We might try applying the 'Yes man' filter as a way to screen the wheat from the chaff, all the way down the line. Then stream the right kind of people through :)
"A ‘Yes man’ is a dangerous man. He is a menace. He will go very far. He can become a minister, a secretary, or a Field Marshall but...
Luckily there are a few good customs agents out there that protect the flock:
Ahmed Ressam (Arabic: احمد رسام; also Benni Noris or the Millennium Bomber; born May 9, 1967) is an Algerian al-Qaeda member who lived for a time in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He received...
My unit has an operational tasking to provide a dismounted Recce Pl (other units provide pioneer, mortar and other taskings).
Our issue of night vision devices, a key piece of kit to achieve that tasking, has been zero over the several years since the taskings were dished out.
Based on my...
After 15-minute wait for an ambulance, she called a cab to get to hospital
When accountant Erin Booth felt faint and disoriented while shopping alone in a Sidney grocery store, she called 911 for help and was put on hold for an ambulance. She waited so long that eventually she took...
I don't know if I can classify myself as 'surprised' yet. or not...
Failed deal with China delayed made-in-Canada COVID-19 vaccine plans
Officials wasted months, spent millions on a lab that never produced a single shot
The federal government's failed collaboration with a vaccine...
He's certainly not a big fan of Canadian forest management:
Letter signed by 200 leaders, activists, actors seeks protection for B.C.'s old-growth forests
A Vancouver-based environmental group says more than 200 prominent people including scientists, Indigenous leaders, politicians, actors and...
In the past couple of years we've hired three people, all under 30 years old and all with Master's Degrees, who have turned out to be first class. Two of them came right from university.
Something's going right, in some quarters, I would say.
Reservists in the Combat Arms do the same training courses as the Reg F Officers, and are integrated into the platoons on all the courses.
You're just more likely to pass if you happen to be a MilColl Officer, as opposed to DEO or RESO :)
Um... it's the military, right?
I've seen people subjected to much worse 'against their will'.
As a wise SNCO I worked with once opined: 'The Army is always a battle of wills... and you WILL always lose.' :)