Author: Ron Brydges

Born on Vancouver Island and raised as a child in Prince Rupert and as a teenager in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Graduated, not without struggle, from Central Collegiate High School. Got my first post graduate job at a steel and pipe mill in Regina, Returned to B.C. and worked in a fabrication shop, a consulting firm, a northern mine and then went east and lived and worked in Toronto for a machinery manufacturer. Moved to St. Catharines where i worked on contract for GM. Was discharged at 62 and took up writing. Now divorced with two daughters and four grandchildren. There was a life between these lines and some of it will come out in my blogs.
Canadian, Democracy, Geo-political

Canada’s Mistake

Let’s admit it, Canada blundered when it arrested Ms. Meng Wanzhou, Haiwei CEO, to be tried by the Americans for charges of dealing with Iran. Dealing with Iran is not illegal in Canada or anywhere outside the U.S. Having arrested Ms. Wanzhou, the government has been trying to find a face-saving way out of this …

Canadian, Economic thoughts, Geo-political

Old Letters to the Editor

  Hands off Venezuela    Feb. 8, 2019 The editorial “Canada has a better plan for Venezuela” asserts that we know better what is good for the Venezuela than the Venezuelans. It states Canada is committed to effect regime change by removing President Maduro. That Maduro has impoverished his country, destroyed democracy and used deadly …

Canadian, Envionment

Trans Mountain Pipeline Gamble

The Trans Mountain Pipeline Gamble The Federal Government continues with plans to build the Trans Mountain Pipeline As most now know it is a pipeline is to pump diluted raw bitumen over crown, private and aboriginal lands to tidewater near Vancouver B.C. While business and Albertans generally support it, First Nations and a public concerned …