Opportunities Lost

I have tried to refrain from becoming involved further in the mishandling of the school situation in the pandemic but today two actions...

A Final Plea

Like everyone else, I am pandemic weary, and this will be my last blog on the subject as I need to get back to developing my theory of...

Don't Be A Nitwit!

Ontario has locked down for a month! Quebec has moved schools to online learning. Nova Scotia has closed its borders. What is BC doing?...

Alternate Reality

We seem to be living in an alternate reality in BC. Our situation is the worst in Canada on a per capita basis. Look at our statistics....

From First To Worst!

I should have come away from Monday’s briefing feeling elated. After all, we finally had a partial mask mandate in schools, something we...

What If?

Our province is not in a good way! The weekend statistics make us number one in Canada for the per capita infection rate! The reported...

Leadership Lost

Friday was a terrible day in B.C. Even with our exceptionally low testing rates, we recorded 634 new cases, we reached six deaths in the...

Crisis = Opportunity

The pandemic has been revealing in BC. It clearly showed that our long-term care practices needed reform. Everything from how many...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

This weekend we learned that the variant has arrived in our schools. In fact, it has been here for three weeks and is rampant in Surrey...

Just Asking

On Thursday we registered sixty exposure letters and several multiple exposures in schools. Hollyburn Elementary School, from my old...

Reality Is Upon US!

The following report is out tonight: “Garibaldi Secondary in Maple Ridge SD#42 exposure from Jan 18th and 19th has confirmed that the...

Moral Outrage

I have resisted writing since school started in January thinking, perhaps just hoping, we might see the Government and the PHO make some...

Ignorance or Arrogance

On New Year’s eve, the PHO issued an order that stopped all alcohol sales at eight o’clock that evening. The order was in effect for that...

Christmas Wishes

As schools break for Christmas let us consider what we have learned about how we are dealing with the pandemic in BC. First, we are in...