Jim Prentice’s flood of words

Although the calendar reads September 2014, some Calgarians would be forgiven for thinking it was June 2013. Since Jim Prentice was anointed as this province’s new leader, the latest in the 43-year Conservative dynasty, there has been a flood of promises and policies, including sudden decisions on flood mitigation itself. The government is going to … Continue reading Jim Prentice’s flood of words

The quiet of Calgary’s 2013 flood

When Calgary was hit by a devastating flood in the spring of 2013, the city of over one million people turned into a virtual ghost town in the inner neighbourhoods and downtown. The silence was eery and there was nothing but space for roaming roadways normally choked with traffic. All photos by Drew Anderson

Bow River, kind of a jerk

Hey, thanks for taking the time to do this, I know you’ve been busy. Yeah sure, no problem. I love your paper. Er, thanks. So, why are you such an asshole? Begging your pardon? You heard me, you’ve been a bit of a prick lately. Hey man, c’mon, I’m just going with the flow. You … Continue reading Bow River, kind of a jerk