EU Cookie Law

In May of  2011 a new European Union law was passed that made it illegal for websites to leave non-essential cookies on visitors devices. But requires websites to let visitors know that they will receive a non-essential  and must get acceptance from the visitors.


We can no longer continue this radio silence. After months of trying to keep info off the internets, I’m just bursting to announce that Marco and I are going to be parents!

I’m pregnant!

That feels so great to say out loud. I’ve been carefully not posting much of anything, worried that I would…


The Occupational Disability Response Team is working with great success at Niagara Health System (NHS) to promote evidence-based return to work principles and strategies. The NHS is Ontario’s largest multi-site hospital amalgamation comprised of seven sites across the 12 municipalities making up…

Webster Tarpley

By Webster G. Tarpley

The Detroit Christmas bomber was deliberately and intentionally allowed to keep his US entry visa as the result of a national security override issued by an as yet unknown US intelligence or law-enforcement agency with the goal of blocking the State Department’s…


When Vadim Lavrusik left Mashable and joined Facebook, social journalists who know him rejoiced. Suddenly, the biggest social network had a face and a real-life friend for the media. Lavrusik is very responsive to requests, questions and concerns from online journalists, especially in a very…


Update: Since writing this, I’ve discovered an easier way to install Xcode 3.2.6 on Lion.

Today on Twitter I noticed a conversation between @ccgus, @rbrockerhoff and @radiofreelunch concerning running Xcode 3.2.6 on Lion. The consensus was that if you had it installed before upgrading…


Best photo from last night’s riot in Vancouver.

Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images


Dear Neighbor:

I’m not new to SoCal - and thank you for abbreviating Southern California to keep your letter quick and painless - but I am new to living near you, and I just want to say…FUCK YOU. I’m sorry for typing my actual feelings instead of typing one thing and feeling another, but…



Join Justicia for Migrant workers to Demand Justice, Respect and Dignity

Get on the Bus, come and support Migrant Worker Solidarity Caravan Sunday September 4, 2011@ 12: 30 pm
Salem Chapel First British Methodist Episcopal Church
92 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 4N2 [


I really liked this look at Google by Steven Levy — I’ve always liked his insights about the company — he’s had extraordinary access, and I loved the stories about when Google was less gigantic & earth-encompassing. Was fun to read about the exploits of an awesome group of people just out…