Tag: history

Retrospectives.

This year seems to be one of retrospectives – or at least in my case I’ve now been asked to write two of them in commemoration of different activist histories. The first one was published last month in Resistance Magazine (posted below) in honour… Continue Reading “Retrospectives.”

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Not too little. Not too late.

Confrontation and conflict in the last forty years of Canadian environmentalism. (Published in the Earth Day issue of Resistance Magazine, 2010) “It is to this new-found resolution to reassert our indivisibility with life, to recognize the obligations incumbent upon us as the most powerful… Continue Reading “Not too little. Not too late.”

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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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Where are the workers?

One of the only chances I get to watch movies these days is mid-flight. Not that I don’t enjoy watching films but it’s something I rarely prioritize in my over-scheduled life. While I used to never bother with in-flight movies because of the poor… Continue Reading “Where are the workers?”

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ferry musing

growing up on vancouver island and travelling the coast i have had occasion to ride a myriad of ferries over the years. some of my earliest memories of family vacations involve the hulking ships with barely any amenities that were ferry service in the… Continue Reading “ferry musing”

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