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08
Sep

Fixing those froshers, one brilliant idea at a time

The other morning something very peculiar happened. Our national broadcaster, in this case CBC-Radio One, actually found something to talk about other than: Soldiers with PTSD, Canada’s Aging Population; and Transgendered Teens.
No, I’m serious. It happened. Really, honest to god.

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08
Sep
You were our sunshine...

You were our sunshine...

Finally, I have decided what I want to do with the rest of my life, the little piece that’s left.
I want to get a six-figure non-repayable annual grant from the Canadian Research Council to study why Maritimers fall ever so deeply in love with their local television personalities.

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08
Sep
When Alfie told Tracey what’s what

When Alfie told Tracey what’s what

“Good morning boys and girls!”
“Good morning Mr. Frank...”
OK, when last we left off we were talking about the bankrupt province of Nova Scotia, the fact that honest hard-working Nova Scotians are taxed to death, and the fact that there is a reprehensible lack of political will in that picturesque Canadian backwater.

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28
Aug
The strange and costly case of Communications Nova Scotia

The strange and costly case of Communications Nova Scotia

“Communications Nova Scotia needs to be more than cut. It needs a complete overhaul.”
— Andrew Younger, Liberal
opposition critic, March 2013.

“The inherent danger with Communications Nova Scotia is bureaucratic creep.”
— Dr. Patricia Ripley, Nova Scotia’s top civil servant, March 1999.

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28
Aug
The strange and costly case of Communications Nova Scotia

The strange and costly case of Communications Nova Scotia

“Communications Nova Scotia needs to be more than cut. It needs a complete overhaul.”
— Andrew Younger, Liberal opposition critic, March 2013.

“The inherent danger with Communications Nova Scotia is bureaucratic creep.”
— Dr. Patricia Ripley, Nova Scotia’s top civil servant, March 1999.

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