Monday, December 17, 2018

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Max Fawcett is the former editor of the Chetwynd Echo, a weekly newspaper in the small northern town of Chetwynd, B.C. He currently lives in Edmonton, and works as the managing editor of Alberta Venture Magazine.

The Whole Truth

By Max Fawcett / 2011 October 31
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Max Fawcett is on the trail of dinosaurs… and dinosaur hunters.

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Too soon, Gio (Gio Tuzi, dead at 37)

By Max Fawcett / 2010 November 2
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RIP Gio Tuzi

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After the Circus

By Max Fawcett / 2010 March 6
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The Paralympic games may be yet to come, but the Olympic circus has already packed up and left town. In its wake, Max Fawcett takes a look at the city it changed, and what those changes mean.

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Trudeau, He Ain’t

By Max Fawcett / 2009 July 3
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Max Fawcett examines the comparisons that have been made between Michael Ignatieff and Pierre Trudeau, but finds little of substance to support them.

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The Northern Name Game

By Max Fawcett / 2009 June 11
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Max Fawcett discovers that up north, names aren’t ever what they seem to be.

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Not Dead Yet

By Max Fawcett / 2009 March 23
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Why we shouldn’t be so quick to eulogize the daily newspaper.

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Save This Sacred Cow

By Max Fawcett / 2008 September 29
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Why Canada’s Human Rights Commissions are worth saving.

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The Trouble with Self Esteem

By Max Fawcett / 2008 August 18
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Why doing your best isn't always good
enough.

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Orwell on Islam

By Max Fawcett / 2008 August 7
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Max Fawcett wonders what the 20th century's most astute writer would think about the 21st century's most vexing challenge.

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The Life and Death of a Great Toronto Neighbourhood

By Max Fawcett / 2008 July 28
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Max Fawcett explores the worrisome decline of the Annex.

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