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Living in an electric world

Jun 14, 2019 / 6:00 am

We Cannot Reduce Strain On The Grid And Convert To Electric Vehicles It is not possible to have our cake and eat it, yet the conflict between consuming less...

Growing up Is a trap

Jun 7, 2019 / 8:35 am

It came to my attention (and that of my wife) last week that if the car you are racing goes off the road down a steep bank then it pays to be fit, strong and...

Crashing out of the rally

May 31, 2019 / 11:00 am

I had a blast. Last week, we entered the Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere with the goal of finishing in the top 10. The car was fast, but I had never driven it...

Directory of buttheads

May 17, 2019 / 6:00 am

I did it finally. I have been thinking about it for a long time but finally took the plunge and registered www.butthead.ca. It will be a really simple website....

When to quit?

May 10, 2019 / 6:00 am

For an entrepreneur, the inevitable question comes up at some point: Is it time to quit? What I find interesting is that the veil through which we make the...

A couch for all occasions

May 3, 2019 / 6:00 am

Last week, en route from Holland back to North America, I had the opportunity to check in on a friend in Maryland. After flying together in his Autogyro MTO...

'How are you feeling?'

Apr 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

I have lived my whole life as an entrepreneur. It has never been easy to Integrate business into family life and do my best to ensure that there was a father or...

Most costly Uber fare ever

Apr 12, 2019 / 7:37 am

Having just landed in the U.K. after a trans Atlantic flight, I was in no mood for the shenanigans that were about to unfold. I had booked a rental car through...

Reverse networking

Apr 5, 2019 / 6:00 am

It has always fascinated me that networking events revolve around various business owners or sales people walking around a room full of people and often blindly...

Great roundabout debate

Mar 29, 2019 / 6:00 am

It is spring again (thank goodness) and as traffic starts to flow a little more confidently and smoothly, we see all the signs of poor driving habits magnified...

Managing your online rep

Mar 22, 2019 / 11:00 am

The new reality is that if you have a run-in with a less than scrupulous supplier or client, your company could be marred by a barrage of negative ratings and...

The allure of horsepower

Mar 15, 2019 / 6:00 am

As a young boy in England, I remember joining my father at motor-bike scrambles, speedway events, trials riding competitions, stock cars and even Formula 1. At...

Vets dissed by government

Mar 8, 2019 / 6:00 am

Veteran Affairs is the bottom of the heap What is it about the Veterans’ Affairs portfolio that it seems to end up at bottom of the ministerial heap? The...

Banff is on a lake?

Mar 1, 2019 / 6:00 am

With all the environmental pressures in today’s corporate world, it is difficult to develop tourism assets such as a ski hill, for instance. Dubai has...

My friendly Valentine

Feb 15, 2019 / 11:00 am

Yesterday, my wife and I celebrated one of a good many Valentine's Days in our relationship. Perhaps it was year 40 or somewhere close to that; I...

Peace In art

Feb 8, 2019 / 6:00 am

I am likely the least artistic person I know. I immerse myself in business and adventure and I occasionally come to rest at home and stare blankly at my...

Diving into the unknown

Feb 1, 2019 / 6:00 am

Get good at what you have never done I had an opportunity to share with some students this week about the big wide world. If you read the comments sections on...

Greed is killing us

Jan 25, 2019 / 6:00 am

I often wonder how we will be judged by future generations. When I look back at my parents and grandparents lives, they were quite different. They did more...

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...

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