Author Archives: Patrick Wolfe

Making sense of the Orkambi debate in British Columbia

Making sense of the Orkambi debate in British Columbia[1] By PATRICK S. WOLFE We are served by innumerable organizations that overlap and interlock, but which don’t always co-operate—sometimes far from it. The ongoing and bleakly fascinating Orkambi debate, which has … Continue reading

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Robert Kennedy’s warning 50 years after his death

Robert Kennedy’s Warning 50 Years After His Death[1] By PATRICK S. WOLFE June 5, 1968 was my brother Michael’s fifteenth birthday. When I emerged from my bedroom that Wednesday morning, he told me Senator Robert F. Kennedy had been shot … Continue reading

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What to do with controversial statues? The City of Victoria and Sir John A. Macdonald

What to do with controversial statues? The City of Victoria and Sir John A. Macdonald[1] By PATRICK WOLFE Symbols matter. Just look at the response to Victoria City Council’s decision to remove the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald from … Continue reading

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