CBC Radio column: Time to change Elections Canada’s arcane rules

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about Elections Canada’s ban on reporting the results of a federal election in a time zone where the polls have not closed yet. Topics include the $25,000 fine, the difference between media and people using social media, #tweettheresults becoming the most used…

Imagine the things you could do

Yesterday afternoon I had lunch with Mack Male (who was down from Edmonton) and Andrew McIntyre. As you might expect the conversation quickly dove into all the local projects each of us are working on and how difficult it can be to balance those projects with an actual job. Me: “I could do so much…

Beneath it all there is a fire just waiting for fuel

On this blog I usually talk a lot about things that are happening in the world and how I feel about them. I don’t often talk about what I’m thinking about independent of the news of the day. But several things I’ve been undertaking have coalesced recently into one moment that I wanted to share,…