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Politics

Public Broadcasting Has Cultural Significance Beyond Hockey

Public broadcasting gets a bad rap in Canada. Shows produced by the CBC (the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, for the non-Canadians) are often written off a boring dreck by the general viewing public. The CBC is generally acknowledged to do news, hockey, and some very specific stripes of comedy (ie, Rick Mercer) very well, but beyond […]

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Parenting

My Kids (and My Sanity) are Dependent on Public Television

I blame my sudden interest in politics on