Category Archives: Class and Decency

Summer…Ah…Argh!

Ah, summer Velvet, white sand under foot; fresh breezes blow across your favourite book Ah, summer Turquoise waters lap at the shore; and soon your footprints are no more Ah, summer… Wait a minute…what did I just step on.  Argh! … Continue reading

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What is the Alternative to a Cat Bylaw?

1)  Spay or neuter your cat(s). 2)  Keep your cat(s) on your property. We appreciate your comments. Click here. Trumping Trudeau: How Donald Trump will change Canada even if Justin Trudeau doesn’t know it yet

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Respect!

Eternal rest grant onto… Rehtaeh Parsons, 1995- 2013 Audrie Pott, 1996-2012 Amanda Todd, 1996-2012 Unknown, ? – ? …and let perpetual light shine upon them.  May their souls and all the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of … Continue reading

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Class and Decency Go a Long Way

With a new school year in full swing let’s remember the importance of teaching our children class and decency.  Many of the societal issues we face, such as sexual harassment and bullying, would be addressed if we practiced and taught … Continue reading

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Speed Limits Have Become Speed Suggestions

Why do some drivers feel compelled to break the law and exceed the posted speed limit? As the Olympics suggest, the purpose in life is to do things faster, higher and stronger.  Our culture equates pushing the boundaries with success. … Continue reading

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Final Lesson for 2011-12 School Year: Class and Decency

A person’s title is important.  A title fosters respect.  A title never goes out of style. A child is not a baby goat. A girl or a woman is not a dude or a guy. Simple rules.  Huge impact. Imagine … Continue reading

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If You Want Respect, Give Respect.

Does Canada Post want to stop vandals from writing graffiti on Canada Post Property? Canada Post could take a step toward stopping vandals writing graffiti if their mail carriers walked on sidewalks, streets, driveways and walkways instead of lawns and … Continue reading

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Its Hard to See Christmas Through the Fog of Consumerism

The blog, Thoughts of an Overthinker gives us some perspective on gift giving and the true meaning of Christmas. Oh, and let’s remember that, contrary to what retailers would have us believe, December 25th is not the end of the Christmas … Continue reading

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Instead of Throwing It Out, Consider Giving It Away

How many times have you seen used furniture in perfectly good condition sitting curbside, get chewed up by the garbage truck as if it was regular trash?  Is this a good way to encourage the three “Rs,” Reduce, Recyele and … Continue reading

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Could We Please Keep the Noise Down on Sundays?

Chain saws Circular saws Dogs barking Electric or pneumatic tools Gas or air compressors Lawn mowers Leaf blowers People yelling and screaming Power tools Power washers Powered garden tools Swimming pool and spa pumps What noise have you not heard … Continue reading

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