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    • 2014 Olympic Athlete Bouquets: Horticulture from Sochi

      Officially founded in Olympia, Greece almost 3000 years ago, the Olympic Games have long represented both excellence in sport as well as goodwill between nations....

    • Lady Liquors

      In the days of old, like you would see on reruns of Little House on the Prairie, brewing was considered women’s work. Yes, gentle reader,...

    • Why Aga Khan strengthens ties with Canada

      The Canadian Parliament is expected to hear a speech from His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili...

    • 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...