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- It should be less hard to get what's fair
In Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd., 2018 BCCA 383, the B.C. Court of Appeal (“BCCA”) overturned a lower court’s decision to award $15,000 in aggravated damages.The crux of the decision reads as follows, and in a vacuum I note that the following excerpt is eminently reasonable.Given the l … Read more »
- Racist Rant Results in Well-Deserved Firing
The video has been making the rounds of the internet, but you can watch it here if you missed it. It is a horrible spectre, but I forced myself through it once, and only once, in order to issue my commentary. Essentially a woman verbally berated some patrons of a Denny’s restaurant in a shockingly u … Read more »
- Starbucks does something really good. Too bad it was motivated by something really bad
Watch the video. The Globe and Mail reports that two black men were taken out of a Starbucks by police officers despite the fact that they were doing nothing wrong. This was initiated by a call to police from the manager. The manager was fired, and rightly so. To recap, the year is 2018 and the venu … Read more »
- BC Health Authority mismanagement of long term strategy
In this article the Vancouver Sun identifies a looming problem. Specifically our province seems to face an imminent physician shortage. I suspect the reader would agree that they have not recently had an experience which suggests that we currently have enough physicians, or that their services are a … Read more »
- Saskatchewan's most-ironic approach to "saving money"
Previously I have written articles criticizing those who express outrage when the government honours its contractual severance obligations. Such opinions can be found here and here, for example. My view remains as it is set out in those prior posts. This is different. Today’s article in the Saskatoo … Read more »
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