Kirk LaPointe

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Notes about leaving Roundhouse Radio evenings

Today is my final day as a host on the evening show. It has been a privilege. Some background: I started as Roundhouse's morning show...

An appreciation of perspective

I spent a bit more than a week in the Okanagan this month, where there are perspectives worth appreciating as we deliberate on issues...

The new provincial government

Tuesday there is real business of the province taking place. The government is sworn in, John Horgan becomes premier officially, and he introduces his...

Knowing when to lose

I've written before about my 35-year passion --- frustrating at times but fulfilling mostly --- for running. It has been a life-saver, a go-to...

The new premier

It didn't come easily and it won't remain easily, but in giving John Horgan the opportunity to govern, the lieutenant-governor chose to put the...

The week ahead

I've been around minority governments before as a journalist in Ontario, but what we face ahead in the next weeks --- perhaps months and...

The craft of interviewing

I studied the craft of interviewing some years ago and particularly got to understand the work of a Canadian --- a former Vancouverite, actually...

Sports

I spend what could only be called an oversized amount of time following --- and occasionally playing --- sports. Mostly following. We are lucky in Vancouver to have...

Getting to know political figures

As a journalist, you don't really get to "know" political figures. Even if they've known you for years, I think they have in the...

Donald Trump & My Show

Largely but not universally speaking, Donald Trump strikes Canadians as the embodiment of what can be wrong with power: bossiness, unapologetic and unlistening, aggressive...
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