Tag Archives: Perceptions by Gerry Warner

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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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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