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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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Momentous Chinese decision supports family values

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Good-bye Little Emperor! That’s what male babies have been called in China for years ever since Chairman Mao brought in China’s one-child per family policy in 1972 and set off a biological rush of baby boys … > Read More

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There’s a reason Harper did what he did

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Now that the election tumult has faded, the signs gathered up and the pundits like yours truly punted, it’s time for some sober reflection on this week’s most incredible election. Surely few can deny that it … > Read More

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Canadians facing political Armageddon Oct. 19

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Aside from the success of those wonderful Toronto Blue Jays, Canada is possibly headed for a hell of a mess Oct. 19! Politically, it could be the worst mess of all – a constitutional mess. Unlike … > Read More

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An election presenting a difficult dilemma

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Let me confess here and now that I’m completely flummoxed by this election! So flummoxed that for the first time in my life I don’t think I know where I’ll mark my ‘X’ on the ballot … > Read More

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Will Cranbrook continue to short-change itself politically?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner On Oct. 7, Cranbrook voters will get a great opportunity to engage in participatory democracy in this most critical of federal elections. But should this be the only opportunity? I don’t think so. Here’s why. At … > Read More

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Refugee crisis challenges Canadians

Perceptions By Gerry Warner It’s the picture that shocked the world. Lying face down on a Turkish tourist beach is a little, three-year-old Syrian child who didn’t make it. Aylan Kurdi was a member of a Syrian family fleeing the … > Read More

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City should make Idlewild Dam report public

Perceptions by Gerry Warner This week, thanks to a request I made to City of Cranbrook staff, I obtained copies of the Idlewild Dam Breach Inundation Study prepared by Urban Systems for the city as well as a letter to … > Read More

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Telling the truth is dangerous in Alberta

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Catastrophic defeats like the one that toppled the Progressive Conservative Kingdom of Alberta Tuesday happen for a reason and that reason is often a careless statement made in the heat of the campaign. Just ask former … > Read More

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Council ignoring democracy with in camera decisions

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Our city council, elected only a few months ago, has developed a bad habit – an in camera habit – that leaves the public in the dark when important or controversial decisions are to be made … > Read More

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