Bear with me, Americans. This one takes some ‘splaining.
What makes a person a writer?
Oh my, do we Canadians think the world of ourselves.
In 1944, Flying Officer David "Gnat" Royce, RCAF, is gambling that his last few missions over Germany will be uneventful ones. But no battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy...
Some people were surprised at the results of Monday’s Federal Election, when Justin Trudeau’s Liberals retained power, albeit in a minority government.
I have to say, I wasn’t.
Many would ask, how could a man so awash in scandal, so obviously shallow, so egregiously out of his depth, be re-elected?
I’m an author and freelance writer now, but for 17 years I was an officer with the Canada Border Services Agency. My career started at Vancouver International Airport, before I transferred to the Peace Arch land crossing to spend the rest of my career. Despite the fact that there's actually been a reality TV show set at my work, most people still appear to know fuck all about how borders work. Here’s a few of the common questions I got asked by travelers I dealt with: