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  •  July 19

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 his new cabinet — 11 women, 11 men — were sworn in on Tuesday by Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. Guichon, you may recall, put Christy Clark in her place after the BC...


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...


July 4  • 

DEAR JASON, BRIAN, AND DEREK:

This is an open letter to one wannabe and two current Alberta MLAs who should know better, from a former MLA who does. I’m ashamed of you. Here are a...

July 1  • 

A GOOD DAY TO BE CANADIAN

So here we are. It’s first thing in the morning as I begin to write this. The sun’s up, there’s a little mist right over the water, the sailboats lie at...

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