Alberta Politics: Environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, who gave as good as she got, leaves Alberta oilsands advisory role

PHOTOS: Former Oil Sands Advisory Group member Tzeporah Berman. Below: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Progressive Conservative Legislative Caucus Leader Ric McIver, and Environment Minister Shannon Phillips. Tzeporah Berman, the high-profile environmentalist who became a lightning rod for right-wing fury at Alberta’s NDP, is no longer advising Premier Rachel Notley’s Government. A Canadian Press story yesterday ...

Alberta Politics: Appointment of environmentalist Tzeporah Berman sparks Wildrose hysteria – here’s why

PHOTOS: Environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, whose appointment to the Alberta Government’s climate panel prompted a full-scale freak-out by the province’s right, which, apparently, sees her as, well, an Orc. Below the Orc: B.C. Premier Christy Clark and former Progressive Conservative finance minister Robin Campbell. Last year, when environmentalist Tzeporah Berman was appointed to British Columbia Premier ...

350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies

Who knew that airline safety instructions could be so much fun? Check out this Air New Zealand clip that’s gone viral: * *Thanks to my brother Jon for passing this one along.*  

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Fellowship of the Ring

Not to be confused with the movie, the book version of The Fellowship of the Ring includes several scenes with the mysterious, and quite possibly brain damaged, Tom Bombadil. On the positive side, Tom saves the hapless hobbits twice: first … Continue reading →