Monthly Archives: January 2010

Some RSV-related reading

My WordPress blog stats tool informs me that my most recent post produced a dramatic spike in page views today, orders of magnitude greater than the meagre numbers that it usually attracts. Given this level of interest, I thought some … Continue reading

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A blistering attack on the Government of Nunavut

In an article published in a recent issue of the Canadian Polar Commission’s Meridian newsletter, Dr. Anna Banerji, a well-known disease expert, unloads on the Government of Nunavut, the Government of Canada and the pediatric research community for ignoring the … Continue reading

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If you’re in Ottawa, check this out

The play Night, starring 16-year-old Abigail Ootova of Pond Inlet and developed by the Human Cargo theatre group of Toronto over the past few years, is showing Jan. 4 to Jan. 16 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Today … Continue reading

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When newspapers were not pitied

From Deadline—U.S.A., 1952, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore and Kim Hunter, directed by Richard Brooks.

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“A paradox of development”

It’s no surprise that circumpolar Inuit leaders who attended last month’s United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen last month, known as COP15 for short, are divided over resource development in the Arctic. One one side, you have leaders such … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Murray Angus

I know, it’s been two months since my last post. All I can say is work, life and other diversions, such as words printed on paper, have kept your humble content provider away from his blog hobby. But I can’t … Continue reading

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