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Peter VS the Pandemic Poltroons

Posted in COVID 19, Family, life, Opinion with tags , , , , , on July 23, 2020 by segarini

” I have a medical condition…!” Or, why are some people so f***ing stupid?

This week’s column is about a subject completely different from what I originally intended to write about. THAT subject will be addressed next week.

Anyone else notice that things have been a little different over the last few months? Anyone else have an uneasy feeling about their environment lately? Anyone else evaluating the respective responses of the various levels of government to ” the new normal ” ?

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Peter, A Pirate, and The Ramones

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 25, 2019 by segarini

I am going to conjure up some more work memories this week. Bear with me.

I remember the date well, January 5th, 1976. I was standing in line at a Canada Manpower Centre with a completed registration form in hand. A staff member came up to me, checked it over, noticed that I had Grade 13 and asked if I’d be interested in employment with the Federal Public Service. I famously repliedĀ  “Sure, I’ll do anything!”

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