A Few Thoughts on Week 36

A post with a bit more research than usual.... In case you missed it, and want my opinion on school board accommodation review from Monday you can see it here. Keep an eye out for the next Mean, Median and Moose Podcast where we rank various rankings that get covered in the media. While you … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 36

A Few Thoughts on Monday Night – Accommodation Review

I was pointed to the Greater Essex County District School Board Accommodation Plan which is up for discussion/debate on Tuesday night. So I skimmed through it and figured I would add a few thoughts. It is always interesting to see what schools are overcapacity, under-capacity, at risk of closing and where a new school might … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Monday Night – Accommodation Review

A Few Thoughts on Week 35

I got my flu shot, did you? An interesting piece on the logistics of COVID vaccine delivery. Major shipping companies are building "freezer farms" to ensure that vaccines remain in cold storage during transport to final destinations. Keeping samples at -80C through the whole supply chain. I am curious to think what the energy footprint … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 35

A Few Thoughts on Week 34

Obviously the big story (but not the only story from this week) is the election results across the border. A friend of mine said something profound when talking about what the next 4 years could look like in response to Biden/Harris winning. "Empathy is infectious so I also like to think we come together collectively … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 34

A Few Thoughts on Week 33

Falling Back! Which means this post (rant?) comes with one extra hour of thought put towards it! A public service announcement that everyone should remember to change the batteries in your smoke detectors with the time change. Happened last night! Honestly The latest episode of Mean, Median and Moose is now out. We talk about … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 33

A Few Thoughts on Week 32

Am I the only one who wants Halloween canceled so I can just eat the candy I bought? Looks like it will be a wet/snowy winter in Windsor, assuming participation doesn't care that the border with Detroit is closed.In case you forgot there was a war happening in Central Eurasia. A pretty good summary and … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 32

A Few Thoughts on Week 31

A short one after a busy weekend! Let's start off this week with Sarah Mushtaq brilliant piece that built on the discussions of Jay Pitter's recent talks, asking the question around how city amenities can play a role in combating anti-black racism. Lots to think about particularly when you start mapping things. The above is … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 31

A Few Thoughts on Week 30

Gobble, Gobble! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!Some thoughts on the Ward 7 By-Election. Congratulations to (now) Councillor Jeewen Gill on his victory and being sworn in as Ward 7 Councilor. An additional congratulations to all candidates who put their names forward, I am sure we will see some of them run again! I … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 30

A Few Thoughts on Week 29

It is October which means things are getting spooky out there. Maybe this one is just me, but on my computer(s) Google maps has updated to have a green default colour on maps when zoomed out. I think the spatial and perception impacts are interesting. There are different shades of green for heavily forested areas … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 29

A Few Thoughts on Week 28

First a bit of shameless self promotion - the next Mean, Median and Moose podcast launches tomorrow (Sept 28) at 9am - alliteratively titled Property, Portals and Poultry. So check it out! This week the University of Windsor Law Centre of Cities had a great speaker on Confronting Anti-Black Racism across Canada urban landscape. Some … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 28