Give a goat, a shovel, a toy … or an engineer
December 1, 2012, No Comments

We first posted this five years ago and added to it in 2009. It is worth reposting every year as a reminder to us all th ...

Aid, development and progress 2010
December 27, 2010, No Comments

Haitian leader says reconstruction is flagging The international community, by channeling aid money into Haiti through o ...

Wednesday Night #1454
January 12, 2010, No Comments

On 13 January 1898, Émile Zola’s letter J’accuse was published.  Wikipedia notes that “As a result o ...

Wednesday Night #1423
June 10, 2009, No Comments

See Wednesday-Night.com for photos and more AECL ; Douglas Lightfoot’s letter of June 7 to Minister Lisa Raitt on ...

Wednesday Night #1299 – Tar Sands #101
January 24, 2007, 1 Comment

Introduction In addition to the welcome presence of Wednesday Night’s favorite geologist and resident expert on av ...

Wednesday Night #995 with Eli Blitzer
March 28, 2001, No Comments

We are so very pleased that Eli Bitzer, the South African Consul General, will be with us this week, as will our good fr ...

Wednesday Night #877 – Christmas 1998
December 23, 1998, No Comments

The Invitation Today we have the first snow of this extraordinary year and as we write, it is falling with soft persiste ...