Wednesday, 19 July 2017 13:19

Stumbling blocks or stepping stones

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It is said the difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. Many governments and large organizations display a contemptible ineptness for stumbling versus stepping.

It’s not often a Crown Corporation takes legal action against private-service industry businesses, but that is what has happened as Saskatchewan Government Insurance is suing two Saskatoon bars.

Has anyone else been feeling like Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations are a little all over the map?

The pages on the calendar seem to be flying by faster and faster each year. It’s already almost July, half the year is over, and milestones have been marked this past week with the final days of secondary school completed, the arrival of Frontier Days in Swift Current — a sure mark of summer — and now Canada Day soon to be come and gone just one short day from the writing of this editorial.

When the Alberta NDP ‘crushed’ the right-dominant Alberta political landscape May 2015, many expected it be a one-hit wonder. It was a hard lesson for the Progressive Conservatives who got fat and sassy living off the laurels of Peter Lougheed and Ralph Klein.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 13:22

A detestable spin to federal politics

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For two decades, I have voiced my concerns about all governments vapidly lacking response to our ever growing number of seniors and their needs.

Some of the more flamboyant and high-profile elected politicians sometimes just don’t get it.

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