Tag Archives: Perceptions by Gerry Warner

Redistribute the wealth or face end times says NASA

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Dystopian predictions of the end of the world have been with us from the very beginning and I don’t normally pay much attention to them. Whether it be cartoons in the New Yorker or doomsday passages … > Read More

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Tilting at windmills vs. the Great Canadian Hockey Fight Ritual

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Here I go tilting at windmills again, but when you love something, you’ve got to try. On March 8, I was in the stands at the Kootenay ICE/Regina Pats game and the whistle blew setting the … > Read More

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Forbes list reveals a tale of two life styles

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor – rich is better.” - Sophie Tucker 1884 – 1966. Clever lady that Sophie Tucker. Never been rich myself, but I think I catch her drift. There may be something … > Read More

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Is the BC government betraying Mother Nature?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Is there a dark cloud hanging over the B.C. Parks system similar to the cloud some fear is already hanging over the Agricultural Land Commission? One would hope not, but Bill 4 introduced in the B.C. … > Read More

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Just how brave and changed is the world these days?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “The times they are a changing.” I can’t recall whether Bob Dylan sang his classic ode at the Rec Plex, and in all honesty, I might not have recognized it if he did. But the best … > Read More

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A fervent prayer for the Sochi Games

Perceptions by Gerry Warner By the time you read this, I hope everything I say won’t matter. Why’s that, you ask. Simple. I’m writing this a matter of hours before the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the critical … > Read More

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What goes up must come down

…including  Vancouver’s over-priced real estate Perceptions by Gerry Warner “I’m forever blowing bubbles. Pretty bubbles in the air . . .” Remember that song? It was a big hit in 1919 a decade before the great stock market crash in … > Read More

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I’ve crossed the Rubicon to cell hell in La La Land

Perceptions by Gerry Warner I’ve finally become one of “them.” You know who I mean. “Them!” Those whose lives are governed by a sinister, rectangular, little box that’s their talisman and governs their every move, directs their daily lives and … > Read More

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Are we marching dangerously over a marijuana cliff?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner On April 1 this year the rules for prescribing medical marijuana across Canada are going to change and that’s no joke depending on your point of view. After April Fools Day, the only thing between you … > Read More

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Obits for the death of the newspaper industry are a bit premature

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “All the news that’s fit to print.” That famous motto has been trumpeted in the upper left hand corner of the masthead of the New York Times since 1896. It was put there by Times publisher … > Read More

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