US$5M worth of marijuana seized at Canada-U.S. border the June 17 CTV News headline reads. More than 1.5 tonnes of marijuana was found in a truck entering the U.S. from Canada, American border officials allege. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) says the 1,517-kilogram stash was seized on June 13 from a truck that had… Continue reading The Cornavirus isn’t so good for the drug trade
For any interested readers, I have been writing a weekly journal of my personal experience of the coronavirus isolation on my tinafriesenwriting blog.
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
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
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
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?
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