Tagging Along

IF there was something that was obvious… THEN it’s Canada’s diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Olympic Games in China… BECAUSE the U.S. did it two days ago. Some say that a diplomatic boycott does not go far enough, but a full boycott will likely never happen again. Athletes train for four years for this moment,Continue reading “Tagging Along”

Setting A Precedent?

IF the U.S. has staged a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Olympics… THEN look for Canada to follow suit… BECAUSE Canada’s more recent history with China is also complicated. The saga regarding the two Michaels and Meng Wanzhou has seen relations plummet. Not to mention that other countries like Australia are also considering a boycottContinue reading “Setting A Precedent?”

Crossing Allowed, But At A Steep Price

Image Courtesy: Rob Gurdebeke/The Canadian Press IF you keep the PCR testing requirement in place when returning home… THEN of course people will decide not to travel… BECAUSE they won’t be able to afford it. While the Canadian government has said they are looking “quite carefully” at the necessity of the testing requirement, mayors inContinue reading “Crossing Allowed, But At A Steep Price”

The Border Is Finally Open

Image Courtesy: Rob Gurdebeke/The Canadian Press IF you are interested in travelling to the U.S. for any reason… THEN as of midnight, you will be able to do so… BECAUSE the land border along the 49th parallel is finally being opened to Canadians for non-essential travel. That being said, there are still certain rules inContinue reading “The Border Is Finally Open”

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”

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”

USA Gymnastics Blasted By Nassar Victims

Image Courtesy: Saul Loeb/AP IF it took this long for Congress to hear the failings of the “entire system” that is USA Gymnastics… THEN it will take decades for the trust to return, if it ever does… BECAUSE if Larry Nassar was convicted in 2018, surely someone, whether in government or in USA Gymnastics, didContinue reading “USA Gymnastics Blasted By Nassar Victims”

Potential Afghani Power Vaccum

Image Courtesy: Rahmat Gul/AP IF certain prisoners freed by the Taliban are reportedly members of the Afghan offshoot of ISIS… THEN the bombings at Kabul’s airport, reportedly carried out by ISIS members, could be the beginning of a massive power struggle between the two terrorist groups… BECAUSE despite their hatred for Western civilizations, they areContinue reading “Potential Afghani Power Vaccum”

No Turning Back Now

Image Courtesy: Ben Shread/UK Ministry of Defence IF the American deadline of the evacuation of Kabul on August 31 is forcing Canada to accelerate its own schedule… THEN surely some people will not be able to get out, even on an American flight… BECAUSE Joe Biden has resisted calls to extend the deadline to getContinue reading “No Turning Back Now”