Alberta Election 2012 — Content curation


Watch for daily curation of content related to the upcoming provincial election in Alberta on my Scoop.it topic. http://www.scoop.it/t/alberta-election-2012 Here's a recap, to date: Feb. 24 - Fires: Critics demand ministers be fired, putting out EMS fires and fiery exchanges in the Legislature. The Friday edition is hot! Feb. 23 - Power Play: Probing electricity rates, accusations … Continue reading Alberta Election 2012 — Content curation

Alberta Election 2012 — Content curation


Watch for daily curation of content related to the upcoming provincial election in Alberta on my Scoop.it topic. http://www.scoop.it/t/alberta-election-2012 Here's a recap, to date: Feb. 17, 2012 - Ghosts: Healthcare haunts PCs, left-right is a spectre of the past and who are the mysterious donors behind the WRP's $2.1M? Spooky. Feb. 16, 2012 - Blow-ups: Explosive … Continue reading Alberta Election 2012 — Content curation

University PR offices need to make peer review process clear


Most of us look to academia for a neutral, well-researched and balanced answer to questions in our everyday lives. We assume that if a paper, essay or "study" is released by a post-secondary institution, that it has been thoroughly researched, the conclusions verified and the report reviewed for accuracy. There are varying degrees of thoroughness … Continue reading University PR offices need to make peer review process clear

Of warlords, bananas and Canada’s battered reputation


As news broke this week that Alberta's chief electoral officer is investigating 10 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta (PCAA) constituency associations over alleged illegal donations, Albertans need to give their heads a collective shake and demand this be thoroughly investigated and if warranted, charges be laid. The province's opposition parties are not going to let … Continue reading Of warlords, bananas and Canada’s battered reputation