in 2017?
As many readers know, I grew up in a rural area just north of Prince George and enjoyed a childhood that I look back on with fond memories now, as an adult living on the coast. It’s because of that rural upbringing, that I have often feel like I have a unique perspective to bringContinue reading Left, Right and the space in between: Conquering the Great Divide in politics.