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Bernie Sanders confounds the naysayers

Perceptions by Gerry Warner I have to admit that until six months or so ago, I hadn’t heard of Bernie Sanders. Maybe you hadn’t either. Now, Bernie has a realistic chance of becoming president of the U.S. and is inspiring … > Read More

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Global warming causes not as certain as claimed

Perceptions by Gerry Warner There are two sides to every story. How many times have you heard that tired cliché? A hundred? A thousand? A million? I know I’ve lost count. But just because it’s a cliché doesn’t mean it’s … > Read More

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Things can’t go on like this much longer

Perceptions by Gerry Warner I see the stock markets recovered Friday and I guess that’s a good thing because they’ve lost billions since the beginning of the year and stocks have been going up and down like a crazy yo-yo, … > Read More

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Site C – a project that shouldn’t be built

Perceptions by Gerry Warner The sparsely populated Peace River Valley contains some of the richest agricultural land in B.C., is home to the furthest north grain elevators in the world and teems with fish and wildlife along its scenic shores. … > Read More

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There’s no place in our world for affluenza

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Do we in the rich Western World suffer from ‘affluenza?’ Fortunately, I don’t think Canadians do unlike our neighbors to the south. But in case you’ve been spending a lot of time under the mistletoe lately … > Read More

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An under-appreciated city for a reason

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Ouch! That hurt. Of course it hurts when one of the world’s biggest and most respected travel guide books disses your home town as Lonely Planet did recently. And it’s not the first time that a … > Read More

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Retail therapy is best spent in the wilderness

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Sometimes our American friends have a better idea, especially when it comes to Black Friday. And no, I don’t mean it’s because they invented Black Friday; quite the opposite. It’s because they know when to say … > Read More

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Kill, kill, kill never works

Perceptions by Gerry Warner So what is the proper response to the ISIS savagery in Paris last week? Should Western countries, in the words of French President Francois Hollande, wage “pitiless war” on the Jihadi terrorists? An understandable response in … > Read More

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Cute kitty pictures or incisive journalism?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Are newspapers dead? Not if you pay heed to Warren Buffett, the third richest man in the world according to Forbes, who is currently buying newspapers because he considers them solid, long-term investments. The “Oracle of … > Read More

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Trudeau has a major promise to make good on

Perceptions by Gerry Warner If Justin Trudeau keeps only one election promise he’ll save dozens of Canadian lives. That’s right, lives, not dollars as his predecessor was so obsessed with while running up six deficits in a row and costing … > Read More

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