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Prince George

An archive of my posts about my home in the traditional lands of the Lheidli T’enneh, aka the City of Prince George.

The year Prince George got its swag on

Maybe it was the winter games. Maybe it’s the centennial. Maybe it’s the fact that the Cougars have a new set of owners. I don’t know what it is exactly, but somehow it feels like the city of Prince George has changed this year. I’ve suspected it for a while, but now I’m calling it: 2015 […]

Posted on 21 August 2015 and filed under articles, comments, main, Prince George

Bike lanes

A comment from a story about the city of Prince George considering making it illegal to park in bike lanes: “I personally do not see a big need for bike lanes to begin with. I see very few bike riders utilizing these bike lanes.” People aren’t using bike lanes that often have cars parked in them, […]

Posted on 20 August 2015 and filed under articles, bikes, Prince George

Conflict isn’t boring

Canada is often thought of as a nation that is safe, accommodating, and apologetic. Some might even call us boring, but Andrew Kurjata argues that, our history is anything but boring. Instead, our nation’s dark and tumultuous history has largely been erased from the collective identity. Join Andrew as he explores just some of local history in the city of Prince George that challenges our boring narrative.

Posted on 14 August 2015 and filed under Canada, main, misc, outbound, Prince George

The night a park was renamed

tweeting the transition from “Fort George Park” to “Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park”

Posted on 16 June 2015 and filed under Aboriginal, articles, links, main, outbound, Prince George

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

This is how easy it is to change a park name in Prince George

We just changed the name of another one last week, and basically no one noticed.

Posted on 11 June 2015 and filed under main, Prince George

Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park

Councillour Murry Krause suggests we rename Prince George’s main park to recognize a troubled past.

Posted on 10 June 2015 and filed under Aboriginal, links, main, outbound, Prince George

Hire local

Bill Phillips on the latest hire at city hall, Rob van Adrichem from UNBC: “Give them credit for hiring locally. That’s two in a row, as city manager Kathleen Soltis was named Beth James’ successor earlier this year. “Mayor Lyn Hall and the new council elected last fall, wasted no time in getting rid of […]

Posted on 28 May 2015 and filed under links, outbound, Prince George, small

Why wasn’t I consulted? (a working theory)

The people were consulted. The people said they weren’t consulted. What happened?

Posted on 26 May 2015 and filed under articles, cities, main, Prince George

City council takes the bus

Some of them had never been on it before.

Posted on 23 May 2015 and filed under articles, cities, links, main, outbound, Prince George

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