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A tale of two worlds – rich and poor

Perceptions by Gerry Warner An item on CBC news this week stopped me in my tracks. Canada has 320,000 millionaires. Really! Whatever happened to the Great Recession? Oh, its effects are still being felt, but obviously being a millionaire isn’t … > Read More

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Kenny Rogers shows he still has the right stuff

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Don’t look now, but I’m about to commit a great heresy. And I think the 1,500 or so fans at Western Financial Place Wednesday night will solidly agree with me. So here goes and I hope … > Read More

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Would you dare to travel in a Google driverless car?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner O.M.G.! Or as real men like Angus Davis and I like to say. Oh my God! On the technology front, they’ve finally gone too far – the Google Driverless Car! I kid you not. The story … > Read More

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A modest proposal to end the teachers’ dispute

Perceptions by Gerry Warner As teachers and politicians once again disrupt the education of more than 500,000 students in B.C. it behooves all of us to ask how did we ever get into this destructive mess? As a former teacher … > Read More

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Trying to get away from the horrors of a “connected” civilization

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Smart phones. Dumb people! Is that what historians 1,000 years hence will think when they uncover the sorry remains of our frenetic civilization that a millennium from now will have choked to death under the weight … > Read More

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A message to the Cranbrook citizens of 2039

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Hey Cranbrook. Listen up! A tremendous opportunity is occurring and virtually every Cranbrookian can participate. The Sam Steele Society is dedicating a Time Capsule June 19, the first day of the Sam Steele Festival, and it … > Read More

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Job killer or an unfortunate necessity?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner The temporary foreign workers program is much in the news these days and people can’t seem to decide whether it’s a villain or an unfortunate necessity in today’s rapidly changing job market. Personally, I’m not sure … > Read More

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Money isn’t everything and there’s always London

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “When a man (or a woman for that matter) is tired of London, he is tired of life.” So said the great English lexicographer Dr. Samuel Johnson to his biographer James Boswell in 1755 and all … > Read More

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Where does the BC NDP go when its former leader quits?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “April is the cruelest month . . .” said T.S. Eliot many years ago, and although he wasn’t talking about the BC NDP, he might as well have been after former NDP Premier Mike Harcourt tore … > Read More

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Restoration of ancient salmon runs not on Victoria’s radar

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Does the British Columbia government not care about the massive salmon runs that used to return annually to the province in the millions with the iconic species swimming more than a thousand miles up the mighty … > Read More

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