18-The devil’s not in the ‘big picture’

***This next post is actually covering two short sections dealing with Will Boucanier as he conducts his Recce of the road leading into the James Bay region.  Since they bracketed Bill Whitefish’s briefing and were relatively short, I’m dealing with them together right here.*** So we’re back in Radisson with Bill the Pirate as he … Continue reading 18-The devil’s not in the ‘big picture’

Kanehsetake (2) – The .50-cal at Oka…

***A quick note on historical sources before I begin.  There is at least some confusion amongst the main sources I’m using (Harry Swain Oka: A Political Crisis and its Legacy, Geoffrey York & Loreen Pindera's People of the Pines: The Warriors and the Legacy of Oka, and Timothy Winegard's Oka: A Convergence of Cultures and … Continue reading Kanehsetake (2) – The .50-cal at Oka…

13-Has Douglas Bland even _seen_ the movie version?

By now Alex Gabriel has been walked from one end of the super-secret command post to the other, something we’re told the people who work here don’t get to do thanks to an army of security guards who themselves have the run of the compound.  He has passed through several of the colour-coded work areas, … Continue reading 13-Has Douglas Bland even _seen_ the movie version?