Brian Fawcett is a Toronto-based writer.

Medal Madness at the Pan Am Games: a participant’s report

By Brian Fawcett / 2015 July 23
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Brian Fawcett files a report on the Pan Am games, currently blotting out perspective and meaning in Toronto

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Who is David Thauberger and Why is He Painting Pictures of Prince George?

By Brian Fawcett / 2015 June 9
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Brian Fawcett wants everyone in Northern British Columbia to see the exhibition of David Thauberger’s paintings of Prince George. Here’s why.

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Local Investment, Local Knowledge, and the Way Ideas are Imagined

By Brian Fawcett / 2015 June 3
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Brian Fawcett goes home to Prince George to award the “John Harris Prize,” and makes a speech about what happened to the profits and prophets of the region.

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Is the Far-Right Right?

By Brian Fawcett / 2015 January 16
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We know David Solway is right wing. But is he actually right about any of it? Brian Fawcett investigates….

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Some Moral Hysteria

By Brian Fawcett / 2015 January 16
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Brian Fawcett on the media stampede surrounding Jian Gomeshi and Bill Cosby.

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Jim Flaherty’s State Funeral

By Brian Fawcett / 2014 April 26
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Brian Fawcett isn’t convinced there should have been a State Funeral for former Harper Government Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

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Toronto after the Ice Storm: A Personal Report

By Brian Fawcett / 2013 December 31
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Brian Fawcett, in the cold after Toronto’s ice storm, has some things to say, and some questions for the City of Toronto and its electrical ultility.

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David Gilmour Steps in it. Or Maybe Everyone Else Has.

By Brian Fawcett / 2013 September 26
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Brian Fawcett doesn’t find David Gilmour’s disinterest in teaching women writers criminal. What bothers him is the hysterical response to it.

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Children of the Daze

By Brian Fawcett / 2013 June 24
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Brian Fawcett posts a review of Eduardo Galeano’s new book. He has some misgivings about it…

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Bowering’s Pinboy

By Brian Fawcett / 2012 December 23
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Brian Fawcett offers a review of George Bowering’s Pinboy

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