e-know.ca writer: Gerry Warner

About Gerry Warner

Gerry Warner is a City of Cranbrook Councillor, a semi-retired journalist, a lover of the great outdoors and a bit of an iconoclast. His passion now is to complete his bucket list, live long enough to have grandchildren and to confront the ideologues of the world whenever he can. His views are his own and he is not speaking for Cranbrook Council.

Will US election lead to next invasion of Canada?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Is Canada on the verge of an invasion? This question isn’t as crazy as it sounds as the bizarre primary election race down south increasingly points to a victory for the “Great Vulgarian,” Donald Trump, and … > Read More

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Will AI / robots destroy us or make us immortal?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Will artificial intelligence (AI) mean we may never die? Or will it mean the end of humanity and the triumph of the machine? Greater minds than this one are feverishly debating this issue around the world … > Read More

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Behold the NDP lost, leaderless in the wilderness

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Whither goest the NDP? How about purgatory for starters. At least in purgatory, there will be company around for Canada’s tired socialists. There’re precious few fellow-travellers around the party now and Tommy Douglas must be rolling … > Read More

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This could be a game-changer if there ever was one

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Who is the most important person in the world today, the one with the most potential to change the course of civilization? Or even save civilization? I’ll give you a hint. He’s half Canadian! O.K., now … > Read More

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Fossil beds could lead to world-class museum

Perceptions by Gerry Warner What would cause close to 150 Cranbrookians to gather in a crowded, if elegant, meeting room to listen to a lecture at a time when it’s hard to get a decent crowd out for a hockey … > Read More

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What would a Trump presidency mean for Canada?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So let’s think the unthinkable. Donald Trump wins the election in November and becomes the 45th President of the United States. What might that mean for Canada? More to the point, what would it mean for … > Read More

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Who is the most deserving female candidate?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So who’s face do you think should grace the new $10 bill? Not the easiest question in the world, but, hey, the government is trying to make it easier for us by eliminating half the Canadian … > Read More

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Trudeau’s day in the sun won’t last forever

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “He haunts us still” was the first line of Stephen Clarkson and Christina McCall’s critically acclaimed best seller ‘Trudeau and our Times’ about Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada’s 15th Prime Minister and often considered one of our … > Read More

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There’s only one way to stop Donald Trump

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So now it’s war! What else can you say after listening to a former Republican presidential candidate call Republican front-runner Donald Trump “a phony and a fraud” and a primary election debate degenerate into a smut … > Read More

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Refugee sponsor groups praised by MP

The Cranbrook Hub for Refugees (CHR) was praised on the floor of Parliament last week along with several other Kootenay groups working to bring Syrian refugee families to Canada. Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski told the House he was proud of … > Read More

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