Posts tagged ‘Canada’

Has a Canadian Government Official Ever Been Assassinated?

I’ve been to Moscone Center in San Francisco a few times. I only learned a couple of weeks ago that it was named after George Moscone,…

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Adam Gopnik and Malcolm Gladwell on Canada

On the CBC’s Ideas podcast, I’m currently listening to “Canada: Nation or Notion” (MP3, 25 MB, 53:46), a debate between two Canadians who live in the…

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Boring Site Note: En Route to Canada

Blogging will be slow to nonexistent over the next couple of days as I head back to Vancouver and get settled in. If you’re in search…

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Exploding Some Myths About Canadian Healthcare

Via Metafilter, I read two really well-written pieces entitled Mythbusting Canadian Health Care (here’s part two). They’re written by one Sara Robinson, who apparently lives in…

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Techcouver Goes National

Last summer I collaborated with Rob from Techvibes and Christine from Blue Lime Media to build the first version of Techcouver.com, a Vancouver transit map showing…

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I’m Physically Incapable of Wearing Slippers

Because we’ve been living in old, chilly stone houses of the past year, I’ve started wearing slippers for the first time in my adult life. I…

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Canadian Artists Want to Regulate the Internet?

Warren points to a peculiar article in the Montreal Gazette. I read it twice, and I still don’t quite understand the point. A coalition of arts…

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On Irish and American Customer Service

My Irish friend Sarah recently wrote a post about a trip to the USA, and the stark difference between customer service in Ireland and stateside: In…

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