Monthly Archives: August 2016

On Math, Teaching, and the Magic of Bad Drawings: A Conversation with Ben Orlin

Originally posted on Discover:
Ben Orlin’s signature stick figures have been (snarkily) explaining mathematical concepts since 2013 at Math with Bad Drawings. By day a math teacher in Birmingham, England, Ben is a voraciously curious, multidisciplinary writer and educator whose…

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The real cost of closing Ontario’s coal power plants (what the government didn’t tell you)

Originally posted on Ottawa Wind Concerns:
Part I Replacing coal in Ontario: what the government really did There is so much mythology now around Ontario’s coal plants for power generation, it really is time to set the record straight on…

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Save Ontario $500 million (and save environment too): cancel Amherst Island wind power contract say citizens

Originally posted on Ottawa Wind Concerns:
August 29, 2016 The Windlectric wind power project on tiny Amherst Island has no hope of meeting its “drop-dead” Commercial Operation date, so Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) can cancel the Feed In…

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Leaked from Liberal meetings

Originally posted on Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism – completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues. :
Trudeau Manipulation is causing internal rifts inside “party” As you know, the “trudeau Cabinet” met (privately)…

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Intellectual Illiteracy in Canada

Originally posted on Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism – completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues. :
? It’s troubling The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) informs us that we…

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David B. Strutt: The Great Canadian Vanishing

Originally posted on Canadian Common Sense:
CCS Note: This article was written by David B. Strutt and posted here with permission. Canadians stopped reproducing themselves around about the end of the 1960’s. OK, let’s look at that again. Since 1970, the…

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Trudeau Tragically Un-Hip

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Originally posted on Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism – completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues. :
? This Guy has No Shame ? The media fails us very often and it gives…

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