Mixed Emotions

The most important lesson I’ve learnt this term concerns trust. This is one of those times I’d like to “name names”, to speak openly about the issues I’m facing.

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Jaw Droppage

Although I work in the United States, I am proud of my Canadian heritage. I wasn’t born in Canada, but living there for the last 11 years has shaped my perceptions and values. My opinions are a tad too liberal for many Americans, especially on hot-button issues. I also believe that government should have a strong role in our society and am often surprised at the general American trend to emasculate most public functions in favor of private enterprise. Government can be inefficient – I have seen that first hand – but don’t assume that privatizing all government functions is an appropriate answer.

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