Jan. 19, 2022 – Racism is never acceptable. But it is often used to serve a particular agenda. Using racism to defeat racism isn’t a defeat, it’s a replacement of one by the other. Racism for convenience sake is social engineering at its worst
Public Works crews did a great job under the circumstances
Jan. 15, 2022 - Now that the great big snow event of the year has melted we need to recognize the staff at the public works department.
RDN byelection waiver should be automatic
Jan. 16, 2022 - The Nanaimo Regional District is required to have a byelection for director in March. The RDN is applying for an exemption because there’s only eight months left in this term.
Ferry naming – In sports they call it an unforced error
BC Ferries made a major faux pas in naming new Gabriola ferries.
Drug company shares soared as the pandemic soared
Just a minute on those COVID tests
What's the big obsession with testing for COVID? People appear to be going out of their minds to get tested when it will not provide anything beneficial. As provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry intoned recently, quit focussing on testing. If you're sick you'll know it, stay home and isolate until you’re over it. If you get very sick, go to the hospital emergency department. About all those tests are useful for is travelling across international borders.
Higher assessments are a bonanza for government
Jan. 6, 2022 Higher property assessments are a bonanza for governments.
Government should not be building EV charging stations
Jan. 4, 2022
Paid sick leave, no room for more subsidies
jan. 3, 2022
Whatever happened to customer service?
Dec. 24, 2021
Little-known rules of the road for emergency vehicles
Dec. 18, 2021 – A LOT OF DRIVERS do not appear to know basic rules of the road.
Science covers everything you don't really know
Dec. 19, 2021 THE QUEEN’S ENGLISH – The word “science” is wearing thin. Public figures keep tossing it out to cover themselves when they don’t have facts.
Some times it's tougher to do the right thing
Dec. 17, 2021 SHARE YOUR GRIPE – If you’ve got a peeve that deserves Just a Minute, send it along and I’ll try to fit it in. EMAIL email@example.com.
Ugly history should not be erased, it should be amplified
Dec. 16, 2021 SHARE YOUR GRIPE – If you’ve got a peeve that deserves Just a Minute, send it along and I’ll try to fit it in. EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please don't rename any more holidays
DEc. 15, 2021 SHARE YOUR GRIPE – If you’ve got a peeve that deserves Just a Minute, send it along and I’ll try to fit it in. EMAIL email@example.com.
A few goons discredit those with a serious message