September 2012

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I ran into the U.S. ambassador to Canada in the upper library after dinner. I told him that my mother immigrated from Czechoslovakia to the United States and became a citizen there, and he suggested we get a photo: When I told her that she now lives in Vancouver, he asked me to tell her: […]

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My friend Rebecca Bruton will be performing excellent and intriguing music every Wednesday in October. She is doing a residency at ‘Somewhere There’ – a creative music venue near the Landsdowne metro station in Toronto. The music Rebecca describes the event as: “Cabbage boilin’ tunes with: Rebecca Bruton – Voice, breastbone-fiddle, mandolin Doug Tielli – […]

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Jordan Peterson, Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto

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Catch-up

2012-09-22

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As a result of the Toronto 350.org film screening event, I have fallen frighteningly behind in everything else I need to do – most importantly, all my schoolwork. I will essentially be in hiding for the next few days while I get back on top of several hundred emails, thousands of pages of reading, planning […]

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan recently resigned from his role as special envoy of the UN and League of Arab States for Syria. In the Financial Times, he has written an article explaining his view of the situation: My departing advice on how to save Syria.

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For the introductory international relations course where I am serving as a teaching assistant (TA), I have been assigned two weekly tutorials with 25 students each. There are six lectures which I am required to attend, over the year (6 x 2 hours = 12 hours). Then there are two hours of tutorial per week […]

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