Learning from the past

One hundred years ago, during the last pandemic —- the H1N1 influenza virus known then as Spanish Flu —- swept the world while the world was also at war and this poster circulated in newspapers in Canada. Maybe even in Port Alberni. Today’s pandemic is from a different virus, the SARS-related 2019 corona virus or […]

Pandemic a time for the new generations to lead.

We do what must be done. In times of crisis, humanity naturally comes together. We help each other. We volunteer to do our part. We look after those who are in need. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world a few things have become clear. 1) Without strong preventative measures, it spreads quickly and […]

Yup, First Nations should have a veto.

There has to be a ‘Get to No’. Addendum: A day later I read this piece in Maclean’s. I highly recommended reading it…. before or after you read my opinion, of course. 🙂 https://twitter.com/chrisalecanada/status/1228703780776005634?s=21 As the protests and blockades in support of the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs opposed to the TC Energy Coastal Gas Link pipeline […]