The best case is that we end up mildly crippled, and the worst case is mutually assured suicide.
Tim Moen is a resident of Alberta. He wears many hats: filmmaker, father, husband, leader of a federal party, and firefighter/paramedic. He writes from a philosophical perspective and you can find more of his content at westernstandard.ca.
If we are concerned about public safety we need to make it more attractive for people to grow, distribute and consume cannabis legally than illegally so that there is engagement with public safety mechanisms. Right now it is far more attractive for people to grow and consume illegally.
04/04/2017 12:27 EDT
On January 20, 2017, producers for the CBC program Marketplace printed t-shirts containing racist logos and mottos, including "white power" and "white pride world wide [sic]," and hired a middle-aged white man to stand on a Toronto street to peddle the t-shirts and yell racist slogans. Not only is this episode the epitome of so-called "fake news" -- fabricating a story in order to report it -- it's also deeply ironic. By broadcasting this content in Alberta, the CBC likely violated Alberta's hate speech law.
02/24/2017 01:10 EST
There's a lot of talk recently in Alberta about uniting the right, but is there even a right anymore? There was a time when conservatism was synonymous with small accountable government, protection...
02/19/2016 11:20 EST
My team and I will go down to L.A. and make a movie about our campaign to put a stop to the movie industry which is destroying so many lives. We will be armed with pomposity, judgement, condescension and constant looks of horror on our faces. We will also be armed with important environmental technology that I invented, such as a smart car of dog sleds (my lap dog attached to a child sled) and a carbon capture mask for joggers so that they don't have to contribute to global warming with their excess carbon emissions.
09/22/2014 01:55 EDT
In case you missed it the New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Jacques Leslie entitled "Is Canada Tarring Itself?" As a "tar sands" (I grew up using that term and it holds no negative connotation t...
04/08/2014 05:59 EDT
A couple weeks ago I wanted to let my family and friends know what was going on in my life and I tweeted that I was going to be filming with Neil Young and Daryl Hannah in Fort McMurray. I was not prepared for the reaction. My phone was immediately blowing up with media requests to find out what was going on. Reaction from people commenting on social media in the community ranged from concern to rage over how Fort McMcMurray would be portrayed by these people who have a clear environmental agenda.
09/12/2013 09:49 EDT
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