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Spheres of Influence – Government


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Spheres of Influence-Government
Canada is a free country.
As such, our system of governance can be categorized into four broad levels of government or “spheres of influence”.
Self: Personal freedom allows you to decide what to eat, how to dress, what level of education you want to complete, what career you want to pursue, where to live, among other decisions.
Family: This freedom affords you the right to determine the structure of your family, how to raise your children, the ability to make healthcare decisions that impact the family unit and others.
Church: Freedom of religion in Canada is protected by the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. This applies to all religions, and to those who choose atheism. Religious organizations have the freedom to support their members and should not be restricted unless they infringe on other rights.
Civil: This sphere of influence is different than the others. Civil government, within a free nation, receives power through appointment. Civil government is to act within the best interests of those they represent. The spheres of “self”, “family” and “church” should prosper through good leadership demonstrated by those elected to civil government. As civil government has the authority to tax and legislate, it needs to be reminiscent of where its power originates and mindful of the impacts it has on the other spheres.
Each group has authority to act within its sphere. When one group acts beyond its sphere of influence, it is incumbent on the other groups to push back. This is the premise of a democratic nation.
In 2020, civil government has been afforded significant influence outside of its sphere. With this extended power, civil government has restricted individual movements, limited family gatherings and shuttered churches.
Expanded influence was initially granted in March 2020 on the premise that civil government was acting in society’s best interest and with the “greater good” in mind. Ten months later, the world has gained significant information relating to COVID-19. With the knowledge gained, why are the spheres of “self”, “family” and “church” still restricted?
  1. Why has civil government not relinquished its temporary boost in power?
  2. Why is civil government looking to further expand this power now?
  3. What is the impact of short-term spending on the long-term health of the economy?
  4. Why are we valuing lives lost today over lives lost in the future?
  5. Why are those willing to work not allowed to do so?
  6. How will our great-great-great grandchildren repay the debt of 2020?
  7. Why are some businesses deemed “non-essential”?
  8. What is the long-term impact of lockdowns on the most vulnerable?
  9. Why are we not allowed to make decisions in line with our own risk tolerance?
  10. Why do the goalposts keep moving?
In a democratic nation, you are afforded the freedom to make decisions that align with your values. Are you being afforded this freedom?
Fear does not stop death. It stops life. (Vi Keeland) And worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.

I have recently made the decision to seek nomination as a candidate in the federal electoral district of Red Deer - Mountain View. As a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), I directly see the negative impacts of government policy on business owners and most notably, their families. This has never been more evident than in 2020. Through a common sense focus and a passion for bringing people together on common ground, I will work to help bring prosperity to the riding of Red Deer – Mountain View and Canada. I am hoping to be able to share my election campaign with your viewers/readers. Feel free to touch base with me at the email listed below or at Thanks.

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WHO’s Global Digital Health Certification Network

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From the youtube channel of   Dr. John Campbell

In order to prepare for a future pandemic, the WHO is looking to acquire your personal health information. This week, the World Health Organization and the European Union announced plans for the Global Digital Health Certification Network.
As British Health Researcher Dr. John Campbell explains, the plan is for the Global Digital Health Certificate to monitor the health status of everyone on the planet, and use this information to “facilitate global mobility”.  In other words there are plans to use your health status to determine your ability to travel, and to participate in other aspects of regular life.

With notes from the World Health Organization website,  Dr. John Campbell explains the WHO’s Global Digital Health Certification Network.

Dr. John Campbell’s Presentation notes:

WHO’s Global Digital Health Certification Network…

WHO has established the Global Digital Health Certification Network (GDHCN). Open-source platform, built on robust & transparent standards, that establishes the first building block of digital public health infrastructure, for developing a wide range of digital products, for strengthening pandemic preparedness

Background Member States used digital COVID-19 test and vaccine certificates As the directing and coordinating authority on international health work, at the onset of the pandemic, WHO engaged with all WHO Regions to define overall guidance for such certificates and published the Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates…… there is a recognition of an existing gap, and continued need for a global mechanism, that can support bilateral verification of the provenance of health documents

The GDHCN may include Digitisation of the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, verification of prescriptions across borders

International Patient Summary Verification of vaccination certificates within and across borders Certification of public health professionals (through WHO Academy) Expanding such digital solutions will be essential to deliver better health for people across the globe.

The GDHCN has been designed to be interoperable with other existing regional networks EU-WHO digital partnership…    • LIVE: WHO and @EU…… WHO and the European Commission have agreed to partner in digital health.

This partnership will work to technically develop the WHO system with a staged approach to cover additional use cases, In June 2023, WHO will take up the European Union (EU) system of digital COVID-19 certification to establish a global system, that will help facilitate global mobility

This is the first building block of the WHO Global Digital Health Certification Network (GDHCN)

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus WHO aims to offer all WHO Member States access, On the principles of equity, innovation, transparency and data protection and privacy Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

This partnership is an important step for the digital action plan of the EU Global Health Strategy, we contribute to digital health standards and interoperability globally

Thierry Breton, Commissioner for Internal Market The EU certificate … has also facilitated international travel and tourism I am pleased that the WHO will build on …. cutting-edge technology … to create a global tool against future pandemics

One of the key elements in the European Union’s work against the COVID-19 pandemic has been digital COVID-19 certificates. WHO will facilitate this process globally under its own structure … allow the world to benefit from convergence of digital certificates. Expanding such digital solutions will be essential to deliver better health for citizens across the globe.

The WHO and the European Commission will work together to encourage maximum global uptake and participation.


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Socialism Ruins The Environment

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From Stossel TV

Socialists say they care about the environment. The real world shows that capitalism works better.

Saving the planet, I’m told, requires socialism! Greed “is literally destroying our planet,” says Sen. Bernie Senders. We need “an environment that provides for all people, not just the privileged few!” says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Sanders and AOC, as usual, have it backwards. Socialist governments have “the worst environmental record on the planet,” says Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President of the Atlas Network. Here is evidence.


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Libertarian journalist John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20.

Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.


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