Posts tagged ‘bc’

Two Obama Billboards…in Canada?

My Dad told me about this the other day, but I had to see it to believe it. There’s not one, but two billboards supporting Barack…

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How Does BC Weed Out Incompetent Doctors?

I was just catching up on some podcasts, and listened to a fascinating episode of White Coat, Black Art about identifying under-performing medical professionals. From the…

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Did Somebody in Vancouver Lose Three Right Feet?

An Irish friend sent me this article from The Guardian, discussing a series of ghoulish discoveries on BC beaches: The first was washed up in August…

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The Lesser of Two Evils: Shaw or Telus in Victoria?

UPDATE: After some confusion (see the comments), I’ve established that the cable provider is in fact Shaw, not Rogers, in Victoria. I’ve adjusted this post accordingly.…

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Photos of Keats Island

Tim recently visited Keats Island, a tiny scrap of land in Howe Sound: The body of water around it is called Howe Sound, and if you’ve…

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A Better Way to Teach (and Learn) French

In high school, I loathed French. Every minute of it was agony, from grade 8 to 12. My perennial C-pluses in the class reflected my attitude.…

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