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Obama Inauguration 2009

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 — 8:36am PDT
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“Wake up! America’s about to inaugurate its first African American president!” John bellowed this morning as I slowly slipped out from between the sheets and took my place on the couch. I don’t have the most exciting “where were you?” story as I’m sitting, wrapped in fleece blankets from Iowa, with my MacBook on my […]

Civic Election Results for Metro Vancouver

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 — 4:56pm PDT
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For city-by-city results, please scroll down Aside from watching the hockey game tonight, I’ll also be keeping an eye on the civic election results for all cities in the Greater Vancouver region. Actually, my focus will be on Vancouver and Surrey as they’re the municipalities to which I am most closely tied (and I voted […]

Civic Elections 2008, Surrey Council Candidate Paul Hillsdon

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 — 10:45am PDT
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Last week I met up with Paul at Central City for some breakfast, a chat, and some good old fashioned Surrey talk. Paul Hillsdon is a blogger that I crossed paths with a few years ago now and he’s taken his passion for transit planning, environmental responsibility and education to the next level by running […]

West End Apartment Evictions

Monday, November 10th, 2008 — 10:56am PDT
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We have lived in the West End for just over three years and we’ve really come to love our little neighbourhood. As soon as you stroll one block in from Davie or Robson the sounds of rushing traffic and trolley buses re-energizing turn to birds chirping, bicycle bells and lawn mowers. Deciduous trees act as […]

Barack Obama, America's 44th President

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 — 11:19pm PDT
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On the fourth of July I usually write a post on my site paying tribute to our neighbours to the south, across the largest unguarded border in the world [2006] [2008]. However, my involvement with the country is rooted far deeper than notes I have jotted in cyber-space annually. During some of the highest and […]

US Presidential Election Google Map

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 — 4:56pm PDT
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As I’m heading out to the Canucks game and will not be following all the election night action on Twitter, here’s a super handy-dandy Google map to keep track of the results as they flow in from sea to sea.