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Airline influence

Airline influence

The federal government is allowing air travel in and out of Canada, including to and from Covid-19 devastated nations like Brazil. Other than the travel-related industries, particularly the airlines, I’d say there’s no real benefit from such liberty.
Government debts worrisome

Government debts worrisome

I don’t like deficits. I am not a fan of debt. Especially government deficits and debts.
Wellness must be key focus of construction industry

Wellness must be key focus of construction industry

To say that, as a society, we have a challenge with mental wellness, is to vastly understate the seriousness of a health crisis that is raging out of control.
Don’t be too busy to make a profit

Don’t be too busy to make a profit

Profit is one of the most misunderstood and misconstrued words in the English language. Customers often think that profit is anything above a company’s cost price for a product or service and the customer’s purchase price.
Third wave tragedy was preventable

Third wave tragedy was preventable

It seems like the closer we get to the end of the pandemic, the more politically fraught decisions on COVID-19 restrictions get. Last year at this time, most people just stayed home, faced with so much uncertainty.
Limits on Google, Facebook essential

Limits on Google, Facebook essential

In public policy terms, it’s called “generals fighting the last war.” It’s the doomed — if entirely understandable — default tactic of using the same strategies and weapons that won previous battles in an entirely new setting against a new foe.
More pain ahead

More pain ahead

First, I would like to thank the Citizen for taking an interest in my plight ( Hip replacement can’t come fast enough for local couple ). You were the only ones that did.

Big mess near UNBC

I was interested to see UNBC listed as one of Canada's most green employers. I often walk to the university and the trails around it.
COVID hitting students hard

COVID hitting students hard

Looking around my school this year, I notice that there are fewer students. There are also fewer disciplinary issues and it has become even more difficult to establish and maintain contact with our at-risk students and their families.
Drivers not paying enough attention to road crews

Drivers not paying enough attention to road crews

Road construction season is once again upon us and along with it comes delays, detours and frustrations. Most drivers like to think of themselves as good drivers but that, in my not so humble opinion, is a load of bumpkus.