Just Say “No”

No! I was told over and over again that drugs were bad and to just say “no” if I was ever offered any. I had my chances. I was around drugs at parties and friend’s houses, particularly when I was in university. But I never took any. I didn’t see the benefit, and I didn’t […]

Reboot. Escape. Discover… sometimes…

Parks Canada has it right on the front of their website. Reboot. Escape. Discover. But it appears you can only do these things when they want you to. Over the last two years Parks Canada parks have had huge cutbacks to their budgets, and it is clearly impacting their operations. In late June I took […]

From the mouths of children

Last night, as my wife was putting our seven year-old to bed, he said to her the following as they discussed the decline of bat and bee populations, “God gave people the earth to take care of, not hurt.” Even my kids get it. It’s that simple. We live in a world where we continually […]

The Land of Milk and Honey

Well, it was bound to hit the fan at some point. Politicians at all levels of government have been caught time to time with their hands in the cookie jar, accepting payments, making claims, all sorts of financial “magic” to get the most they are entitled to. This week it’s Senator Mike Duffy. Next week […]