Category: Federal politics

Dear John…Letter #2

Dear John. It’s been a while since I last wrote an open letter to you – 16 months to be exact, and while so much has changed since then… a lot is sadly still the same. First let me remark how refreshed you look… Continue Reading “Dear John…Letter #2”

Reflections on Covid, the BCED back to school plan… and why we have to get it right.

Its 6 am in the morning and after grabbing a coffee, I’m sitting back in bed with my laptop propped on a pillow on my lap. It’s been 6 months since my kids went to school and looking back, opting not to send them… Continue Reading “Reflections on Covid, the BCED back to school plan… and why we have to get it right.”

Old Fort residents still denied answers and resolution after two years… and two separate slides.

A sad thing about Covid – now that we know more about it – is that its provided plenty of cover for other important issues that have gone unaddressed and largely ignored. The daily media pressers and updates continue to dominate BC news, most… Continue Reading “Old Fort residents still denied answers and resolution after two years… and two separate slides.”

An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Preface *In recent weeks I, like all Canadians, have watched the ’emergency’ aid packages roll out. While I applaud the efforts to do so, I have wondered-as someone who advocated in my former column for a Universal Basic Income-why the government did not choose… Continue Reading “An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau”