I’m waking up every morning wondering if today’s the day the whole system comes crashing down. Governments everywhere are teetering on the brink of collapse. Around here, Brad Wall is besieged by a slow gathering of...Read More
Author: Paul Dechene
Prairie Dog Writer Tortures Self By Live-Tweeting Experience Of Reading Entire 2017 City Of Regina Budget
Hey guys! It’s been a while since I live-tweeted the city budget. But I’m doing it again. I’m compiling my sessions into little storify session here on the blog. Here’s Part 1: Budget Highlights! Enjoy. I...Read More
That was a pretty poor turn-out for last night’s mayoral forum, Regina. The Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre was barely half full. I get that the race for the mayor’s seat looks to be pretty much a foregone conclusion,...Read More
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I started tweeting about Ghostbusters yesterday and had some trouble stopping. The inspiration for the tweet rampage was the latest trailer for the reboot film. I wasn’t terribly impressed. I mean, it looks fine. That is,...Read More
Did you catch the communications games your Crown utilities are playing with their rates? The Leader Post’s Bruce Johnstone ably breaks down SaskPower and SaskEnergy’s joint announcement which came out the Friday before the May...Read More
Hey Regina. Long time, no blog. Just checking in to provide a little update on a story we covered the heck out of back in the day. Remember 1755 Hamilton Street? It was once the site of an apartment building. But city hall let...Read More
Council Meeting Warp-Up: Blue Dot Be Praised (And Put On Pause)!! Country’s Greenest Council Creates New Asphalt Nation Of Timhortonistan!!
[View the story “Regina City Council Jan 25, 2016” on Storify] I live tweeted much of the Jan 25 council meeting while in the same room as my 5-year old (who was playing Minecraft). That was pretty nice. What...Read More
The big announcement came this weekend that over 190 nations had signed on to an agreement in Paris to move their economies in the general direction of away from fossil fuels. It’s being hailed as historic. All nations...Read More
To mark the end of the COP21 climate conference in Paris, I contacted three Canadian science fiction writers and asked them what might happen to the planet if we can’t reach an international deal on greenhouse gas...Read More
To mark the end of another global climate summit — the COP21 conference in Paris — I contacted three Canadian science fiction writers and asked them what they thought were some plausible scenarios for the planet if we fail to...Read More
Council met last night for a special, marathon meeting on the 2016 city budgets. Here are all my tweets so you can live every minute of a six hour council session. But since you’ve probably got better stuff to do with your...Read More
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