Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is a professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of British Columbia where he conducts research into the origins and treatments for neurological diseases. He has been an vocal anti-Olympics critic and is the author of Five Ring Circus, Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games. His blog is hosted on VancouverObserver.com.

Chris Shaw
Blog
Sep 15, 2011

Gregor Robertson's riot, part one

Chris Shaw
Last week, the City of Vancouver released the first batch of documents requested about the city's preparations for the Stanley Cup playoffs and the ensuing riot... is the worst yet to come?
Blog
Jun 22, 2011

Time to resign: First Jim, then Penny and Gregor

Chris Shaw
VPD chief Jim Chu and Vancouver's Gregor Robertson are desperately trying to shift blame for the Stanley Cup riot away from their own culpability onto the backs of others.
Blog
Jun 20, 2011

Is your attic breeding anarchists?

Chris Shaw
Vancouver City Manager, Penny Ballem strategizes with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Premier Christy Clark, and VPD Chief Jim Chu about how to manage the fallout from the Stanley Cup riot.
Blog
May 26, 2011

Return to Gaza

Chris Shaw
I last saw Gaza from the windows of an Israel Defense Force (IDF) army bus in the summer of 1979 as a reservist returning from deployment in the eastern Sinai.

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