Planet S Column 009 – Yay Taxes!

Yay Taxes! Sean Shaw Published Thursday November 28, 10:27 am If you want a functioning city, you’ll agree “Taxes are too high!” “Don’t raise my taxes!” “Ghaa!!! Taaaaxxes!!!” Sound familiar? If you’re from Saskatoon, it should. From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, Saskatoon wore its yearly low tax increases as a badge of honour, ...

2013 Ford Mustang GT: A Review

2013 Ford Mustang GT: A Review
I would never call myself a gear-head, my knowledge of the inner workings of automobiles is generally limited to locating the battery, washer fluid tank, and helping my father-in-law change the oil on our cars.  Overall, when it comes to purchasing a car my must haves are reliability, fuel millage, and price.All of that aside, ...

Planet S Mag Column #8 – Alberta Envy

Planet S Mag Column #8 - Alberta Envy
My latest column for Planet S hit the streets today – I get to gush over my civics-crushes on Mayors Nenshi and Iveson in Calgary and Edmonton while examining how Saskatoon stacks up against those cities on Active Transportation (hint-  not well): Alberta Envy Sean Shaw Published Thursday October 31, 11:19 am Progressive politics are ...

Planet S Mag Column – Halloween Edition

In place of my regular column, the latest edition of Planet S Magazine has a series of tongue-in-cheek horror stories contributed by a few of the regular writers. Here are my two offerings (though the rest of the stories, I think, are much better – find them HERE):   THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN We’ve all heard ...