Tag Archives: aislin

Finding the way…

Peter Radacina. Vancouver Sun. Aislin. “Northwest Territories to Be Divided in Two.” Montreal Gazette. 1987. Alootook Ipellie. ~ Happy Birthday, Nunavut. Advertisements

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“Self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France”

An email from a friend and questions after my talk at UC Berkeley yesterday inspired this blog post about Saint Pierre and Miquelon, French islands off the coast of the Island of Newfoundland: While I was conducting research at the Library … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

In hono(u)r of the holiday, here are some variations on Frankenstein’s monster.

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Hats off (and on)

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Swipes #38: Eeek!

Are the anglos the problem, or the separatists?   Or should everyone just take a Valium?

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Quebec Carto-Caricatures (launch)

Just a quick note to inform you that, being of potentially unsound mind, I’ve shared my collection of Quebec cartoons over at a new blog called “Québec Carto-Caricatures.” It includes both symbolic (for example, a dog labelled “Quebec”) and cartographic … Continue reading

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North American merger much?

Last month, the Canada Institute hosted a discussion of Diane Francis’s recent book Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country. (Link goes to the webcast of the 2-hour event.) The cover page reminded me of something, … Continue reading

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Swipes File #22: Leafs?!

Let’s make like a tree and get out of here: UPDATE: Couldn’t resist adding…

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Swipes File #21: Butts

Today, let’s look at butts (going through airport security): UPDATE: Recently came across this one and had to add it to the file: Serge Chapleau, La Press, January 2010 — The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where … Continue reading

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No more monkeying around

Darwin’s Mistake Three monkeys sat in a coconut tree. Discussing things as they’re said to be. Said one to the others, “Now listen, you two There’s a certain rumor that can’t be true, That man descended from our noble race. … Continue reading

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