Monday begins GNN’s traditional holiday break that will extend into early January. We’ll remain on call should a breaking stories emerge. In the meantime, we wish all of our readers, advertisers and contributors a safe and happy holiday season … Last week’s GNN Poll asked readers if the recent emergence of the omicron variant has caused them to decide against a golf vacation or business trip this winter. The majority, or 53 per cent of respondents, voted yes, with 47 per cent saying no … This week’s poll asks readers if 2021 was a less stressful year from a business perspective than 2020. The early results show that 58 per cent of respondents voted no, wth 42 per cent saying yes. If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.