Tag Archives: place Canada

Hop-on or Hop-off the Climate Change Bus!

Sometimes the best way to help people accept differences of opinion is to use an analogy that everyone can understand and possibly agree with. Since Climate Change is one of these divisive issues, let’s pretend it is two Hop-On Hop-Off Buses on different routes and look at the stops each has made to get to […]
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Bias in Journalism … Truth Decay

Ever had one of those ‘eureka moments’ where you come across a previously unknown, or perhaps once known but now forgotten, piece of information that explains one of those ‘how on earth did we get here’ observations? Example: how did we (and I can only speak for Canada and the USA) get to a place […]
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Due Process in the Time of #MeToo

PM Trudeau supports #MeToo – Until ‘Me, Too’ Initially, American President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau voiced different opinions about the #MeToo Movement: Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation. Some are true and some are false. Some are old and some are new. There is no recovery […]
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Anti-Government – That’s Canadian Extremism

The 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada would be a ho-hum read if it had limited it’s scope to identifying the expected culprits: 1. Sunni Islamist Extremists 2. Canadian Extremist Travellers who assist with terrorism in foreign countries 3. Shia Extremists 4.Extremists who Support Violent Means to Establish an Independent State Within […]
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The Cookbook Shelf

In response to a blogging suggestion from Feeding on Folly – What does Your Bookshelf Say About You: I got no further than the Cookbook Shelf and this book – Traditional Ukrainian Cookery by Savella Stechishin. The Car Guys sister, by remarkable coincidence, had just asked us if we still have this cookbook. The answer […]
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Opinion Dressed Up in ‘News’ Clothes

What we used to call the ‘News‘ isn’t really news anymore, is it!? Often it is simply ‘Opinion‘ dressed up in its ‘news’ clothes… and there is so much of it. It is hard not to be overwhelmed with the volume of information that you might have to digest in order to make a decision […]
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