Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


From Saddledome to Mizmanagement

May 26th, 2016

James Alden has written a tongue-in-cheek “guide” for masochistic managers who enjoy creating a miserable working environment. Zan and the Mythical Art of Mizmanagement (Friesen  Press $32.99), describes eight management behaviours based on life experiences of over 45 years in various work environments. The book takes on a humorous tone while also attempting to stop such behaviours of Mizmanagers by early diagnosis. Alden is a retired architect and moved to BC in 2015. Previously, Alden practiced in Calgary during the 1980s where he worked on major projects such as the Saddledome and the Alberta Research Council. He was the University Architect at the University of Alberta from 1989 to 1999 after which he joined Public Works & Government Services Canada as Regional Manager of Architectural and Engineering Services and National Advisor for Laboratories. 978-1-77097-962-8, $32.99 (hardcover) / 978-1-77097-963-5, $15.99 (paperback) / 978-1-77097-964-2, $2.99 (ebook)

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