Things Are Good: Americans Eating Beans Instead of Beef Will Help Save the World

If Americans started eating beans in place of beef the country would be able to meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals by 2020. The report, title, “Substituting beans for beef as a contribution towards U.S. climate change targets,” builds off of previous work. The new report that makes this conclusion is similar to the ...

A BCer in Ottawa: Eating up the Hill: French Dip Roast Beef Sandwich with Chips and Coleslaw

Yesterday’s Roast Beef sandwich will be my last lunch in the Parliamentary precinct in 2016, although I do have several past lunches that I have yet to chronicle. It was a fittingly meaty ending to 2016, and likely my last lunch in Confederation before moving across the street to the Wellington Building early in the ...

A BCer in Ottawa: Eating up the Hill: French Dip Roast Beef Sandwich with Chips and Coleslaw

Yesterday’s Roast Beef sandwich will be my last lunch in the Parliamentary precinct in 2016, although I do have several past lunches that I have yet to chronicle. It was a fittingly meaty ending to 2016, and likely my last lunch in Confederation before moving across the street to the Wellington Building early in the ...

A BCer in Ottawa: Eating up the Hill: The Cattleman bring beef for lunch

While all the evening receptions on the Hill sound fun and glamorous, I’m an old man who, more often than not, would rather just go home, sit on the couch, and catch up on NCIS New Orleans on my PVR. But a lunch reception? That I can definitely do. Having missed the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association’s ...

A BCer in Ottawa: Eating up the Hill: The Cattleman bring beef for lunch

While all the evening receptions on the Hill sound fun and glamorous, I’m an old man who, more often than not, would rather just go home, sit on the couch, and catch up on NCIS New Orleans on my PVR. But a lunch reception? That I can definitely do. Having missed the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association’s ...

Left Over: Greed is Driving a Steak Through My Heart…..

Canadians ‘need to know’ about mechanically tenderized meat – in CBC online October 26,2012   Warning!!! Vegetarians, this posting contains suggestive  references to meat…. Once again, greed trumps safety… Since I grew up as an omnivore, I make no apologies for the fact that I love  meat, a good, thick rare steak in particular.. Years ...

Five of Five: The Eat More Alberta Beef Campaign

Alberta’s Agriculture Minister Verlyn Olson makes a pouty face while stocking up on Alberta Beef in a Camrose store. Good thing there was a Sun Media photographer right there to capture the moment for the front page. What serendipity! You can’t pay for that kind of luck. http://www.camrosecanadian.com/2012/09/29/ag-minister-olson-still-buying-beef

Five of Five: The Eat More Alberta Beef Campaign

Alberta’s Agriculture Minister Verlyn Olson makes a pouty face while stocking up on Alberta Beef in a Camrose store. Good thing there was a Sun Media photographer right there to capture the moment for the front page. What serendipity! You can’t pay for that kind of luck. http://www.camrosecanadian.com/2012/09/29/ag-minister-olson-still-buying-beef

bastard.logic: Dueling Ledes (Compare & Contrast)

TorStar, March 20th: Schools, hospitals and popular burger restaurants such as Hero’s and Lick’s are part of a suddenly massive beef recall over fears of E. coli contamination. The G&M, today: Veterinarians and other inspectors responsible for food recalls and ensuring the safety of Canadian meat are among the hundreds of federal public servants who ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: Where’s the beef???

Violence against women is a personal experience for me. And I have the answer to why women don’t leave violent relationships. Are you interested?Having lived in the virtual world for several months, I finally woke up last month to face my real one. This is that tale!Let me tell you why women don’t leave. Right ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: Where’s the beef???

Violence against women is a personal experience for me. And I have the answer to why women don’t leave violent relationships. Are you interested?Having lived in the virtual world for several months, I finally woke up last month to face my real one. This is that tale!Let me tell you why women don’t leave. Right ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: Where’s the beef???

Violence against women is a personal experience for me. And I have the answer to why women don’t leave violent relationships. Are you interested?Having lived in the virtual world for several months, I finally woke up last month to face my real one. This is that tale!Let me tell you why women don’t leave. Right ...