Tag: culture

As legitimate as who?

Last week I spoke at a conference of women from my union about the current state of collective bargaining and pay equity. While there I noticed on the agenda that Daisy Kler from Vancouver-based Rape Relief was scheduled to speak the following day on… Continue Reading “As legitimate as who?”

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Shutting up and doing.

I feel better today, despite the fact it is raining and I took the bus instead of walking to work. Feeling more caught up with myself I suppose or just more settled into being here in BC for the next couple of months. Although… Continue Reading “Shutting up and doing.”

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Finding the real Canada

I’ve been thinking about Canada as a “country” a lot lately – spending time in the various provinces and cities of the nation will do that to you I suppose. Though, it is probably my time in Ottawa that has caused the most reflection… Continue Reading “Finding the real Canada”

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Getting plastic out of my life.

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone who reads this blog that I am a wee bit concerned about the ecological state of the world these days. Or more truthfully: since the age of 14 – I have agitated, argued, fought, and scrapped… Continue Reading “Getting plastic out of my life.”

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Inventing delusions.

And so the saga of Fournier ends with an errant balloon worth hundreds of thousands of euros drifting away into the sky, untethered from its gondola. If you have been following along at all you will know that Fournier is the French adventurer who… Continue Reading “Inventing delusions.”

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