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    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      Your intrepid liquor reporter loves this time of year. No, gentle reader, it’s not that I’m partial to the cold weather. Rather, this time of...

    • JFK legacy remembered 50 years later

      I was a young university undergraduate when President Jack F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963. All the students were shocked to hear of...

    • Daylight Savings Time can create problems

      Since Sunday, November 3, we have entered Daylight Savings Time. Clocks were adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward...

    • Zwanze Day

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter vacationed in Europe this year, and I made certain to schedule visits to each city to coincide with important beer-related events....

    • Get Off the Scale

      Are you obsessed with the bathroom scale? Do you step on it weekly, or even daily, to check your progress? Are you giddy with excitement...

    • Lest we forget

      There is a lot going on in the legislature these days so I hope you’ll forgive me for writing about something other than politics this week....

    • Québécois Beer

      Boozing has always been just a little more civilized in la belle province. Back in the dark days of Prohibition, Quebec was the only province...

    • A black mark on the red poppy

      I was upset this week to learn that there are people in our society whose conscience doesn’t bother them when they steal poppy funds. Members...

    • Stop Trying to Lose

      Does getting in shape mean losing weight for you? Have you tried to lose weight before, thought you lost some only to gain it right...

    • Alberta Legislature update, Bill 28 retreat

      We are finally back to work in the Alberta Legislature and the proceedings certainly kicked off with a bang. The first week involved a full...