‘Rona #24 Alberta and COVID-19 – Facts Amid the Fears

Mass and Social Media have done a good job of making people highly fearful of COVID-19. However, as we learn more about the virus, statistics and studies support a less fearful scenario. The media dwells on case counts but it is becoming obvious that confirmed cases are mostly mild and don't, in fact, represent the … Continue reading ‘Rona #24 Alberta and COVID-19 – Facts Amid the Fears

Canada – a Little Fish in a Great Big Blogging Sea

Sysomos, a Canadian analytics company, surveyed 100 million blog posts (the Great Big Blogging Sea) to determine, among other things, where bloggers are located. They found the following statistics about writers from predominantly English speaking countries: (see the Sysomos website for the complete stats, which includes the non-English speaking countries) 29.22% came from the United … Continue reading Canada – a Little Fish in a Great Big Blogging Sea

Aging Woman and the Invisibility Factor

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There was a column in the National Post this morning called 10 Ways to Make Canada More Senior Friendly. It appears that the piece was written by National Post Staff members Joe O'Connor and Jeremy Sandler.  It is a very good example of what the term "Ageism" means.  In short, the article is a derogatory depiction of a group of people based … Continue reading Aging Woman and the Invisibility Factor