Monthly Archives: July 2011

Saddle Mtn 2011

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Saddle Mtn climb

After years of camping and paddling in the Arrow Lakes, Nancy and I decided to hike to the top of Saddle Mountain 7500ft. We looked at the craggy top of the peak and it’s lookout year after year. 2011 we … Continue reading

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Asulkan Glacier Youngs Peak Climb We just returned from a short and sweet climb in Glacier National Park, BC, Canada. Despite nursing blisters, I enjoyed a nice overcast day for hiking the Asulkan Glacier trail to the ACC hut Friday, we were appreciative of … Continue reading

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HST Referendum

Subject: HST Referendum The BCTF has opposed the HST primarily because it further shifts the tax burden from corporations to individual consumers. Corporations in BC already enjoy the lowest tax rates in the entire G7 and in fact our provincial … Continue reading

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Our Moral Conversation With Students – Commentary repost Teaching is not just a job; it is a calling. Most of us who become scholars believe in learning’s redemptive power. We have a responsibility to help solve the problems plaguing our universities, and so we must accept the … Continue reading

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Melea Has Two Dads – And That’s Not a Problem | Teaching Tolerance

Melea Has Two Dads – And That’s Not a Problem | Teaching Tolerance. Melea hates school.  She is 4 years old and was adopted at birth by two gay men. Her dads (Mark and Sam) are Caucasian and Melea is … Continue reading

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Why would 4 men confess to a brutal crime they didn’t commit? FRONTLINE

Coming Tonight at 9:00PM ET THE CONFESSIONS Most people think it couldn’t happen to them. They simply wouldn’t confess to a crime they didn’t commit. Astonishingly, the one confession that no one believed came from the man — a … Continue reading

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