Category: Post-Election


Feedback wanted

Feedback wanted

  Some pretty prominent websites banned the practice of publishing reader comments after years-long attempts to tame trolls. I find trolls fascinating. Did the internet anonymity reveal a dark side to human nature that always existed? Or were trolls merely the digital manifestation of crowd mentality? I’m not a fan of trolls. As a “public

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Plain language-always fashionable

Outside of science fiction movies, I’ve yet to experience time stand still, or spool backwards. Yet in this, the year 2018, we have people whose speech and text constantly remind us of time’s inexorable direction. It is now fashionable to place the words “going forward” in every discussion involving the establishment. “Going forward, our initiative

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Thank You!

Thank You!

David Shepherd, the MLA for Edmonton Centre, recently lost his father. Offering my condolences, I told David that my memory of my dad’s death was that the world opened up and kindness flooded in. Colleagues, friends and even relative strangers took a moment to offer sympathy and encouraging words. You’ve been so kind to me

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