"Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes, sometimes with devastating consequences." This statement is from a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Why a retrospective?
I am sharing a few pictures that represent a typical water/grassland scene on the Gipin Grasslands.
Daily there are thousands of migrants fleeing to Europe from Syria and Iraq. This year there have been over 300,000 refugees arriving on European shores. People are fleeing the savage rule of ISIS in parts of Iraq and Syria and the ongoing civil war in Syria.
How much would it cost for the City of Grand Forks to test the accuracy of local industries' water meters? Last year, the CAO told me it would be too expensive. But, as far back as five years ago, expert engineering companies have been recommending this to our city.
Deer Committee members; Norm Walker and Barry Brandow do not support a whitetail deer cull.
The deer cull will obviously give British Columbians the impression that the whitetail deer on their historic range is at carrying capacity when the exact opposite is the case.
What’s happening with the spring runoff this year?
If you are wondering about the snowpack levels and the river flows this spring you are not alone.
The purpose of the newsletter is to give you information that showcases the collapse of integrity in the management of the province’s wildlife resource.
Two polar opposite meetings took place recently that demonstrates the pathetic leadership of two biologists compared to the good counsel and advice of two Forest Practices Board employees.
Ed Note: I should, by rights, accompany this article with a topless photo, not a head shot. But, ironically, I believe I would be imprisoned for doing so … even though we sexualize everything from orange juice to alcohol in every media ranging from newspapers (Sunshine girls), TV, radio, etc.
In his media release on the recent federal budget, the Conservative candidate seems proud of his party’s “balanced” budget. This budget was only balanced by raiding the EI fund (which belongs to the workers who paid dues into it) for $1.8 billion, taking $2 billion out of the $3-billion contingency fund (good fiscal managers should know that contingency funds are for year-end spending in extra