Tag Archives: Consumers

Today’s Island Life

To say we live in interesting times hardly describes what is going on in our community, or for that matter, in our lives in general.  We live in a time of changing retail habits.  The online presence of many retailers … Continue reading

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Values, Ethics, and Political Parties

We have an election coming up in British Columbia.  This time more than ever it brings home the fact that the political process needs overhauled. If you want a particular party in power then you are obliged to vote for … Continue reading

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Expectations

At what point did it come off the rails?  At what point did expectations exceed reality? I love the Christmas season for the lights, decorations, and getting together with family.  I do not like the fact that it is pushed … Continue reading

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Planned Obsolescence

Ever had a good product that you really enjoy but are unable to get supplies for it? To put a good product on the market requires many things.  You have to understand the need for what you are producing.  Are … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect!

July statistics showed record highs in average house prices in many regions.  Of note, Nanaimo is now at $410,000, Victoria $741,000 and Vancouver $1,500,000 for a single detached home. Gradually rising prices do not create the scenario that we are … Continue reading

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Disposable

My father would be turning over in his grave if he could see the waste we are creating in the world.  He was a recycler long before it became the in thing to do.  A 2×4 had to be used … Continue reading

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