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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Canada’s Digital Privacy Laws – Make Your Voice Heard

December 4, 2016 – 1:04 pm | Edit Post

The Government of Canada is currently seeking public opinion concerning the potential tightening of digital surveillance on its own citizens.

Switching to an Ergonomic Keyboard Saved my Freelance Writing Career

March 30, 2011 – 2:27 pm | Edit Post

Like many freelance writers, I grew up completely ignorant of ergonomics. On the face of things, it seems odd that it took me as long as it did to come to terms with the fact that ergonomics must be a key component of any freelance writer’s workplace environment.

Learning From Mozy’s Failure – Don’t Make the Mozy Mistake

February 15, 2011 – 9:41 pm | Edit Post

Freelance writers – and indeed, any business which makes use of a computer to store digital records, project files or any other type of business information – should have a strict backup policy in place to protect them from any potential loss due to equipment failure, theft or destruction in a fire or flood.