I think I have to draft a correspondance, eh

Now, as she watched Clint Eastwood blasting off in the movie Space Cowboys, she realized that they were using the footage from her own launch.

“What would you do if I stood up in the movie theatre and said, ‘I’m on that shuttle!’” she whispered to Kelly.

The implication to the actors in attendance was clear: they could have their fun on the soundstage, but they needed people like Payette to actually do the job, even in the movies themselves.

When Shatner’s bio was read to the assembled crowd it noted that he had “boldly gone where few have gone before,” Payette raised her hand in mock confusion. Shatner turned to her and gestured good-naturedly, in an apparent admission of her superior space credentials.

nina tryggvasonAll Things Canadian: From East Coast to West Coast4 minutes ago

https://nationalpost.com/news/starfleet-commander-shatner-gets-a-lesson-in-space-travel-from-julie-payette-at-order-of-canada-ceremonyStarfleet commander Shatner gets a lesson in space travel from Julie Payette at Order of Canada ceremony | National PostWith Shatner and fellow actor Donald Sutherland among those honoured, former astronaut Payette mused about Hollywood’s fascination with the starsnationalpost.comShareEmoji

nina tryggvason – Ownera few seconds ago

 https://ntrygg.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/1-as-prime-minister-of-canada/#1 – As Prime Minister of Canada | Nina’s GardenIf elected Prime Minister; because my vision for Canada is the Star Trek Federation, I promise to offer William Shatner the position of Governor General of Canada. I beleive that Mr. Shatner has br…ntrygg.wordpress.com Reply

December 6: Off all the days to be let down by the Governor General, eh

Posted on December 6, 2018by dykewriter

O Canada, on the anniversary of one of our darkest days https://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/7978294-montreal-massacre-29-years-later-say-their-names-remember-take-action-/ On December 6 every year, Canadians remember the 14 women killed for being women at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on that day in 1989. Nearly 30 years … Continue reading →

Governor General could be called upon to play crucial role in election outcome

Posted on October 18, 2015by dykewriter

The GG’s office has already proven entirely ceremonial and needless cost. The moment for relevance of that office was either of the 2 elections before. Too late to the Party now. https://dykewriter.wordpress.com/2014/11/05/o-canada-can-we-talk-about-the-governor-general/   If Monday’s election fails to deliver a … Continue reading →

O Canada? can we talk about the Governor-General

Posted on November 5, 2014by dykewriter

We spend a lot of money Federally and Provincially to duplicate  Figurehead Monarch. Who, let’s face it, if we needed her opinion, we could phone.   The GG’s office has failed during the current and previous parliament terms.   Last … Continue reading →

Of Rulers and Proxy GovGens, eh

Posted on October 1, 2019by dykewriter

Dave Batha day ago It appears the Queen has been looking into her reserve powers, and whether or not she can sack Boris.https://www.scotsman.com/news/queen-sought-advice-on-sacking-prime-minister-source-claims-1-5013774 Queen ‘sought advice’ on sacking Prime Minister, source claims – The ScotsmanThe monarch reportedly asked aides for … Continue reading →

Queen Victoria Day, The People Are Not Amused

Posted on May 21, 2018by dykewriter

Happy Colonialism Day in Canada, a former Commonwealth Colony Africa… as in Out Of, eh? as  national idea, we’re a year younger than street lights and since 1985, we’ve been our own nation retaining a figurehead GG Queen. Brains: Our Bodies, Ourselves … Continue reading →

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Stephen Harper Owes Nina Tryggvason $50

Posted on June 17, 2018by dykewriter

Originally posted on Nina’s Soap Bubble Box:
?   Please tell Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper this; Text to copy and paste or use your own wording: http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/contact Dear PM Harper – Nina Tryggvason would make a better Prime…

December 9: 1 Minus Human Rights Day

Posted on December 9, 2017by dykewriter

Canada: December 6: Canada Edition December 6 – In Memorium Quebec December 6: The Montreal Massacre of Women Engineering students December 6 and Civilian Mass Shootings British Columbia, December 9, The BC Human Rights Tribunal invited a number of gay and lesbian groups … Continue reading →

Translink and BC Human Rights

Posted on February 28, 2017by dykewriter

custrel@translink.ca Jan 20 to me Dear Ms. Tryggvason: Thank you for your continued correspondence regarding your concerns with groups distributing materials at transit stations. As previously stated TransLink is obligated to balance passengers’ rights to safety, security and access to … Continue reading →

Starting a Human Rights Complaint

Posted on January 29, 2016by dykewriter

Everything in government begins with paperwork, big or small; from federal to municipal hall. But where to get it, that begins with phone calls or websites for instructions so that they don’t have to take phone calls, which means a … Continue reading →

Human Rights: When do we want them?

Posted on December 9, 2015by dykewriter

The Quasi-Judiciary. Tribunals and Commissions.  BC Human Rights Tribunal http://www.bchrt.bc.ca/ Indepent, quasi-judicial body responsible for adjudicating human rights complaints. Offers relevant sections of the legal code, list of programs and resources for …   I live in British Columbia. But, I … Continue reading →

My last blog about my experience of being bullied

Posted on March 11, 20121

Now – I have reached a point in my recovery – wherein talking about having been bullied – is impairing my recovery process from attaining the next level. Now, I met a woman in 1994 and we have spent the … Continue reading →

Public Service and Taxpayers

Posted on March 6, 20101

The salary of a Public Service employee, whether they are federal, provincial or municipal, is not a gift from you to us.

We work for our salary the same as anyone else. We pay taxes and are consumers, same as you. And, we pay into benefit and pension plans – like some other people do. Continue reading →

The Emperor Has No Clothes

Posted on February 27, 2012

It’s a story that people are familiar with – the cautionary tale – about the con artist tailors who bilked the Emperor of his money for nothing – and the Emperor was so desperate to justify his spending the treasury … Continue reading →

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