Monthly Archives: May 2014

What Education?

Today saw the beginning of the first of a number of measures the BC Teachers are introducing in their fight for better educational practices in this province.  They started rotating one day strikes.  They have been without a contract for … Continue reading

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Are We Really Moving Forward?

How many times have you heard “just give it time”?  How many times have you said “change happens slowly”?  Well I am just approaching the 61 anniversary of my diagnosis with polio.  I contracted it when I was 3 in … Continue reading

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Independence Requires Freedom of Expression

I am not a journalist.  I am not a reporter.  I don’t work in the news industry.  Now that I have set the table I am a person who can look past a thirty second sound byte, check a few … Continue reading

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Volunteerism isn’t a Career!

I put a knee jerk reaction statement on my Facebook status the other day following a week of frustration.  I have been trying to find some paid employment in the Kelowna area so far to no avail.  I find this … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction?

I am getting really tired of people telling me there is nothing they can do about the current attacks on our democracy when the topic of politics comes up.  What they don’t seem to realize is that by taking that … Continue reading

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Polio a Needless Outbreak

I am well aware of how many people have concerns over vaccinations.  I have spend the last number of years working closely with families living with children on the autism spectrum.  I have heard just about every argument out there, … Continue reading

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