Wednesday Night #1430
July 28, 2009, No Comments

Brian Morel introduced his good friend and former colleague at McGill,  Jacques Languirand, certainly one of the most n ...

Wednesday Night #1429
July 22, 2009, No Comments

Montreal matters Beryl has produced a Manifesto – “A Freer, Fairer, Richer Montreal” – in pamphl ...

Why chips in passports and ID cards are a stupid idea
July 17, 2009, No Comments

Have chip, will travel Why chips in passports and ID cards are a stupid idea (The Economist) A MONTH of tramping around ...

Iran's fatwa for freedom
July 16, 2009, No Comments

John Locke meets Ayatollah Montazeri The spirit of Thomas Jefferson is alive and well and living in Iran. Grand Ayatolla ...

Wednesday Night #1428
July 15, 2009, No Comments

Rick Sindelar‘s return to Wednesday Night – after a 19-year absence – generated an enthusiastic and co ...

West Wing Wednesday Night #16
July 15, 2009, No Comments

Wednesday Salon West Canada Day – the cherry on the top was the Globe and Mail survey   saying the stereotype of ...

John Moore: Climate skeptic arguments don't hold ice
July 15, 2009, 1 Comment

Counterpoint: Climate skepticism for beginners (National Post) … considering the enormous scale of the sacrifices ...

New rules for US-Canada border crossing
July 14, 2009, No Comments

How to fix the mess at the Canada-U.S. border (National Post) The Brookings Institution has taken a look at the Canada-U ...

G8 Summit July 8-10 2009
July 14, 2009, No Comments

 The Road to Italy’s 2009 G8 Summit – all major meetings since the G8 Summit of 2008 Kimon Valaskakis write ...

Wednesday Night #1427
July 8, 2009, No Comments

Science and ethics The announcement that British scientists claim to have created human sperm in the laboratory from emb ...