Posts tagged ‘government’

Stating the Obvious

I recently spent some time in a government office. While in the usual back and forth through the front door, to the bathroom and so forth,…

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Death By a Thousand Controversial Cuts

Yesterday, as you probably know (I first read about it on Beth’s site), Finance Minister Jim Flaherty gave a financial update of sorts in the House…

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Make the Provincial Government Keep Their Promise on the Great Bear Rainforest

This qualifies as a client plug, I suppose, but it’s a cause that’s really close to my heart. We’re doing some work with Greenpeace Canada, Sierra…

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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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What Will Happen in Myanmar?

On a more serious note, I’ve been following the brave protests of thousands of Buddhist monks in Myanmar with awe and worry: The demonstrations came despite…

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Are You Working on Monday?

Can I get a quick show of hands regarding whether or not Monday is a holiday for you? I’m confused because: I’m self-employed, so I don’t…

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What’s With the Greeks?

In an effort to curtail online gambling (a foolhardy effort akin to the War on Drugs), the Greek government has seen fit to ban all video…

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