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    • Chick Beer

      The life of a beer marketing executive must be a rough one. There is the need to appeal to the male demographic, which makes up...

    • Frankincense and Myrrh – part 2 of 2

      In the last article, we examined frankincense and the interesting cultural, biological, and historical associations with this product. This week we look at myrrh, another...

    • More Taxes are not the Answer

      Oftentimes when politicians start talking public policy people’s eyes glaze over – and for good reason. Voters are generally too busy dealing with more important...

    • 2012…Year of the Rose?

      2011 was certainly a year to remember. Our constituency continued its amazing growth, we had an outpouring of volunteerism and generosity to help deal with...

    • 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!...