Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • ‘Conservative’ Alberta, Elections and Fair Voting

    Posted on March 21, 2015 by in MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

    The Calgary Herald on Friday 20 March 2015 carried two interesting articles. Peter Bowal in ‘Fixed Election Dates Matter until They Don’t’, p. A25, effectively uses the Progressive Conservatives (PCs) own words to emphasize the lack of need for an ‘early’ (pre-2016) general election. James Wood, in ‘Voters Will Need a Scorecard to Keep Track […]

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    A Good Day

    Posted on March 6, 2015 by in MARK'S REMARKS

    Thursday March 5 2015 was a blue-sky, sunny, not-too-cold day; typical Calgary. Mehr joined Ann and me and we drove together to the Harry Hays building, the federal government building in downtown Calgary where Room 201 is the Citizenship Court; the same room where Ann became a Canadian Citizen on its opening day on March […]

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency Common in US Children

    Posted on March 4, 2015 by in Health

    We just received the following ‘Essentials of Health’ message from USANA concerning the need for Vitamin D. It is scary, and in fact it probably means Canadian children (with even less exposure to sunshine than our southern neighbours) are worse off than they are. “At a Glance: “Research indicates that the prevalence of vitamin D […]

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