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Wally Hourback lives and works in North Bay, Ontario.

Signs of Impending Cultural Doom #1

By Wally Hourback / 2012 October 21
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Wally Hourback uploads the first of a new series of probes into our cultural conditions–as viewed from North Bay, Ontario

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Some Thoughts about academic elitism, Postcolonial Impulses, and northern British Columbia

By Wally Hourback / 2012 June 4
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Wally Hourback takes time out from fixing his truck to file a column from North Bay about “Postcolonialism” in Prince George, B.C.

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Rioting Police, Mayors Who Won’t March and other stories

By Wally Hourback / 2011 June 25
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Wally Hourback, writing from North Bay, comments on some recent news items

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Julian Assange As Sexual Predator

By Wally Hourback / 2010 December 21
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Our North Bay correspondant tries to figure out what’s really going on with the sexual assault charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing, and why he’s facing them

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Ankle Lickers, and Other Things We Don’t Understand in North Bay

By Wally Hourback / 2010 November 13
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Wally Hourback thinks the Toronto media has been bird-dogging the wrong writer.

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Hey, look at the positives!

By Wally Hourback / 2010 October 26
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Our correspondant in North Bay, Wally Hourback, tries to comfort Torontonians about having elected Rob Ford as its new mayor. He thinks there’ll be a bright side.

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The Silly Season comes to Toronto in January

By Wally Hourback / 2010 February 1
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Wally Hourback thinks Toronto has lost its mind, on several fronts

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Unkindest of the Kind: No-Euthanasia Policies and Other Kinds of Madness

By Wally Hourback / 2009 November 27
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Wally Hourback has some not-quite kind words for Tim Trow and the animal rights activists who were arrested for animal cruelty at the Toronto Humane Society..

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World Cup, eh?

By Wally Hourback / 2006 July 4
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North Bay’s Wally Hourback has some remarks about the officiating in soccer’s World Cup tournament

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Jackass Watch

By Wally Hourback / 2006 May 25
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Wally Hourback files one of his occasional reports from North Bay, this one about mountain climbers leaving people to die, Christians waking up to the Da Vinci Code , and the National Post channelling the CIA once again.

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