Diagnosing Ontario’s Christmas Pony Syndrome

The 19th Century American writer Henry James once acidly observed that many people believe they are thinking when they are in fact merely re-arranging their prejudices. He could have been talking about electric power politics in modern Ontario, where a pernicious, widely prevalent belief which defies all facts is hiding in plain sight. It...

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Courting Calamity with Nuclear India

Although Prime Minister Stephen Harper is using a state visit to India to pitch major uranium sales, Canadians should view him not as a patriot, but as a huckster from hell. This is because India presents a past, present and future danger as a...

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Reviews of Atomic Accomplice

“This meticulously researched book makes it clear why non-proliferation treaties and international inspection agencies are failing to prevent the increase in nations with nuclear arms, many using Canadian uranium and Canadian nuclear technology.” David Suzuki Scientist and broadcaster “Far from our image of a...

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The Vancouver Kid & The ’55 Dime

The Vancouver Kid & The ’55 Dime

IT WAS JUST before Christmas in the Capital City When The Boss broke the news. He said: “Boys – this ain’t pretty. I just got a fl ash from...

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Jazz Grows Green

Jazz Grows Green

Jazz Grows Green is a collection of light-hearted jazz compositions which celebrate our planet. The rest of this text is filler… On the Insert tab, the galleries include items...

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Song for Sadako

Song for Sadako

This jazz waltz was composed on the 60th anniversary of the atomic bomb blasts at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Entitled Orizuro, it commemorates the plaintive courage of a 12-year old...

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Musical Mates

 

Garth Hudson

Emily Fennell

Suzie Vinnick