Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who’s Got Da Love? Coco!

Coco Love Alcorn may not be a household name in music yet but it’s not for any lack of effort. Alcorn, daughter of jazz musician John Alcorn, has built a loyal and enthusiastic following through a combination of inspired songwriting, … Continue reading

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Rowan Tichenor’s farewell concert a personal triumph

Slocan Valley musician and actor Rowan Tichenor held a farewell concert the evening of May 13 at the Silverton Gallery, featuring three distinct sets of music. Tichenor is planning to pursue a career in music in Vancouver. Judging by the … Continue reading

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Canada’s Election Night 2011: The End of the Nation as We Know It

Let’s face it folks. Canada as we know it died last night. The Canada of Tommy Douglas, of Pierre Trudeau, of peacekeeping, of progressive social and environmental policies is dead. The Harper Government – get used to the term because … Continue reading

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Senator Tom Banks: Democratic Erosion by Stealth

In the wake of what I consider to be the most disastrous Canadian federal election in our history, I thought it pertinent to post the comments of Senator Tom Banks. They speak eloquently for themselves. Over the past few years … Continue reading

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