Blog

Welcome to the blog page of my website. This is where I tell you about the latest happenings in my writing life and express my opinions on things going on in the world of Canadian writing, arts and politics. I’ve been blogging since 2004 and have created an index to the posts that have stood the test of time, which you can access by clicking HERE.

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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 | 0 comments

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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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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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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