About nine months ago the Government of Alberta decided to fire the boards of the nine regional health authorities in the province and create a new “Super Health Board” they claimed would better serve the public. Critics of the move predicted that it was a giant leap toward privatization of our health services. It hasn’t […]
A collection of writers, including my favourite, Malcolm Gladwell, offer praise to the power and poignancy of Barack Obama’s inaugural address in this worthwhile LA Times article Also, San Fransisco’s Bush Street gets an update: Sources 1 and 2.
“Two months ago Canadians voted in a general election. They made a clear choice.” — “And they [the voters] certainly did not give either the Liberals or the NDP a mandate to govern with the Separatists, the very people who want to destroy Canada.” – Jim Prentice, Conservative Party MP, Calgary Centre-North, emphasis mine (full […]
The Liberals and New Democrats signed an agreement Monday to form a coalition government, ousting Prime Minister Stephen Harper from power. If they are successful in forming their coalition, they have a pledge of support from the Bloc Québécois for the next 18 months. A friend of mine wrote his entire contact list with this […]
I suppose there are going to be selection bias issues when polling players in the World of Warcraft, but nevertheless, the results are interesting and as election day is upon us, let’s hope that the election polls match all of the other polls we’ve been hearing about. Hit play or watch Election Duel! at Youtube. […]
While it shouldn’t affect anyone’s vote anyway, it must be extremely embarrassing for John McCain’s already faltering campaign. On October 18th, at about 1:30am, John McCain’s brother was stuck in traffic. Instead of chilling out and just waiting to get through, he called 911. When told that 911 was only for emergencies, he dropped an […]
What if John Woo, Kevin Smith, and Wes Anderson directed political attack ads? Hit play or watch Hollywood Director Attack Ads on YouTube. I’m not much of a John Woo fan, but the other two were right on.
The Vote for Hope video was created at Ursa Minor Arts and Media in San Rafael, CA with chief animator James Curtis, using designs and direction from M.C. Yogi. It’s is an extremely well crafted video funded and supported by grassroots donations. MC Yogi – Vote For Hope from MC YOGI on Vimeo. Hit play […]
I went to the Environment & Education Forum at the Lethbridge College yesterday evening for the “last chance to grill [my] federal election candidates”. I was unimpressed with the fact that only three parties showed up to debate (how does the green party expect to be taken seriously, when their candidate doesn’t show up). The […]
Lethbridge artist and activist Andy Davies shows his support of local MP candidate Mark Sandilands with his modified bike. Andy is a friend of mine and asked me to shoot a few photos for him.