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

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

The Right to Die with Dignity

Today I was angry. It felt as though something boiled over in me when I read the subject line of an email addressed to me: Help us protect the right to die with dignity. In Canada our government is trying to pass legislation regarding euthanasia. There is a "consultation questionnaire" which Canadians are encouraged to… Continue reading The Right to Die with Dignity