It May Not Be Much, But It’s A Start

Image Courtesy: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press IF the first Truth and Reconciliation Day inspires genuine change… THEN long may it continue… BECAUSE concrete change is long overdue. Indigenous Canadians are angry at having betrayed by governments, and although reaction from Indigenous Canadians has been mixed, it’s a start.

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, Kids

Image Courtesy: Marco Verch/Flickr IF American regulators approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids by Halloween… THEN Canadian kids still won’t get the jab for a while… BECAUSE Pfizer and BioNTech have only submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Even though results are promising, supply chain issues and the timing of the originalContinue reading “Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, Kids”

The Good News And The Bad News

Image Courtesy: CTV News IF cases are rising in Alberta… THEN the third dose cannot come soon enough and lockdown measures should be implemented… BECAUSE things will end up catastrophic. Luckily, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization has recommended a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for those in long-term care homes. Unluckily, Alberta Premier Jason KenneyContinue reading “The Good News And The Bad News”

Another One Bites The Dust

Image Courtesy: Cole Burston/The Canadian Press IF you are a party leader and you fail to win your own seat in the previous three elections… THEN it should be clear that you will never win and you need to step aside… BECAUSE because it will never happen again. Never has that been truer for AnnamieContinue reading “Another One Bites The Dust”

Profit At The Expense of Tragedy Is Not Profit

Image Courtesy: CityNews IF a company is profiting from previous wrongs by attempting to atone at the same time… THEN they are painting themselves in an even worse light… BECAUSE they are using tragedy brought on by their own hands to lazily jump on a bandwagon. Even though Hudson’s Bay Company said all profits towardsContinue reading “Profit At The Expense of Tragedy Is Not Profit”

Three Long Years, But Was It Worth It?

Image Courtesy: Justin Trudeau/Twitter IF there were any doubts about the motivation behind China arresting Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor… THEN there are none now… BECAUSE their release just hours after Meng Wanzhou’s deal with prosecutors clearly proves their arrest were in retalliation to that of the Huawei executive. Some believe the mirroring arrests wereContinue reading “Three Long Years, But Was It Worth It?”

Meng Wanzhou Almost In The Clear

Image Courtesy: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press IF Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou complies with the terms of her deferred prosecution agreement… THEN Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor might come home after all… BECAUSE the plea deal will allow Canada-China relations to become friendlier. The two Michaels were arrested a few days after Meng in 2018, andContinue reading “Meng Wanzhou Almost In The Clear”

A Risky Conservative Game

Image Courtesy: Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press IF the Conservatives are undecided about what to do regarding Erin O’Toole’s leadership… THEN they had better make a firm decision soon… BECAUSE the party risks going into civil war. The risk of this occuring is that the party becomes a shell of its former self. If you needContinue reading “A Risky Conservative Game”

It Might As Well Have Not Happened

Image Courtesy: Alex Guibord/Flickr IF the Liberals’ plan to get a majority government in a snap election backfired… THEN Justin Trudeau’s leadership will undoubtedly be called into question… BECAUSE even though some ridings have not declared the race yet, the most seats any party gained or lost was two. $610 million is the estimated costContinue reading “It Might As Well Have Not Happened”

Here We Go

Image Courtesy: Sean Kilpatrick, Paul Daly, Graham Hughes, Chris Young/The Canadian Press IF there’s one thing dominating Canadian news right now… THEN it’s the federal election… BECAUSE it’s a federal election. At the time of writing, polls have closed in every time zone, and the Pacific time zone polls have just closed. However, due toContinue reading “Here We Go”