The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Four

What can salvage a weekend at the west coast? Why would a person even raise this question? Isn’t the “left coast” only a few steps East of Eden? Aren’t the people and their lifestyles in the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) the most envied in the world? Let me first admit that I do have a […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Three (Part D)

And what was SEAC all about this year? It was a great moment for the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum this year. The annual conference was held in Grand Rapids Michigan and was tightly organized. What made this especially delightful is that the agenda was not overcrowded with fatuous presentations and droning-on ill-read papers. […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Three (Part B)

Why must work sometimes be set aside? After Alumni Homecoming Weekend, I remained in Edmonton to do some work with colleagues at CUE (Concordia University of Edmonton). It’s a small university, but one with lots of potential. At the same time it needs considerable extra effort if it is to survive the challenges most inadequately […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-One

What do I think of the Morneau Tax-Grab? This is all about fairness in taxation is it? As a former owner of a smaller-size business (a consulting firm for thirty years) I can fully understand the uproar against the Minister of Finance — but let me leave that more the moment. As the current owner […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty

Why can’t people read the signs? We have a new fire, this time right in the Okanagan Vallley. It’s in the Finlay Creek watershed. May not mean anything to you, but last night while attending a great jazz concert that was part of the Ryga Festival in Summerland we could not only see the smoke […]