Whenever I’ve written a column about someone who I’ve subsequently interviewed on the site, I try to put a link to the column on that person’s biographical page. But sometimes I forget. We recently went back through the biographies and the columns, and found un-posted columns about Bill Rees, Chris Turner, Elizabeth May and James Lovelock.
Andrew Nikiforuk is one of Canada’s leading journalists, a man who can write memorably and incisively about education, public health, energy and the environment, among other subjects. He’s won seven National Magazine Awards as well as the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction, Canada’s top literary prize.
My January 30 column on salmon aquaculture brought a lot of response, and I will probably publish more about it here as time goes by.
In the meantime, though, it appears that what I said about hormones was misleading. The
column brought a little note from one Jeremy Twigg, who “was wondering where he heard that Canadian salmon farmers use ‘hormones’ to grow their fish.”
SUNDAY HERALD COLUMN – February 6, 2011 [HH1106]
LOVE THAT PHONE!
by Silver Donald Cameron
So here I am, trotting along on my treadmill – conceivably the most boring activity in the world – and I’m groovin’. Erroll Garner’s piano, raging with joy, thunders out one of his greatest tracks, “Old Man River,” from his 1956 vinyl album The Most Happy Piano.