Archive | July, 2015

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate, that is the question….

July 30, 2015 Flu season is coming up in a few months; governments are stockpiling vaccine, and many of us are deciding whether or not to get our flu shots. Hamlet’s, “To be or not to be” is unquestionably a more portentous decision than whether or not to get a flu shot, but you wouldn’t […]

Ignorant, Arrogant and Dangerous

July 24, 2015 Ezra Levant is in trouble again. This time it’s for suggesting that the Alberta Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is “crazy” for ordering Alberta’s engineering profession to lower its standards so that a wannabe Alberta engineer could pass its qualifying test. Apparently a Czech immigrant failed the Alberta engineering exam three times, so […]

Canada’s Waitcare System

We just had a harrowing week with a happy outcome. A Reesor family tradition is that the males usually have open heart surgery once they reach their 60’s. This week it was my brother’s turn, and he came to a hospital in the city to have it done. The surgery was a bit more complicated […]

Pursuing Tolerance, or, Why I believe in the Niqab

July 1, 2015 Today is Canada Day, formerly known as Dominion Day. Many people from around the world choose July 1 to take the oath of Canadian citizenship. I thought it might be appropriate to rerun and expand a bit on the following Facebook post from last February. A story that’s been in the news […]