Maybe It’s Not an April Fool’s Joke

Yesterday I read an article about social media posts that caused alarm for a lot of people. Later the party concerned claimed this was only an April Fool's joke, when confronted by RCMP. Here is the report: The Osoyoos RCMP have addressed “alarming” social media posts that claim individuals will be canvassing door to door… Continue reading Maybe It’s Not an April Fool’s Joke

What Canada Isn’t Doing that South Korea Has Done re COVID-19

Seeing that South Korea is logging a notable success rate in controlling the coronavirus, I've tried to investigate what they are doing and to compare the actions taken to what is happening in Canada. Several things stood out for me in the article, Coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in South Korea. What’s the secret to… Continue reading What Canada Isn’t Doing that South Korea Has Done re COVID-19

Coronavirus in Canada- The Time to Act is Yesterday

We are assured by our Canadian government that the coronavirus situation is being monitored, however this is not the time for empty platitudes. I fear our leaders do not know the critical importance of acting in a timely manner but would rather collect information and discuss it on Friday. Here is the latest serious admonition… Continue reading Coronavirus in Canada- The Time to Act is Yesterday

Coupon for Free Book

I am offering a free copy of my short story, Wilhelmina, for one month, on the one year anniversary of its publication. Check out Wilhelmina Share the coupon, JS22Z, with friends. It expires on March 27, 2020. While you are there you may want to check out my other selections. I love to hear from… Continue reading Coupon for Free Book

Should Canada Bring Citizens Home From China?

In this politically correct environment it can be considered racism to protect oneself from someone suspected of carrying the coronavirus. A woman on a flight was asked to wear a mask by the crew because she was coughing. She saw this as racist since she was of Asian descent and she caught a cold in… Continue reading Should Canada Bring Citizens Home From China?

Plane carrying Canadian evacuees out of China will stop at YVR – Andrew Weichel

February 3, 2020, Andrew Weichel Commentary It remains a mystery why the news media continues to give us updates while we continue to wait, day after day, for a plane to leave the ground from Canada to China to retrieve some 300 Canadians threatened by the coronavirus. Meanwhile China praises Canada as a "bulwark of… Continue reading Plane carrying Canadian evacuees out of China will stop at YVR – Andrew Weichel

Ben Shapiro Discusses the Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 3, 2020. See it here on YouTube. Cognitive dissonance: In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance occurs when a person holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values, or participates in an action that goes against one of these three, and experiences psychological stress because of that. - Wikipedia Women, I think it's… Continue reading Ben Shapiro Discusses the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Canadian governments give Huawei millions in funding while debate rages over its 5G role

Critics warn there is a serious risk that Huawei will build 'back doors' into the 5G technology allowing China access to Canadian private information Tom Blackwell, February 3, 2020 Commentary While the United States and Australia have banned Huawei's next generation 5G systems as a threat to national security, former Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, in… Continue reading Canadian governments give Huawei millions in funding while debate rages over its 5G role

Heritage minister clarifies government won’t be licensing news outlets following backlash

February 3, 2020 news article by Terry Pedwell Commentary The Liberal government is revising Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications laws and it's a good thing somebody is watching. As a blogger I am particularly interested in the need for freedom of speech online. The idea of licensing news sites does not sit well with me at… Continue reading Heritage minister clarifies government won’t be licensing news outlets following backlash

A Note to My Followers About Change Coming to this Site

I'm sure you've noticed fewer posts here over the years. My time of writing about the writing process seems to be fading into history. I've decided that's OK. Over the next few months I plan to change my focus. I hope you will stick around as I start to write about a variety of subjects… Continue reading A Note to My Followers About Change Coming to this Site