Editorials

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 13:40

Stepping down maybe not so surprising

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Many people may have been caught off guard by Brad Wall’s announcement on Facebook he would be stepping down as premier. After sober second thought, it may not be as surprising as it seems.

Mental health is no longer that phony, make-believe issue that critics used to chastise as a reason for people “having issues” or serious personality or behavioral flaws.

While governments seem caught up in minor, almost meaningless issues, they appear to have little taste to deal with what really counts.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 13:19

Stumbling blocks or stepping stones

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It is said the difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. Many governments and large organizations display a contemptible ineptness for stumbling versus stepping.

It’s not often a Crown Corporation takes legal action against private-service industry businesses, but that is what has happened as Saskatchewan Government Insurance is suing two Saskatoon bars.

Has anyone else been feeling like Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations are a little all over the map?

The pages on the calendar seem to be flying by faster and faster each year. It’s already almost July, half the year is over, and milestones have been marked this past week with the final days of secondary school completed, the arrival of Frontier Days in Swift Current — a sure mark of summer — and now Canada Day soon to be come and gone just one short day from the writing of this editorial.

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