Two legal decisions were made at two supreme courts in two separate countries in recent weeks that will surely go down in legal history for a number of reasons, not least of which is the stunning parallels and differences between them. Both of the cases involved a dispute between the LGBTQ+ community and a privately owned religious business. Both of the cases resulted in a 7-2 decision.
And yet both of the cases resulted in completely divergent conclusions. In America freedom of conscience prevailed, and in Canada freedom of conscience was sacrificed.
Continue reading “The Supreme Court of Canada strikes (out) again”
I read an article recently in the Toronto Star that essentially claimed, “Look, Alberta’s minimum wage hike didn’t hurt them.” This will be brief, but I do have a few observations.
Continue reading “Quick thoughts on the minimum wage”
Some interesting stuff for your reading pleasure…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2017-10-24”
So it’s personal news, but not about Denise. Imagine that! This time it’s about RazerLift. I’ve taken the plunge; I’m working on RazerLift full time now. No more day job.
Is anybody else scared…
Continue reading “And in other news – RazerLift”
Man alive, am I behind in blogging. With so much going on with Denise (by the way, she was officially discharged yesterday) and with the RazerLift, it has been nearly impossible to find the time. But, here goes with some interesting stuff…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-10-03”
Boy, I’ve been tardy lately. Lot’s going on. Hopefully I’ll get back into the swing of things in the coming weeks.
Here’s some interesting stuff for you to consider.
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-06-19”
I’ve had a few interesting articles / news stories cross my path recently related to both energy and transportation. I love optimism, but I don’t have much time for naive optimism. So here are a few bubble-bursting reflections on the future of energy and transportation.
Get your calculators out…
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Diverting public funds to subsidize private schools seems like a bad idea, doesn’t it? Well, apparently about 2/3 of Albertans think it’s a bad idea.
Let’s do some math.
Continue reading “Public education, private education and funding”
Here’s a bunch of stuff I found interesting recently, beginning with legalized pot.
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2017-04-18”
A Catholic high school in Red Deer let a pro-life speaker do a presentation in their religion class.
Yes, it was a Catholic school.
Pro-life. At a Catholic school.
This is considered “newsworthy?”
Continue reading “Catholics, abortion and “medical accuracy””