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photographer, outdoorsman, bird watcher, dog lover, amateur artist and retired teacher-librarian...

Inside Bell’s Push To End Net Neutrality In Canada

http://www.canadalandshow.com/bell-pushing-end-to-net-neutrality-in-canada/ “…Alan, we’ve just learned Bell Canada has made another radical attempt to censor your Internet, and begin the attack on Net Neutrality here in Canada.1 Bell’s latest scheme is to pressure the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) into … Continue reading

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‘Their report cards are a lie’ – Kelowna News – Castanet.net

Private schools are under the same pressure as public schools to produce results any parent would like to see. The report cards are a typical crux because everyone wants performance to be high regardless of the child’s situation. Private schools … Continue reading

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Why are corporations undermining public education? – Salon.com

GL: I think part of what the of the agenda of the corporate elite for preventing political backlash is to ignite something like a revolution of falling expectations. So if I my daughter is in a class with 37 kids, … Continue reading

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Another autumn fishing/camping trip

It may be my last trout fishing trip for 2017. It wasn’t epic catch but a fun and beautiful couple days at Clifford Lake, near Tulameen BC.  Oddly, the trout were not hungry! The few fish we kept or stomach … Continue reading

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Fall flyfishing near Tulameen BC is classic fresh fun

A few beautiful fall days of flyfishing BC interior lakes. Naturally, I want to catch the big one but just camping in the autumn is a fresh bright and tranquil BC experience.  The BC range cattle are moving down from … Continue reading

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After fires, Finally got back to trout lakes

It was nice to get a couple days camping and fishing in BC after wildfires in our area are calming. The weather was funky and the trout feeding was funky too. Too much wind, an algae bloom I think had … Continue reading

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BC Ed expectations too high.. 

All the BC media is predictably airing #bced stories today. The hype and unrealistic expectations being portrayed is folly given 15 years of not believing teachers voicing their concerns. It will take years to rebuild capacity! Educating children isn’t like … Continue reading

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