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Human Trafficking
Entitlement in Society
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‘SPIN’ – The Psychology of Politics!
Sex
I'm Addicted!
Setting Policy
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  • What Now?
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    August 20, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Now?

    I don’t believe I was the only person who was surprised this week when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to call an election for the end of September.   The past few months have been very difficult ones for Canadians and...

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  • Human Trafficking
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    June 18, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Human Trafficking

    There are some things in life that we just don’t want to know or talk about but burying our heads in the sand doesn’t solve the issues. In fact, ignoring difficult situations just allows them to grow and our inaction...

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  • Entitlement in Society
    December 30, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Entitlement in Society

    Often I hear people talk about how some individuals think they should be given everything without having to work for it. Parents eager to be friends with their children are sometimes treated as ATMs who are expected to dispense twenty...

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  • News Trends
    June 7, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    News Trends

    It is now ten years since I began writing weekly newspaper columns. Things have changed a great deal during that time. Some have predicted that because of technology, newspapers and books are facing an impending death but I don't believe...

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  • A King Is Born!
    July 28, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A King Is Born!

      Over the past few weeks there has been a great deal of excitement and all eyes have been on Britain as people around the world have waited for Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, better known as "Kate" to...

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  • Is the World Crazzzzier Than Ever?
    December 17, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Is the World Crazzzzier Than Ever?

    When I turn on the television or read the newspaper, it seems that there is a constant bombardment of negative events from around the world. Today I decided to try to sort the day's top stories into categories and try...

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  • ‘SPIN’ – The Psychology of Politics!
    November 28, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    ‘SPIN’ – The Psychology of Politics!

    The ongoing United States election has captured my attention and the interest of Canadians.  Over the past few months, as I have watched the news updates, however, I have been surprised to learn that US politics use a number of...

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  • Sex
    April 4, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Sex

    Every time I turn on the television or read a newspaper these days it seems that there is another politician or celebrity who has been involved in a sexual scandal. Whether it involves prostitution rings, bathroom solicitations for homosexual encounters,...

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  • I'm Addicted!
    February 8, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    I'm Addicted!

    Okay, I admit it.  I have an addiction! People have told me that I need help.  I know that my time, energy and money are affected.  My thoughts are focussed on getting my next “hit”.  It doesn’t make sense to...

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  • Setting Policy
    September 2, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Setting Policy

    I kind of like the idea that our new Alberta Premier is nicknamed “Honest Ed” and that the new leader of the Liberal Party won because no one had him as an enemy. We are living in a world where...

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  • Qualified Help Wanted
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    May 26, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Qualified Help Wanted

    It seems that everywhere we turn there are signs crying "Help Wanted" and apparently this is a province-wide concern. Many of my clients are managers from the construction, business and oil patch industries who are suffering from stress and burnout...

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