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No faith in Trudeau

No faith in Trudeau

This is an open letter to Justin Trudeau. I read in one of your books about you having participated in the Christian course Alpha a number of years ago.

The not-so-invisible hand of economics

Last week, I said we can do something about climate change without hurting our economy. I would add “but our economic model is flawed which is why we find it difficult to deal with crises.
Why I left social media

Why I left social media

Social media is largely about perspective generation and very little about truth seeking and truth telling. It is, for the most part, an electronic replacement for the erstwhile village gossip.
Smartphone problems

Smartphone problems

I, and a few people I know, live without owning computers or smartphones. It can be a little inconvenient at times but we manage.

MP's numbers wrong

An open letter to Taylor Bachrach, Member of Parliament for Skeena- Bulkley Valley: I’m confused.
Age one of many intersections in today's feminism

Age one of many intersections in today's feminism

It’s all very well to believe in gender equality, but there is much more to the story. As intersectional feminism points out, the very term of “gender” makes a massive generalization.
Honesty helps us face history

Honesty helps us face history

It seems that everywhere we turn we find a new scandal, some memory from the past that haunts us. Though virtually every state and every institution has something to hide, perhaps there is something liberating in speaking the truth.
Minister praised

Minister praised

We should celebrate the news that the Minister of the Department of Fisheries, Bernadette Jordan , has had the strength to decide to remove fish farms , i.e.
What are you willing to sacrifice to achieve your goals?

What are you willing to sacrifice to achieve your goals?

One of my biggest regrets is that I didn’t stop home for a quick visit more oftenwhen my kids were young and my wife was stuck at home minding them.
Opera choice ironic

Opera choice ironic

News reached our corner of the province the other day of the apparent playing of a closed loop of what CBC news describes as “opera music” outside a drop-in centre in downtown Prince George to discourage marginalized people from congregating.