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Is knowledge of geography this bad?

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

An article about Prince George in the Vancouver Sun felt it necessary not only to mention that “Prince George is about 800 km north of Vancouver” but to include a map of the province showing its location. Are BC readers so ignorant of the geography of their own province that they don’t know where the capitol of the north is?

The Silver Lining to the US Invasion of Iraq

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Some good has finally come of the American invasion of Iraq: for the first time in living memory, it has snowed in Baghdad.