Tag Archives: Perceptions by Gerry Warner

Selling the fire hall now would be a mistake

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “Life is short, but Art is long.” You know who said that? Hippocrates, the ancient Greek philosopher in one of his celebrated aphorisms uttered more than 2,000 years ago, which goes to show that the artistic … > Read More

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It may be time to burn your credit card

Perceptions by Gerry Warner When the governor of the Bank of Canada describes economic growth in this country as “atrocious,” one tends to take notice. But that’s what Stephen Poloz did last week in a Financial Times interview that dramatically … > Read More

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Duffy trial reveals ugly truths about our democracy

Perceptions by Gerry Warner A “Great Senator” and “one of my best, hardest-working appointments ever.” None other than Prime Minister Stephen Harper scrawled this effusive piece of puffery in silver marker on a picture of Mike Duffy just five months … > Read More

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A public building it should remain

Perceptions by Gerry Warner   It was early in 1929 when citizens of the fledgling community of Cranbrook took a big step into the future. At issue was a false-fronted, wooden building next door to City Hall that served as … > Read More

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The Commander in Chief is endangering Canadians

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came” was the title of a forgettable 1970 movie that ironically seems to have some prescience now as Commander in Chief Stephen Harper prepares to expand our Iraq misadventure … > Read More

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Harper prepares for his next glorious war

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Stephen Harper is a warmonger and he loves guns too! No wonder he’s preparing to send troops into Syria and telling rural Canadians to arm themselves because the Canadian countryside is unsafe. What else can you … > Read More

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Time to end the medical pot travesty

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So Cranbrook is going to get a new industry. About time, you say, and I agree except I’m not so sure about the industry being talked about, namely medicinal marijuana or “pot” as we called it … > Read More

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When will we learn in the Middle East?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Why are they doing it? Why does a seemingly normal young man from one of the richest and most democratic countries on earth suddenly renounce his country, his family and his entire belief system and fly … > 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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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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