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    • True meaning of Eid goes by the wayside

      Muslims all around the world, including Canada, celebrated Eid al-Fitr, marking the end to 30-days of fasting last Thursday. It’s an important religious festival for...

    • (slip)

      Some ideas we humans possess I simple don’t believe. They must have come from some ancient and lively tale teller’s imagination, myths of yore, or...

    • Barmy for Barbaresco

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was trying to impress a special lady of recent acquaintance, so a night on the town in was called for, culminating...

    • What’s your excuse?

      Fitness should be fun!   I am not the first to tell you that exercise and being fit is vital to health and feeling good so...

    • Canada’s Pro-Trade Plan

      Our Conservative government is focused on what matters to Canadians – jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. We are working hard to open new markets for...

    • Futile frenzy created by the newborn prince

      I attended a social function recently and the topic of discussion among many attendees was the birth of Prince George and the euphoria that it...

    • (visa)

      Credit card companies hate me. I am an unpreferred customer. I’m too brainy for their little game of hide and seek: “It’s your money, or...

    • Prince’s birth poses questions for Brits

      It was a joyous day for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – popularly called Kate and William – who announced the birth of their...

    • (sing)

      I can’t sing. Never could. Never will. Won’t try. Pathetic voice. I rasp away, but it’s okay. It is a skill I somehow manage to...

    • Crazy About Chianti

      Your humble narrator was out with friends last week, and we were looking for a nice meal out while sharing a few bottles of wine....