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Opinion: Pick up fall fruit and save the bears

Opinion: Pick up fall fruit and save the bears

Please, I beg of you, if you are not going to harvest and eat them, please pick them off the tree and the ground, and dispose of them.
Opinion: No credible Liberal candidate in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

Opinion: No credible Liberal candidate in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

Justin Trudeau exhibits disdain to me by his failure to find a credible candidate for a large diverse riding that makes huge economic contributions to Canada.
RVing 101: Camping in the middle of nowhere

RVing 101: Camping in the middle of nowhere

Our favourite kind of camping is to find ourselves in a desert for a couple of months at a stretch, enjoying intensely quiet surroundings with no neighbours.
Opinion: Faking it won’t make it

Opinion: Faking it won’t make it

"Fake it until you make it", "mind over matter" and "be more  positive" are words of encouragement I hear often from well-intentioned people. I have tried my best to live up to these expectations. This advice can work against a person with a brain injury.
Opinion: Keep the minority

Opinion: Keep the minority

An arrogant and self-centred decision was made by our current federal government to call an expensive (est. $500 -$700 million) election. We, as taxpayers and voters, must ensure it does not result in a majority government.
Opinion: Freedom comes with responsibilities

Opinion: Freedom comes with responsibilities

Many feel it is a violation of their freedom if they are required to be immunized.  Such thinking contradicts an important life principle, made clear by Holocaust survivor and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl: “Freedom is in danger of degenerating into mere arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness.”
Opinion: Why Canadians don’t trust election promises

Opinion: Why Canadians don’t trust election promises

So why don’t we believe these promises? In every instance, they conflict with real action. Politicians and policy maker’s methodology is to isolate and contain rather than connect the issues.
Opinion: School fees put up barriers for students

Opinion: School fees put up barriers for students

The full cost of field trips, graduation ceremonies, the arts, sports, scientific calculators, lab coats and safety glasses, need to be covered in each school’s budget.
Opinion: Tough choice for council

Opinion: Tough choice for council

We don’t have enough housing, social services and safe consumption sites to take care of all the people coming here. We are overwhelmed.
Opinion: Vote like every child matters

Opinion: Vote like every child matters

If Canadians are as concerned as they claim to be about the increasing number of unmarked graves found near former residential schools, the 2021 federal election will be pivotal.