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It's hockey season again

Oct 11, 2019 / 6:00 am

Hockey season can only mean one thing — time to find a watering hole without a TV. I know I am letting the side down by even suggesting I don’t want...

Political Peter Pans

Oct 4, 2019 / 6:00 am

Getting Rid Of Good-Idea Fairies I think I’m living in a Peter Pan story. Tinkerbell is running around putting thoughts in almost every politician’s...

Civil discourse missing

Sep 27, 2019 / 6:00 am

I was interested in Wikipedia’s page on civil discourse described as this in the first paragraph: “Kenneth J. Gergen describes civil discourse as...

Help wallet and planet

Sep 20, 2019 / 6:00 am

When it comes to driving habits, we often ignore the ability to drive economically, which happens to be the same as environmentally. Of course, safe driving...

A champ at inspiration

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:00 am

The guy on the left in the photo is Mick Extance and next to him Steph Jeavons. Both are good friends who joined me on a training trip to Morocco several years...

Stop the puck-ing noise!

Sep 6, 2019 / 6:00 am

As if the ringing in my ears from tinnitus isn’t enough, the world is intent on delivering a constant chorus of “puck-ing” alerts. My phone...

The wonder of home

Aug 30, 2019 / 11:00 am

We absolutely live in one of the best places in the world. But perhaps you are like me and spend so much time in other areas that you don't even notice...

An Uber question

Aug 23, 2019 / 6:00 am

Should Uber drivers be better qualified than regular drivers? should hope so. In reality, around the world that is not the case that taxi or Uber drivers are...

Inspirational leadership

Aug 16, 2019 / 6:00 am

Imagine if you worked on a team and your boss, manager or even co-worker said: “You’re a complete idiot for doing that” “This was all...

Keeping up with grandkids

Aug 9, 2019 / 6:00 am

My wife booked a week off this week. She had asked if I would kindly spend some time with her and reduce my diary a little. While I can’t reduce it to...

Drones can be a headache

Aug 1, 2019 / 11:00 am

Switzerland has been testing the application for drones for delivering parcels. It is a service that has been long talked about, that lacks current regulations...

Back to Nepal

Jul 26, 2019 / 6:00 am

My wife has been so patient for many years. Occasionally joining me on adventures, she would otherwise live vicariously through what used to be letters and,...

Make Canada great. Again

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

Canadian business advantage with government of Canada It seems like an obvious statement, but, in fact, it is not the case (in my experience) that the...

Hug a S&R tech

Jul 12, 2019 / 6:00 am

Search and Rescue Technicians Should Be Compensated Earlier this year, the provincial government did a U turn on taking away funding from what is one of the...

Skip the margins

Jul 5, 2019 / 11:00 am

The recent trends in home delivery of restaurant cooked food may not be healthy for the restaurant industry. Aside from the atrocious parking habits of the...

An inspiring young lady

Jun 28, 2019 / 6:00 am

Last week, while speaking in the U.S.,I met a young lady who had recently started a plumbing business. On the way to the convention that we were both presenting...

The future of travel

Jun 21, 2019 / 6:00 am

I am returning home from speaking at Worth Magazine’s Cities 2019 Summit in Savannah, Georgia. While I often ponder what it is like to be a young adult...

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...

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