A new vision and slogan for Edmonton needs applause – June 15 UPTAIT: 6:15 a.m.

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May 30, 2017

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The last straw … worked!

George Andrews stood in front of me Wednesday evening, smack in the middle of Ernest’s Dining Room at NAIT before a recent awards ceremony with two straws. One in his left hand, and one in his right. “Here,” said George, a good friend since the mid-90’s when he came to Edmonton to work for the […]

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Delivered by wheelchair express to Ric McIver

Dr. Mr. McIver: I’m writing you today to encourage you to think about using different words when you talk about people with disabilities. It’s a common thing countless people do, and please understand: I am not criticizing. I am making a suggestion. I had a busy last few weeks, following the Stanley Cup Playoffs. So […]

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Can you believe it’s been 30 years this week for Rick Hansen?

Remember this on May 22, 1987, barely an hour after he rolled into Oakridge Shopping Mall in Vancouver.     I was so very fortunate to cover Rick’s Man in Motion World Tour for four months for the Edmonton Journal.  Watch for a few memories coming right here, including a tale about a pair of […]

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