Tag Archives: Perceptions by Gerry Warner

The Columbia River Treaty must be re-negotiated

Perceptions By Gerry Warner It’s a little early to be thinking of the New Year, but the year 2014 will be momentous because of a piece of paper signed almost 50 years ago that changed this region forever. The Columbia … > Read More

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Harper must go and so should the Senate

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “Throw the bums out!” I think that’s how millions of Canadians are feeling about the Senate today, and for that matter, politicians in general, as we sit transfixed watching the tawdry machinations in Ottawa as Senators … > Read More

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NHL sinks to new low as possibility of death haunts hockey

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Homicide! It’s an ugly word but it takes ugly words to describe the sordid state to which NHL hockey has sunk that many now feel the only thing that will end the mayhem on ice is … > Read More

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Getting a political education at the UBCM

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Have you ever wanted to get a political science degree, but didn’t have time? Well, there’s a way of doing it in less than a week! It happens every year, but you’ve got to have a … > Read More

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It was truly indeed a grand Gran Fondo

Perceptions by Gerry Warner It’s one of the fastest growing recreational sports phenomenons in the world and now Cranbrook is part of the craze. I’m referring, of course, to the first Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo Sept. 8, which exceeded all … > Read More

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Is colonizing Mars the answer to the world’s woes?

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Count me out! That’s right, I don’t want to join the 170,000 or so who have applied to join the Mars One expedition that hopes to be setting up a human colony on the Red Planet … > Read More

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A uniquely deserving candidate for a Nobel Prize

Perceptions by Gerry Warner It’s almost Nobel Prize season again and I have a nomination for the Peace Prize – Bradley Manning. Yes, that Bradley Manning, the US soldier who leaked more than 700,000 classified security documents to WikiLeaks and … > Read More

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How to get a life and lose an addiction

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Do you suffer from IAD? Quite likely some of you reading this do. In fact, I’d be willing to wager that many of you do. Most, of course, don’t even realize it, which makes it all … > Read More

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Retired reporter remembers contacts with Trudeau legend

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Seeing Justin Trudeau in Cranbrook’s Rotary Park last week sure brings back the memories and raises some intriguing political questions as well. But let’s start with the memories first. Memories? Well, this old fart, retired reporter … > Read More

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Obama may have already made decision on Keystone Line

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Is it possible the contentious Keystone Pipeline issue has been decided already? This issue is so controversial Prime Minister Stephen Harper hardly ever says anything about it in public – perhaps he’s too busy with his … > Read More

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