Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

R.I.P., Made in Canada

by Rob - October 28th, 2009.
Filed under: Canadian SF.

The Aurora Award-winning webiste MADE IN CANADADon Bassie‘s elaborate and detailed repository of information about Canadian science fiction and fantasy — is no more. It had been hosted on Yahoo’s Geocities service, and, in a spectacular act of online genocide, Yahoo wiped out all free Geocities sites on 26 October 2009.

Don’s site had been an enormous asset to us all, and it’s terrible that it’s gone. For the record, the URL for it was

Don had stopped updating the site — which won Auroras in 2000, 2003, and 2004 — some time ago, but it was still an enormously valuable historical resource.

Thank God for the Internet Archives. The most recent version from there, dated August 2004, can be accessed here. Sadly, it only contains bits and pieces of the now-gone full site, though.

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