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    • (Hurt)

      (Hurt) Some stupid people like to declare there’s no such thing as a stupid question. They’re plain wrong – wrong as leopards having zebra stripes,...

    • Israel dictates Canada’s foreign policy

      Canada appears to have a new foreign minister. His name is Benjamin Netanyahu. His day job may be prime minister of Israel, but Canada’s abrupt...

    • Canadian Craft Beer

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter is penning this week’s column from the sunny shores of Vancouver Island, where I am enjoying a weekend junket to the...

    • Why You Should Hire A Personal Trainer

      If you’ve just made the decision that now is the time that you’re going to work towards the goal of getting in better shape and...

    • Maritime Moonshine

      Faithful readers may recall that your intrepid liquor reporter is a transplanted Maritimer. Like many other eastern folk that arrive in Alberta, I wasted no...

    • Sad, yet memorable stories of new Canadian writers

      It was a great honour to be invited by an editor of a book publisher to write about how I came to Canada. Her proposed...

    • Canada’s New Chief of Defence Staff

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that Lieutenant-General Thomas J. Lawson, currently Deputy Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), will be appointed...

    • Lone Star Beer

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter is penning this week’s column from a seedy hotel bar in Dallas, Texas. Everything is bigger in Texas; the boots, the...

    • Visible minority term loses usefulness

      For years, I have been classified as a visible minority in Canada, but according to the recent report released by the Association of Canadian Studies,...

    • Jack Layton’s legacy lingers one year later

      “To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don’t be discouraged that my own...