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Cheers to a New Season

I am sunburnt and burnt out, overlooking a bog on a property somewhere between Nanaimo and Ladysmith. The house I am staying at was built…

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Speaking Peace

In early May I ran into an old radio mentor of mine. We ended our friendship a year ago over an email thread where I…

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Flexing Compassion

I’m gonna keep this brief. Do you care about the people around you? This issue was planned around the theme of accessibility, leading up to…

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We’re Listening

A few months ago we created an online Readership Survey, and we’re just looking over results now. Thank you everyone who answered! We learned some…

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The Shaping of Your Media

I write this note surrounded by my junk, piled on the floor outside cupboards and drawers, and wedged into moving boxes — delicates and glassware…

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Fun Writers Wanted

Discorder interviewed Hunter S. Thompson for the July 1986 issue. On journalism, he had this to say: Well, right now, the trouble with journalism now…

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It’s Only Castles Burning

November was the cruelest month of 2016, between the results of the U.S. presidential election validating white supremacy, bigotry and rape culture in North America,…

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Oink Oink Oink

Over the last week of October I was called a pig by my landlords when they attempted to illegally renovate a section of tiles in…

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Strange Fascination

For me, what makes change so unsettling is not having to adapt to the new or mourn for what’s gone, but the way time itself…