Posts by BrianB

Scoundrels and Scallywags now back in print

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | Comments Off on Scoundrels and Scallywags now back in print

An old friend returns to the bookshelves.

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Deconstructing Jesse Brown

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Comedy, Journalism, Media | Comments Off on Deconstructing Jesse Brown

Toronto journalist Jesse Brown has co-written a book mocking all things Canadian. It’s supposed to be funny. It’s not.

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Why I applaud the Federal Court ruling against York University for copyright infringement

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Justice | Comments Off on Why I applaud the Federal Court ruling against York University for copyright infringement

The Federal Court of Canada has ruled that writers like me are entitled to fair compensation for work we have created. York University thought otherwise.

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Will a new BC government stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from proceeding? Likely not.

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Politics | Comments Off on Will a new BC government stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from proceeding? Likely not.

Is the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project in jeopardy now that BC has a new government firmly opposed to it? The jury is out but the indications are that the project will still proceed, albeit at a slower rate than before.

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Press freedom has been threatened before, in Canada

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Justice, Media, Press freedom | 0 comments

In 1937, a Canadian province tried to muzzle the press. It failed.

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