Learning from the past

One hundred years ago, during the last pandemic —- H1N1 influenza virus known then as Spanish Flu —- that swept the world while the world was also at war, this poster circulated in newspapers in Canada. Maybe even in Port Alberni. Today’s pandemic is from a different virus, the SARS-related 2019 corona virus or “COVID—19”, […]

Evolution of the Federal riding in Port Alberni since 1896.

Wow, that’s a lot of data. On January 30, I stumbled across an amazing and new resource called election-atlas.ca. It has compiled, through maps, the results of every Canadian federal and provincial election since Canada was a country! Amazing! In this blog you will find a story of the riding that has included Port Alberni […]