Bill Boyd’s court date adjourned to Nov. 7

The former Kindersley MLA is facing charges of altering land and wildlife habitat

Bill Boyd’s court date adjourned to Nov. 7Clarion Staff Former Kindersley MLA Bill Boyd's lawyer has asked for an adjournment in order to continue discussing the terms of the case against him  with the Crown. Boyd is facing charges of altering land and wildlife habitat. Boyd, who lives on a farm south of Eston, was scheduled to make a first appearance at…

Looking past the symbols to see the real perpetrators of evil

To be truly inclusive and open, we must recognize that acts of terror aren't about race or religion, they're about evil individuals

Looking past the symbols to see the real perpetrators of evilThere’s only one lesson to be learned from the terrible events of last weekend in Las Vegas and Edmonton. It’s to examine our first reactions to both incidents and recognize a valuable self-teaching moment that should adjust our perceptions in the future. When the suspect who stabbed a police officer and attempted to run down…

How to cope with calamity and crisis

Rehearsing a state of relaxation through these simple daily exercises can help you face up to the inevitable tension in your life

How to cope with calamity and crisisThe Las Vegas mass shooting has caused most of us to pause. Bad stuff can happen to good people. We wonder what we would do if we found ourselves caught up in such violence. Sometimes just hearing about such tragedies can lead us to feel tense and uncertain. And that can cause us to become…

Another adjournment for Kindersley travel agent fraud case

Inaccurate CBC report draws discussion in court; return date of Nov. 7 set for the case

Another adjournment for Kindersley travel agent fraud caseClarion Staff The criminal defence lawyer representing Leslie Glauser, a former Kindersley travel agent charged with fraud, has requested another adjournment in the case. There was another matter of concern for the court regarding the case. Saskatchewan CBC reported that a two-day trial for Glauser would start in Kindersley on Oct. 3 and the report…

Is justice pricing really justice or just plain hate?

This isn’t a time for Canadians to be segregating each other, or rushing to put themselves and their neighbours into hyphenated categories

Is justice pricing really justice or just plain hate?The attempt by a Victoria, B.C., promoter to institute “justice pricing” for a movie series has attracted considerable attention, most of it hostile. The Made You Look Media company had decreed that to view their latest offering at the Roxy Theatre, the “general admission price of $10 (would) be doubled to $20 for all white…

NFL star’s racism narrative falling apart

Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett claims that Vegas cops took him down because of his colour refuted by video evidence

NFL star’s racism narrative falling apartAre you a millionaire athlete in a scrape with the police? Caught in a place where you shouldn’t be Running from the law when ordered to stay still? Then dial 1-800-CRY-RACISM. You’ll experience a soft landing from a forgiving media. That was the strategy of Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett recently in Las Vegas. Bennett…

The legacy of 9/11: no end in sight for the war on terror

We’ve spent the last 16 years fighting the symptoms of jihadism but we’ve made little progress in dealing with its root causes

The legacy of 9/11: no end in sight for the war on terrorThis week marks the 16th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. It wasn’t the beginning of jihadism or terrorism. Nor was it the first attack by jihadists in Europe or North America. Still, 9/11 marks a beginning. Sixteen years later, however, it’s still unclear what beginning it marks.…

Regional bylaw court established in Kindersley

Establishing the court came up because area municipalities have a hard time enforcing bylaws and collecting fines

Regional bylaw court established in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion More than 30 municipalities have committed to participate in a municipal bylaw court in Kindersley. The court has received preliminary approval. Bernie Morton, the chief administrative officer (CAO) for the Town of Kindersley, has been working with provincial court and justice officials to establish a bylaw court in the region.…

The Internet’s dark side has made cybersecurity essential

Modern monsters take the shape of cyber attacks, email hacking, Internet fraud, cyber bullying, political instability, identity theft, viruses and much more

The Internet’s dark side has made cybersecurity essentialThe contemporary global electronic connectivity that I call internetization has opened a great new frontier of opportunity and empowerment. It’s a positive force for electronic accessibility and digital outreach. But it has also unleashed an environment similar to that of the wild west before law and order was established. The new frontier of the contemporary electronic world…

Zundel’s foul legacy of persistent, organized hatred

We must never forget. We must never falter. We must never stop fighting the purveyors of hate and lies

Zundel’s foul legacy of persistent, organized hatredHell just got a little more crowded. Some might consider that inappropriate. “About the dead, nothing but good should be said,” goes the Yiddish proverb. But when the deceased in question is Ernst Zundel, a distinction needs to be made. Because when the list of monsters is drawn up one day, Zundel will have achieved…