And Today Is…

August 21 is the 21st anniversary of the Hubbard Glacier’s sudden and rapid shift, threatening the Alaskan town of Yakutat with an eco-disaster. Two decades later, the story would have been just one in the slew of climate change headlines.

News and Notes From Canada

I’ve just returned from a quick trip to British Columbia (specifically to the ski town of Whistler, to which one can only properly say “wow”), and a couple of things from western Canada caught my eye. The first is this blog post about the use of urinalysis for construction job applicants in Alberta, where the […]

Huge in Canada

Well, we took our lumps in the U.K., losing out to “The World Is Flat” in the inaugural Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. But here’s some consolation: it turns out we’re huge in Canada. Having grown up in upstate New York, I’ve got an “accent” that’s often mistaken for Canadian, and […]