On critique and The Orenda

As Canada Reads approaches, I’ve been following the #CanadaReads2014 hashtag. Wab Kinew, who is defending The Orenda in the debates, which take place next week, has been tweeting back and forth with a few people about the Haudenosaunee representation in The Orenda and the reception of the novel in the aboriginal community. I had read…

Sounds like beer

My good friend Matt Gibson, a lawyer turned beer blogger, has been kind enough to lead me through some amazing beer tastings over the last few years. Lately, we’ve both been getting more adventurous with our tastings; he’s now taking the Prud’homme Beer Certification and, well, I’ve simply started tasting on my own. But still!…