Apologize, But Mean It

Image Courtesy: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press IF members of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc Nation were worried that Justin Trudeau won’t listen… THEN don’t bother… BECAUSE he didn’t seem to. Yes, he righted a wrong by visiting the First Nation he snubbed in favour of a vacation on the first Truth and Reconciliation day, but accordingContinue reading “Apologize, But Mean It”

The End Is Closer Than Before

Image Courtesy: Marco Verch/Flickr IF after asking, Health Canada approves their vaccine for children ages 5-11… THEN Pfizer will look like the ultimate heroes… BECAUSE almost everyone would be safe from COVID-19. Although children under the age of five would not be available to get the shot, this would still be a major boost toContinue reading “The End Is Closer Than Before”

A Welcome Change

Image Courtesy: Owen Humphreys/PA IF there’s something we wanted to see… THEN it’s football fans and players working together to save someone’s life… BECAUSE football fans have recently been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. After fans racially abused three black English players online after the Euro 2020 final, as well as multipleContinue reading “A Welcome Change”

Freedom Along The 49th Parallel

Image Courtesy: Rob Gurdebeke/The Canadian Press IF the Canada-U.S. border is allowing those with mixed vaccines to cross when the land border re-opens… THEN it will, for the most part, be a return to pre-COVID times… BECAUSE other than producing a negative test when Canadians are returning home, the land border will finally be openContinue reading “Freedom Along The 49th Parallel”

More Heartache For British Politics

Image Courtesy: BBC IF a second British MP in Sir David Amess was killed in broad daylight… THEN clearly, something is rotten in the UK… BECAUSE irrespective of political affiliation, publicly elected politicians should feel safe to represent their constituency. Jo Cox was killed in the street by a right-wing extremist in 2016 a weekContinue reading “More Heartache For British Politics”

It’s Finally Here

Image Courtesy: Marco Verch/Flickr IF Ontario’s vaccine app is now available for download… THEN the announcement should have been made before it was made available… BECAUSE this might seem like the app is either ready ahead of schedule, or released too early which will cause issues. Either way, it’s better than nothing. You can downloadContinue reading “It’s Finally Here”

It’s In Some People To Finally Give

Image Courtesy: Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press IF gay and bisexual men are finally allowed to donate blood plasma, albeit in a limited capacity… THEN it’s a start… BECAUSE they should not have to face questions about their sexual history. Some have praised the move, but others have (rightly) called for more people to be included.Continue reading “It’s In Some People To Finally Give”

Time To Follow Italy’s Lead?

Image Courtesy: Marco Verch/Flickr IF Italy’s implementation of the “Green Pass” is successful… THEN other countries might follow suit with similar mandates… BECAUSE despite violent protests in Rome denouncing the mandate, it will work. Those who do not want to use the pass and/or get vaccinated are effectively losing their livelihood, as Kyrie Irving (inContinue reading “Time To Follow Italy’s Lead?”

How Will Canada Move Against China?

IF Canada does not join their international allies in toughening their stance against China… THEN they risk being stranded by the rest of the world… BECAUSE the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia have banned Huawei from their respective 5G networks. If Canada does not ban Huawei after the multi-year struggle toContinue reading “How Will Canada Move Against China?”

Pick A Venue, But Not Any Venue

Image Courtesy: Jason Rowe/Flickr IF some venues, like indoor sporting arenas, can operate with a full capacity, but other venues, like gyms and restaurants, cannot… THEN their only hope is that cases drop, and fast… BECAUSE they are not pleased that they cannot operate under a full capacity. Paramount Fine Foods CEO Mohamad Fakih wasContinue reading “Pick A Venue, But Not Any Venue”