I'm doing this because there is just no way to predict if the Saskatchewan Health Region will name your business if it has had a run-in with the ‘Rona (aka COVID19,), whether through an employee testing positive or a customer later receiving a positive diagnosis. The result is thousands of Saskatchewan business owners, particularly small... Continue Reading →
The More You Know: In Saskatchewan (Well, Lots of Places) You Can Plead Guilty To Hitting a Woman & Get Absolutely Nothing, Including a Record
I suppose it could be a coincidence that Johnny Manziel announced he has signed on with the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Ti-Cats... early on the Saturday morning of a long weekend. I mean, why would the Heisman Trophy-winning, turmoil-plagued quarterback want to bury the fact that he is doing the northern walk of shame for washed-up former... Continue Reading →
Sask Party Leadership Week 6: The Redemption Tour
WHAT'S THAT? WHAT? SPEAK UP I CAN'T HEAR YOU OH SORRY YOU WANT ME TO STOP YELLING okay that's fine why didn't you just say so. For the love of all that is holey Ken Cheveldayoff's social media needs to stop hollering at us in ALL CAPS. OH REALLY THAT'S NICE DID YOU USE YOUR... Continue Reading →
Why I’m Taking a Twitter Break, By @tammyrobert
I am not in Twitter jail. I am not being sued. Nobody has told me I have to leave Twitter, or else. I have 30 days to log back in and reinstate my Twitter account, and of course I'm going to do so. I really didn't think anyone would care or notice outside of my friends,... Continue Reading →
DUIs in Saskatchewan: The Provincial Government Really Cant Pretend It Didn’t Know Better.
After a spate of recent high profile incidents, Premier Brad Wall wrote a compelling post on Facebook lamenting drunk driving in Saskatchewan, in which he promised discussion when the Legislature sits in October, and asked residents for their suggestions on how to curb the carnage on the roads. It was the right thing to do. Saskatchewan residents,... Continue Reading →
Think the Husky Oil Spill Will Be the Downfall of Premier Brad Wall? Think Again.
Premier Brad Wall is taking a digital beating, especially on social media, for his response, or perceived lack thereof, to The Husky Oil Spill into the North Saskatchewan River. Just search the term 'husky oil spill' or good ol' '#skpoli' on Twitter, and you'll see an infinite stretch of aggressive, hateful vitriol directed Wall's way, extending right back to... Continue Reading →
“It takes a village (of Saskatchewan taxpayers) to raise a startup”: 7 Reasons Giving $3Mil to Skip the Dishes Was a Terrible Idea.
I love Skip the Dishes. Use(d) it all the time. Restaurants have a love/hate relationship with Skip. Those that love it claim it has drastically increased their take-out business. Others aren't so thrilled, stating that they're serving the same customers they did before, but losing the 15 per cent (often their profit margin) to Skip they... Continue Reading →
you’d be amazed how forgiving people are when they sense you’re not lying to them.
Recently someone told me they hoped that someday I would run for elected office, either municipally or provincially. Wait, don’t call your realtor yet. Being a candidate is not high up on my list of things to do. Besides, if I did run, I’d have to be honest and transparent. I’d have to tell perfect... Continue Reading →