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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Updating Alberta’s Labour Relation Code

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Job losses, Labour relations, Politics | Comments Off on Updating Alberta’s Labour Relation Code

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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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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