Weekly Column: Search and Rescue Funding Must Be Included In Provincial Budget Planning

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on Monday, February 25 2019. I have never been in a situation where I had to be rescued by one of the SAR groups in our province. But like everyone else, I have been hearing and reading a lot of stories about… Read More »

Weekly Column: Is This The Kind Of World We Want To Live In?

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on February 19, 2019.  Here’s the thing: I never envisioned that students and teachers at a Kamloops school could be the target of a deadly plot. When the explanatory email came from the school district, I read it twice and shook my head.… Read More »

Weekly Column: It Is High Time We End Mental Health Stigma

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on February 11, 2019.  It’s almost a year since I encountered human pain in a way that I never thought I would and there is rarely a day I do not think of it, more so because it happened in the place… Read More »