Archive for September, 2015

Leo & Xavier learning journalism

September 21, 2015
Leo Metatawabin collects sound on the streets of Fort Albany.

Leo Metatawabin collects sound on the streets of Fort Albany.  Photo by Xavier Inishinapay.

Xavier Inishinapay struggles with computer. coffee, and cinnamon bun, allegedly learning journalism.

Xavier Inishinapay struggles with computer. coffee, and cinnamon bun, allegedly learning journalism.

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How Elections Canada allocates broadcast time to political parties, unfairly

September 9, 2015

Canada’s Broadcast Advocate was asked to allocate paid broadcast time to all parties equally. But on June 23, 2015, Peter S. Grant, the broadcast advocate allocated broadcast time to favour certain parties over other parties

From http://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?section=abo&dir=bra/all/2015&document=index&lang=e

Political Party Minutes:Seconds
Conservative Party of Canada 107:00
New Democratic Party 78:30
Liberal Party of Canada 45:30
Green Party of Canada 20:30
Bloc Québécois 16:30
Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada 9:30
Christian Heritage Party of Canada 8:30
Libertarian Party of Canada 8:00
Communist Party of Canada 7:30
Rhinoceros Party 7:30
Canadian Action Party 7:30
Pirate Party of Canada 7:30
Progressive Canadian Party 7:30
Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada 7:30
Marijuana Party 7:00
United Party of Canada 7:00
Party for Accountability, Competency and Transparency 7:00
Seniors Party of Canada 6:00
Democratic Advancement Party of Canada 6:00
Forces et Démocratie 6:00
Canada Party 6:00
Bridge Party of Canada 6:00
Total 390:00

Global Warming Concerns in Fort Albany

September 6, 2015

As I took out the garbage this past Saturday in Fort Albany, I heard a crackling sound. Being an observant journalist trainer, it was the smoke that gave the story away.

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Glad the volunteer fire department kept the fire at bay.