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22
Jan
Unqualified toiler conducted cremations, say former body-switcheroo mortuary employees

Unqualified toiler conducted cremations, say former body-switcheroo mortuary employees

The Annapolis Valley funeral home being investigated for cremating the wrong body (Frank 783) was the subject of a complaint lodged with the funeral profession’s governing body in 2015 which alleged employees consistently do work they aren’t qualified to do.

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22
Jan
Jagmeet’s v. private moment

Jagmeet’s v. private moment

It’s difficult to think of how a less self-aware headline could even be possible. Yet there it was, atop a staged-looking photograph of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on bended knee, proposing to his girlfriend: Jagmeet Singh, Newly Engaged, Plans To Seek Healthy Public, Private Balance. He’s not off to a roaring start, is he?

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22
Jan
No news is not good news

No news is not good news

I am grateful! The Frankland Hotline has just lit up — on the other end are the enticing intonations of Nancy Waugh, CBC Czarina for the Atlantic Provinces.
Actually, the formal title is CBC Managing Editor for the Atlantic Provinces.
Now, there’s the Mother Corp going on again, stealing stuff, print titles & such, and claiming them as its own, but I digress.

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22
Jan
Why the CBC hyped Frank’s exclusive story as its own

Why the CBC hyped Frank’s exclusive story as its own

CBC Nova Scotia’s news boss Ken Mac-Intosh is defending the language they used to present the story about the body-switcheroo cock-up in Berwick.

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22
Jan
The Summer of Don

The Summer of Don

If you are of a certain vintage you will recall a buoyant little ditty from 1970 by the British rock group Mungo Jerry titled In The Summertime.
That was also the year CBC Radio’s Information Morning first took to the airwaves.

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