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    • Inspired By The Olympics

      The television in our house has been on around the clock since the Olympics have started. When a Canadian is competing the world around here...

    • Economic Action Plan 2014

      While other countries continue to struggle with debt that is spiralling out of control, Canada remains in the most enviable fiscal position among all G-7...

    • Get Flexible

      I am not at all flexible and I spent a great number of years of my adolescence and adult life unable to touch my toes....

    • Amazing Houseplants part 4 of 4

      In the last three articles, we explored a few of the high performing, easy-to-grow indoor plants for our Northern homes. Tropical, succulent, and cactus plants...

    • Parliament Reconvenes

      The House of Commons has reconvened in Ottawa and our Conservative government’s top priorities will continue to be those that matter most to Canadians: jobs;...

    • Enjoy It In The Can

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was recently on one of those newfangled Internet dates with a young lady of Heineken-soluble morals. Close to the end of...

    • Slow moving justice system catches up with senators

      The Canadian justice system is moving gradually but surely. Two senators – suspended Senator Patrick Brazeau and retired Senator Marc Harb – were formally charged...

    • Premier Redford travels in style on your dime

      Imagine going to your local travel agent to scan for the best flight prices to an exotic location. You want to take your spouse on...

    • Journalism is a risky occupation

      Journalism is a risky occupation, especially for those who are assigned overseas in trouble areas. Those of us who are privileged to work at home...

    • Amazing Houseplants part 3 of 3

      “Cactus” – the word drums up all sorts of images. The romantic will envision scenes of towering saguaros in the Texan landscape, barrel cacti in...