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    • Gardening Through The Seasons

      One of my fondest memories as a young girl growing up in the prairies was visiting my grandma’s country garden. A lifelong gardener, Donna Mae...

    • Breathe!

      Just breathe! I think that might be a song. Don’t worry I am not about to start singing. Breathing is obviously something we all do....

    • Win at InterVin

      Faithful readers may recall that the Calgary-based Wine Access Magazine closed abruptly in February, taking with it their annual Canadian Wine Awards event. Your humble...

    • Canadians arrested abroad have only themselves to blame

      John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, the two Canadians jailed in Cairo, were fortunate in being freed. Greyson, a Toronto filmmaker and Loubani, a London, Ont.,...

    • Toolshed Time

      Your intrepid liquor reporter lives in a world of endless wonder. Yes, gentle reader, it seems that every time I visit my local booze merchant,...

    • Reflections

      Every now and then I find myself reflecting on my previous occupation and wondering how I would approach certain political issues if I were still...

    • Munro victory cause for national pride

      Congratulations Alice Munro, Canada’s guru of the short story, for winning the Nobel Prize for literature. Every Canadian should be proud of Ms. Munro, described...

    • The Long-Gun Registry has been Destroyed – Really!

      Many constituents have contacted my office following reports of the RCMP’s confiscation of firearms during the High River flood. This matter has been taken very...

    • Group Fitness

      I love group fitness. I love teaching classes and I really enjoy participating in other group fitness classes. That is something relatively new for me....

    • Enough is enough on niqab, hijab

      Whether to wear hijab and niqab is one topic that will not leave us so easily. The subject has now crossed the Atlantic and there...