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    • Let’s Talk ROI

      Return on Investment or ROI, what a great subject for the beginning of the year. So what is ROI? Well, simply put, if you invest...

    • New Belgium

      The recent release of the blockbuster Adventures of Tintin movie got your humble narrator to thinking about Belgium. Yes, gentle reader, in addition to being...

    • Leading Alberta Out of a Financial Mess

      Alberta is in financial trouble. The statement is almost impossible to believe given our vast wealth of resources. Despite oil prices at historic highs of...

    • Starting your Garden from Scratch

      January is often known as the month of ridiculously cold weather, cars that refuse to start, and boredom bordering on depression. Short daylight hours seem...

    • Interest Rates, Oil Rising & Global Woes

      To nobody’s surprise, the Bank of Canada decided to keep its key interest rate on hold at 1 percent yet again in its latest announcement...

    • Temper Temper Tempranillo

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was enjoying the half-price pizza night at the Wildfire Saloon in Langdon last Sunday. Unfortunately, the night didn’t begin well, as...

    • Bird Is The Word!

      As I went out the door on my way to work this morning, I caught a glimpse of a cedar waxwing in a mountain ash...

    • Cheat Days 101: How To have a cheat day Wthout Gaining Weight

      Cheat days are one of those things that almost everyone is interested in learning more about as they progress through their fat loss diet. Any...

    • Can You Feel It?

      I can, and I just can’t stop talking about it. It’s the sense of optimism as we are going into 2012, could it really finally...

    • Calgary Beer

      Lost in the beer-soaked mists of time, Calgary’s historic Inglewood neighbourhood once held an iconic brewery. The empty shell still sits on the eastern end...