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A Fishing Tale Depends on the Angler

The Media Slant Determines the Angle This started out as a dream about how media bias determines the stories we see every day. Then it developed into a specific instance where this might be evident: a fish story. And I … Continue reading

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Is This the World’s Most Hated Band?

Nickelback (I chose their “Here and Now” album cover for my blog illustration because it features the steam clock in the Gastown district of downtown Vancouver.) In the news recently is an item about a debate being conducted in the … Continue reading

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Cooperation, Conspiracy or Collusion?

or just curiosity? The CBC produced a timeline for the Mueller investigation and broadcast it during last night’s The National.   You decide.

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Compromised: Canada’s Tainted Blood

Unspeakable (CBC) It might seem a strange title, but the horror of having your son, already suffering from haemophilia, suddenly contract AIDS and begin to die is exactly that: unspeakable. The TV drama sets out to explain how it all … Continue reading

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Big Corporations vs Big Labour Unions

Closure of the Oshawa Car Assembly Plant Another hundred-year-old story is coming to a close. And Unifor is not happy about it. Well, that’s what happens when you give your whole live to the company store. General Motors has been … Continue reading

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We are the Fifth Estate

Enemy of the People? Trump has declared war on the mainstream media (MSM) by calling them the enemy of the people. What he really means is that they seem to have made him their enemy and this is his way … Continue reading

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In Canada, We Agree to Disagree

We Like to be Different Because Canada and the United States have the longest unprotected border (stretching 4,000 miles from sea-to-shining-sea), Canadians feel they must protect their ‘identity’ by providing an alternative to the American way of life. We feel … Continue reading

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