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Blocked

Some thoughts on being blocked on Twitter (spoiler: it’s fine).

Posted on 23 January 2018 and filed under articles, big, main, social media

Why I’m wary of “move” as a solution to problems in remote communities

I disagree with the premise that either you live in a city with an NHL team or you accept worse outcomes for you and your loved ones. I disagree with the premise that we should give up on any place that isn’t a major urban centre.

Posted on 16 April 2016 and filed under articles, big, Canada, main

Perspective

Here’s a story about being a white guy in Canadian media.

Posted on 21 February 2016 and filed under articles, Best Of, big, Canada, journalism, main, media

Racism doesn’t end just because we had an election

When xenophobia is in play, nobody wins.

Posted on 20 October 2015 and filed under articles, big, Canada, main

Riding profile, Cariboo-Prince George: Safe No More

Could a traditional Conservative safe seat in B.C.’s interior swing left?

Posted on 17 October 2015 and filed under articles, big, links, main, outbound

Brown man doesn’t smile in picture, is accused of barbaric cultural practices

He is being accused of what Canadian legislation now defines as Barbaric Cultural Practices because of what he looks like and people are uncomfortable with the clothes his wife chooses to wear.

Posted on 10 October 2015 and filed under big, Canada, main, nocomments

These distant shores

This isn’t guilt at my privilege. It’s a stark awareness of it.

Posted on 5 September 2015 and filed under articles, big, main, personal

Why all those headlines about Aboriginal women knowing their killer are a little misleading

Aboriginal women and girls are more likely to be killed, but spouses or family members are less likely to be involved than in the homicides of other Canadian females. But that’s not in the headlines.

Posted on 20 June 2015 and filed under articles, big, comments, Indigenous, main, media

Hello, let’s talk about a park

Why giving civic space its indigenous name is everything and nothing.

Posted on 14 June 2015 and filed under articles, Best Of, big, links, main, outbound, Prince George

So a magazine called you a name: a survival guide from Canada’s Most Dangerous City™

did a magazine call your city “boring”!?!?! this survival guide will help you get through it!

Posted on 27 May 2015 and filed under articles, big, British Columbia, main

Journalism 2015

So yesterday, 241 people at CBC stations across the country, including a few I know, were told their jobs are “redundant”. That brings the total for this year alone to 1,400 cut jobs. I remember when I started at CBC. We had tens of millions more in our budget. We had a robust slate of […]

Posted on 17 April 2015 and filed under articles, big, Canada, CBC, journalism, main

Meisner

Remembering a broadcasting legend.

Posted on 2 April 2015 and filed under articles, big, journalism, main, personal, Prince George

Burn Your Village To The Ground (100 Years Since Lheidli Edition)

100 years isn’t that long.

Posted on 5 March 2015 and filed under articles, big, Indigenous, main, misc, Prince George

Ask Me About PG

I am from Prince George. AMA

Posted on 12 February 2015 and filed under big, main, Prince George

On Voice

For decades, the “radio voice” has belonged to baritone white men. Where does that leave women, accents, and people with speech impediments?

Posted on 31 January 2015 and filed under big, radio

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Finally used up the summer squashSome good used book finds todayIn case you can't read it, someone has written in the snow the words "No we don't"Meadow ski, finallyWelp.Hey look it's Amy Blanding kicking off a sold-out night of @ColdsnapFest 2018! #CityOfPGWell someone has to eat all the Christmas and New Year's leftovers