Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sunday #26: June 24, 2012 – Jason Kenney: To apologize or not to apologize? That was his question, not ours.

Earlier this week, in an act of either complete carelessness or abject stupidity, Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration called Alberta Deputy Premier Thomas Lukaszuk “a complete and utter asshole” in an email and then hit “reply all,” sending the … Continue reading

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Sunday #25: June 17, 2012 – A Dark Week: Remembrance, Prayer and Gratitude

This week in my home city—Edmonton, Alberta, Canada—has been tough. The last few days in particular have been filled with terrible, tragic news, the kind that breaks your heart and weighs heavily on your spirits. On June 13, the horrible … Continue reading

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Sunday #24: June 10, 2012 – The Dorval Debate: What Then?

To my surprise, the debate about no-zero assessment policies in Edmonton Public Schools rages on this week, with views on both sides of the issue continuing to be put forth. I suspect that will continue for some time into the … Continue reading

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Sisterly Pride

Just wanted to post this review from Bay Area Dance Watch written about the ballet my brother, Darren Anderson, recently choreographed for Smuin Ballet in San Francisco. I am very proud of his accomplishments and want to share them. The … Continue reading

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Sunday #23: June 3, 2012 – The Dorval Debacle: Zeroes, Heroes and Lost Opportunities

At the risk of being accused of bandwagon jumping, I am going to add my voice to the outcry against the suspension and probable future firing of Lynden Dorval, the Edmonton Public Schools high school science teacher who gave some … Continue reading

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