Political correctness gone too far?

“Common sense ain’t that common.” Will Rogers. The recent decision by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council to ban Dire Straits’s 25 year old song “Money...

Lessons from socialism

“The trouble with socialism is that one soon runs out of other people’s money to spend.” —Margaret Thatcher. Europe had long been a leader in...

RE: Punish the big fish, not the occasional user

Dear Editor: I’d like to take this opportunity to respond to John Cleaver’s recent column regarding Bill C-15, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs...

Feral politics

“Politics makes for strange bedfellows.” Charles Warner twisting Shakespeare’s “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” Eyeing the possible merger talks between the Liberals and...

Doctor shortage is big, but how big?

Something is broken with the health care system when 30,000 patients in the Kamloops area are without a family doctor. That figure is the one...