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Maxed Out

Liberal democracy in British Columbia

By G.D. Maxwell If the two official languages of Canada are English and French, what’s the official language of Victoria? Well, yes, that may be a trick question.

The naked truth in the Holy Land

By G.D. Maxwell Sick as a dog wouldn’t adequately describe my current state of unwell being. The only times Zippy the Dog has been sick it just seems to involve horking up great bowls of twig soup or bits of half digested plastic.

A Whistler state of mind

By G.D.

Runnin' with the pack

Runnin’ with the pack Zippy the Dog smiles.

The nature of the beast

By G.D. Maxwell "I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.

Democracy works, if you participate

By G.D. Maxwell You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.

A noble and ancient business

There is a motto at Consultant U: Those who can do; those who can’t teach; everyone else consults unless their father owns a cushy business they can go to work for, eventually inherit and drive into the ground. Don’t get me wrong.

Suddenly it all makes sense

More than anything I can put my finger on, there were two forces in my formative years that grabbed what might have been a normal, productive life destined to maybe write ad copy or sue people over outrageous grievances, and nudged it off course.

What business are we in?

By G.D. Maxwell So, if any of you bothered reading about the World Economic Forum last week, you might be asking yourself a couple of questions.

Do you care, Whistler?

By G.D.