Tag Archive 'Vancouver Sun'

Appeared in Business in Vancouver – August 12, 2014 Paul St. Pierre died aged 90 last month, and the daily newspapers he adorned look a little wan too. Abandoning characteristic diplomacy, Vancouver Sun deskman Ron Riter, equipped with the keenest of journalistic noses, would call him the paper’s best columnist of his time. Paul could […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – July 16, 2013 This is biased. I was born into print and didn’t move. I was carried into a newspaper office aged three months. I once hoped my corpse would be carried out of one. But I’m too old for that now. Let’s move on to the blood-letting in […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – January 4, 2013 OF the Little Things we have plenty; just listen to the recitation of Saturday night carnage on Sunday morning radio. The Big Questions remain. What can explain this strange species that can randomly spray bullets at little kids and their teachers – and compassionately, expensively, […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – December 21, 2012 SHAMELESS shilling: For Christmas, give your beloved 100 Years of The Vancouver Sun, by excellent columnist Shelley Fralic. Yes, 35-odd years on Sun premises may torque my objectivity. But, much more than a newspaper admiring its handsome reflection in the pool of time, the book […]

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