Around 20 years ago the Ontario Government “downloaded” provincial highways to municipalities. This has created no end of confusion for travelers/tourists not familiar with an area, and even for locals themselves who don’t do a lot of driving in their own region and aren’t familiar with the myriad names and numbers used for roads/highways. This is something that needs to be changed, at the provincial level, if for no other reason than tourism: Which is a very good…"Ontario Highways"
Today while driving around I saw a sign proclaiming “Save GM Oshawa” and, in true modern style, advertising the #OshawaMadeGM hashtag. The signs are courtesy and, presumably, the house where I saw this particular sign is the home of a GM worker. I don’t live in Oshawa, but many people in my city and this region of Ontario are employed by GM and GM suppliers (although many fewer than in decades past). I’m going to assume that the intention of…"Why Should GM Oshawa Be Saved"
Recently I was corresponding with a good friend about the whole “Diversity Is Our Strength” … what do you call it … simply a “saying?” Does it constitute a , of sorts? As per the dictionary definition the saying, which is an “element of a culture,” certainly does seem to be passed from one individual to another … especially by imitation or — or at least simple repetition, if you prefer. From the Prime Minister of Canada, the erstwhile President…"Is “Diversity” Really Our Strength?"
… from a survey that I undertook at a doctor’s office. Much of the survey just boggles the mind … not to mention the fact that one would think the researchers, including my own doctor, would already know the answers to several of the questions, at least as they apply to themselves and their own patients. First I’d like to mention what I’m sure has a research purpose (although I question the validity of it) which is, actually, something that…"A few amusing questions …"