Monthly Archives: April 2014


“I was once in a meeting of very learned and ingenious physicians, where by chance there arose a question, whether any liquor passed through the filaments of the nerves. The debate having been managed a good while, by variety of arguments on both sides, I (who had been used to suspect, that the greatest part […]

Canada’s Digital Economy Consultation: There and back again (Update)

    Update: This afternoon Industry Canada added working links to the consultation documents back to their website – Thanks IC!     Last Friday, Industry Canada released its highly-anticipated “Digital Economy Strategy,” now called “Digital Canada 150.” At a whopping 25 pages, the paper has been roundly received as a disappointment, mainly for being […]

Bell raises prices, questions in the prairies (Updated)

Update at bottom Bell’s website got a refresh today – their wireless plans are better laid out, with the various constituent elements (phone + voice & text, data buckets) more clearly delineated. Their 2013 annual report acknowledges that “our product offerings and related pricing plans may be too complex or customers to fully evaluate” – […]

In like a lamb, out like a lion

Happy April Fools’ everyone! The following post was my attempt at Internet humour for April 1, 2014 – an imaginary “scoop” on some new plans at Telus.    TELUS TAKES A FRESH APPROACH “Last summer I promised a bloodbath in the wireless sector,” Darren Entwistle said in an exclusive interview with Angelus Novus Monday afternoon, […]