April 2011 archive

#elxn41 and the rules of engagement

Vote

On Monday, May 2nd 2011, Canadians will go to the polls for the fourth time in seven years. In the last federal election, voter turnout was mere 59.1% of the electorate, the lowest voter turnout in Canadian history. One of the reasons typically cited for such a low turnout is the increasing apathy of the …

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Bike 0: Van: 1

Tonight, on my bicycle commute home from work, I was hit by a van. That’s it and its driver, below: Now, let me be upfront: I wasn’t hurt, the bike wasn’t damaged. However, the incident is typical of the sort of thing that I’ve encountered in 14 years of bike commuting in Vancouver. This time …

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