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    • Argo misses the Canadian connection

      As expected, the film Argo won Oscar for the best picture. The movie was made by Hollywood to depict the role played by Canada in...

    • We Moan For Amarone

      Your humble narrator was at one of those snooty wine tasting events recently, and had a rare opportunity to sample an Amarone. For those not...

    • Penny will remain in penny-less era

      If you went shopping recently, you will notice that the familiar copper coins – pennies – are missing in the change that you received from...

    • Mayor’s Message – February 2013

      February sees us in preparation mode around Town. We are finalizing lift station upgrades with our developers and CUI. We’re lining up with our contractors...

    • Chinese New Year

      Kung Hei Fat Choi to you all! For non-Chinese speakers in the audience, a loose translation is “Congratulations and be prosperous”. February 10 marked the...

    • Kenya elections test of democracy

      Kenya, one the three east African countries, is facing its greatest challenge when goes to the polls on March 4. The country has had a...

    • (Grit)

      Canada thistle has grit – not quite the diversified variety of grit that its distant cousin the dandelion has, but still deserving of many a...

    • Redford discussion dismantling the Alberta Advantage

      Ever heard that saying: “you’re damned if you do, and you’re damned if you don’t?” Well that’s exactly how I felt before attending Premier Redford’s...

    • There’s no perfect recipe for Valentine’s Day

      Don’t forget, hey you lovers; mark it down in your calendar. Next Thursday, February 14 is Valentine’s Day. You only know what happens if you...

    • Eastern Promises (Of Beer)

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter is penning this week’s column while holding down a barstool at a brewpub in Halifax. With Halifax being the port city...