Category Archives: Climate

A Fairy Tale For Our Times

Once upon a time just about now there was a Peaceable Kingdom that had a Sovereign but was really ruled by a young man who had been given power by The People using a quaint lottery system.  Simultaneously, by courtesy … Continue reading

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OPERATION TRUTH

We saw it right before our eyes. It was in full colour on TV.  A surgeon sliced open the underbelly of a patient and gave us a glimpse of the grizzly tumour that lay within. The surgeon was Canada’s recent … Continue reading

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To Hell in a Hand-Basket?

About half a century ago Canada’s 14th Prime Minister (retired), Lester “Mike” Pearson, spoke conversationally into a CBC film camera and said: “Because we have problems facing this country that are so far removed from anything we have ever had … Continue reading

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Let’s Change “Change”

Happy New Year folks, and please pardon that whistling-in-the-dark use of the word “Happy”. Only God knows (and I hear He’s resigned) what our southern cousins are up to these days but for us Canucks we’ve got a very important … Continue reading

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Climate Change Pledge

Are you too calm? I’m far too calm. Most of us are bloody well too calm. It’s already more than a week since I heard the UN Secretary-General sound a call to arms to fend off catastrophic climate change and … Continue reading

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The Enabler

Just a few days after posting The Great Incognitum I was sitting here staring at the keyboard and wondering how to classify Doug Ford, our new Ontario Premier, when suddenly there was Newshawk, the scoundrel, balancing on the Esc button … Continue reading

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