Recovering politician. Retired talk show host. Speaks truth to power. Believes you can leave the world a better place than you found it – and have fun doing it.
Posted by  •  August 29

(Salt Spring Islanders will hold a referendum September 9th on whether to incorporate as a municipality. With a year-round population of approximately 11,000, Salt Spring is the largest unincorporated community in British Columbia. Islanders have been down this road before, rejecting incorporation in 2002. And if...


August 8  • 

OPEN LETTER TO ALBERTA

Hello from Salt Spring Island. It’s another beautiful day here. One of the things I love about living here is, inherent in the culture, the...

July 19  • 

HORGAN SOCIALIST HORDE SWORN IN

Surely the end of Confederation, Pipelines, and Life As We Know It! I jest, of course… John Horgan has been sworn in as the 36th premier of BC. He and...


July 14  • 

THE THREE WHO MADE THE BIG 8 GREAT

(In honour — or honor, for our American readers — of this weekend’s commemoration of the “fiftieth anniversary” of CKLW Radio, this is part two of my...

July 13  • 

“AND THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING!”

I don’t often write about radio. At its best, radio is theatre of the mind. It provides only sound. It requires the listener’s imagination to create...

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