Tag Archives: Edmonton

Sonny Barger, George Christie, Arizona and the Hells Angels

Every day I was preparing this blog-post I asked myself, what would Hersh Wolch do?  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hersh_Wolch Early one morning, the answer was in front of me:  “Let the facts speak for themselves.”  That’s what he would have done.  So that’s … Continue reading

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Were the dice loaded in R v Barton, 2017 ABCA 216?

May 24, 2018 update at 09:44 EDM:  This just in today:   https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/17800/index.do  the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Barton appeal.  In summary, it: (i)  refines the law on consent:  “While the jurisprudence has consistently referred to the relevant … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Sears Faces Extinction

UPDATE March 25, 2017:  Well, the Advertising Standards folks were a little bit slow, but eventually they got around to my complaint, and the outcome of their investigation was that last week Sears Canada and I reached a happy settlement … Continue reading

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Amber Tuccaro’s last phone call, the complete recording

July 25, 2019 at 18:05 EDM  Why, yes, I will comment on today’s ‘apology’ from Alberta RCMP Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki concerning the poor investigation done originally into Amber Tuccaro’s disappearance.  I was unable to attend the conference today, although … Continue reading

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Edmonton Police Service and Mike Wasylyshen’s promotion

December 16 update:  I’ve just received an email from the city of Edmonton Police Department’s chief, Rod Knecht, in response to mine, in which I sent a link to this post, and in response to everyone else who really hated … Continue reading

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Geeks on the Way, a cautionary note

Oh wow, no new blogs from me for weeks and now two in one day, eh?  Well, I don’t normally yelp online about products, services and so forth, but I’ve just now noticed that a computer company I’m none too … Continue reading

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