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    • Society should respond to girls’ cry for help

      Two important incidents have happened recently, which attracted national and international attention and both the incidents dealing with girls. In both cases, the girls involved...

    • (Silo)

      Silos are weird buildings. As a kid, I never knew what was inside. Come to think of it, I still don’t. They were some tall...

    • (Snit)

      I like snits. They exemplify the axiom of the human folly of thinking the temporal is permanent. This is one of the life’s more important...

    • We should welcome Canada’s new roommate

      Next time when you phone Canadian Embassy in Port-au-Prince or Rangoon in Burma (Myanmar), it is very likely that you will hear a recording saying:...

    • French Toast or Belgian Waffles?

      Attentive readers may have noticed that the world of beer is in the midst of a rising tsunami of craft beer, as the teeming millions...

    • The One Change That Will boost Your Progress Instantly

      Looking to see better results from your workout session? If so, then it’s time to consider how you’re approaching your workouts and see if there...

    • (Felt)

      Historians, those intellectual masters of combining research, imagination, and occasionally absurd fiction, propose felt originated over 7000 years ago. Truly amazing. Predating weaving, it’s still...

    • A lesson from Bollywood

      One of my favourite Indian movies, called My Name Is Khan, ran packed houses in Calgary. My Name Is Khan has a powerful message. In...

    • Projects on the go as your MLA

      The air these days is definitely a little crisper and now that the kids are back in school, our household, like so many of yours,...

    • Winter Season Foods To Add To Your Diet

      As you go about your diet at this time of the year, it’s important to consider all the winter foods coming out that you should...