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Is Prince George losing its family restaurants?

With a new focus on beer and fine dining, where do you take the kids?

Posted on 23 March 2017 and filed under articles, main, Prince George

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Is valuing diversity controversial?

Posted on 30 January 2017 and filed under articles, Best Of, Canada, main

Reporting on polls

Writing in iPolitics, Paul Adams criticizes not polls, but reporters who don’t understand polls. Part of it is reporters who ignore the margin of error, reporting on polls showing a “clear winner” rather than a possible winner, but maybe not, because there’s a margin of error: “If you look at the final polling forecast from […]

Posted on 25 January 2017 and filed under articles, journalism, main

checking out, serenity, and change

I’m ignoring the news, but haven’t we always?

Posted on 20 January 2017 and filed under articles, main, personal

Almost Mainstream: The 2016 Two-Disc Mix

A mix of some of my favourite tracks and artists of 2016. 45 songs designed to fit onto two 80 minute CD-Rs, just like the old days (plus a bonus track).

Posted on 31 December 2016 and filed under articles, main, music

Some thoughts for Canadian media in the wake of President Donald Trump

The temptation to go COULD A TRUMP CAMPAIGN SUCCEED IN CANADA? is strong and is already well underway. But I think some real thought needs to go into this, regardless of where you stand on the candidates or the issues.

Posted on 9 November 2016 and filed under articles, comments, main, media

McMansions aren’t for living in

The age of the McMansion saw the shift of the house from a place that we live in, potentially for the rest of our lives, to an asset that we are decidedly not supposed to live in forever.

Posted on 3 November 2016 and filed under articles, design, main, outbound, small

Indigenous Canadians and the bus plunge

” Indigenous people, I’m afraid, haven’t rated very highly on that unspoken hierarchy. Canadians evidently do not consider Indigenous people proximate — and the less proximate the subject, the more indifferent the audience.”

Posted on 8 September 2016 and filed under articles, journalism, main, media

missing (indigenous) woman

If you hear a woman is missing, does it make you care more, or less, to discover she’s Indigenous?

Posted on 8 September 2016 and filed under articles, journalism, main, media

How Pokemon Go is transforming downtown Prince George

Businesses and outreach groups say Pokemon Go is helping show people who’ve avoided downtown Prince George that the neighbourhood, and the people who frequent it, are nothing to be afraid of.

Posted on 27 July 2016 and filed under articles, links, main, outbound, Prince George

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