Tag Archives: Gerry Warner

Candidates provide some answers for voters

It was, as moderator David Walls (College of the Rockies CEO) noted, “a marathon.” A packed Key City Theatre audience was last night provided a clearer picture as to whom Cranbrook voters will select Nov. 15 during the four-hour-long JCI … > Read More

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Warner runs again on an independent path

Local journalist and first-term council member Gerry Warner says he’d like to serve another term as an independent on City of Cranbrook council. “My constituency on council is the people of Cranbrook, who I believe deserve an independent representative who … > Read More

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Marching as to war and repeating the same mistakes

Perceptions by Gerry Warner A headline in the Washington Post this week said it all: “Even if we defeat the Islamic State, we’ll still lose the bigger war.” There it is from one of the most prestigious newspapers in the … > Read More

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Sixteen candidates vying for city council

Pay attention City of Cranbrook voters because you have choices, choices and more choices for city council and mayor in the Nov. 15 municipal election. Following the Oct. 10 nomination deadline, a total of 16 people were announced as running … > Read More

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Women’s Centre needs community support

City of Cranbrook council members found themselves standing on the edge of a slippery slope Monday night (Oct. 6). While reviewing a letter from Denise Stewart, coordinator of the Cranbrook Women’s Centre, requesting a donation from the city to help … > Read More

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Justin Trudeau just doesn’t get it

Perceptions by Gerry Warner He’s done it again. Once again Justin Trudeau has made another bozo comment to the microphones that have many wondering if the oldest son of Pierre Elliott Trudeau is ready for the big time. And in … > Read More

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A eulogy for Seth Martin of the immortal Smoke Eaters

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, The game is over. The final buzzer has sounded. Seth Martin has left the ice.” Like many others at the Seth Martin memorial, that was the first time my eyes moistened … > Read More

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If you care about earth’s future, the time for action is now

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So you don’t believe in global warming? Well, take a look at the picture below of one effect of the greatest drought in California’s history. California is the USA’s most populous state (37 million), teetering on … > Read More

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Educator says BCTF intransigence played role in past disputes

Perceptions by Gerry Warner ‘Worlds Apart’ is the title of a book published by University of Victoria emeritus Professor of education history and policy Dr. Thomas Fleming that gives a strong indication of who may be mainly responsible for the … > Read More

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An education system sadly failing its children

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Enough is enough! On Sept. 2 more than half a million B.C. students are supposed to bring their shining faces back to school after a strike-extended summer holiday, which barring a minor miracle, will still be … > Read More

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