Columnists

    • Santa Beer

      Christmas was a very special day for your intrepid liquor reporter. No, gentle reader, it’s not because I was a good little boy and Santa...

    • The Problem With Slumlords

      Slumlords, just the sound of it makes you think of broken down tenements in places like New York City. You know, the types of buildings...

    • Productive Fall Session of Parliament

      The House of Commons will rise this week for the Christmas break following a very productive Fall Session. While our Conservative government’s top priority remains...

    • My Christmas Challenge to You

      Anita and I had the opportunity this Christmas season to attend Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at Theatre Calgary. Although I’ve seem the old black...

    • The Lion In Winter

      After our unseasonably warm November, your intrepid liquor reporter was beginning to think that his barley sacrifices to the beer gods over the summer had...

    • Rents Up, Vacancies Down, 2012 Looking GREAT!

      I just received a copy of the CMHC’s Rental Market Report for the Calgary Region and all I can see in it is good news!...

    • Frankincense and Myrrh

      Frankincense and Myrrh – part 1 of 2 Following Christian tradition, the three wise men brought baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh; specifically,...

    • Healthy Choices To Make Over The Christmas Holidays

      As you go about the holiday season, there’s no question that you’re going to be going to a number of different holiday events, all of...

    • Yuletide Cheer

      It’s that time of year again. The Thanksgiving and Halloween holidays are long behind us, but Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, and Festivus are just around the...

    • Renting options

      Last week I talked about renting out rooms in to your home to people and how you fall under the Innkeeper’s Act. This can be...