All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • Just the facts? Don’t count on fact-checkers

    Fact-checking takes us past the spin and straight to the truth. Or maybe not.A closer look at almost every fact-checking organization shows a great deal of politics and vested interests involved.Years ago, I went to Snopes.com whenever someone sent...

    • Posted December 31, 2020
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  • The government is not our mom

    In a crushing blow to small business and morale, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has ordered a return to the very lockdown model that the World Health Organization (WHO) warned leaders to avoid.Premiers are being pressured by a...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • Pandemic exposes flaws in our health-care system

    Once again, the US presidential election elevated Canadian health care – colloquially known as medicare – as a role model. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed its many shortfalls and triggered a public debate over allowing private alternatives.A...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • A different way to celebrate this New Year’s Eve

    For the first time in over two decades, the bandshell in Victoria Park will be in darkness this New Year’s Eve and the park will not host its traditional community festivities due to COVID-19 social distancing protocols. ...

    • Posted December 22, 2020
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  • Trust the food industry to keep delivering

    Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we know more about this relentless virus and how it behaves and spreads. Using this limited but growing scientific knowledge, public health measures have kept us largely safe. Back in March,...

    • Posted September 18, 2020
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  • Bad leadership at the heart of police brutality

    The wave of protests across the United States in response to the death of George Floyd follows a lengthy list of protests against police misconduct.The list of misconduct includes:Rodney King, beaten by police on a freeway after...

    • Posted September 17, 2020
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  • Has Donald Trump finally been tripped up?

    Calling America’s soldiers – who gave their lives while Trump partied – ‘suckers’ and ‘losers’ may well be the end for him When I was a kid at David G. Burnet Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, we...

    • Posted September 14, 2020
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  • Canada’s economic revival requires broad strategy

    A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done. The sector is too small and the workforce’s skill set doesn’t suit the goals After the shock Canadians have experienced in 2020, an economic recovery...

    • Posted September 13, 2020
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  • Canadá considera que es demasiado pronto para la tecnología “hyperloop”

    Un informe del Gobierno canadiense dado a conocer este jueves considera que la tecnología “hyperloop”, propuesta por el fundador de Tesla, Elon Musk, y que utiliza tubos de vacío para el transporte de pasajeros y mercancías, no...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
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  • Canadá destina 1.520 millones de dólares para la reapertura de las escuelas

    Canadá anunció este miércoles 2.000 millones de dólares canadienses (1.520 millones de dólares estadounidenses) para la reapertura de instituciones educativas, mientras persiste la confusión sobre las medidas preventivas ante la COVID-19 cuando faltan pocos días para el...

    • Posted August 26, 2020
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