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As the bureaucracy turns

What did the Global Affairs Canada bureaucrat say to the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada bureaucrat about China’s treatment of Canadians after the arrest of the Huawei executive? “Gall-lee, like, maybe we shouldn’t have sold Nexen (part of Canada’s … Continue reading

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Climate truth

The late Dr. Reid Bryson, father of modern climatology said, “the mean surface temperature of the earth during the Cretaceous period was FOUR DEGREES HIGHER THAN IT IS NOW. He confirmed that even TODAY (that’s TODAY), the ice in Greenland … Continue reading

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No replacement needed for LHINs et al

Nothing needs to replace LHINs, CCAC, Hospital Navigator or whatever other iteration exists of this wasteful layer of government bureaucracy. A family physician, gerontologist or an assessment centre (e.g., Centre for Healthy Aging, St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON) are quite … Continue reading

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“The most dangerous premier?”

Correction Mr. Warren (Smokey) Thomas:  The “most dangerous” person in Ontario and “the biggest problem facing Ontario” is the public sector union member whose militant attitude dictates that no demand is too extreme or a betrayal of the public trust. … Continue reading

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Propagandist newstainment media

Did you notice the subtle and not so subtle nattering about climate change, climate change and more climate change over the holidays.  Given the newstainment media’s on cue desperate voices and the holodeck-like green screen (shiny bauble extraordinaire), you know … Continue reading

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Wisdom of citizens

“… our nation is on the horns of a dilemma: exorbitant and unsustainable government spending is met by never-ending demands that the state do even more to meet the needs of its citizens.” – Werner Broschinski https://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/opinion/letters/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place   “Organisation for … Continue reading

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“Community living’s” quality assurance?

How do “community living” (a euphemism for organizations that care for people with developmental disabilities) agencies assure quality of life when professionalism is eroded due to an over reliance on part-time staff? How do “community living” agencies assure quality of life … Continue reading

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Loonie logic, huard logique

It’s okay for all types of fuel tankers, including crude-oil, to ply the waters off the southern coast of British Columbia, Canada. It’s okay for liquified-natural-gas tankers to ply the northern coast of British Columbia. It’s okay to build a … Continue reading

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The earth is warming! The earth is warming!

A hen was picking at a stack of hot pea-straw when a hot pea fell on her head, and she thought the earth was warming. And she thought she would go and tell the queen about it. And she went, … Continue reading

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Has the dust from the municipal election settled?

That depends on how responsible a voter you were. Did you vote?  Did you vote for a new candidate where the incumbent had served three terms or more?  Did the need for change compel you to vote for BOTH a … Continue reading

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