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    • What is a street for?

      I must have been going a million miles an hour, and I probably hit the ramp with at least the force of a locomotive, because...

    • MLA report July 30

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore: I hope you were able to enjoy some sunshine this past weekend without the threat of huge hail stones raining down, or tornado...

    • End Of A Dry Century

      Faithful readers may recall that I have often waxed poetic about the various failed attempts throughout North America to ban the demon liquor.  Our Yankee...

    • MLA report July 23

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore: I want to start off this column by reminding everyone in our beautiful riding that as we return to some sort of normalcy...

    • WE Charity scandal

      You’ve likely heard by now about the Prime Minister’s latest ethics scandal – the WE charity debacle.  In case you missed it, here are the...

    • Dogs’ sense of touch

      Of all the senses a dog has, the one most similar to humans’ is the sense of touch. It is also only one of three...

    • Blue Zones

      According to death-clock.org, I should live to be 79 years old and if all goes well I’ll live long enough to see 2061. It seems I’m...

    • Senses: dogs compared to humans

      It is generally recognized that humans have 5 basic senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste), as do dogs, but how do they compare? Sight:...

    • The Return of the Flâneur

      Walking is a time waster these days. In a busy world with things to get done, walking is the inconvenient and slow option. Leisurely walking...

    • Economic and Fiscal snapshot

      Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the government’s Economic and Fiscal ‘Snapshot’. Morneau confirmed that the Liberals are running a deficit of $343.2 billion...