Several years ago I listened to an interview on CBC radio with a Buddhist monk from Bhutan. He made an amusing and accurate statement linking happiness and excess. To paraphrase his comment he said, ‘Everything in moderation except moderation, which should be done to excess.’ The point of excess is a good one and we…

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Community Care workers provide for the Island’s elderly population across the province at private nursing homes and are on the very front line in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In Quebec and other parts of Canada the highest toll in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities has been in Community Care seniors’ homes.  For this…

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The pandemic is requiring all of us to make adjustments. Banks have been making huge profits for years and are in a position to make a significant financial contribution to assist this country through COVID- 19. These institutions bring in massive profits on the backs of Canadian workers and they must do better in assisting…

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There are many aspects to the beginning of how we emerge from COVID-19. My focus today is on health (briefly) and the economy. Our health professionals, support workers and media personnel have done a terrific job of creating the protocols and getting the message out on social distancing, hand-washing, self-isolating and quarantining.  Our transmission rates…

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