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Updating Alberta’s Labour Relation Code

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Job losses, Labour relations, Politics | 0 comments

The Alberta government has retooled the province’s dated labour laws. The result isn’t perfect, but it’s a start.

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Lifetime achievement award

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

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Chuck Berry RIP

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Chuck Berry had a reputation for not giving interviews to reporters. But he gave one to me.

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David Walsh and the Bre-X saga

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

The Matthew McConaughey movie Gold is said to be “inspired by actual events.” Here’s the story on which the movie is based.

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Why does Canada Border Services have no pre-clearance locations in the United States?

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Travel | 0 comments

The Americans make things easy for travellers flying from Canada to the United States. Canada should reciprocate but it doesn’t.

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Why I will never be a Microsoft customer again

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Computers | 0 comments

The Microsoft people wouldn’t help me get my copy of Office working in macOS Sierra. So I found a workaround; I started using Apple’s applications instead.

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