Wokeness is killing Vancouver

Wokeness is killing VancouverDrug overdose deaths approaching 2,000 annually Does passive policing and harm reduction improve health and safety? Vancouver is a living, breathing example to the contrary – or perhaps more like a dying, gasping person. In his film Vancouver is Dying, Aaron Gunn demonstrates the rot of addiction and criminality that is destroying one of Canada’s…

Chinese Communist Party finds itself between a rock and a hard place

Chinese Communist Party finds itself between a rock and a hard placeChinese people risking beatings and jail to protest continued lockdowns  Anti-lockdown protests are now taking place across China – the Chinese equivalent of our Truckers’ Convoy. The protests are a reaction to the brutal policies that literally lock people in their apartments when even one infection is detected. As in Canada, when truckers became convinced…

Forcing kids to wear masks in school again is a bad idea

Forcing kids to wear masks in school again is a bad ideaMask mandates have reduced children’s immunity to common viruses Hospitals are experiencing an influx of young children with serious respiratory illnesses. Out of concern for their well-being, some health professionals are pushing to bring back mask mandates for schools. In other words, students would be required, once again, to wear masks while in school buildings.…

Port of Churchill finally opening for business?

Port of Churchill finally opening for business?The opportunity costs of not exporting natural gas and oil remain enormous Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson finally voiced support for more energy exports out of Hudson Bay. That is excellent news because the potential is real and the reasons to refuse are illusory. “We are looking at liquefied natural gas, primarily,” Stefanson told reporters recently.…

Misbehaving teachers must be held accountable

Misbehaving teachers must be held accountableAll students deserve to be safe and secure while at school The Manitoba government intends to improve how it handles teacher misconduct. In a recent news release, Education Minister Wayne Ewasko said his department is consulting with key stakeholders about this issue. It’s about time the province tackles this problem. The latest report from the…

Trudeau eroding our trust in government

Trudeau eroding our trust in governmentWas the Emergencies Act simply a political ploy used to re-elect the Trudeau government? Testimony before the Public Order Emergency Commission reveals the case for the government invoking the Emergencies Act was either weak or very weak. In fact, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau even opposed members of his cabinet or senior public health officials from…

Those attacking Danielle Smith defending appalling Covid-19 policies

People who claim “to follow the science” have a habit of not following the science themselves

Those attacking Danielle Smith defending appalling Covid-19 policiesFollowing a question at her first press conference as Alberta premier, Danielle Smith expressed sympathies for unvaccinated Canadians who were persecuted by the COVID-19 regime. Smith mentioned that these Canadians “have been the most discriminated against group that I have witnessed in my lifetime.” It was an “extraordinary period” whose prejudicial practices she found “unacceptable.”…

Canada Pension Plan embraces ESG dogma

And that will hurt your retirement

Canada Pension Plan embraces ESG dogmaThe National Post’s recent Canada Pension Plan investment philosophy profile notes that CPP Investment Board (CCPIB) managers have bought into the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) dogma with it comes to screening potential investments. Adhering to ESG limits when making investment decisions, however, exposes the over 20 million working and retired CPP members to added…

Our deluded leaders are ignoring reality and ensuring disaster

Their decisions are based on ideological delusions and imaginary virtue signalling

Our deluded leaders are ignoring reality and ensuring disasterDo you think you can charge an electric car without electricity? The governor of California, Gavin Newsom and the dozen states that follow California’s rules do, and so apparently does our Prime Minister. All have mandated electric cars by 2035. But the “green energy” they also mandate is incapable of supporting an electric grid that…

Being a school trustee is not for the faint of heart

School trustees must approve budgets, hire key personnel, determine policy priorities, and ensure proper transportation for students

Being a school trustee is not for the faint of heartManitoba trustee elections take place later this month. While some candidates have already been acclaimed, voters in other parts of the province have quite a few candidates to choose from. We should not take this election for granted. At this time last year, it looked like there wouldn’t be any trustee elections at all. However,…
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