Daniel Francis

Reading the National Narrative

April 2016

April 14, 2016

I was working myself up to write something about the NDP and the Leapers and the incredibly smug, head-in-the-sand reaction of all the mainstream pundits to the notion that perhaps we should actually do something about climate change instead of just talking about it when Crawford Kilian over at The Tyee website beat me to it, and much more eruditely.

So, go read him here.

April 6, 2016


Today is the 130th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Vancouver in 1886.

To mark the occasion, Jesse Donaldson has this piece at The Tyee reflecting on the influence that the Canadian Pacific Railway wielded in early Vancouver.