No way, eh?
Later this afternoon, Edmonton publisher Spotted Cow Press will make history by launching its latest book simultaneously in two Canadian cities. What makes this event unique is that Spotted Cow Press will be printing off copies of S. Minsos’ novel Squire Davis and the Crazy River in each of these locations on Espresso Book Machines, [...]
All four Martins had a great time at Shelburne Museum this evening. The Tragically Hip were excellent, as usual, and the setting was a wonderful place to see a concert. It’s always kind of a surreal experience seeing The Hip here in Vermont because, although tonight’s gig was sold out, the venues and crowds are [...]
I’ve been trying to write about things other than healthcare, but it’s hard these days to keep my mouth shut when I hear some critics in the US pointing to Canada’s system as the doom and gloom scenario awaiting the US if Obama manages to accomplish his planned changes to the American system. This morning, [...]
This blog’s in hibernation mode until I get my book done, but couldn’t resist stopping in to talk about coffee and donuts… This story on a recent survey on Canadians’ taste for Tim Hortons is interesting and is probably something that’s bound to come up in this fall’s freshman seminar “From Pucks to Parliament: Exploring [...]
Wednesday, April 22 DONALD R. BROWN MEMORIAL LECTURE IN POLITICAL THEORY: “THE ESSENTIALIST CRITIQUE OF MULTICULTURALISM.” Will Kymlicka, Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy, Queen’s University, Canada and senior research fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford. Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building. 3:30 p.m. A BECKONING COUNTRY OPENING RECEPTION 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — Marble Court at the [...]
Thanks to Mark for sending this my way.
Although we don’t know for sure what kinds of cuts we’ll be seeing at CBC over the next few months, it sounds like cuts are imminent. The mere mention of the potential elimination of CBC Radio 3 by one of the heads of the CBC sent shockwaves through Canada’s music scene this past week. As [...]
Check out the new Pomegranate Phone! eh?, No way, eh?
As I said on this blog a few weeks back, imagine how powerful an economic stimulus plan this would be for the US: Bring in a universal health care plan that would A) have the government, not insurance companies, pay doctors and hospitals set rates for tests and procedures (the “costs” of tests and procedures [...]