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Canada needs a good airline

Jan 11, 2019 / 6:00 am

I finally got my photo of the White House tonight in Washington D.C. I have been trying each trip to get close enough to get a snap and tonight I did. I flew...

This Is Africa

Dec 28, 2018 / 6:00 am

In my travels to Africa, both for business and charity, I am always amazed at the happy demeanour of most Africans. Aside from living in abject poverty, many...

Why do women live longer?

Dec 21, 2018 / 6:00 am

I didn’t know this was a thing. My wife and I have always talked about how many movies and TV sitcoms portray men as, for want of a better word, dorks....

Life Is never In balance

Dec 14, 2018 / 6:00 am

I confused someone the other day who was suggesting we meet during Christmas. While I love the idea of getting together with friends at Christmas, this year has...

Trump's world imploding

Nov 30, 2018 / 6:00 am

Several years, ago I had the option to enter in to a masters program at Royal Roads University. I was super excited. It wasn’t because I love academia;...

Cars not ready to fly, yet

Nov 23, 2018 / 11:00 am

Press releases keep flying about the imminent launch of a flying car. Typically, each week a few additional companies send out a release saying they are...

Airlines take you sky high

Nov 16, 2018 / 6:00 am

Do your own research when travelling. Those of you who do as much flying as I do you will be familiar with all the tricks the airlines use to get more money out...

Take your dog for a walk

Nov 9, 2018 / 6:00 am

I moved to the Kootenays to enjoy the splendour of the mountains. Did I succeed? Frankly, I have seen them more from the air travelling on business trips than...

Computer-cars not smart

Nov 2, 2018 / 6:00 am

I am speaking again on a Future of Transportation Forum at the Toronto Global Economic forum, in December. While my involvement will be from the flying car...

Trump incites violence

Oct 26, 2018 / 6:00 am

Despite a series of terrorist acts in the U.S, aimed at Trump critics, President Donald Trump refuses to acknowledge that the tone of his rhetoric is dividing...

Ready for winter driving?

Oct 19, 2018 / 11:00 am

We hear a lot about winter tires and their importance and nothing could be more important at this time of year. However, there is more to winter driving than...

Under my leadership

Oct 12, 2018 / 6:00 am

It is a really interesting time to read headlines in B.C. with the municipal-election campaigns under way. While Kelowna is fraught with accusations of...

Trump's tax troubles

Oct 5, 2018 / 6:00 am

I arrived back from another trip to the U.S. today and must admit it was a little overwhelming to be there and turn on the TV to see nothing but Donald Trump...

Hate the likers!

Sep 28, 2018 / 6:00 am

Many years ago, I wrote my very first jazz composition. It was for my future wife, and it was titled Love to Hayter. Of course, when it was announced over a...

Gas-war hallucinations

Sep 21, 2018 / 6:00 am

Last week, I passed through Kelowna to catch a flight and noticed a fuel price at a gas station - $1.28/litre. I thought I had misread, so I pulled in and...

Getting to the start

Sep 14, 2018 / 6:00 am

After the team's para-motor world record several years ago, my wife wrote a book titled Getting To The Start. The book was originally going to be called...

A plea for help?

Sep 7, 2018 / 6:00 am

The recent op-ed column in the New York Times in regard to subterfuge in the White House at a very senior level is causing quite a debate, which warrants...

Learning from our mistakes

Aug 31, 2018 / 6:00 am

Now, we are all in the pipeline business. You can wish your children Merry Christmas for many years to come as we now start to pay off the $4.5 billion our...

We need town squares

Aug 25, 2018 / 3:00 pm

On a recent vacation to Europe and Morocco, the same emotions were evoked whenever we went to the town or village square. Something that is mostly missing in...

Put your dog on a leash

Aug 17, 2018 / 6:00 am

Whenever I walk my dog, my wife has advanced panic attacks. She worries, just in case we come across a dog off a leash. Almost every dog we meet is off a leash...

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